Scientist Drug Product Delivery
Are you passionate about science and have experience from a GMP regulated environment together with knowledge within drug product delivery? Do you want to use your logistic understanding to ensure that we deliver high value to our early phase clinical trials? Then join our Drug Product Delivery team at AstraZeneca!
At AstraZeneca, we put patients first and strive to meet their unmet needs worldwide. Working here means being entrepreneurial, thinking big and working together to make the impossible a reality. We truly understand science and use our unique scientific capabilities to deliver what we believe to be one of the most productive pipelines in the industry. If your passion is science and you want to be part of a team that makes a bigger impact on patients’ lives, then there’s no better place to be.
We are now offering exciting opportunities for talented individuals to join us in the role as Scientists Drug Product Delivery. These roles are based at AstraZeneca’s dynamic R&D site in Gothenburg, Sweden and you will be part of a team within Drug Product Delivery.
Drug Product Delivery (DPD) within Pharmaceutical Technology & Development (PT&D) is the sole internal AstraZeneca department that packs, labels and distributes investigational medicinal products to clinical trial patients. We support launched, pre-launched and products under development within all our therapeutic areas. We work in a faced paced environment where flexibility and agility enable us to deliver high value to early phase clinical trials.
What you’ll do
The Scientist role will be a flexible role within DPD’s three operational skill areas: Material Management, Pack & Label and Distribution. You will contribute to the DPD organization applying your expertise in the complex and regulated GMP environment. The work is focused on being a flexible operational scientist within at least two skills. As a scientist you will perform and document all the operational work according to written procedures and GMPs with manual and/or automated systems/equipment. You will also be engaged in the development and improvement of internal processes and manage deviations. The daily operational work is receipt of material, manual or automated primary packaging, printing of labels, labelling of bottles/vials, secondary packaging and distribution of different types of materials to sites around the globe.
In this role you will be responsible for writing GMP and SHE procedures within own skill areas and will be responsible for related training and compliance activities. As required maintain defined facilities or equipment according to GMP standards and be proactive to contribute to projects/activities through applying specialist knowledge within appropriate areas.
• BSc/MSc in chemistry/pharmacy/engineering or equivalent experience. Preferably 5 years’ experience within pharmaceutical development
• Great understanding of principles, applications and management of SHE and GMP in an R&D environment
• Understanding the disciplines in Drug Product Delivery, Supply Chain and Pharmaceutical development in order to contribute to an effective Supply Chain organization
• Demonstrated ability to work with teams in a culturally diverse, complex and changing environment most internally but to some extent externally
• Curious and innovative mindset with problem solving ability - resolve issues with minimal guidance
• Good written and verbal English communication and understanding
• Knowledge / expertise in working with automated/semi-automated equipment in an operational environment
• Technical validation expertise from a GMP regulated environment
AstraZeneca is a global biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world's most serious diseases. At AstraZeneca, we're proud to have a workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, you would express diverse perspectives, contribute to an energized environment and provide creative ideas - and be rewarded for this.
Our stunning campus in Gothenburg is one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centers. The site is home to over 2,500 employees, from 50 different nationalities. Gothenburg includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. Our science teams in Gothenburg collaborate with academic and industry partners in Sweden and globally. And the site itself has been designed with collaboration in mind. From the Coffee Lab to exercise areas, we’ve built a series of environments where innovation can happen.
Are you ready to bring new ideas and fresh thinking to the table and be part of our excellent team – apply today and we’ll make it happen together! We welcome your application no later than March 10, 2021.
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AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.