Senior Development Chemist



My client are a specialist pharmaceuticals manufacturer that are seeking a new Development Chemist to join their team. A member of international cross-functional and cross-site project teams you will significantly contribute to the successful development of novel and generic pharmaceutical products.


  • A key aspect of this role is the technical leadership, coaching and co-ordination of colleagues to help achieve their respective project and development goals.
  • Development and scale up of robust drug product formulations and manufacturing processes based upon quality by design (QBD) concepts that address critical quality attributes and process parameters. Processes must ensure quality, afford satisfactory yields and provide transferability to commercial manufacturing operations.
  • Planning, development, and implementation of scientifically well-designed experimental programs, demonstrating creativity and capability in pharmaceutical research and development.
  • Independently designing, developing, optimizing and executing formulation laboratory experiments
  • Troubleshooting formulation issues that may occur during product development, validations, manufacturing processes, tech transfer/scale-up.
  • Responsibility for maintaining your training curriculum in line with departmental and company-wide SOPs and GMP regulations
  • Providing technical guidance in formulation development to less experienced colleagues.

About You

  • Must be able to work independently across the scope of development activities i.e. from bench top development through to supporting regulatory requirements for successful submission and approval of filings.
  • Bachelor’s, Master’s Degree, PhD in a relevant field e.g. Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Experience in successful formulation development in a variety of pharmaceutical dosage forms
  • Extensive experience in formulation development of a variety of dosage forms, with strong evidence of ability to design and implement experiments
  • Good working knowledge of physical and chemical techniques used to characterise raw materials and finished products.
  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements, including FDA, EMEA, VICH/ICH regulations
  • Demonstrated project and technical leadership experience
If you are interested in the above role then please apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Sophia Kingan Managed by Sophia Kingan
Yorkshire & The Humber
apply Posted - 01.10.2021

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