Particle & Powder Characterisation Scientist

CY Partners are currently recruiting for an experiencedParticle & Powder Characterisation Scientist to join a leading international Life Sciences CRO. The role will be based at their Kent client site within API Product and Process Development.

Key Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Hands-on analysis of particle and powder attributes of APIs and formulations to support formulation and process design
  • Perform physical, mechanical particle & bulk powder characterisation
  • Apply data analysis on large data sets to support visualisation and trending of data
  • Collaborate with Formulation and Material Scientists to determine formulation manufacturability and final formulation performance; help direct future project work
  • Communicate and work closely with project teams
  • Maintain high quality documentation of all activities

Ideal Skills and Qualifications:

  • BSc / MSc in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related discipline)
  • Strong fundamental background in Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Solid Oral Formulation including drug product design, processing and manufacturing
  • Proven industrial experience in Particle and Powder Characterisation techniques
  • Experience in API product development, drug substance development and process development
  • Working knowledge of GMP/GLP compliance
  • Familiarization with batch and continuous drug product processing
  • Experience of tablet manufacture or compaction simulation
  • Experience with design, use and implementation of modelling pharmaceutical processes
  • Previous use of statistical analysis software packages beneficial

If you are interested or have any questions about this role, feel free to contact Harriet at CY Partners (07851 246 846 /