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Formulation Chemist - Personal Care / Pharmaceutical Manufacturing posted by Atom Recruitment Ltd

Full-Time
Bedford, Bedfordshire

Job Description

Our Client is a very successful Pharmaceutical / Personal Care manufacturing company. They are now seeking a Formulation Chemist – Cosmetic / Cosmeceutical (Skin Care) Products for their formulation department to assist in the development of new cosmetic / cosmeceutical products. This position is a full-time permanent role and will be based at their site in Bedford.

Job Purpose

* An opportunity has arisen to join the formulation department to assist primarily in the rapid throughput formulation development of new cosmetic / cosmeceutical products

* Participation in the formulation development of pharmaceutical medicines and medical devices would also be expected

Key Areas of Responsibility

* Rapid development of novel, wide ranging, innovative formulations from initial design concept through to the final article. This will include aspects such as excipient / packaging choice and compatibility, optimisation of physical characteristics and performing physicochemical stability studies

* Creation of bench scale prototype formulations

* Assessing physical stability parameters to determine lead formulations and packaging to be taken forward

* Writing development stability protocols and short development reports, SOPs and protocols

* Involvement with scale-up of potential formulations up to 100 kg pilot scale including the opportunity to support manufacture and filling of clinical trial supplies

* Troubleshoot / re-formulate existing marketed product

* Continuous improvement in technical knowledge, company processes, and laboratory equipment capabilities

Qualifications / Experience

* Degree in Cosmetic or Pharmaceutical science (or equivalent / similar)

* Experience in Formulation Development, preferably in Pharmaceuticals, Cosmetics or other Skin Care products

* Excellent verbal, written and numerical skills

* Ability to work independently and as part of a team

In return our client is offering a competitive basic salary (salary is negotiable and dependent on experience) plus benefits for the successful Candidate

Please send your C.V to Lorraine Roger, Director at Atom Recruitment Ltd

Reference Number

212682110

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