Formulation Research and Development Scientist:
Bayer AG

Bayer AG
Shawnee Mission Kans
Bayer is a global enterprise with core competencies in the Life Science fields of health care and agriculture. Its products and services are designed to benefit people and improve their quality of life. At Bayer you have the opportunity to be part of a culture where we value the passion of our employees to innovate and give them the power to change. 


Formulation Research and Development Scientist 




The primary responsibilities of this role, Formulation Research and Development Scientist, are to: 


  • Designs and/or conducts pre-formulation, formulation development,  process development, process optimization, scale-up and clinical manufacturing on assigned projects;
  • Serves as a subject matter expert in formulation, process and product development, optimization and scale-up of oral, topical/transdermal and parenteral formulations;
  • Assists in the preparation and management of the project budgets and capital budgets for formulation development and pilot plant groups;
  • Serves as lead Research & Development (R&D) project member for teams consisting of Analytical, Quality Assurance (QA), Quality Control (QC), Validation, Engineering, Regulatory Affairs, Production, R&D, and Supply Chain charged with projects pertaining to formulation and process development; formulation and process scale-up, optimization, technology transfer and process validation.
  • Maintains accurate, detailed records of work performed following good documentation practices;
  • Writes and reviews protocols, batch records, batch summary reports, technical transfer documents and product development reports and other key reports/documents as per ICH guidelines and regulatory requirements;
  • Follows Bayer Health, Environment, and Safety policies and procedures.




Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE values.  More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:


  • This position requires a PhD in Pharmaceutics or Pharmaceutical Sciences or related scientific field preferably in Formulation Development/Drug Delivery and a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or Master's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences with emphasis in Pharmaceutical Formulation and Technology and a minimum of 8 years of relevant experience;  
  • Experience in variety of formulations with emphasis on parenteral;
  • Able to collaborate with individuals in a one-on-one setting and cross-functional teams and mentor/lead individuals within the Research and Development group;
  • Expertise in pharmaceutical development, novel drug delivery systems, process and product development experience. Should have knowledge of Current Good Manufacturing Practices and Standard Operating Procedures as related to laboratory/manufacturing environment;
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills are essential. Working knowledge of Microsoft suite of software products including Excel, Word and PowerPoint is required. Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task and prioritize assignments are essential;
  • Should have basic understanding of the Food Drug Administration guidelines and regulations.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Sustained release and taste-masking experience.



Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and you have the "Passion to Innovate" and the "Power to Change", we encourage you to apply now. To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.


Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.   
Location:United States : Kansas : Shawnee Mission    
Division:Animal Health   
Reference Code:13741   
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