Senior Formulation Scientist

Job Title: Senior Formulation Scientist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Guildford, Surrey
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + company benefits
Start Date: Aug / Sep 2017
Reference: 69705-PHARM-JHY_1502458610
Contact Name: James Harvey
Contact Email:
Job Published: August 11, 2017 14:36

Job Description

Job title: Senior Formulation Scientist
Job type: Permanent
Location: Surrey, South East UK
Salary: £35,000 - £50,000 / year DOE + company benefits package


- My client is a leading pharmaceutical development company with a specialist
portfolio of products
- Due to continued growth I am seeking on their behalf x2 Senior Formulation
- These roles would suit either an experienced people manager looking to train /
mentor the formulation development team or a technical expert looking to remain
in a hands-on capacity
- Both positions will report directly into the Senior Director of Formulation


- Formulation of new chemical entities and APIs into a range of topical dosage
forms (semi-solids, liquids, aerosols and patches)
- Enable seamless transfer of developed products through to process development
- Providing technical support and troubleshooting advice to both the formulation
development research and development team and the project managers
- Providing client support subsequent to, during and post projects
- Creating strategies for the formulation development team and having a global
understanding of the on-going projects to ensure the most efficient, risk adverse
and timely process
- Mentoring and training of the formulation development team


- Extensive experience of formulation development
- Relevant scientific degree
- Experience in topical, semi-solids and/or inhalation dosage forms
- Experience of other dosage forms (solid dosage or liquid orals) considered
- Ability to function in a fast paced research and development CRO
- Strong leadership skills
- Biologics experience highly desirable
- Ability to make and implement decisions
- In-depth understanding of the development of formulations from raw drug material
to a commercially viable formulation