Development Scientist

  • Salary: £18.95 per hour Umbrella
  • REF Number: 00049961
  • Consultant: Julie Marshall
  • Contact: 01438 842964
  • Date Published: 17.03.2021
  • Closed Date: 07.04.2021
  • Sector: Fast Moving Consumer Goods
  • Location: Weybridge, Home Counties, London, South East
  • Discipline: Research And Development

CK Group are recruiting for a Development Scientist to join a company in the healthcare industry at their site based in Weybridge on a contract basis until December 2021.

Company: Our client is a global healthcare company, taking on some of the world's biggest healthcare challenges.

Location: This Development Scientist role will be based at our clients site in Weybridge, Surrey.


  • 18.95 per hour Umbrella.

Development Scientist Role:

  • Support new product development bydeveloping formulations and/or providing analysis and evaluation of material and products at all stages of the development process.
  • Be involved in development and validation of in-vitro models, development and validation of analytical method and development and scale-up of conventional and non-conventional solid, semi-solid and other formulations.
  • Focus on pre-formulation and familiarity/expertise on select pre-formulation techniques.
  • Produce or contribute to departmental quality documentation (including SOP's, batch documentation, validation protocols & reports).
  • Design experiments and carry out scientific work with an awareness of state-of-the-art technology. Creates research plans to fit overall project objectives.

Your Background:

  • Degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science.
  • Familiarity/expertise on pre-formulation techniques such as DSC, TGA, TAM, DVS, particle size determination, microscopy etc.
  • Familiarity with advanced analyticaltechniques such as Mass spectroscopy and have working experience with conventional analytical techniques such as HPLC and GC.
  • An ability to organise and report study data from internal and external sources.

Apply: Entitlement to work in the UKis essential. For more information or to apply for this Development Scientist position, please contact Julie on 01438 870011 or email Please quote reference 49961.

Please note that the successful applicant will berequired to engage via an FCSA-accredited and CK-approved umbrella company and the rate of pay indicated is an umbrella rate.

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