Senior Formulation Development Scientist Required at Lilly-Apply before 20th June 2024


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Post: Advisor / Senior Advisor – Formulation

Job Description:

Are you passionate about drug product development, including pre-formulation, formulation, and process development for monoclonal antibodies, recombinant proteins, and other biologic products? Do you possess expertise in scale-up and tech transfer? Are you adept at utilizing analytical techniques to characterize bioproducts? Have you effectively managed outsourced projects to CROs and CMOs in a virtual environment? If so, then consider joining LCCI as a Drug Product Development Lead.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Formulation Development Oversight:
    • Lead preformulation and formulation studies to determine optimal stability conditions for biologic candidates.
    • Strategically address technical challenges and oversee process tech transfer to GMP manufacturing facilities.
  • Experimental Guidance and Process Evolution:
    • Direct teams in conducting experiments to select ideal formulations and manufacturing processes.
    • Adapt processes and formulations as products progress through development stages, considering commercialization requirements.
  • Quality Assurance and Troubleshooting:
    • Ensure high-quality product and data from CROs and CMOs.
    • Troubleshoot issues, identify trends, and minimize process variability.
  • Flexibility and Detail-Oriented Approach:
    • Embrace new projects and challenges with flexibility.
    • Maintain meticulous records, interpret data, and provide detailed analysis.
  • Communication and Collaboration:
    • Interact effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
    • Adhere to safety and environmental guidelines, fostering a proactive safety culture.

Candidate Profile:

  • Education:
    • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pharmaceutical Chemistry, Biotechnology, Biochemistry, Chemical Engineering, or related field.
    • BS/MS in Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Engineering, or related field with 8-10 years of relevant experience.
  • Experience Requirements:
    • Strong oral and written communication skills.
    • Proficiency in laboratory techniques and formulation development.
    • Experience in process development, tech transfer, and commercialization.
    • Ability to build dynamic relationships and mentor colleagues.
    • Familiarity with process control and documentation systems.

Additional Information:

  • Experience: 3-6 years
  • Qualification: Ph.D., M.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Sc
  • Location: Bangalore, Karnataka
  • Industry Type: Pharma/Healthcare/Clinical Research
  • Functional Area: Research & Development
  • End Date: 20th June 2024
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