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Medicago is searching for Formulation Development Director. Under the supervision of the Associate Vice-President of Process Development, the Formulation Development Director will be responsible to lead internal and external activities related to formulation development. The candidate must have a strong expertise in bioprocess development, including monoclonal antibodies and vaccines, as well as biophysical and biochemical analytical methods.

Your role:

  • Develop adequate approaches to formulation of Medicago’s Pharmaceutical products;
  • Provide alignment and lead the teams towards meeting corporate objectives;
  • Support the Process Development team by identifying conditions stabilizing the product at intermediate process steps during processing;
  • Ensure safe and appropriate grade of ingredients are selected in function of the product requirements;
  • Assesses and implement new technologies to continuously improve formulation development performance and aim at operational excellence;
  • Lead external projects (contracts, schedule, budgets and deliverables);
  • Interact with the team and peers in order to prioritize departmental activities according to corporate and project objectives;
  • Ensure that all activities are performed in accordance with required regulations and Medicago’s Quality Systems;
  • Embed a safety-first culture within the organization and ensure corrective measures are implemented when required.

Requirements

Level of education

University

Diploma

Postdoctoral
Completed

Work experience (years)

10+ years

Written languages

Fr : Advanced
En : Advanced

Spoken languages

Fr : Advanced
En : Advanced

Requested skills

 

Profile we are looking for:

 

  • PhD degree with minimum of 10 to 15 years’ experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences (or related disciplines) industry including a minimum of five (5) years in management;
  • Must be experienced in drug substance/product process development, related engineering principles & methodologies, process characterization, optimization, as well as biophysical and biochemical characterization methods;
  • Process development experience with mAbs product will be valued;
  • Bilingual with excellent oral and written communication skills;
  • Leadership & communication skills;
  • Collaboration, team player with an interest to share your knowledge & expertise;
  • Autonomy;
  • Experienced with external contract management.

  

We look forward to meeting you!

 

Benefits

Deferred profit sharing plan DPSP

Pour les postes permanents après 6 mois de service

Deferred profit sharing plan DPSP

Pour les postes permanents après 6 mois de service

Dental insurance Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Dental insurance

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Disability insurance Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Disability insurance

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Employee assistance program Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Employee assistance program

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Flexible hours

Flexible hours

Floating leave days Pour les postes permanents après 6 mois d'embauche.

Floating leave days

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Life insurance Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Life insurance

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Medical and paramedical expenses coverage Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Medical and paramedical expenses coverage

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On-going training

On-going training

Performance bonuses Pour les postes permanents.

Performance bonuses

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Registered retirement savings plan Pour les postes permanents après 6 mois d'embauche.

Registered retirement savings plan

Pour les postes permanents après 6 mois d'embauche.

Social activities organized by the company Plusieurs activités organisées: Noël, BBQ, Défi Entreprise, journée au hockey, au baseball ou au football, pool de hockey ... et beaucoup de plaisir!

Social activities organized by the company

Plusieurs activités organisées: Noël, BBQ, Défi Entreprise, journée au hockey, au baseball ou au football, pool de hockey ... et beaucoup de plaisir!

Travel insurance Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Travel insurance

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Vision care insurance Pour les postes permanents après 3 mois d'embauche.

Vision care insurance

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