Formulation Chemist - Topical - Pharma - Herts - £30k-£40k
Formulation Chemist - Topical - Pharmaceutical - Permanent - Hertfordshire - £30k-£40k + Benefits
Due to continued expansion, a growing pharmaceutical company require an experienced formulation chemist to join its team. You will be responsible for the formulation development of topical products and support improvement of existing ones. You will be involved from concept to scale-up. You will have existing formulation experience, gained within an industrial environment and be keen to join a growing and progressive team.
*Formulation development of new products (predominantly topical) and provide support for existing commercial products.
*Involvement with scale-up of potential formulations to pilot and commercial scale manufacture as required.
*Development of new concept ideas from early stage development to commercial manufacture against a User Requirement Specification or from 'blue skies' thinking. Writing of assessments and development reports to document the formulation development process. The formulations will be developed alongside the Analytical Development team.
Initial Assessment Studies;
*Monitoring physical parameters of proposed formulations to assess the suitability of the formulation(s) to progress.
Support for existing products;
*To assist in the evaluation of changes in raw materials and investigate current commercial production/product issues.
*To assist in the transfer of technical information into pilot and commercial manufacturing sites as required.
*Use of computer software packages, such as LIMS and other computer programs for the collecting processing and reporting of data as required.
Day to Day running of the laboratory;
*Equal responsibility for day to day tasks in the Formulation Laboratory.
Assist in the writing and reviewing of procedures and other relevant documentation.
*A degree or equivalent, in a relevant discipline.
Skills / Knowledge /Experience:
*At least three year's formulation and laboratory experience, ideally working with topical products in a pharmaceutical medicines, medical device or cosmetics environment.
Please note that this role will initially be based at the Hertfordshire site but will be moving to a new Bedfordshire based facility in Q1 of 2017. The new site is within a 20 mile radius of the current site.
Formulation Chemist - Permanent - £30k-£40k - Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire
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