Lead Scientist

06 May 2022
16 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time
Catalent are currently recruiting for a Lead Scientist to join the product development team in Nottingham. The product development team support the business with onsite Formulation Development, contributing to the development of products that help people live better, healthier lives. Innovation is the foundation of formulation development, supplying pioneering solutions and state of the art technologies to support drug product development.

The Lead Scientist will ensure that all Client projects and internal research projects are conducted in accordance with the company's policies and procedures, Perform formulation development and process development operations in accordance with cGMP standards.

The role:

Responsible for process development, scale up and tech transfer activities in compliance with cGMP standards and the Quality Management System.
To write reports associated with process development and optimisation project activities.
Support Project Managers, Group Heads and the Business Development Team in assembling quotations for Clients within the agreed timeframe.
To ensure that projects are scheduled accordingly to deliver to expected timeframes
Maintain knowledge and awareness of the latest developments and best practice in own area of expertise and seek to apply within the company
To communicate with clients in an effective, proactive and appropriate manner
To provide leadership and training to the junior members of the team
Support the Management team by assisting the delivery of the internal research programme.

The candidate:

Degree + 3 years experience in a relevant technical area, or a relevant PhD with at least one years industrial experience or equivalent experience
Experience working within a CDMO
Minimum of 1 years' experience with development team
Experience in Oral solid dosage forms (essential)

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by local law.

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