Formulations Chemist Job – Hertfordshire, UK

CK Science are currently recruiting for a Formulations Chemist to assist in the development of both topical pharmaceutical (for OTC and ethical markets) and cosmetic products.

The position will include laboratory-scale formulation development, the scale-up of potential formulations in a pilot facility, and involvement with technology transfer of development products into commercial manufacture in accordance with GMP.

Day to day you will be working on formulation development for new and existing products and monitoring them for physical/emulsion stability, pH and viscosity to find the optimum formulation. You will prepare supplies of Development Products for Accelerated Stability Studies by conducting manufacturing on a small scale for accelerated stability trials in a range of packaging materials and you will also prepare supplies of Development Products for Stability/Clinical Studies by manufacturing on a larger scale (up to 100 kg) at a pilot facility.

The ideal candidate will hold a degree/diploma or equivalent in a scientific discipline and will have Formulation experience gained preferably in pharmaceuticals/cosmetics or other skincare products. They will also have an appreciation of working in a GMP environment. Experience in the preparation of a range of new product formulations such as creams, gels, lotions and shampoos would be highly advantageous. Please note that semi solid formulations experience is essential.

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For more information or to apply for this Formulations Chemist job, please contact Jason Johal at CK Science on 01438 723 500 or email jjohal@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference ST21526 in all correspondence.

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Development Chemist Job (Inks) – Hertfordshire/Cambridgeshire, UK

Our client, a leading Inks Technology organisation, are currently looking for a Development Chemist to join their growing R&D Team based from their site in the Hertfordshire & Cambridgeshire region.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a innovative Inks Technology organisation, which in return offers an attractive salary and benefits package.

Responsibilities:

Working as a Development Chemist, you will be involved in the formulation & development of the organisations specialist Inks; exploring colloid / pigment dispersion and measurement as well as scale up of laboratory formulations to manufacturing.

Person Specification:

To be considered for this Development Chemist role, you will have a degree / PhD in Chemistry, Material Science or a related discipline (or equivalent) and demonstrated experience in a Product Development function gained within an Inks industry.

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For more information or to apply for this Development Chemist role, please contact Andrew Bolton at CK Science on 01438 723 50 or email abolton@ckscience.co.uk. Entitlement to work in the EEA is essential. Please quote reference ST21442 in all correspondence.

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Technical Manager based in the North-Mid Wales/ North West of England Area

Our client, a key player within the Chemical Sector, are currently looking for a Technical Manager to join their team based in the North-Mid Wales/North West of England area.Technical Manager will lead the technical department ensuring it effectively and efficiently meets the current and future needs of the business.

The roles and responsibilities of this Technical Manager position will include:

  • Leading and managing the Technical and Laboratory Functions.
  • Ensuring efficient management systems, working practices and reporting systems are in place.
  • To reorganise the department into a flexible, efficient resource that meets the varying technical needs of the business – today and tomorrow.
  • Clarify the roles and responsibilities within the Technical Department and introduce management by objectives, appraisals and similar techniques to monitor and manage performance and outputs.
  •  Keep abreast of legislative and technology changes and manage the threats and / or opportunities they bring.
  • Establish first class housekeeping, health and safety, MSDS management and similar laboratory procedures.

The ideal candidate for this Technical Manager position will possess an HNC qualification in chemistry or degree in chemistry (or equivalent). Previous experience of working with formulations/ coatings/ paints in a laboratory environment is essential and the candidate will be expected to possess excellent communication, problem solving, leadership, planning and organisation skills and be a good team player. A knowledge of industrial and marine coatings is also desirable but is not essential. Candidates must be eligible to work in the EEA.

 

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To hear more or to apply for this Technical Manager role, please contact Victoria Walker on 0114 283 9956 vwalker@ckscience.co.uk. Please quote reference SH19409 in all correspondence.

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CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates.

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Formulations Scientist – Pharmaceuticals – based in North East, UK

Our client, a manufacturer of a wide range of pharmaceutical and healthcare products based in the North East of England, is currently looking for a Formulation Development Scientist to join their team.

The main purpose of this Formulations Scientist role will be to work on the process and product development of new and existing product lines. You will formulate products into suitable dosage formats and manufacture lab-scale formulations for investigational work. This will involve liaison with other departments on a project basis, carrying out process optimisation studies to identify critical process parameters and preparing protocols and reports with recommendations.

Further responsibilities of this Formulations Scientist role include:

  • Generating, recording and assessing the quality and validity of data generated and drawing conclusions from this data.
  • Providing formulation expertise for site concern note root cause exercises.
  • Training others in the use of laboratory equipment, procedures and methods.
  • Identifying suitable suppliers and contractors for progression of projects
  • Remaining aware of developments within the formulation science field.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level in a Life Sciences discipline. To be considered, you must also have a minimum of three years experience in a formulations role in pharmaceuticals, cosmetics or food, with proven experience in product development processes. Knowledge of GLP and GMP is also required, together with the ability to drive projects and effectively analyse data.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Formulations Scientist to develop their career with a global pharmaceutical manufacturing company that operates on a worldwide basis.

To hear more about this Formulations Scientist role, please contact Lorna Crombie on 0191 3848905 or email lcrombie@ckscience.co.uk, quoting reference DH19050 in all correspondence.

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About CK Science

CK Science is the largest independent scientific recruitment company in the UK. Our team of specialist recruiters are here to help you achieve your career ambitions within the scientific industry. We actively offer you careers advice, help with writing your CV, assistance with interview preparation and up-to-date information about the industry. We pride ourselves on providing an honest, straight-forward and trustworthy service to both our clients and candidates. Please visit our website at www.ckscience.co.uk.

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