Senior Scientist - Nutrition Supplements (ROI)
Our client is a global cosmetics development and production company based in the Republic of Ireland. They are currently seeking to recruit a senior scientist who is experienced in nutrition ingredients, to join their expanding team.
The focus of this position is to function both as a primary solid dosage formulator for in house and contract manufactured Wellness products and to provide a liaison and validation role for supplier provided solid dosage formulations. Travel in Europe, Asia and India may be required approximately 10-20 percent of the time.
-Work closely with Marketing and Product Development teams to establish product profiles, claims and timing targets.
-Formulate solid dosage formulations to target profiles and claims
-Support Product Development team in designing and validating safety, regulatory, stability, quality and claims substantiation testing plans
-Review and approve supplier provided formulations in accordance with Marketing and technical requirements
-Support review and approval of supplier generated validation of stability, claims, quality, safety etc.
-Work closely with Procurement and Quality to identify and approve raw materials
-Work closely with Procurement and Quality to identify and approve contract suppliers
-Provide support to local technical representation in market on product/formula related matters
-Work with colleagues to share knowledge and ideas. Actively contribute to team activities and support other team members when necessary
The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level or equivalent in pharmaceutical science, food science or chemistry, with 5-10 years experience within solid does formulations in either pharmaceuticals or nutraceuticals. You will enjoy hands-on development work as well as using CRO's and CMO's. You should be willing to travel extensively within the role.
In return my client offers a generous salary and benefits package, and plenty of room to develop professionally within the role.
Salary: Competitive, depending on experience
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