Formulation Scientist /Product Developer to AstraZeneca

Personality / Commitment

About AstraZeneca
AstraZeneca is a major international healthcare business engaged in the research, development, manufacture and marketing of prescription pharmaceuticals and the supply of healthcare services. AstraZeneca is proud to offer a unique workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Co-workers are empowered to express diverse perspectives - and are made to feel valued, energized and rewarded for their ideas and creativity.

The arena:
We now have the opportunity for 2-3 consultants to join our team in the role as Formulation Scientist/Product Developer within the department Global Product Development at AstraZeneca in Gothenburg. The assignment is for 12 months on a temporary basis.

Job / Skills

The role:
We are looking for a formulation scientist who can work together with us with generating and evaluating pharmaceutical technologies and formulations (advanced drug delivery). The work includes development, characterization and documentation, in order to develop drug products.
The tasks include planning and implementation of experiments with the aim of generating new formulations and optimizing processes in lab and pilot scale. We are looking for both people with and without previous experience in the area.

Minimum requirements:
MSc or PhD in chemistry, pharmacy, chemical engineering, food technology or equivalent. Good knowledge in written and spoken Swedish and/or English is necessary as well as laboratory experience including working with computerized systems. If you have experience from working within the pharmaceutical industry, this will be an advantage.
As a person, you should be well organized, analytical, flexible and accurate. Good team working skills are also important, together with the ability to operate independently. Good communication skills linked to the ability to work to tight timelines are highly valued.

What we offer you at ALTEN
Every employee is equally valuable in the success of ALTEN! We are driven by making people grow and develop, which is why we offer you the opportunity to work with what you are truly passionate about. At ALTEN, we have a broad range of assignments at most of the leading companies in Sweden in several different sectors, to make it possible for your wishes to come true. We offer both national and international opportunities and together with your coaching manager, you build your career path so you constantly are able to develop and achieve your goals and dreams!

As a consultant at ALTEN, you will get the genuine team feeling at your assignment but also a wonderful togetherness at ALTEN. Through our different internal networks, such as ALTEN Sports, Women@ALTEN and ALTEN Innovation you will get the opportunity to drive topics and activities that are close to your heart, together with your colleagues. All activities are of course optional. Work life balance is our top priority. We also have a collective agreement and other benefits like Pension, Insurances and Wellness grants.

We believe in growing together!

Locations Gothenburg
Contact Matilda HOLTHE
Application deadline 19/11/2019
Reference AD008092