Associate Scientist-AR&D

Saint Petersburg, FL

Posted: 10/17/2019 Job Number: JN -102019-11171

Job Description

Associate Scientist AR&D

SRG offers flexible staffing solutions with a national presence. We provide contract, contract-to-hire, direct hire and executive search services. SRG utilizes an innovative approach to identify and qualify talent that is unique to the Staffing industry, featuring a cutting-edge platform that allows us to rapidly and precisely match professionals to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.

Title: Formulation Development Technician
Location: Saint Petersburg, FL
Industry: Pharmaceutical
Hours: Monday-Friday, 8am-5pm
Salary: $35.00/hr.-$40.00/hr. depending on skill set
Employment Type: Contract to hire position

Job Duties:

  • The Analytical Research and Development (AR&D) laboratory supports evaluation and testing of raw materials, excipients, APIs, in-process and finished product samples.
  • AR&D also performs development and validation of methods used to support release and stability testing of non-commercial products and materials.
  • The department provides analytical services to manufacturing, process development, validation and new material qualifications.
  • AR&D interacts with clients to provide not only research and testing of products, but also support CMC development activities in support of client regulatory filings.
  • Preparation of reagents, standards and media needed for analysis according to procedures.
  • Safe handling of potent and teratogenic compounds.
  • Disposal of hazardous waste according to environmental regulations and company procedures.
  • Tabulation/ interpretation of results of analysis as recorded in notebooks, reports and logbooks. Assures right-first-time execution of departmental methods and SOPs.
  • Audits and verifies results, including but not limited to, calculations in notebooks/logbooks and results in reports to check for accuracy and integrity of data.
  • Writes/ reviews analytical methods, deviations, protocols, SOPs and other technical documents.


  • Metrologies- instrument qualification and experience.
  • Analytical experience, can run an HPLC, raw materials, and finished product experience- about 5 years of experience.
  • Previous pharma experience, at least 3-5 years of experience.
  • Ability to develop and validate instrumental methods in support of Drug Substances and Drug Products Programs Analysis of finished products, in-process materials, fill moisture, raw materials, cleaning verification and validation samples according to specifications, methods and protocols.

Search words: formulation, chemist, scientist, product development, HPLC, raw materials, analytical

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