Principal Scientist - Drug Product Development

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. Switzerland
Posting date: 05 Jun 2019

Our client, a leading Biotech focusing on the discovery and development of novel biologics, are seeking to hire a Principal Scientist, Drug Product Development.

Job Responsibilties:

  • Manage the drug product development team
  • Manage activities relevant to drug product manufacturing
  • Select and finalize clinical trial material by performing compatibility studies for different regions
  • Interact with CMOs/CROs for drug product development during different phases of product development.
  • Responsible for technology transfer from the drug product development group to Technical Operations team onsite or to external CMOs.
  • Manage long-term stability studies.
  • Evaluate external developments in the area of drug product development and make recommendations based on their applicability for projects.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Degree in a analytical, pharmaceutical, chemistry, engineering or biochemistry with industrial experience
  • Significant experience in protein formulation for both early and late phase development
  • Experience with regulatory submissions in USA/EU for sections relevant to drug product development/manufacturing
  • Experience in technology transfer and management of drug product manufacturing
  • Exposure to the principles of QBD and DOE
  • Ability to manage a team and work independently within the group as well as within teams crossing disciplines and functions

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