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

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

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