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ApotexApotex is a proudly Canadian, global pharmaceutical company that produces high-quality, affordable medicines (both generic and innovative pharmaceuticals) for patients around the world. We are the 7th largest generic pharmaceutical company globally with more than 12,000 employees and estimated sales of approximately $3 billion. Our fully integrated operation is comprised of four lines of business: Global Generics; Apobiologix; Global Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API); and ApoPharma (Innovative Products). With our worldwide manufacturing sites, Apotex can produce up to 24 billion dosages per year. We produce 300 medicines in 4,000 dosages and formats that are exported to 115 countries. Apotex will spend $2 billion over the next 10 years on research and development.

Post : Formulation Development Scientific Leader

Job Responsibilities
• Research and compile pre-formulation data and patent information on the drugs and excipients used in the formulation project
• Design, issue and evaluate formulation trials to develop optimized formulas
• Conduct suitable trials to vary the excipients within SUPAC guidelines
• Ensure the optimum manufacture of initial pilot, stability, bio and small-scale production batches
• Prepare Pharmaceutical Development Reports for submitted products as well as required documentation for the regulatory authorities
• Liaise with the documentation groups for the preparation of a summary of the differences between the bio / stability/ submission masters and the scale-up masters, including components, equipment and process flowchart
• Assist in the development and design of original formulations

Candidate Profile
• Masters degree or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pharmacy or Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemical Engineering or related science
• Over 5 years of working experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical development environment, with related experience in formulation development of solid dosage forms, scale-up or technology transfer
• Excellent working and theoretical knowledge of controlled release dosage forms and pharmaceutical dosage form
• Excellent knowledge of excipients
• Must have excellent knowledge of GMP, GLP, Safety, FDA and TPD guidelines
• Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
• Strong organization and report writing skills

Additional Information:
5 years
Location: North York, ON, CA
Education: M.Pharm, M.Sc, Ph.D
Industry Type: Pharma/ Healthcare/ Clinical research
Functional Area: Formulation Development

End date : 10th April, 2018

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