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R&D Formulation Scientist in Parsippany-Troy Hills, NJ at Atrium Staffing

Date Posted: 12/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Our client is an American based mid-sized pharmaceutical company looking to hire a R&D Formulation Scientist. to join the company in its Product Development and Analytical R&D laboratory in Parsippany, NJ. 

Salary/Hourly Rate:
Depending on Experience

Position Overview: The R&D Formulation Scientist position offers a unique opportunity for an individual to join an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company in its generic drug product R&D laboratory. They should be comfortable working in an independent start-up atmosphere.

Responsibilities of the R&D Formulation Scientist: 

  • R&D Formulation Scientist will take the lead role and a hands-on approach to all aspects of the R&D laboratory’s product development function using a QbD approach, including all prototype development, API characterization, excipient selection, and process development. The target delivery systems will initially be oral dosage forms, including tablets, capsules and liquids
  • Process equipment in the R&D laboratory
  • Support the transfer of drug product manufacturing from the R&D laboratory to third party CMOs
  • Author product development reports and other technical documents related to the formulation development activities
  • Provide formulation and process support and troubleshooting for both current commercial products and products under development at third party laboratories
  • Use formulation experience and scientific literature to develop, justify and/or investigate formulation and processing techniques

Qualifications for the R&D Formulation Scientist: 

  • Must have experience in the formulation of generic oral finished dosage drug products is required
  • Must be comfortable working within an R&D laboratory setting and knowledgeable about the requirements of operating & maintaining an R&D laboratory
  • Self-starter who can be effective with minimal supervision
  • Strong equipment skills necessary to select, purchase, set-up, operate and maintain lab-scale processing equipment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with all levels of the company
  • Writing skills consistent with the ability to prepare concise, timely and accurate reports 
  • Experience with US FDA regulated pharmaceutical development

Education Requirements:

  • R&D Formulation Scientist should have Bachelor’s degree with 3-7 years
  • Master’s degree with 2-5 years or PhD degree with at least 1 year of relevant pharmaceutical industry experience

Benefits: Eligible for Atrium Care Package

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