We are looking for Formulation Scientists of all levels of experience to join our expanding team in Brighton & Hove with experience of developing oral solid dosage forms, preferably with expertise in enhancement of poorly soluble APIs.
You will be responsible for leading the design and development of new products, providing technical expertise to ensure that all activities supporting development, scale up and launch are to agreed timelines and in compliance with GMP and customer requirements as well as working closely with analytical, manufacturing, and solid-state scientists and external customers to ensure all goals are met.
Formulation Scientist Responsibilities:
Driving and supporting scientific product design, process and product performance understanding and control
Formulating APIs into conventional, bio-enhanced, and modified release dosage forms for oral administration
Leading and supporting pharmaceutical development and cGMP manufacturing of Drug Products and act as primary scientific contact to deliver the project on time and on budget
Authoring high quality technical protocols and reports
Proactively bringing scientific insight into drug projects, improvement projects and driving evaluation of new technology/processes through internal or external collaboration
Keeping abreast with scientific literature and proactively apply existing and novel approaches to projects
Formulation Scientist Requirements:
Educated to degree level in Chemistry, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or related discipline
Experience of working in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Good working knowledge of GMP and associated regulatory framework
Proven track record in Pharmaceutical Development preferably with experience of enhancement of poorly soluble APIs
Knowledge of characterization of physical attributes of APIs and formulated dosage forms
Experience of project management and a track record of delivering projects on time and on budget
Effective communicator with peers, customers, and colleagues at all levels within the business
Excellent problem-solving skills
Ability to analyse and interpret analytical data, providing recommendations based on data driven decision making
Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
Successful candidates will be required to complete a basic disclosure check.
About Custom Pharma Services:
Custom Pharma Services is an established contract development and manufacturing organisation with a broad portfolio of commercial and development products and has a proven track record of designing and developing new oral solid dose formulations to support clinical studies, followed by process development and scale up to successfully launch these new products. Our ‘Clinical to Commercial’ offering is achieved through an integrated new product development and introduction system that ensures we have a Flexible, Agile and Streamlined approach to deliver on Time and meet our customers’ expectations.
Custom is a great place to work where teamwork and support is encouraged, where every individual is valued and supported to achieve their full potential because if you can, then Custom Can!
Location: Hove, East Sussex
Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Benefits: include company pension and life assurance, profit related company and individual bonus, subsidised gym membership, Health plan, Bike to work scheme, Free parking onsite with easy access to the A27. 5 minutes’ walk from Hove Railway Station.
Please submit your application including a covering letter explaining how your skills and experience meet requirements of the role including your current salary and benefits package.
You may have experience of the following: Formulation Scientist, Development Scientist, Product Development Scientist, Formulation Development Scientist, Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical, Scientist, Product Development, Project Development Scientist, Research Scientist, Project Scientist, Staff Scientist, Project Manager, etc.