Senior Formulation Scientist l

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

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 1,300 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 an internal move, Quotient Sciences have an excellent career opportunity for a Senior Formulation Scientist at the site in Reading.

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 of the development programs for a range of dosage forms; predominantly ‘solid oral dose’, tablets, capsules, as well as; 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. 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 project lead 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
  • cGMP experience is essential
  • Several years of experience in product development (formulation) and clinical manufacture.
  • Experience in developing poorly soluble molecules using different techniques.
  • Ability to lead complex development programmes independently.
  • Excellent MHRA, EMA and FDA compliance knowledge.
  • Relevant experience as a project lead and in customer facing role.
  • 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 and develop a workplace culture that provides a sense of acceptance for every person within our organisation.  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 are welcome.