Formulation Development Scientist
A Formulation Development Scientist with over 10 years of experience in formulation Development,
Process Development, and Project Management.
Deftness in analysing existing processes, conducting the Lab/ Pilot scale up, and validation of new
product, formulation development of oral solid dosage and quality improvement of existing product,
coordination with supporting department for new product launching activities with a chain of
- Product Development with different technology platforms.
Sr. Manager at Cadila Pharmaceuticals
June 2009 - Present (1 year 2 months)
Cadila Pharmaceuticals is one of India's most reputed, Research based, tech-savvy pharmaceutical
companies focusing on areas - Formulations and development, Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients,
New drug discovery with a turnover of INR 850 Crore Globally . It has been developing and
manufacturing pharmaceutical products and distributing these in over 50 countries around the world
including countries of EU, Africa, CIS, Japan and USA. The company has state-of-the-art
manufacturing facilities conforming to the most stringent international cGMP norms vis-à-vis
WHO-GMP, WHO, Geneva (GDF site for Anti- TB), TGA Australia (PIC/S), USFDA, UK- MHRA,
MCC-South Africa, ISO 9001 and ISO 14001.
Formulation & Development
Domestic and Semiregulatory - Solid Orals
Manager at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories
November 2005 - June 2009 (3 years 8 months)
Dr. Reddys is a vertically integrated pharmaceutical company with a presence in over 100
countries, and is one of the leading global generic pharmaceutical companies with a Turnover of
US $ 1 BN globally.
Developing the new products as per the company business plan in coordination with Process,
formulation and Analytical Development.
Coordinating with Supply chain management, Project Planner, Manufacturing, Quality Control,
Quality Assurance, and supporting department for the successful launching of project as per the
organisational business plan.
Involved in preformulation studies, formulation development as well as conducting stability studies
for domestic and regulatory market.
Optimisation and development of the process from lab scale to pilot scale for the new product, and
Preparation of Master Documents, Pre Exhibit and Exhibit documents as per the various regulatory
requirements such as Europe, Brazil, Russia, Mexico, etc.
Successful in handling major Projects based on MUP's technology, as Group Leader & Single
Window for all plant related issues regarding the group projects.
Successful in reducing the formulation and process related issue at manufacturing locations,
increasing the Productivity by optimising the process, equipment at operation floor without adding
Played a key role in the procurement of New Equipments, systems at various manufacturing
locations as the Project requirement.
1 recommendation available upon request
Research Scientist -II at Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
November 2004 - November 2005 (1 year 1 month)
Torrent R&D centre has a team of over 560 scientists, who continue to offer dedicated services in
the areas of Discovery Research, Generic Drug Development and New Drug Delivery
Systems/Value added generics. Set up at an investment of over US $ 40 million.
Process Development, Optimisation, Scale-up batches for the US, European and other regulatory
Formulation Development and Process Development for the new products with Pre-Exhibit and
Exhibit Batches for Us-ANDA filing.
Product Development Report, Sampling Protocols, Specification Preparation, Validation Protocol,
TMD, BOM preparation for the US, European and other regulatory markets.
Research Scientist at IPCA
September 2003 - November 2004 (1 year 3 months)
Ipca is a fully integrated, rapidly growing Indian pharmaceutical company with operation in over 100
countries, having APIs and Formulations manufacturing facilities approved by leading drug
regulatory authorities including the US; ANVISA and Australia-TGA.
Formulation and Development of various Solid Dosage form for EU Generics Market and UK
Contract Dossier Submission.
Technology Transfer from R&D to manufacturing locations.
Preparation of Master Docs, Mfg. Docs, BOM, as per the regulatory requirement.
Successful in streamlining & enhancing various formulation and processes to improve efficiency.
Research Associate at Alkem Laboratories Ltd.
August 1998 - September 2003 (5 years 2 months)
Alkem is the India's top 10 pharmaceutical companies having state of art research and
manufacturing facilities with a turnover of US $130-million globally.
Formulation and Development
Development of Oral Solid Dosage Form.
Conducting stability studies as per the ICH Guidelines.
Technology Transfer and trouble shooting at manufacturing location.
Production Officer (Galpha Labs A WHO approved- Sister concern of ALKEM)
Manufacturing and packaging of Oral Solid and Liquid orals.
Involved in Quality improvement, formulation development Galpha Products.
Production Coordinator for the contract manufacturing of Galpha Products.
Diploma, Pharmaceutical Production Management, 1999
Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University
B.Pharm., Pharmacy, 1994 - 1998
Post Graduate Diploma, Project Management
Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences
M. Pharm., Pharmaceutics
Formulation Development Scientist
1 person has recommended Chinmay
"Chinmay Sir at the time in our group at Dr Reddys was one of the calmest and the most cool
minded superiors. I really admired him for his decisions he used to make with a calm composure
even during high pressure situations. I really used to look up to him and idolized him as an
harmonized and effective manager."
— Shabbir lobo, Junior manager, Dr.Reddys lab, worked indirectly for Chinmay at Dr. Reddy's
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