Formulation Scientist
Formulation Scientist

Co-Formulate Ltd are looking to recruit a Formulation Scientist to join the existing team to support product development for their clients


 Job Description

The overall objective for a Formulation Scientist is to develop high quality, consumer focused, efficacious, innovative, safe, stable, cost effective formulations capable of routine manufacture at minimum cost. In order to achieve this the Formulation Scientist is responsible for the following:

  • Provide formulation input to the project team
  • Develop selected dosage format
  • Select chemical and physical form of drug substance and recommend supplier
  • Provide critical evaluation of third party formulations and manufacturing processes
  • Work internally within Co-Formulate or within an external organisation
  • Select excipient materials by function, type, grade, quality, source and regulatory status and decide level of inclusion
  • Ensure performance of the dosage forms meets the minimum criteria required by the project
  • Organise and ensure satisfactory manufacture of clinical and stability batches
  • Define and optimise and validate the manufacturing process at an appropriate scale
  • Define manufacturing in process controls
  • When necessary transfer an established process to a different manufacturer
  • Ensure all activities and associated records are in compliance with worldwide regulatory requirements
  • Ensure batch manufacturing records are in compliance
  • Draft SOP's for equipment and procedures
  • Draft relevant regulatory submission documents
  • Provide training where necessary
  • Develop and maintain an awareness of relevant technologies and regulatory requirements
  • Scoping of new technologies and business development opportunities


Skills and Experience

  • Relevant formulation experience, ideally within a pharmaceutical or consumer healthcare environment
  • Experience of working with third party clients is desirable
  • Experience of working in project teams



To be confirmed based on skills and experience


Interested parties sbould send a CV and covering letter to Nazim Kanji

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