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Formulation Scientist

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Dublin
Contact Name: Larry O’Leary
Contact Email: larry@rftgroup.ie

Job Description

Formulation Scientist
Our client, a young and fast growing innovative healthcare company based in Dublin, now seeks an experienced Formulation Scientist that can work independently and in collaboration to perform complex laboratory and research-related formulations of bioactive peptides.

Responsibilities of Formulation Scientist:
Formulation to incorporate bioactive peptides into efficacious nutritional, personal care and cosmetic products
Deep understanding of positive and/or negative interactions between bioactive peptides and formulation ingredients
Establishing formula specifications, conducting stability studies, investigating and implementing new testing methods to substantiate ingredient performance and/or efficacy
Providing guidance to the R&D team about ingredient performance in formulation tests
Preparing and reviewing technical documents, including validation protocols and reports, analytical test procedures, investigation reports and change controls
Provides the necessary documentation for global regulatory submissions, drafts and reviews submission documents, and writes deficiency responses
Contribute to an environment that fosters innovation

Requirements for Formulation Scientist:
PhD in Applied Chemistry, Food Science or Food Technology – Substantial relevant experience may be substituted for PhD requirement.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in pharmaceutical research and development and you will have pre-formulation, drug characterisation and ingredient selection experience.
Familiarity with taking a product from concept to commercialisation.
Competent in formulation development techniques and interpretation of results
Excellent analytical skills (UV & HPLC) required.
Use formulation experience and scientific literature to develop, justify and/or investigate formulation and processing techniques.
Self-starter who can be effective with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated capability in project management & building relationships.
Excellent communication skills, strong influencing skills.

Please phone Larry on +353 1-2302400 / larry@rftgroup.ie

The RFT Group, Biopharmaceutical Division specialise exclusively in the recruitment of scientists, engineers and executives for the biotechnology, pharmaceutical and medical device sectors. www.rftgroup.ie


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