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  • DUBLIN 2
  • Job reference number:15443756
  • Client ID:RI/AM16711
  • Posted on:08-MAY-2019
  • Location:WATERFORD
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Development Technologist - County Waterford.

Job Purpose:

Responsible for the formulation development of generic and new drug products through:
• Applying a thorough knowledge of all processes involved in the manufacture of pharmaceutical products.
• Applying a thorough knowledge of pharmaceutics to the development of drug products and the interpretation of in-vitro data to predict in-vivo performance.
• Performing formulation, process development and optimisation trials using experimental design techniques
• To carry out pre-formulation and formulation development trials on high potency molecules.
• Manufacture, pack and label clinical batches for human consumption.
• Communication of project data at internal meetings and through formulation reports and presentations.
• Lead pivotal scale cGMP exhibit batch based upon a sound knowledge of site and departmental SOPs, and an understanding of ICH/FDA/EMEA requirements as they relate to formulation and process development activities.
• Generate GMP documentation e.g. SOPs, Batch Manufacturing Records and protocols.
• Maintain a comprehensive knowledge of formulations and process development disciplines through research and scientific literature.
• Identify, assess, recommend and implement internal and external opportunities to broaden the company's technical/scientific capability.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience sought:

• Third level qualification in Pharmaceutical Science or equivalent related discipline.
Minimum 3 years' experience within the pharmaceutical industry, preferably in an operational setting.
• Practical experience in formulation development.

• In-depth knowledge of production operations such as dispensing, blending, granulation, compression, encapsulation, coating and packing
• Good troubleshooting skills are essential.
• Excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills are essential.

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