Process Engineer – Process Chemist based in South East, UK

Our client, a leading global pharmaceutical company, currently looking for a Process Engineer/Chemist  to join their  team based in the South East of England. Working as Process Engineer/Chemist you will be responsible for the process development, scale-up, and technology transfer of new products to commercial manufacturing sites. The main focus of the role will be on OTC/oral healthcare solid, semi-solid and liquid products.

Further responsibilities of this Process Engineer/Chemist job include:

  • Providing engineering/process support to assist in driving new innovative platform technologies into commercial manufacturing facilities.
  • Developing in-depth understanding of the new products in terms of formulation, processing, and their interactions.
  • Supporting the manufacture of new products at pilot plant scale to supply product for use in pivotal stability and commercial trials. Write and/or review/authorise GMP critical documentation, such as batch records, experimental reports, validation protocols, development and technology transfer documentation.
  • Supporting the scale-up/down from pilot to commercial scale, developing knowledge of the critical process operating parameters and an understanding of how key quality attributes can be controlled.
  • Supporting technology transfer of new products into commercial manufacturing facilities, and implement cleaning verification/ validation of process equipment as needed, to the required cGMP and Health & Safety standards.

The successful candidate will be educated to BSc degree level in Chemical/Process Engineering or other related discipline, along with experience working in a regulated environment (i.e. Pharmaceuticals, Healthcare, FMCG, or food sectors). Experience with the technology transfer process of new products into commercial manufacturing sites is also essential. A good mathematical ability – statistics and design of experiments (DoE) experience is considered to be an advantage. Full UK driving licience or equivalent as travel to the nearby pilot plant facility will be required.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Surrey region with excellent commuting links to London and the South Coast.

If you would like to hear more about this role, please contact Julie Marshall on 01438 723500 or email, quoting reference number ST18979 in all correspondence.

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