Manager, External R&D and Technical Services

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP)
  3. United States
Montville, USA
Posting date: 06 Feb 2020
This vacancy has now expired

Proclinical is currently recruiting for a Manager of External R&D and Technical Services with a pharmaceutical company located in Montville, NJ. Successful candidate will be responsible to independently develop, validate and/or evaluate new analytical methods and/or manage these activities for the company's third-party sites using advanced analytical techniques that meet the current regulatory standards.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acts as an analytical SME for 3rd party product development using traditional and advanced analytical techniques including but not limited to HPLC, GC, Dissolution, IVRT, LC-MSMS, GC-MS, XRPD, Raman, FTIR, Microscopy, PSD, Viscosity, SEC etc.
  • Applies in-depth knowledge and expertise in the authoring or review of various protocols / reports including but not limited to development, validation and laboratory investigations. Conclude root cause and CAPA review.
  • Independently perform "hands-on" experiments and complex tasks such as methods development, unknown impurity identification, elemental impurities, material characterization and reverse engineering studies.
  • Interact with internal partners, CMOs and contract laboratories during the technology transfers of analytical methods, clinical batch testing, stability testing and CMC compilation of assigned projects.
  • Contributes in review / authoring of CMC section ANDA filings and is a major contributor to providing scientifically sound responses to FDA deficiency letters.
  • Reviews / authors protocols, reports and technical documents in support of product development and filing.
  • Interprets complex data and solves scientifically challenging problems by providing direction and leadership in the AR&D Laboratory.

Skills and Requirements:

  • Bachelor or MS in Chemistry, Biochemistry or related discipline with 5+ years of experience or PhD with 3+ years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Experienced in analytical characterization of various dosage forms including but not limited to Oral, Topicals, Transdermal, Sublingual and Parenteral dosage form products.
  • Job involves lab work, understanding of cGxP, CMC, ICH and compendial (USP/EP/JP) regulatory requirements.
  • A strong commitment to experimental work is essential, as well as the ability to independently identify and solve complex problems to advance projects through the development process.
  • Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills.
  • Job involves some travel.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Brandy Plumb at (+1) 646-367-2745 or upload your resume on our website -

A full job description is available on request.

Proclinical is a specialist employment agency and recruitment business, providing job opportunities within major pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device companies.

Proclinical Staffing is an equal opportunity employer.