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Manager -Technical Service and Application, Lubrizol Life Sciences, Health - South Asia and Middle E

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Date: Mar 11, 2023

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400079

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

About Lubrizol  
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is committed to enabling a sustainable future. Our unmatched science unlocks immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better. Our solutions are used by people every day, improving billions of lives around the world. 

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.

Summary of the Role:

Lubrizol LifeSciences (LLS) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced senior formulation/applications manager position at its Mumbai lab location. The purpose of this role is to own and run technical service and application projects of all types of dosage forms and routes of administration, perform tech transfer activities at commercial scale and train customers in the various applications of Lubrizol technologies.  The person will work with the Lubrizol LifeSciences India technical and commercial team and collaborate with global LLS technical organization.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities:  

  • Lead pharmaceutical formulation/applications projects mainly in oral applications and drug delivery systems for global and India market standards
  • Plan formulation projects, design and conduct experiments, analyze results, maintain accurate records of experiments, results and conclusions
  • Provide projects updates through issuance of technical reports and presentations for internal and external use
  • Transfer product development knowledge at commercial scale technology transfer
  • Make technical presentations to formulation scientists to promote Lubrizol technologies to accelerate product development
  • Work seamlessly as a member of and LLS global technical organization and local LLS cross-functional team.
  • Conduct work within Lubrizol laboratories, in compliance with all safety policies and procedures

Requirements (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):


Education / Certification:

Advanced degree (M. Pharm. / Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutics/Industrial Pharmacy, with 10 years of relevant pharmaceutical formulation development and launch experience mainly in oral applications and drug delivery systems for India and global regulated markets.


Experience and Skills:  

  • Experience in commercial scale manufacturing and commercialization of R & D projects
  • Proficiency in design, formulation and testing of various pharmaceutical dosage forms, including solid dosage forms and drug delivery systems, as demonstrated through scientific publications, presentations, and commercial launches of products
  • Proficiency in drug delivery systems such as MUPS, OROS and Multiparticulates
  • Excellent verbal, written communication, and technical presentation skills with exposure to different cultures will be an added advantage
  • Knowledge of drug development process and global regulatory requirements
  • Innovative approach, patent filing experience and ability to assess IP landscape and experience or familiarity with the generics and complex generics product development process would be added advantage
  • Experience in Nutraceutical formulations will be of added advantage.
  • Highly motivated toward achievements, well organized, results oriented and a team player
  • Ability to travel (up to 20%)

If you’re interested in the position, we encourage you to apply. Lubrizol is always looking for candidates who embody our cultural beliefs in everything they do. If you’re All In, Lead Decisively, Take Action, Think External, and can Be Courageous, Lubrizol could be the place for you.

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