Formulation Development Scientist Opportunities


Formulation Development Scientists

Location: Based at our state-of-the-art custom designed facilities in Craigavon

Hours: 37.5 Hours Per Week

Salary: Competitive plus excellent benefits package

Business Unit: Almac Pharma Services

What you should know…

At this point, we are seeking to establish a pool of suitable candidates only for current and future vacancies. Please note you are not actively applying to an open position at this time.

Please submit your CV via the online portal ensuring you clearly detail your qualifications and relevant experience. Please also note CVs will be assessed on an ongoing basis and you may be contacted depending on the roles available, your skill set and business requirements.

Almac Pharma Services is an established and highly successful outsourcing partner working with leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies around the world. Our highly skilled team specialise in the manufacture and packaging of commercial drug products and medicines. The expert services we provide supports the provision of medicines and treatments to patients around the world.

We are now pleased to offer opportunities to join our expanding Formulation Development Team in the below positions:

  • Formulation Development Scientist
  • Senior Formulation Development Scientist
  • Technical Leader (Formulation Development)

A fascinating role, Formulation Development Scientists play a key part in our operations as they focus on the development of all processes used in the manufacture of new and existing drug products. These products cover a range of solid oral dosage forms (including tablets, capsules and sachets) and liquids.

Techniques used include Wet and Dry Granulation, Fluid Bed Coating/Drying, Encapsulation, Tabletting and Tablet Coating – all of which you will get exposure to within this role.

These roles are ideally suited to applicants coming from a Pharmacy, Chemical /Process Engineering or similar academic background. So whether you are just starting out in your career, or an experienced professional wanting to make a switch – this could be the opportunity for you!

Refer to the attached Job Descriptions and Person Specification for each role for full details and further information. Please make sure your CV clearly demonstrates how you meet the criteria required before submitting your application.

A fantastic salary and benefits package is available, including annual bonus for all, generous holiday allowance, healthcare reimbursement scheme, and a rewarding role where the work you do will ultimately be contributing to the advancement of human health.

Additional Information

All applicants must demonstrate eligibility to work in the UK

During periods of additional work requests this role will require additional coverage beyond normal working hours. It is a condition of your employment that you are able to fulfil this requirement of the role.

Apply Now

Apply online - please ensure your CV clearly outlines how you meet criteria for this role – refer to the job descriptions attached to this advert for full details of the essential and desirable criteria required. Please upload your CV in PDF format where possible.

Closing Date

Closing date for receipt of applications is 30th April 2024 at 5pm


Almac will only accept applications from agencies/business partners that have been invited to work on this role by our Talent Acquisition team. Speculative candidate CV’s received or submitted directly to Hiring Managers will be considered unsolicited and no fee will be payable. Thank you for your cooperation.


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