Principal Formulation Scientist

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    Pharmaceutical, Formulation

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    Peter Rowland

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    about 1 year ago

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Principal Formulation Scientist to lead the formulation/ pre-formulation team of a growing Pharmaceutical company in Kent.

In this role, you will lead and deliver formulation and development projects for customers. Working on different dosage forms and across a range of technologies you will design and develop formulations including preformulation or preclinical formulations, characterisation and process development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead formulation projects including design and plan API solubility/compatibility experiments.
  • Oversee and conduct formulation development activities to ensure project schedules are met.
  • Perform pre-formulation and proof-of-concept early formulation studies using a range of techniques.
  • Conduct experiments using several techniques and technologies.
  • Lead and drive strategies and innovations.
  • Interpret reports and data to write project reports for customers.
  • Support training and coaching of staff.


Ideal candidates:

Will be degree or PhD qualified in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry or a formulation related subject, along with experience in formulation development activities in a range of dosage forms. You will also have experience in pre-formulation using characterisation techniques like DVS, DSC, PSD and TGA.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Formulator to lead a new formulation development team within a growing company.


To apply please send your CV to Peter at Rowland Talent Solutions.





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