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Principal Scientist, Formulation Development (Protein formulation _ Biotech)

Kelly Services (Schweiz) AG

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Principal Scientist, Formulation Development (Protein formulation _ Biotech)

Kelly Scientific is looking for a  Principal Scientist, Formulation Development 


  • Manage formulation development team including overseeing professional development, education, coaching and training, with continuous focus on improving the working processes.
  • Develop novel formulations (liquid, lyophilized, high concentration etc)
  • Develop and optimize processes (UFDF concentration, Lyophilization)
  • Interact with CMOs for drug product manufacturing during different phases of product development.
  • Prepare documentation and operational input to facilitate IMP management for clinical trials
  • Manage formulation and forced-degradation studies.
  • Manage long-term stability studies.
  • Oversee day-to-day laboratory management.
  • Responsible for technology transfer from the formulation development group to external CMOs.
  • Manage technology assessment and development studies appropriate for company’s formulation development needs.
  • Interpret and report results of work carried out in written and oral format both internally and externally.
  • Evaluate external developments in the area of formulation development and make recommendations based on their applicability for company’s projects.
  • Perform other relevant duties as required.


  • PhDin analytical, pharmaceutical, chemistry or biochemistry with at least 3 years of industrial experienceor MScor equivalent in analytical, pharmaceutical, chemistry or biochemistry with at least 6 years industrial experience
  • Experience with monoclonal antibodies
  • Significant experience in protein formulation for both early and late phase development
  • Experience in lyophilization and high concentration formulation development and process optimization
  • Experience in technology transfer and management of drug product manufacturing
  • Exposure to the principles of QBD (Quality By Design) and DOE (Design of Experiment)
  • Ability to manage a team and work independently within the group as well as within teams crossing disciplines and functions
  • Fluency in English, both written and verbal; French is a plus
  • Excellent communication skills and strong diplomacy skills required

Your contact at Kelly Scientific :
Mme DROMARD Mathilde, Consultant Professional Staffing Life Science and Deputy Manager
Rue du Rhône 114, 1204 Genève, Switzerland