Principal Pre-Formulation Scientist

Job Title: Principal Pre-Formulation Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 01/02/17
Reference: 68360-PHARM-FRC_1487929539
Contact Name: Fareen Choudhry
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 24, 2017 09:45

Job Description

Principal Pre-Formulation Scientist

Principal Pre-Formulation Scientist required for a leading development pharmaceutical company. My client is an industry leading organisation with a fantastic reputation and friendly team. This company is a specialist company that develop, test and manufacture formulations for topical and transdermal use.

The role will oversee the Pre-Formulation Research and Development department, scientific research and the day-to-day running of the laboratory in line with GxP regulations.

Key Responsibilities
*Provide formulation development on a range of different projects with a wide range of dosage forms; Semi-solid topical formulations including creams, gels, mousses, forms, ointments, lotions and more
*Technically review proposals and proposal amendments
*Bridge technical know how between Study Directors and the Head of Formulation Development
*Assist senior scientists/Study Directors with the day to day smooth running of projects and provide technical input as a technical expert (focused in pharmaceutical development).
*Support the Senior Director of Formulation Development and the Study Directors with client meetings as a Technical Expert
*Provide support to the formulation research and development departments in an attempt to implement any potential efficiency's or improvements
*Assist the Senior Director of Formulation Development in strategic decisions for both the Formulation Research and Development team and have a global understanding of projects throughout the development process

Ideal Candidate will have
*PhD/MSc/BSc in chemistry/analytical chemistry or equivalent
*Significant pre-formulation experience
*Experienced in formulation science in a GMP R&D pharmaceutical environment.
*Proven experience in a range of formulation techniques
*Proven experience of timely delivery of high-quality formulation projects
*Leadership experience
*Must have a global understanding of projects throughout the development process

Key words
Chemistry / Formulation / Solid dosage forms / GLP / GMP / Pharmaceutical / development / Supervisory / Team leader / topical formulations / documentation / Leader / Global / GXP /

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