Formulation Scientist – Pharmaceuticals (The position has been filled)
Australia, Victoria
Full Time
  • Innovative Pharmaceutical Company with a strong R&D Background
  • Exciting Opportunity in Formulation
  • Permanent Role with Competitive Salary, Friendly Work Environment & Excellent Career Opportunities



Our client is well known, successful ASX listed pharmaceutical company boasting modern facilities and state of the art laboratories. The company offers a friendly, supportive work environment and access to parking as well as public transport.



Due to continued growth, our client is looking to appoint an enthusiastic and committed  Formulation Scientist to join their Formulation Team.  Reporting to the Formulation Manager, the main duties will include:

  • Topical and semi-solid formulations to support the development of specialty and generic products
  • Assist in designing and developing draft formulations using Quality by Design
  • Literature searching, laboratory testing, scale up and process design and documentation
  • Assist with documentation including labeling information, IP searches, technical information within appropriate guidelines to assist with technical transfer to Contract Manufactures
  • Conduct experiments to support patent filings for new IP
  • Assist with R&D and laboratory processes and related activity within OH&S, Company policies and procedures



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

  • Bachelor of Science or higher in a relevant field such as Pharmaceutical Formulation Science
  • Previous experience in formulation for topical and/or semi solid generic products
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • HPLC experience and working in a quality system environment
  • Knowledge of GLP/GMP and IP
  • Must be a lateral and innovative thinker with a strong practical ability
  • You will possess excellent time management skills, attention to detail and a strong ability to multi-task.
  • Key to this role will be your flexible “can do” attitude, excellent work ethic, and initiative whilst working autonomously or as part of a team


Why Apply?

Our client offers a dynamic environment that fosters a work culture emphasising Innovation, Urgency, Integrity, and Results with a commitment to attract and retain 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.



To have a confidential discussion about this role, please call our team on 03 9516 0100 during office hours.

To apply, please click the “Apply Now” button below and send your resume with a covering letter addressing the above criteria to CS Executive Group.


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.