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Senior Process Development Scientist (Pharma)

Full Time
Job Sector:
Science / Analysis
South Wales
Rhondda Cynon Taff, Pontypridd
Salary description:
£35, 000 to £45, 000 per annum
Start Date:
Just Life Sciences
Job Ref:

Senior Process Development Scientist (Pharma)
Pontypridd (CF37), 
From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum

Just Life Sciences are recruiting for a Global business which is going through an exciting period in its Development.

We are looking for a Process Development Scientist and you will lead complex FD projects for assigned process, produce GMP documents and lead deviation investigations and advice on CAPEX or CI improvements.

You duties will include

•Lead technical transfer and scale up development of new projects coming from Formulation Development (FD) and client groups into the operations group.

•Able to act as SME for their assigned process/equipment train to support all internal and external needs.

•Lead complex deviation investigations to determine root cause and support CAPA implementation.

•Advise and support CAPEX and/or improvement activities in this area.

•Liaise with all functions to ensure production schedules are adhered to 100% of the time and where this is not possible root causes are captured and actioned.

•To communicate effectively with internal and external customers and participate with them in problem solving and continuous improvement activities.

•Responsible for the reviewing of manufacturing batch records for technical transfer and continuous improvement projects in accordance with cGMP practices.

•Responsible for progressing and assisting in the technical aspects of process validation exercises.

•To assist in training of FD and Manufacturing personnel where required and promoting best practices for technical transfer and continuous improvement.

•To observe safe working practices in handling of materials and when conducting manual handling activities.

•To comply with Company Policies, including HSE and environmental standards for the handling of potent formulation down to OELs of 0.01µg/m3.

•To identify self-development needs for future performance.

•To undertake such tasks and to manage specific internal or ad hoc projects as and when required to meet department and business needs and within the scope of the job-holder’s capabilities and responsibilities. 

Qualifications Experience

•Degree educated in a suitable scientific discipline (e.g. chemistry, pharmacy, microbiology, engineering). A higher degree in pharmaceutical processes/chemical engineering is advantageous.

•Significant experience (equivalent to 5+ years) within a similar level role in a Pharmaceutical/Chemical/Regulated processing environment, ideally OSD (Oral Solid Dosage) and Potent molecules.

•Technical Transfer and scale up experience

•Knowledge of cGMP/Validation/FDA and Japanese market

If you have the relevant experience, or are looking for a new role within the Life Sciences Sector in South Wales, then please email 

Company Description

We are a specialist Independent Recruitment Consultancy based in Cardiff. We have over 20 years of recruitment expertise in South Wales, and we believe that the fantastic Life Sciences Market within South Wales needs to be supported by a Welsh Independent Specialist Life Sciences Recruiter.

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