Senior Formulation Scientist

  • Location

    Isle of Sheppey, Kent

  • Sector:

    Life Sciences

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  • Salary:

    £36000 - £45000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Connor Harknett

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

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Job title: Senior Formulation Scientist

Department: Development Centre

Salary: £36,000 - £45,000 per annum (plus up to £8,000k relocation allowance)

Location: Queenborough, Kent, ME11 5EL

Closing Date: Monday 5th October 2019

We have a great people working with us and our success is driven by the quality and passion of each and every person. The mixture of experienced professionals combined with the fresh ideas of new talent makes us a great place to work whatever level you are in your career.

We are currently looking for an agile and flexible Senior Formulation Scientist with excellent team working skills to deliver scientific solutions in timely manner.

About the role

Reporting to the Formulation Manager you will lead and execute formulation & process development activities to ensure robust products and processes are defined and can be used for registration & clinical supply purposes.
You will also:

  • Review new business proposals, define formulation development and process development strategy and work packages

  • Interact with Clients during the new business proposal and throughout project execution

  • Review results of each phase of work, interpret results and adjust next step & technical strategy if required

  • Support trouble shooting activities / Lead investigations into trouble shooting activities.

  • Identify new equipment and support its procurement installation and qualification / Identify new technology & equipment and support its procurement installation and qualification.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Relevant degree (2:1 or above) or equivalent : ie chemistry, chemical engineering, pharmaceutical science

  • At Least 7 years' experience in formulation & process development in pharmaceutical environment

  • Proven experience in a range of technologies (oral solid dose, liquids, suspensions, inhalation)

  • Proven experience of timely delivery of high formulation projects

  • Experience in dealing with Customers

  • Experience in preparing regulatory dossiers: IMPD, IND, CTD.

  • Fully competent in MS office

What we offer you

We want to provide an environment where our colleagues play an active part in the growth of our business. A challenging but supportive environment where talented people can really grow and take advantage of a wide range of diverse opportunities that we offer.

Above all, you can expect a safe, modern, friendly and collaborative working environment. We regularly benchmark ourselves against our industry and we are confident that we offer a competitive salary and benefits packages to all our colleagues including:

27 days plus statutory holidays
A defined contribution company pension scheme
Life assurance (equivalent to four times your salary)
Cycle-to-work scheme
All-employee share incentive scheme

About Aesica

Aesica is a leading pharmaceutical contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) for developing both active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) and finished does forms.

Our state-of-the-art facilities are home to around 1,300 colleagues across six development, manufacturing and operational sites in the UK, Germany and Italy. We are particularly proud of the diverse workforce that we have built. It is this healthy mix of experienced pharmaceutical professionals and ambitious talent that helps us deliver on our business promises of expertise and innovation.

Our culture is driven by five core values.

Integrity > Respect > Team Work > Results Driven > Customer Focus

Integrity drives mutual Respect. Integrity and Respect are the basis for Team Work. Integrity, Respect and Team Work promote a Results Driven and Customer Focused culture.


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