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MCS Group

  • The Linenhall,
  • 32-38 Linenhall Street,
  • Belfast,
  • Co. Antrim,
  • BT2 8BG

Phone: 028 9023 5456  

Principal Formulation Chemist

Location: Co. Down

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

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  • Added
    3 weeks ago
  • Closing Date
    17th Dec 2017

Job Summary

MCS Group
Job Location
Co. Down
£50,000 - £60,000
Closing Date
17th December 2017
Employment Type
Permanent Full-Time
Pharmaceutical & Science  
Job Role(s)
Pharmacist Manager
Process Development Chemist
Validation Manager
Minimum Experience
See Job Description
Employer Type
Recruitment Agency
Emma Harrison

About the job

MCS Group are looking to find a Principal Formulation Scientist for a leading Pharmaceutical Company in NI. This company have recently undergone massive expansion and are under new ownership with fresh policies and a new approach to employees in place.

Key Responsibilities

You will develop pharmaceutical products and optimise the development of products in accordance with Quality standards. You will be one of the points of contact for the chemist, to coach and train them and act as a mentor to ensure the practices are being kept up to standard and to ensure the maintenance
of equipment and carry out validation, cleaning and calibration. You will liaise with R&D and Operations and QC to progress NPD and continuous improvement.

Key Requirements

In order to proceed with this opportunity, you will have a masters or PhD in chemistry or pharmacy or related. 5+ years of pre-formulation and drug development including tableting processes and scale up. You must be able to display experience in the design of experiments and appropriate statistical tools for data analysis. Knowledge of MiniTab would be beneficial with a proven track record of excellent time management.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact Emma Harrison, Agri-Food & Pharmaceutical Specialist at MCS Group on 02890 235 456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

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MCS Group

  • The Linenhall,
  • 32-38 Linenhall Street,
  • Belfast,
  • Co. Antrim,
  • BT2 8BG

Phone: 028 9023 5456  

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Principal Formulation Chemist

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