Formulation Team Leader

07 Mar 2019
04 Apr 2019
Chris Sowden
Contract Type
Full Time
Hyper Recruitment Solutions are currently looking for a Formulation Development Team Leader to join a leading Pharmaceutical company based in Oxfordshire. As the Formulation Development Team Leader you will be responsible for the development of formulation plans and strategies for product formulation to meet the short and long-term goals through development phases.


Your duties as the Formulation Development Team Leader will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will lead, develop and execute formulation development and manufacturing activities in the laboratory for assigned internal and external projects and will actively contribute to the development of stable solid vaccines and biologics formulations, this will involve working collaboratively with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

2. Provide effective DoE and control strategy implementation (QbD) in co-ordination with analytical and process support, implementation of appropriate technologies and life-cycle strategies, validations in accordance with ICH guidelines (to support cGMP production), and regulatory documentation to support product development plans to first time regulatory approvals.

3.You will spend 75% of of your day leading, planning and executing, laboratory based formulation experimentations on vaccine formulation development projects. You will have expertise in leading formulation development projects for biologically active materials, such expertise to specifically include vaccines.

4. Actively review and improve working SOP's and documents within the Formulation Development Department as part of a continuous improvement strategy.


To be successful in your application to this exciting opportunity as the Formulation Team Leader we are looking to identify the following on your profile and past history:

1. Relevant degree and ideally a PhD in an appropriate Scientific discipline, such as Biology, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Biotechnology etc. along with experience working in industry.

2. Proven industry experience in biological formulation development is essential to this vacancy, an understanding of immunology is advantageous.

3. A working knowledge and practical experience with CMC documentation will be extremely advantageous to your application.

Key Words: Formulation | Development | Process Development | Lyophilisation | Biologics | Biopharmaceutical | Pharmaceutical | Biotechnology | Biotech | Biochemistry | CMC | GMP | Biologics |

Hyper Recruitment Solutions Ltd (HRS) is an Equal Opportunities employer who are certified by Investors in People for talent development. We therefore welcome applications for any interested parties who fulfil the role requirements for this position. HRS is a company exclusively supporting the science and technology sectors, and is made up of a collaboration of recruitment professionals and scientists. We look forward to helping you with your next career moves.

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