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Process Development Scientist

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Summary of the role

Your role as a Process Development Scientist will involve:

  • Researching new technologies, developing and implementing different approaches to manufacturing processes in order to improve efficiency and scale up the production of medicines and vaccines.
  • Testing and assessing the production process to ensure high quality is maintained during production.
  • Conducting regular evaluations to document product developments, find defects and advise on modifications.

Headline skills required:

  • Communication skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Excellent documentation practices
  • Analytical skills
  • Problem-solving
  • Organisation skills
  • Team player

Why is it exciting?

A large part of this role is driving innovation and focusing on sustainable ways to improve the safety, quality, and the environmental footprint when manufacturing medicinal products.

How much does a Process Development Scientist make in a year?

Dependent upon experience, you can hope to earn upwards of £35,000.

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