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Drug Product Development Scientist f/h
  • Ref: DEVPHARMA/2021/10/WEB
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Company presentation

Adocia is a 125- people biotechnology company based in Lyon, listed on the Euronext stock exchange, and specialised in the development of innovative formulations of already-approved proteins. Adocia's insulins formulations portfolio, featuring five products in clinical stage and three in preclinical stage, is among the largest and most differentiated in the industry

Your mission

Within a multidisciplinary team of over 125 people, you will work closely with the Quality Assurance, Physical Chemistry, Analysis, Chemistry and Biology departments.

Your mission will consist in developing pharmaceutical products resulting from Adocia's innovative Drug Delivery technologies and for which the preclinical proof of concept has already been established.

To achieve this goal, you will be in charge of designing and carrying out the studies in the laboratory as well as interpreting the results so that you can:

  • develop safe and effective formulations according to specifications and requirements of the pharmaceutical industry,
  • select the primary packaging compatible with the formulation and which ensures performance in the commercial device,
  • support the integrated development of the pharmaceutical product according to a Quality by Design approach,
  • develop and implement robust manufacturing processes compatible with pharmaceutical industry standards,
  • supervise CMO's manufacturing of formulations to produce batches for the performance of clinical studies,
  • write pharmaceutical development reports and contribute to regulatory files (IMPD, IND) to support clinical studies,
  • contribute to the management of subcontracted activities: from the creation of documents used for tenders, from the selection, to the negotiation, coordination and end of all activities (internal and subcontracted) linked to the manufacture of the GMP product.

You will lead a team of highly qualified technicians.

Expected profile

An engineer, pharmacist, or doctor in applied sciences, you have the following skills:

  • an experience in the field of formulation, development, and process transfer,
  • a good knowledge of analytical methods and biophysical tools applied to proteins,
  • a good knowledge of pharmaceutical development would be appreciated,
  • a rigorous methodology in accordance with the requirements of the pharmaceutical industry,
  • a good knowledge of English (written and oral),
  • a good knowledge of IT data processing tools,
  • excellent interpersonal skills and a taste for teamwork.

Experience in protein formulation or drug-device combination product development would be an advantage for the position. Finally, knowledge of GMP and sterile injectables would be appreciated.

Passionate about Science and Innovation, working in an ambitious, competitive, and promising field motivates you.

Adocia promotes excellence to become a partner of choice for leading pharmaceutical companies specializing in innovative treatments for chronic diseases.

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