Senior Scientist

Highly Competitive
  1. Permanent
  2. Biological Sciences
  3. United Kingdom
Macclesfield, England
Posting date: 10 May 2021

A contract position has arisen for a Senior Scientist in Packaging Development within the Pharmaceutical Technology & Development function. In this role you will be expected to apply specialist knowledge to achieve project targets.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage packaging support to pharmaceutical development projects, applying specialist knowledge and expertise to achieve project targets in a timely fashion and to agreed quality standards
  • Contribute to the Packaging Strategy in the areas of Sustainability, Design Methodology, Smart Packaging and Standardisation
  • Employ your understanding of packaging regulations
  • Assess and report data with a clear understanding of its reliability; interpret finding and draw authoritative conclusions and recommendations so that their significance can be appreciated
  • Ensure that work is performed in accordance with appropriate safety (SHE), quality and compliance standards, e.g. GMP
  • Generate and review regulatory submission documents, plans, protocols and reports ensuring that the project objectives are met
  • To work with colleagues across the company and partner organisations to ensure suitable scientific input and influence decision making

Skills and Requirements

  • A graduate with relevant experience in a Development or Commercial Manufacturing environment
  • Advantageous to have an understanding of packaging aspects of one or more of the following:
    • Materials and polymer science
    • Sustainability
    • Design methodology
    • Smart packaging
  • Ability to assess, review and report data from own work, with a clear understanding of its reliability. Interpret findings and draw authoritative conclusions and recommendations so that their significance can be appreciated.
  • Work as a member of multi-functional teams, with a large degree of independence representing own department or area of expertise.
  • Experience working with appropriate Safety, Health & Environment (SHE), quality and compliance standards, e.g. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  • Strong communication skills.

To Apply

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