Senior Formulation Scientist

Cranbury, NJ

Posted: 05/02/2022 Job Number: JN -032022-14407 Division: Life Sciences

Job Description

Senior Formulation Scientist:
  • Title: Senior Formulation Scientist
  • Location: Cranbury, NJ
  • Industry: Pharmaceutical / CDMO
  • Salary: Based on Experience
  • Employment Type: Direct Placement
This company delivers advanced manufacturing, packaging, and labeling technologies to accommodate a variety of dosing and packaging formats. This Company provides turnkey solutions for products that require commercial-scale production and custom equipment design and configuration. Custom filling equipment can be configured to accommodate client s innovative or new delivery formats.

Job Scope:
The Senior Formulation Scientist is responsible for the technical leadership for large and/or complex manufacturing projects which include development and optimization of formulations and/or manufacturing processes, execution of R&D prototype batches, generation of project documentations, coordination of raw materials and supplies, and manufacturing project supervision. The Senior Formulation Scientist works closely with Director - Formulation to develop project specific strategies, and support activities to meet company goals.

  • Responsible for study design, execution, data analysis, and troubleshooting to support client project objectives.
  • Lead and provide technical expertise to support manufacturing investigations/deviations and CAPA activities, change control activities, assess impact, and provide conclusions.
  • Identify, monitor, communicate and resolve issues, scope changes, budget variances or other project objective hurdles that may arise during the project execution. Work with team members, customers, and management to provide mitigation strategies.
  • Lead formulation and drug product process development activities including but not limiting to formulation development, drug product manufacturing process development, optimization of the process, feasibility/tech transfer, and drug product manufacturing support for R&D and GMP batch manufacturing.
  • Author technical documents including protocols, batch records, study reports, specifications, SOPs, and other documents to support Client regulatory filing.
  • Work closely with project management, operations, quality, and analytical services to lead and support formulation/process development activities.
  • Participate in client meetings as a technical representative including authoring and giving technical and data focused presentations.
  • As needed, work with the business development team and provide technical support during the proposal drafting stage.
  • Mentor and advise junior engineers and scientists to achieve their respective goals within the department.
  • Complies with all company and site policies and procedures including but not limited to safety, standard operating procedures, and work instructions.
  • Remains current in profession and industry trends.
  • Carries out duties in compliance with all federal and state regulations and guidelines.
  • Makes a positive contribution as demonstrated by:
    • making suggestions for improvement
    • learning new skills, procedures, and processes.
    • Is available for other duties as required.
    • Is available for overtime as needed.

  • Advanced degree in Pharmaceutics, Chemical Engineering, or allied disciplines, Ph.D. with minimum 0-2 years or MS with 3-5 years of pharmaceutical industry experience with thorough understanding of cGMP, regulatory and safety requirements.
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required and experience in cGMP Pharmaceutical Manufacturing or Pharmaceutical Development.

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 match professionals rapidly and precisely to client requirements. We have a proprietary database of over one million candidates and maintain continuous contact with our qualified talent.


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