Formulation Chemist – Oral & Topical Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
09/08/2017
  • Multi-national Pharmaceutical Company with a strong R&D Background
  • Exciting Opportunity in Formulation
  • Permanent Role with Competitive Salary, Friendly Work Environment & Excellent Career Opportunities

 

CLIENT

Our client is well known, multimillion dollar pharmaceutical company that produces a range of prescription and OTC Medications for both their own brands and strategic international partners. Based in Melbourne’s South East, they continue to grow by investing in development and commercialising new products. Adding to their range, they assist Medical Practitioners and Pharmaceutical Retailers in generating positive patient outcomes.

 

ROLE

Due to continued growth, our client is looking to appoint an experienced Formulation Chemist to join their R&D Team. This permanent full-time position reports to the Senior Project Specialist and its main purpose is to assist with various formulation projects.

As the successful candidate, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Formulation development of generic products including including  solid, liquid and topical dosage forms.
  • Technical product development from bench to pilot scale to production stage
  • Liaison with analytical laboratory staff for the testing and documentation of all results as needed by Regulatory for CTD Module 3.
  • Patent search of innovator products for generic opportunities
  • Process improvements and product investigations to assist with the introduction of the new formulation into commercial production
  • Write and review procedures, quotes and specifications needed to support product development activities
  • Reformulation of existing products to meet commercial needs of increased safety, quality or performance

 

REQUIREMENTS

A true team player, the ideal candidate will need to meet the following criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in Pharmacy, Chemistry, a relevant discipline in Engineering or similar
  • At least three years experience in the formulation of pharmaceutical products
  • Adept at performing and interpreting literature and patent searches
  • Good working knowledge and experience with pharmaceutical excipients and their functions
  • A thorough knowledge of the Australian Code of GMP, and its applications
  • Excellent time management skills, including the ability to multi-task and a superior attention to detail
  • High level of proficiency in Excel
  • Strong customer service skills, including the ability to listen and translate user requirements into practical and effective solutions
  • Excellent team working skills as you will be liaising with a number of different departments within the company

 

Why Apply?

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture emphasizing Innovation, Integrity, and Commitment, in turn attracting and retaining highly motivated and qualified people.

The working environment is one that embodies vision and values, celebrates diversity of background and thought, and supports a balance of professional and personal needs.

 

APPLICATIONS

Click the ‘Apply Now’ button to submit your application. Please ensure you attach a Resume and Cover Letter in Word Format addressing the full selection criteria. If you would like to know more about this unique opportunity please call Helen or Jo at CS Executive Group on 03 9516 0100. After hours, feel free to contact Helen on 0438 620 434.

 

Thank You

We would like to thank you for taking the time to apply for this role. Unfortunately, due to the large volume of applications we receive daily, we cannot contact all candidates. Please note, however, if you are not successful on this occasion, your resume will remain on our database and you may be contacted for other similar roles.

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