• Formulation Scientist

    Job Location US-NJ-Whippany
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Formulation Scientist is responsible for the development of the final formulation on a project.  The Formulation Scientist actively participates in all the phases of the galenical development including the pre-formulation, process development, scale-up and support for the transfer to the pilot plant.


      • Designs formulations and conducts formulation trials by using different pharmaceutical techniques.    
      • Develops manufacturing processes and makes prototype batches, phase I, II, and III clinical trial materials.
      • Leads production of engineering, registration and scale up etc. batches
      • Supports technical transfer and validation activities.
      • Required to work closely with other functional areas such as Analytical Development, Project Management, Quality and Commercial manufacture and clients to ensure timelines are met.
      • Participates in research and development activities and is accountable for preparation of all technical documents to support our clients submissions for IND, NDA, and ANDA etc.
      • Writes formulation trial protocols, manufacturing batch records, packaging batch records and pharmaceutical development reports etc.
      • Other duties as assigned




    • A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Pharmaceutical, or a related field. 
    • Master Degree strongly preferred



    • 5 years’ experience in the area of Pharmaceutical Development; broad knowledge on tablets, capsules, semi-solid and liquid dosage forms.
    • One year experience in the development of solid dosage forms.           
    • Hand on experience  with blending, compression, wet granulation, coating, encapsulation and sustained release formulations etc.
    • Experience on Design of Experiment (DOE) and Quality by Design (QBD) is preferred. 


    • May be required to lift up to 25lbs
    • May handle hazardous waste
    • Must be able to move about the laboratory and the facility
    • Must be able to remain sedentary for periods of time
    • Must be able to remain in an upright position for periods of time
    • Required  to wear personal protective equipment



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