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Formulation Development Scientist

Hyper Recruitment Solutions
West Yorkshire
Dependent on experience
Closing date
12 Aug 2022

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Chemistry, Formulation, Pharmaceutical
Contract Type
Full Time
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Are you an experienced formulation development chemist looking for an exciting new job opportunity?

We are currently looking for a formulation development chemist to join a leading pharmaceutical company based in the Leeds area.

As the development formulator you will support analytical method development throughout product investigations as well as support investigations into manufacturing and raw material issues for the site.


Your duties as the Development Formulator will be varied however the key duties and responsibilities are as follows:

1. You will be responsible for supporting investigations into manufacturing processes where issues arise. Where reformulation is required to ensure the formulation remains robust, stable and in compliance with specifications.

2. You will manage multi-project tasks assigned day-to-day, from laboratory bench work through to successful production scale up, and licence variation submission (where applicable) and report progress on a regular basis.

3. As the development formulator, you will also test and support method development to characterise suspensions under supervision, with respect to particle size and rheological properties (where applicable).

4. Additionally, you will produce with minimum supervision, protocols and reports to support process development and validation activities (where applicable).


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

1. Relevant Life Science degree, ideally in pharmaceutical science or analytical/formulation chemistry.

2. Proven industry experience in a regulated GMP accredited laboratory with previous experience in a similar formulation development role is essential for this position.

3. The ability to work independently on multiple concurrent projects and also maintain a high quality of documentation, interpret data and prepare technical reports as necessary is also required.

Key Words: Formulation Scientist | Development Formulator | Pharmacy | Method Development | Validation | HPLC | Chromatography | Pharmaceutical | Life Science | GMP | GLP | Scientist

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.


Hyper Recruitment Solutions is a specialist and highly compliant recruitment consultancy dedicated to the Science and Technology sectors.

Hyper Recruitment Solutions (HRS), founded and run by Ricky Martin and in partnership with Lord Alan Sugar, has a wealth of recruitment expertise as well as compliance and commercial awareness. We offer a range of permanent, temporary and contract staff.

Our vision is to provide recruitment solutions which will assist in the improvement and quality of life for all. To do so, HRS will focus on the support of sectors whose primary focus is in making the world a better place. This could be working for a Pharmaceutical company who is developing new and existing therapeutics or an FMCG business who is making the latest consumer products in a sustainable and efficient way. We want to provide a service to those areas of actual need which will have an impact on us all.

We provide services across a broad range of industries including the following specialist sectors:

• Biotechnology
• Pharmaceutical
• Medical Device
• Clinical Research
• Food / FMCG
• Engineering
• Science

With all jobseekers we are looking to form close relationships where we can offer you the most accurate and useful advice. We intend to not only find and present the most ideal career options to you, but we want to provide advice on the entire recruitment process. We are a business who listens and advises and as shown on our website we have a clear ‘candidate commitment’ to ensure your search is in the most professional and capable hands. Some of the key areas we focus on include:

• Quality Assurance (including Qualified Persons)
• Clinical Research (all phases and therapeutic fields)
• Bioinformatics
• Research & Development
• Consumer Insight and Sensory
• Lean and Continuous Improvement
• Engineering (all disciplines)
• Manufacturing, Scale up and Technology Transfer
• Packaging and Sustainability 
• Medical Affairs
• Sales and Business Development
• Information Systems & Technology
• Executive Appointments

HRS has been awarded membership to the REC (Recruitment and Employment Confederation) and APSCo (Association of Professional Staffing Companies). This is to assure all clients and candidates that our processes and practices comply with all relevant government and recruitment industry regulations.

Lord Sugar, Ricky Martin and everyone at HRS look forward to working with you. Please do not hesitate to visit our website or contact us via
Telephone: 02032 255 120

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Find Us
0203 910 2980
Amshold House
Goldings Hill
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