Formulation Scientist

Job Title:Formulation Scientist
Location UK ~ Alnwick
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 1,100 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

An opportunity has arisen for a Scientist to join our Formulation Development Group. The position is to work as part of a small team in the development of a range of drug products.  Experience in chromatographic techniques applied to support screening work and early product development would be advantageous.  Experienced individuals may provide specialist advice and problem resolution for selected formulation developmental and analytical methodologies. 

Key Tasks:

  • As part of a team, assist in the development of formulations intended for both pre-clinical and clinical use
  • To develop oral parenteral and powder in capsule formulations intended for both pre clinical and clinical use.
  • Develop, adapt and report analytical methodology and, where and if appropriate, provide resolution to technical problems
  • Apply analytical methodologies during the development process of a range of formulations
  • Prepare work protocols for approval, critically assess data generated and review data from peers
  • Prepare and review reports, quality documents and training documentation
  • Acquire/record document data in a manner that complies with GxP and internal policies/procedures
  • Perform assigned roles within the team such as equipment responsible operator, training, equipment hardware and/or software validation and the ordering of consumable items
  • Work with due regard to health and safety of self and others
  • Work flexibly across the site to meet business needs.

Qualifications and Experience Required:

  • BSc (Hons) or equivalent in a relevant scientific discipline.
  • Experience in the application of analytical methodologies in a pharmaceutical environment is advantageous.
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to critically assess data and have a flexible approach to new work challenges
  • Where necessary full training will be provided.

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 business 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 & inclusions 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.