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Director for Process Optimisation and Validation - Nottingham

Scientific and Drug Discovery - Other
Ref: 965 Date Posted: Monday 22 Jan 2018
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Director for Process Optimisation and Validation   

Entrust are currently supporting an impressive, growing contract development and manufacturing organisation.

The role is offered on a full time permanent basis and you will be working within the Formulation Process Optimisation and Manufacturing functions, this specific role will focus on the following activities:

  • Development of scalable manufacturing processes and support of downstream processing, with particular emphasis on scalable solid dose techniques (Solid Dispersions (Spray-drying, Hot-Melt Extrusion/Spheronisation), Granulation, Milling, tablet-coating)
  • Manage the streamlined transfer of processes from formulation development to GMP manufacturing
  • Ensure the manufacture of clinical products in accordance with cGMP, agreed specifications and in-house Quality standards.
  • To coach and lead junior members of the team
  • Write and review technical documentations such as technical reports, manufacturing batch records, protocols and risk assessments
  • Procurement and validation of key solid dose processing equipment

About You:

  • Minimum of a degree in Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Experience of late stage 2- phase 3 and commercial manufacture
  • 10+ years of experience in drug product development with extensive knowledge and practical experience in development of ‘Fit for Phase’ solid dosage forms. 
  • Broad knowledge of formulation development across several dosage forms.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required.
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about pharmaceutical development
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills

My Client Offers:

  • A great working environment
  • Great Career Progression
  • Market Leading Staff Salary
  • Excellent Company Benefits  

If you are interested in discussing further, then please contact Suzi on 01224 608988 or email