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Work Type: REGULAR

Sub-Classification: Unspecified

Location: Melbourne

Advertiser: ChemSkill

Date Posted: 04/07/2008

Position Filled: No





  • Global Pharmaceutical Company with State of the Art Facilities
  • Product Development – From Concept to Launch
  • Novel Formulations and Processes, Leading to Patents
Our client is a global pharmaceutical manufacturer producing pharmaceuticals for the world market. They are actively working to increase their product range on offer in Australia.  
This permanent position is a rare opportunity and would suit a development scientist with a BSc or higher degree and at least 2 years relevant experience.
The successful candidate will report to the Section Leader of the Formulation and Novel Product Development Group. Duties will include:
  • Product development: concept; stability trials; manufacture; selection of container and closure; registration; launch
  • Actively participate in cross-functional project teams
  • Develop products on time, and meet customer expectations
  • Produce novel and value added formulations and processes and support patenting the new inventions
To be considered for this role, you must meet the following criteria:
  • Degree, MSc or PhD qualified in pharmacy, chemistry or related discipline
  • At least 2 years experience in a related area
  • Excellent HPLC skills
  • Formulation experience valued but not essential
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the development process
  • Technical skills in at least one area of pharmaceutical development
  • Knowledge of 1 or more of: analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical chemistry, physical chemistry, organic chemistry
  • Strong customer focus
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in teams with others at all levels
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Attention to detail and commitment to quality
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal
  • Initiative, troubleshooting and decision making skills
  • Patent interpretation experience
  • Analytical method development experience
  • Ability to train and coach
This is an ideal role for someone looking to take the next step in their pharmaceutical product development career.
To be considered for this role, please submit your resume together with a covering letter to
To discuss this position further, please call Helen or Rod on 03 9516 0100.
All applications will be treated as strictly confidential. Due to the large number of applicants, we can only notify short-listed candidates.
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