Formulation Scientist

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United Kingdom,North Yorkshire,Skipton,

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formulation, chemistry, product formulation, solid dosage forms, cGMP, HPLC, GC, NMR

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Date Posted :

10 Oct, 2017

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Search Consultancy

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Scientific Jobs

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Formulation Scientist

My client operates in the healthcare industry and has a number of successful branded products formulated and developed in-house.

The role will involve product development, initial concept formulation to optimisation of full scale manufacture and introduction of new products into the Production Facility.

The Role:

* The scope of responsibility is for full product development from product concept/ brief, sourcing of materials, development trial, manufacture, testing, to the release of the final finished product.
* The development of innovative product formulations, largely in tablet and two piece composition that can be consistently and efficiently manufactured.
* To provide Technical input into Sales Development Team on potential new business, new product opportunities. Evaluating technical opportunity and challenges.
* To provide assistance and support to the Purchasing Team on the sourcing of raw material ingredients from competitive, reliable and certified raw material suppliers ensuring full traceability is achieved for each material.
* To clearly define the grade and specification of raw material that is needed per ingredient within each formulation developed and the origination of the internal standard that can be used for the testing of the incoming material.
* To define finished product testing in line with customer, BRC and legislative requirements and to liaise with external laboratories for any testing services that will be outsourced
* To ensure that sufficient product testing is carried out to demonstrate compliance with product specification and that each product formulation developed is stable throughout the nominated shelf life.

The Candidate:

* BSc in Chemistry or a related discipline.
* Thorough level of knowledge and understanding of product formulation.
* Experience in solid dosage forms would be desirable
* Experience of analysis within a pharmaceutical environment under a cGMP quality system in a fast paced environment would be desirable.
* Capable of using a broad range of analytical techniques (HPLC, GC, NMR, Chromatography and classical techniques).

The recruiter has stated that all applicants for this job should be able to prove that they are legally entitled to work in the UK. Search Scientific, part of Search Consultancy is an Employment Business/Agency.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

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