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Development Technologist

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Waterford
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 12/02/2018
  • Job reference: J381505A

Development Technologist

My client, a multinational pharmaceutical company based in the South East is currently seeking a Development Technologist to join their Research and Development team with Formulation development.

Responsible for the Formulation Development of Generic and New Drug Products through:

  • Applying a thorough knowledge of all processes involved in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.
  • Applying a thorough knowledge of pharmaceutics to the development of drug products and the interpretation of in-vitro data to predict in-vivo performance.
  • Performing formulation, process development and optimization trials using experimental design techniques
  • To carry out pre-formulation and formulation development trials on high potency molecules.
  • Manufacture, pack and label clinical batches for human consumption.
  • Communication of project data at internal meetings and through formulation reports and presentations.
  • Lead pivotal scale cGMP exhibit batch based upon a sound knowledge of site and departmental SOPs, and an understanding of ICH/FDA/EMEA requirements as they relate to formulation and process development activities.
  • Generate GMP documentation, e.g. SOPs, Batch Manufacturing Records and protocols.
  • Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of formulations and process development disciplines through research and scientific literature.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

  • Third level qualification in Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent related discipline.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in an operational setting.
  • Practical experience in formulation development.

For more information on this or similar position please contact Kathryn on 016455244 or email