Drug product formulation scientist

Drug product formulation scientist

Employee Type
Description

The Formulation Scientist is responsible for drug product formulation
development projects for new chemical entities in support of
(pre)clinical studies and stability studies. Formulations can be either
granules, capsules, tablets, solutions, etc. Main tasks include project
preparation, execution and reporting. The Formulation Scientist is
also responsible for process optimisation & upscaling and he/she will
ultimately transfer the developed products to the GMP production
area. You work closely together with the Lab Operators and you align
with Project Management.

Main tasks:
* Providing technical expertise/scientific input on formulation development strategies
• Preparation and practical execution of formulation development projects
• Providing scientific expertise and formulation insights to Core Teams meetings
• Assisting to client meetings to present scientific data in a clear manner
• Writing scientific reports for clients, e.g. formulation development reports
• Drafting work instructions for the Formulation Lab Operators to ensure that work is
performed efficiently and in a scientifically sound manner
• Monitoring experiments (e.g. process development, implementation of new
formulation techniques) and ensuring complex data are interpreted in a scientifically
correct way
• Identifying potential stability and performance issues with prototype formulations
• Streamlining the activities associated with a wide variety of formulation technologies
to shorten Formulation Lab turnaround times and improve the quality of formulations
being delivered
• Supporting the scale-up of developed formulations and bringing them to GMP
manufacturing

Is it a local employment?
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Required Language
Requirements and Qualification

* PhD level education in the field of pharmaceutical technology or equivalent expertise;
preferable expertise with multiple formulation forms
• Having a degree as Msc. Pharmaceutical Sciences is an asset
• Flexibility to work in both an R&D and GMP environment
• Excellent oral and written communication skills in English
• Self-motivated and able to adapt to changing environment with ease
• Work independently or as part of a team, able to stimulate other co-workers
• Able to deliver results within limited time and budget; solution-oriented

CLOSING DATE: 08/06/2021

Years of Experience
7
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