Senior Formulation Scientist

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Senior Formulation Scientist

We are looking for an experienced Senior Formulation Scientist 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.

Senior 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.

Senior Formulation Scientist Requirements:

Applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
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.
Effective problem-solving skills.
Ability to analyse and interpret analytical data, providing recommendations based on data driven decision making.

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: A competitive salary, Company pension and life assurance, Profit related company and individual bonus, Subsidised gym membership, Health plan, Bike to work scheme, Personal professional development, 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.

Ref: 97888

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