• Product Developer

    Job Location NL-Wageningen
    Posted Date 3 months ago(28/11/2019 10:54 AM)
    Research & Development
    Requisition ID
  • We are on a pursuit of excipient excellence, through which we want to help people live healthier lives. Over time, we have developed from a pioneer organisation into a global one with currently over 400 employees. This demands great entrepreneurial power and leadership in everything we do.
    We are looking for people who take ownership, are not afraid for accountability, deliver and who dare to make mistakes and learn from them. Working at DFE Pharma means having the freedom to act, the craving to take responsibility, developing your skills, and working within a motivated cross-functional team in an international playing field.
    Now it is your turn to join! We are looking for a Product Developer who enjoys developing new solid excipients with new functionalities.

    Your impact in a new team

    What will your new team look like?

    The Product Developer is part of the Product Development and Application team belonging to the Marketing, Technology and Innovation team. You’ll be reporting to the Innovation Manager.


    Where will you be working?

    • Nijmegen - Novio Tech Campus (The Netherlands)


    What does success look like?
    • Successfully translate customer needs into functional requirements of excipients and excipient solutions
    • Launching new and innovative excipients in the market


    How will you make an impact? The main responsibilities are:
    • Generate new opportunities, based on customer insights and creativity and translate these into new technological innovations
    • Manage innovation projects from concept development to commercial production
    • Set-up, plan and execute trials at lab, pilot and commercial scale
    • Write protocols, analyse data, interpret and summarize results in reports
    • Design application studies to proof functional performance
    • Present your findings in internal / external scientific meetings
    • Identify new commercial and technological developments inside and outside own organization

    Your profile and our rewards

    We are looking for candidates with:
    • Academic level in Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Technology, Chemistry, Food / Powder technology, or related
    • 2-4 years of experience in product development
    • Understanding of the principles, theories and concepts of powder technology and formulation
    • Project management experience
    • Able to apply statistics in trials (DOE and PCA)
    • Experience in formulation of oral solid dosage forms with Lactose, MCC and superdisintegrants is preferred
    • Fluent in English
    • Strong communicator


    We offer:

    We offer a highly dynamic and energetic work environment full of ambitious international growth opportunities and continuous learning, with an excellent remuneration package. We like open communication and short decision lines. We consider it important for our people to continue to grow. After all, your development is not only good for your career; we also benefit from it. That’s why we invest in relevant personal development. If you like to work in an environment with flat hierarchy, you are at the right place at DFE Pharma. Our team is passionate and willing to make things happen, as together we are striving for excipient excellence.