Assistant Scientist (Formulation R&D)

Research and Development/Analytical and Formulary Braunton, North Devon


Perrigo has more than 130 years of providing Quality Affordable Healthcare Products to consumers and families around the world.  We are now looking to recruit a Formulation Scientist into our R&D team based at the Braunton manufacturing site.

In this role you will support the development of suitable and stable formulations to produce robust, modern products in accordance with quality and regulatory guidelines.  You will be 
formulating small scale concept batches predominately dry formulations e.g. tablets, capsules, and sachets and manufacturing them using pilot scale equipment.  Then through scaleup trials to full size production batches on GMP equipment.  As part of the role you will be responsible for generating documents to support new licenses applications and variations on existing licenses.  You will also support analytical method development throughout product development.  Hence, a knowledge of both the active pharmaceutical ingredients and excipients and how they perform within formations is required.

To be successful in this role you will need to have a science based degree or equivalent. Experience in formulation development and manufacturing.  Ideally with a pharmaceutical manufacturer or in a similar industry.  Some previous practical lab experience will also be an advantage.

We are seeking a diverse applicant pool to ensure the diversity of our team reflects the end consumers we serve through our self-care mission. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that celebrates our team’s differences. Individuals of all races, ethnicities, nationalities, ancestries, religious creeds, sexual orientations, genders, gender identities and gender expressions, national origins, ages, mental and physical abilities, familial status,’ veterans status’, military status’ and more are encouraged to apply. TOGETHER, we make lives better.