Senior Development Scientist

Senior Development Scientist

The Company

In 2021 QPharma AB and Disphar merged and became SEVER Pharma Solutions. SEVER Pharma Solutions (SPS) is a global contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO) for pharmaceutical products. In the same year the company also bought an US based company active in the development of complex pharmaceuticals.

SPS is an innovative and specialized contract developer and manufacturer of pharmaceuticals. We offer customers bespoke solutions through extensive knowledge and unique manufacturing capabilities. The expertise and capabilities lie in developing and manufacturing of polymer-based controlled release systems, sterile injectables and solid dosage forms. The site in Malmö has been here for almost 50 years and today employs around 300 people.

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Description of the Senior Scientist Position:

The position is in the Development Department and the Senior Scientist will be involved in the formulation and process development related to complex polymer-based pharmaceuticals. The scope of the development work includes all phases of development from concept to the development and transfer of commercial-scale manufacturing processes. The work is organized in projects and the Senior Scientist is expected to perform in a leading scientific/technological role within a multi-disciplinary team, which is managed by a Project Manager.

The Senior Scientist will part of a high skilled team with scientists reporting to the Director Development

Summary of the profile:

Experienced and energetic scientist with a strong background in polymer science, plastic and/or silicone.

Proven experience in polymer processing e.g., in the development of extrusion processes, injection molding processes, and so forth.

Experience in the Pharmaceutical or Medical Device industry would be meritorious however, it is not a prerequisite.

Experience from modelling and simulation in the Comsol environment is an advantage but not a prerequisite.

Hands-on mentality and able to deal with time pressure in projects and willing to go for the extra mile if needed.

Professional proficiency in English (oral and in writing)

Excellent reporting skills

Academic background in a relevant scientific field: Polymer Physics, Polymer Chemistry, Polymer Engineering, Analytic Chemistry Material Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry or Pharmacy. Level PhD complemented with at least 3 years of industrial or post-doc experience, or MSc complemented with at least 5 years of highly relevant experience.

SEVER's values are important to us and it is therefore important that you also share these:

Make a difference

Close to customers

Best workplace

If you are passionate about making a difference to patients and especially women's health, do not hesitate to send your application as soon as possible. We review applications on an ongoing basis.


We look forward to receiving your application. Please note that we work with ongoing selection and the position can be filled before last application date.

Last date for application: December 5th.

Union representatives

Hedvig Samuelsson: Unionen, tel. 040-36 18 73

Shahpar Ghobadi: Akademikerföreningen (AF), tel. 040-36 18 83

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Område Malmö stad
Yrkesroll Teknik & Ingenjör, Forskning & Utveckling
Typ av anställning Heltid
Sista ansökningsdag 5 dec 2022 (2 dagar kvar)

Om arbetsgivaren

SEVER Pharma Solutions är en innovativ kontraktutvecklare och tillverkare av läkemedel. Vi erbjuder våra kunder skräddarsydda lösningar genom vår omfattande kunskap och unika tillverkningskapacitet. Vår relativt platta organisations- och projektledningsstruktur garanterar effektiviteten i det vi gör och främjar god kommunikation med våra kunder.