Senior Formulation Scientist

Job Title:Senior Formulation Scientist
Location UK ~ Nottingham
Type: Permanent, Full Time

Company Overview

Quotient Sciences is a drug development and manufacturing accelerator providing integrated programs and tailored services across the entire development pathway. Cutting through silos across a range of drug development capabilities, we save precious time and money in getting drugs to patients.

As a growing and successful business, we employ more than 1,100 talented individuals globally, located at state-of-the-art development, manufacturing and clinical facilities in the UK and USA.

Science, Agility and Culture are the core components that define Quotient Sciences, enabling us to do what we do in the way that we do it. People join Quotient Sciences because we are a respected member of the drug development community, driven by an unswerving belief that ideas need to become solutions, and molecules need to become cures, fast. Because humanity needs solutions, fast.

The Role

Due to business growth, Quotient Sciences have an excellent career opportunity for a Senior Formulation Scientist at the site in Nottingham.

The Senior Formulation Scientist is fundamental to the success of the business. This is an exciting and varied role offering you the chance to get involved with formulation development aspects work of the development programs for a range of dosage forms; predominantly ‘solid oral dose’, tablets, capsules as well as; liquids, inhaled, intravenous, topical solutions etc.  Formulation development work will also include pre-formulation, characterisation and support of radiolabelled formulation development.

You will ensure smooth transfer of projects from development to the manufacturing operations group including provision of batch records. Responsibilities may include writing and reviewing development plans, protocols, reports and lab write-ups and client updates. You will manage client interaction from initiation of projects to ensure customer satisfaction with pharmaceutical sciences activities. Line management of development team members may also be required.

If you would like to join an expanding and dynamic drug development business and make a difference by formulating innovative new drugs, then this is the role for you.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will have previous experience in a similar Senior Formulation Scientist role in the pharmaceutical industry. You will have considerable experience in product development and as a study lead in a customer facing role. You will be confident in formulating solid oral dosage forms and be an excellent team player.

Other experience/ qualifications required:

  • Degree level qualification in pharmacy , pharmaceutical sciences or chemistry related discipline
  • Ability to lead complex development programmes independently. 
  • Relevant work experience in product  development (formulation) and knowledge on radioisotopes would be desirable but not necessary
  • Relevant experience as a study lead and in customer facing role.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • cGMP experience is essential

Company benefits:

In return, you will receive a competitive salary, a generous benefits package, excellent training and development, as well as an exciting career within a fast paced and dynamic business.

Our Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion

Quotient Sciences are advocates for positive change and conscious inclusion.

We strive to create a diverse Quotient family by remaining committed to the development of our culture, equality, mindset, diversity & inclusion in the workplace.

As a global employer, we recognise the value in having an organisation that is a true reflection and representation of our society today. All applicants welcome.