Product Development Scientist – Northern Suburbs (Cape)

Western Cape, Full Time Deadline: Aug 7, 2023


To develop innovative new products (for in-house brands and third parties) according to innovation document briefs and to improve existing products and manufacturing processes through reformulation and procedure evaluations.


Develop innovative new products according to briefs from the Marketing department and third party clients
Perform the necessary calculations, propose concept formulations and submit for Marketing approval, adapt as required
Prepare and submit trial batch documentation, schedule trials through planning department, liaise with production HOD’-s and perform trials •Compile technical reports and transfer information to the Production, Marketing, RA and QA departments
Compile stability testing protocol and submit trial samples to laboratory for testing
Evaluate test results and action appropriately
Load manufacturing template on MES
Assist the manager to identify and implement projects for continuous improvement
To maintain a high standard of quality and housekeeping
Develop new products for Nautilus Pharma clients.


BSc Honors, BPharm, B.Eng or equivalent
MSc qualification would be advantageous
Previous development and project management experience is essential
2 to 5 years’ experience in product formulation is desired
Knowledge of cGMP/ISO/HACCP would be beneficial
Experience of stability testing, food and medicine acts and validation principles would be beneficial.