Formulator Specialist (100%)


Formulator Specialist


Something new for you?

Our customer is a leading international company in the pharmaceutical industry. For the Basel location we are looking for a motivated

Major accountabilities:
For the development of oral solid dosage forms we are looking for an experienced associate. Your duties will be to develop formulations of capsules, film coated tablets or sachets, to develop manufacturing processes including scale-up and to manufacture clinical supplies under a GMP environment. Your responsibilities will be to plan, perform scientific experiments (or pilot plant processes) under minimal guidance from more experienced team members and to contribute to the interpretation and report results.
Plan, organize, perform and document scientific experiments/plant activities in collaboration with experienced team members if necessary. Seeks proactively for support and coaching from Project Leader, Scientific Expert or other team members during the whole process if necessary

  • Adherence to quality, quantity, and timelines for all assigned tasks
  • Adherence to Novartis standards, in particular, quality, ethical, health, safety, and environment (HSE), and information security (ISEC) standards
  • Reproducibility of experiments and results
  • Refer to annual individual and team objective setting

You have a scientific education e.g. BSc or a College of Applied Science Diploma. You have also experience in manufacturing under GMP (must have!)


  • Ideally a minimum of 3 to 5 successful years of experience in formulation and especially in development
  • Awareness/proven experience for safe handling of chemicals, potentially dangerous materials and equipment
  • Good scientific or technical knowledge in galenics/ formulation at lab, pilot and production
  • Adequate knowledge in scientific/technical areas of collaboration
  • Proficient with laboratory and/or technical tools
  • Adequate knowledge of software and computer tools
  • Basic presentation skills and scientific/technical writing skills
  • Good Communication skills


  • Fluent in English
  • German and/or French is an advantage

What is offered to you:

  • Long-term temporary employment with an option to extend
  • The chance to get involved in one of the most successful pharmaceutical companies in the world
  • Fair, contemporary and punctual remuneration
  • Up to CHF 5000.- participation in further training via temp training
  • A partner at your side who focuses on honesty and quality 

If we have been able to arouse your interest, we look forward to receiving your complete application documents by e-mail to Mr. Tarik Kesen ( Gladly also in German.