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Senior Scientist

  1. Midlands (UK)
  1. Contract
  1. Life Sciences
Date Posted13 Nov 2020
6 month Senior Scientist contract to work for a Global Pharmaceutical organisation in the Midlands with chance of extension! 

We are currently working with a large Global Pharmaceutical organisation at one of their manufacturing facilities in Nottinghamshire, Midlands. They are looking for an experienced Senior Scientist to join them initially for 6 months with possibility to extend to 12 months. 

This position will be on site, not remote working. Hours per week: 37.5

We are looking for the following experience: 

  • Either PhD with 1 - 3 years industry experience or 3+ years Industry experience in a similar Senior Scientist / Formulation Scientist / Analytical Scientist position.
  • Able to work to cGMP standards
  • Experience leading or training junior members of staff is beneficial
  • Understanding of appropriate characterisation techniques and/or formulation/manufacturing processes

Duties to include the following: 
  • To perform all laboratory work to a high degree of scientific rigour such that it will stand up to external scientific, legal or regulatory scrutiny.
  • To manage the day to day activities of a team and perform performance management of assigned staff.
  • Support the Management team by assisting the delivery of the internal research program.
  • To provide leadership and training to the junior members of the team
  • Support Group Heads and the Business Development Team in assembling quotations for Clients within the agreed timeframe.
  • To ensure that projects are scheduled accordingly to deliver to expected timeframes
  • To maintain knowledge and awareness of the latest developments and best practice in own area of expertise and seek to apply within the company
  • To communicate with clients in an effective, proactive and appropriate manner
  • Constantly strive to develop and support a culture of Continuous Improvement to improve operations, streamline work processes, decrease turnaround times and improve quality.

If this role is of interest then please apply!

The candidate must have the rights to work in the location stated in the job advert.

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