Principle / Senior Process Development Scientists

10 months ago

Permanent Role

Juniper Pharma Services, part of Juniper Pharmaceuticals is a successful contract development and manufacturing organisation (CDMO) based in Nottingham (NG8). With over 140 employees in the UK, we specialise in formulation development, analytical services and clinical manufacturing for pharmaceutical clients globally. The wider focus of Juniper Pharmaceuticals, headquartered in Boston USA, is developing therapeutics that address unmet needs in women’s health.

This is an exciting time for our rapidly growing business and we are looking for new scientists who wants to develop their career to join our expert team:

The Role:

Working within the Formulation Process Optimisation and Manufacturing functions this specific role will focus on the following activities:

  • Development of scalable manufacturing processes and support of downstream processing, with particular emphasis on scalable solid dose techniques (Solid Dispersions (Spray-drying, Hot-Melt Extrusion/Spheronisation), Granulation, Milling, tablet-coating,)
  • Manage the streamlined transfer of processes from formulation development to GMP manufacturing
  • Lead and coordinate the manufacture of clinical products in accordance with cGMP, agreed specifications and in-house Quality standards
  • Lead and train project teams
  • Write and review technical documentations such as technical reports, manufacturing batch records, protocols and risk assessments
  • Support in the procurement and validation of key solid dose processing equipment

The ideal candidate will be:

  • Minimum of a degree in Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or equivalent required
  • 10+ years of experience in drug product development with extensive knowledge and practical experience in development of ‘Fit for Phase’ solid dosage forms
  • Broad knowledge of formulation development across several dosage forms
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and communication skills are required
  • Enthusiastic and passionate about pharmaceutical development
  • Have a high attention to detail
  • Excellent numerical skills


  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary annual bonus
  • Contributory Pension scheme
  • 25 days holiday – plus bank holidays
  • Death in service
  • Healthcare provision
  • Free parking
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Perkbox
  • Health Shield
  • Learning & Development opportunities

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