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Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry

Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry

Posted 3 September by Thomas Wolf Recruitment Ltd
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Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist - Pharmaceutical Industry

Based in Tredegar

Our client is a leading international pharmaceutical company, with a presence in both the USA and Europe. A full end to end, integrated service provider, they are a trusted partner to the global healthcare industry. Due to continued growth and current European expansion plans, they now have an opportunity for a Graduate Process Development Scientist to join their existing scientific team in their manufacturing site in South Wales.

The role is responsible for all aspects of their assigned process/equipment train, including client and auditor facing meetings. The role requires the individual to lead complex FD projects for assigned process, produce GMP documents and lead deviation investigations and advice on CAPEX or CI improvements.

Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist - Main Responsibilities:

  • Technical transfer and scale up development of new projects coming from external sending sites, Formulation Development (FD) and client groups into the operations group.
  • Play a part in deviation investigations to determine root cause and support CAPA implementation.
  • Advise and support CAPEX and/or improvement activities in this area.
  • Liaise with all functions to ensure production schedules are adhered to 100% of the time and where this is not possible root causes are captured and actioned.
  • To communicate effectively with internal and external customers and participate with them in problem solving and continuous improvement activities.
  • Responsible for the reviewing of manufacturing batch records for technical transfer and continuous improvement projects in accordance with cGMP practices.
  • Responsible for progressing and assisting in the technical aspects of process validation exercises.
  • To observe safe working practices in handling of materials and when conducting manual handling activities.
  • To comply with Company Policies, including HSE and environmental standards for the handling of potent formulation down to OELs of 0.01µg/m3.
  • GMP Skill Level 1 is essential for this role

Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist

Essential Experience & Desirable Skills

  • Degree educated in a suitable scientific discipline (e.g. chemistry, pharmacy, microbiology, engineering). A higher degree in pharmaceutical processes/chemical engineering/pharmaceutical development is advantageous.
  • No industry experience required as this is a graduate post, however any industry placement experience or post grad experience ideally in OSD (Oral Solid Dosage) and potent molecules would be a distinct advantage
  • Knowledge of pharma technical transfer and process development
  • Effective communication skills

Associate Scientist / Graduate Process Development Scientist

  • Salary - £21,000 to £25,000 per annum

Benefits Include - 25 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays, Profit Share Scheme, 4 x Death in Service Benefit, Cycle to work scheme, Free Parking, plus more….

Hours of work - 8.30am - 4.30pm

Please be aware that due to the high number of applications we receive, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to get back to every candidate individually. Unfortunately, if you have not heard back from us within 7 days, then on this occasion you may have been unsuccessful.

Required skills

  • Chemical Engineering
  • Production Process Development
  • Pharmaceutical Industry
  • Graduate Level

Reference: 36013523

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