Principal Formulation Scientist

Last update 2023-12-05
Expires 2024-01-05
ID #1930810144
Principal Formulation Scientist
New Zealand, Auckland, Auckland,
Modified November 20, 2023


Chemistry & Physics (Science & Technology) Our client is an innovative New Zealand agri-tech company that has developed a slow-release bolus device that delivers targeted doses of a methane inhibitor (a synthesised, naturally occurring organic compound) to livestock, leading to at least a 70% reduction in methane emissions from ruminants for up to six months. Their unique solution can be used across all farming systems globally and has the potential to deliver significant climate change impacts. About the role We seek an experienced formulation scientist who can take on the role of a product development lead and drive prototypes towards a market-ready product. You will be supported by a team of scientists and technicians and work closely with the CSO, the Head of Product Development, and the regulatory team to prepare the prototypes for a successful transition into upscaling and commercial development. On this journey toward a stable and manufacturable product, you will deal with complex formulation and material science challenges and lean on your significant experience in pharmaceutical formulation and development to overcome them. You will have the pragmatism of an industry scientist driven by the desire to translate science into a commercial product and successful business outcomes. You will also contribute to generating and managing intellectual property and patents related to the developed technology. If you are a driven and passionate scientist ready to work in a start-up environment to decarbonise agriculture, we want to hear from you! About you: Strong background in formulation technology with proven experience working in pharmaceutical, nutraceutical, or agricultural companies. Previous experience in product development and commercialisation. Experience with sustained-release formulations/devices. Previous GMP exposure. Prior leadership experience and a team-oriented approach. Strong communication skills, both written and oral, capable of conveying scientific concepts to general audiences and investors. Join a highly innovative company with exciting technology and huge potential to solve a critical global challenge. Competitive remuneration package. Scope to grow professionally and develop your career as the company grows. A high degree of autonomy within a flexible working environment. Index Scientific and Technical Recruitment is New Zealand's only recruitment company run by scientists. We have the trust of some of the most successful New Zealand and international organisations and companies to identify talented scientists, engineers, and technical specialists to work on ground-breaking projects. We are committed to enhancing the operation of New Zealand's innovation ecosystem and helping technology and manufacturing companies succeed on the New Zealand and international stage. Your application will include the following questions: Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in New Zealand? How many years' experience do you have as a Formulation Scientist? What's your expected annual base salary? How much notice are you required to give your current employer? #J-18808-Ljbffr

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Principal formulation scientist

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