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Senior Manager - Technical Service & Application, Lubrizol Life Sciences

Date: Jul 1, 2019

Location: Mumbai, India, IN, 400079

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent.  To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following links: Engineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciencesPerformance Coatings, and Lubrizol CPVC Piping Systems.



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Job Description



Job Title:          Senior Manager -Technical Service and Application, Lubrizol Life Sciences

Department:     Lubrizol Life Science (LLS)

Location:          Mumbai, India

Reports to:      Associate Head - Technical Service and Applications - LLS


Summary of Responsibilities:

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.


Essential Job Functions:

  • 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


Skills, Qualifications, Experience, Special Physical Requirements:

  • Advanced degree (Ph.D.) in Pharmaceutics, with minimum 7 years of relevant pharmaceutical formulation experience mainly in oral applications and drug delivery systems for India and global regulated markets.
  • 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
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and technical presentation skills
  • Knowledge of drug development process and global regulatory requirements
  • 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
  • Highly motivated toward achievements, well organized, results oriented and a team player
  • Ability to travel (up to 20%)


Success Competencies:

  • Innovation
  • Drive for Result
  • Technical Presentation
  • Collaboration
  • Customer Focus


About Us : Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Private Limited (LZAM) is part of The Lubrizol Corporation a Berkshire Hathaway company, an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.

LZAM South Asia is having diverse business segments and plants in India and is responsible for business development of ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

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