Posted to MedZilla on 3/30/2017


England, Analytical Scientist Senior SC_NS_11293-MZ


A large global pharmaceutical company with leading products across various therapeutic areas is looking to hire a Senior Analytical Scientist at their office in Weybridge, UK. This vacancy is an exciting opportunity to work at a top 10 global pharmaceutical company that employs approximately 100,000 people worldwide.

Job Role:

  • The Analytical Scientist supports the development of new products by designing formulation experiments and analytical test methods to aid in the development of oral care products. 
  • Evaluates raw materials and products at all stages of the development process while taking into account scientific and timing objectives. 
  • Prepares documentation to support product development. 
  • This individual would have various levels of involvement in development and validation of analytical methods, to support the development and scale-up of conventional and non-conventional solid, semi-solid and other formulations. 
  • Engaging with various functional teams/departments to ensure the overall delivery of consumer healthcare projects.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leads analytical activities of several projects in support of departmental plans. Exercises a wide degree of technical sophistication in accomplishing assigned objectives.
  • Designs experiments and carries out scientific work with an awareness of current analytical techniques. Creates product development plans to fit overall project objectives.
  • Maintains awareness of scientific literature to assist work progression and understanding.
  • Maintains precise accurate experimental records; issues reports at project milestones; writes invention records to protect scientific discoveries.
  • Sets and resets priorities to remain focused on objectives in rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Ensures all work is conducted in accordance with written procedures (e.g. quality and safety), methods & batch documents, etc.
  • Identify, challenge, develop and implement written procedures (e.g. quality and safety), methods & batch documents, etc.
  • Always ensures all work is conducted following good scientific practice and where required follows Good Manufacturing Practice.
  • Highlights own training needs and working with manager develop a training plan and achieve training goals.
  • Trains self and others in new technology and laboratory responsibilities (including coaching, mentoring and elements of personal development).
  • Conducts general problem solving or lead problem solving initiatives using formal procedures.
  • Specific safety and quality responsibilities for department and site (e.g. GMP, Audits, Health & Safety).
  • Responsible for the development and implementation of the technical transfer of methods or processes.

Job Qualifications:

  • Degree or equivalent within Chemical, Pharmaceutical or related science
  • Several years working experience within a science related company
  • Knowledge of R&D processes and associated commercial environment.
  • Clear communicator in both oral and written form with both internal departments and external organisations.
  • Demonstrates ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work effectively in teams, and multitask.
  • An ability to organise and report study data from internal and external sources.
  • Basic understanding of statistics and its application to experimental work.
  • Familiarity with-formulation development with consumer healthcare products, cosmetics or medical devices
  • Good working knowledge of analytical techniques such as Ion Chromatography, HPLC and other conventional analytical techniques.
  • Experience in developing and validating analytical methodology to support formulation development, aligned to QbD principles and ICH guidelines

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