Formulation Scientist

Job Title:Formulation Scientist
Location UK ~ Reading
Type: 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

Quotient Sciences has an excellent career opportunity for a Formulation Scientist to join our Development team at the site in Reading.

The Formulation Scientist plays an important role in delivering new medicines to the patients to treat variety of diseases. This is an exciting and varied role offering you the chance to get involved with formulation development aspects of the development programs for a range of dosage forms; inhaled products as well as ‘solid oral dose’, tablets, capsules, liquids, intravenous solutions etc.  Formulation development work will also include pre-formulation, technology transfer, scale up and manufacture of investigational medicinal products and/or generic products.  

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 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.   

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

You will have previous experience in a similar Formulation or Inhalation Scientist role in the pharmaceutical industry. You will have at least couple of years of experience in product development in a customer-facing role. You will be confident in formulating solid and liquid oral dosage forms and be an excellent team player.

Other experience/ qualifications required:

  • Degree level qualification in pharmacy , pharmaceutical sciences or chemistry related discipline
  • Experience in product development (formulation) and clinical manufacture.
  • Ability to handle a number of projects/activities simultaneously
  • MHRA, EMA and FDA compliance knowledge.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK at the time of being offered employment.

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.

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