Drug Product Development Scientist

CordenPharma Caponago
Italy (IT)

CordenPharma Caponago

Caponago, Italy (IT)

CordenPharma Caponago

For our R&D department, we are looking for:

Drug Product Development Scientist

Reporting directly to the R&D Manager of Corden Pharma Caponago, a plant dedicated to the contract development and manufacturing of injectable drugs in aseptic or terminal sterilization technology:

Main activities:

  • >>  Planning, coordinating and reporting, in collaboration with the R&D team and under the supervision of the R&D Manager, pharmaceutical development activities, process materials testing, process simulations;
  • >>  Collaborating with customers, Project Manager and the projects team in the Project Planning and in the drafting of documents to support pharmaceutical development activities and technology transfer/industrialization of pharmaceutical manufacturing processes (Product Development Protocol/Report, Technology Transfer Plan/Report, etc.);
  • >>  Performing experimental laboratory focused on formulation/process development and characterization trials;
  • >>  Managing the manufacture of development and/or engineering/clinical batches, coordinating the support staff;
  • >>  Managing the training of the production operators for the internal technology transfer from development to commercial manufacturing, taking care also of safety aspects.


  • >>  University degree in scientific disciplines with 3/4 years’ experience in Drug Product Development and pharmaceutical production;
  • >>  Very good knowledge of MS- Office tools;
  • >>  Excellent communication (both written and oral) skills in English;
  • >>  Previous experience in injectable formulation development (liquids and freeze-dried products) is highly desired;
  • >>  Knowledge on niche types of injectable formulations (emulsion, liposomes SLP) is highly appreciated;
  • >>  Previous experience in DP technology transfer is a plus;
  • >>  GMP knowledge;
  • >>  Experience with QbD principles for DP development.


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Drug Product Development Scientist