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Development Scientist (not lab based)

Location: LEICESTERSHIRE Salary: 30000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Scientific Job Type: Permanent
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 5 days ago Reference: 3141975
Development Scientist
Leicestershire - Candidates must drive to get to this location 
Salary: Up to £35,000

Do you want to work in a happy, innovative and uplifting environment?
I am working with a company just like this which is in a period of rapid expansion! This business is an exciting period and is packed full with experts and professionals with a proactive approach, are passionate about what they do and work together to get the best possible result for the business.

They are now looking to add a Development Scientist to support the Technical Manager.
This role is responsible for the maintenance and co-ordination of the Quality Systems for this business and its related companies. It supports the business in ensuring that it operates in compliance with all relevant quality and regulatory standards

Key Responsibilities:

• Uses technical knowledge to support the feasibility and development strategy for new product concept briefs
• Works with contract development partners, packaging suppliers and contract manufacturers to create formulations, packaging solutions, develop specifications, test and validate new products.
• Proactively identifies formulation and packaging improvement opportunities eg. Cost of goods.
• Plans development activities and manages the delivery of own project objectives to meet project milestones. Highlights and manages technical risks.
• Works with suppliers and customer to ensure claims are supported and artwork is compliant with the relevant legislation
• From time to time may be required to perform additional/different responsibilities in line with your position.

Essential Skills:

• Science or Life Science Graduate or equivalent level with at least 3 years formulation/development experience in regulated healthcare environment.
• Working knowledge of packaging development.
• Good understanding of regulations supporting healthcare product development, i.e. GMP, GLP, Medical Device 13485.
Skills and Knowledge:
• Excellent track record of new product development from concept to market.
• Ability to build strong working relationships with third party suppliers and deliver effectively through others.
• Good attention to detail/accuracy.
• Self-motivated and takes personal accountability for own training and personal development.

*PLEASE NOTE THIS IS NOT A LAB BASED POSITION
If you are interested please apply ASAP. For any further information please contact Daniel Sarbatta REED SCIENTIFIC – daniel.sarbatta@reedglobal.com



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