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Scientist Product Development

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Sector: Science
  • Date posted: 19/09/2017
  • Job reference: J374240A
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Scientist Product Development

Location: Macclesfield, Cheshire

We are currently recruiting for enthusiastic and innovative Scientists. These are new and exciting opportunities based in a world class Pharmaceutical company based in Macclesfield. We have opportunities for experienced Analytical Scientists with at least 2 years' experience of product development in the pharmaceutical industry.

The purpose of this job is to provide analytical support on drug product development projects. The role will involve liaising with both internal clients and external collaborators and duties may include providing direct analytical support, developing and validating analytical methods and working on tech transfers.

The ideal candidate will have strong technical skills, report writing skills, problem solving skills, to be able to think logically and have the ability to effectively collaborate with and communicate scientific ideas to both internal and external partners is a requirement. There are excellent career progression paths and opportunities to expand knowledge and expertise within the role.


Education / Experience / Skills
· BSc in science and/or masters in a relevant field with a strong emphasis on analytical science
· At least 2 years' experience in the analytical pharmaceutical industry.
· Technical Transfer experience is essential
· Knowledge and experience within a pharmaceutical product development environment and an understanding of the drug development process would be desirable.
· Method Development and Method Validation experience.
· Knowledge and experience in the use of techniques such as HPLC and GC within a development environment is essential.
· At least 2 years' relevant experience of pharmaceutical analysis in a development laboratory.
· Stability experience would be an advantage.
· Good understanding of requirements for working in a GMP environment.
· Ability to quickly learn new processes.
· Ability to work using fully electronic media, including MS Office.
· Ability to communicate clearly and to form strong working relationships with colleagues.
· Ability to work on own initiative and be capable of developing solutions to problems as part of a team.
· Willing to operate in a flexible manner and be able to switch priorities at short notice.
· Good team player, organised, accurate, have strong documentation skills.
· Passionate about quality and customer service.
· Enjoys the challenges of working in a fast paced and changing environment.

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