Senior Formulation Scientist

Highly Competitive Salary
  1. Permanent
  2. Analytical Chemistry
  3. United States
Norwood, Massachusetts
Posting date: 04 Apr 2019

ProClinical, in support of our client, are seeking an individual to fill the role of Senior Formulation Scientist, based in Norwood, MA. The successful candidate will be responsible for the reagent, controls and standards formulation, development and production along with scientific oversight of customer facing corporate publications and literature


  • Deliver and oversee the optimization of reagent and control formulation and process understanding through rational experimental design, thoughtful execution and clear data interpretation, with a heavy emphasis on statistical analysis.
  • Collaborate within teams and actively contribute to deliverables and engage in team discussion on issue resolution. Serve as project lead as needed.
  • Oversee second source activities, scale up and manufacture at external supplier facilities.
  • Draft and review presentations related to formulation development activities and present to various management levels.
  • Ability to drive development and problem-solving activities working in a cross-functional environment.
  • Second source development and validation for scale up.
  • Author and review technical reports, regulatory filings, source documents, patents and customer facing publications.
  • Accountable for troubleshooting and resolving high complexity formulation challenges.

Skills And Requirements

  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences or related discipline with at 8+ years of meaningful industry experience or MS with 10+ years of experience.
  • Published in peer reviewed journals
  • Experience with technology scale up activities with subsequent GMP manufacture
  • Consistent track record of applying fundamental scientific and engineering principles to formulation design, development, and process understanding
  • Experience in development of reagents and controls.
  • Experience with red and white cell reagents and controls preferred.
  • Experience in reagent scale up and working with suppliers with proven record of troubleshooting and analytical skills.
  • Strong background in applying statistical approaches in the design and analysis of experiments.
  • Experience with drug product development and regulatory filings preferable.
  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Detail orientated with the ability to drive tasks to a meaningful completion.

To Apply:

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In case you have difficulty in applying or if you have any questions, please call Hunter Tonn at (+1) 646-851-0086 or upload your resume on our website -

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