Scientist to Drug Product Manufacture at AstraZeneca i Göteborg

Publicerad: 2017-06-21
Göteborg, Västra Götalands län
Life Science
Läkemedel, bioteknik & medicinteknik
Sista ansökningsdag:
Eleonor Ehrman
We are now looking for a Scientist/Senior Scientist to Drug Product Manufacture within Pharmaceutical Technology and Development for a consultant assignment at the site in Gothenburg, Sweden.

AstraZeneca (AZ) is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. But we're more than one of the world's leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, employees are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

Pharmaceutical Technology and Development (PT&D) is accountable for delivering the design, innovative, efficient and robust processes for the manufacture of drug substance and product, the supply chain of products for safety and clinical trials and the generation of information and knowledge to ensure regulatory approval of new products.

Drug Product Manufacture (DPM) in Gothenburg manufactures investigational products (oral solution/suspension, parenteral solutions, capsules, tablets and inhalers) to AZ clinical studies mainly in phase I/II around the globe and is a vital part of the Pharmaceutical Supply Chain organization. At DPM in the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practice) arena you will make an important contribution in delivering clinical results and new medicines.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
This role significantly contributes to the manufacturing of drug product in development phase for clinical studies. All below activities will have a significant impact on the speed, quality and cost of the AZ development portfolio.

• Responsible for the timely and cost effective manufacture of drug product in line with the plans agreed within DPM, with focus on practical hands-on work in our pilot plant GMP facilities.

• Strong technical competence, credibility and ability to give assured technical direction.

• Set up Master Manufacturing Records and Batch Records and perform transactions in Warehouse Management System through the Supply Chain IT-systems.

• Assess record and report manufacturing and validation data accurately according to GMP.

• Ensure SHE (Safety Health and Environment) and GMP standards are upheld and ensure AZ Policies and Standards are understood and followed.

• Establish and recommend ways to improve flexibility and productivity, including new ways of working, resulting in shorter lead times.

• Monitor and track relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Essential Requirements
We are looking for a professional scientist with good team working skills and the ability to operate independently to drive delivery of projects.

MSc in pharmacy or engineering (specializing in Pharmaceuticals) or equivalent. Experience from pharmaceutical development or working in a manufacturing or supply chain organization is desired. You will have knowledge of cGMP and SHE and excellent documentation skills, both in English and Swedish. You will also have good understanding and interest in manufacturing equipment.

Business: Dfind Science & Engineering

City: Göteborg

Deadline for applications: 2017-08-06

More information: Eleonor Ehrman 0733434109

Organization/Business description:
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