Formulation Scientist (AH071)
Location: Canterbury, Kent
£24K - £32K Basic (dependent upon experience) + Bonus + 25 Days Holiday + Pension
Our client is an innovative, very successful pharmaceutical business who develop and manufacture a huge range of life-changing products.
This GMP accredited organisation based near Canterbury are now looking to add a Formulation Scientist to their team. You will have the opportunity to work at a world-class pharmaceutical organisation with endless opportunities for career development.
As a Formulation Scientist, you will be responsible for:
• Formulating a variety of sterile and non-sterile liquid dosage forms
• Managing multiple projects simultaneously, from receiving the brief through to defining processes for the manufacture of these dosage forms
• Carrying out stability and compatibility testing
• Undertaking analytical testing of samples using HPLC
• Using small-scale manufacturing equipment and technologies such as aseptic solution compounding
• Ensuring that strict cGMP compliance is adhered to in the laboratory
• Following Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
• Completing batch manufacturing records and other subsequent documentation.
To be considered for this role, candidates will be degree-level qualified in Chemistry or a closely related subject, ideally with proven experience formulating liquid dosage forms in a GMP environment (but this is not essential).
Experience in a pharmaceutical manufacturer would be highly desirable, as would experience with various analytical instrumentation including HPLC.
You must be able to take responsibility for your own projects and demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in order to effectively communicate with colleagues at all levels.
Keywords: Formulation Scientist, Formulation Chemist, Pharmaceuticals, Liquid Dosage Forms, Sterile Liquids, Non-Sterile Liquids, Drug Development, API, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, GMP, Good Manufacturing Practice, HPLC, High Pressure Liquid Chromatography, High Performance Liquid Chromatography.