Job Description

Formulation Scientist
Job Number: 20-05315
 
Be part of a company that delivers life-changing healthcare solutions. Eclaro is looking for a Formulation Scientist for our client in Kalamazoo, MI.
 
Eclaro’s client is a leader in the Biopharmaceutical Industry, providing quality, innovative, and affordable medicines that make a difference in the lives of patients all over the world. If you’re up to the challenge, then take a chance at this rewarding opportunity!
 
Position Overview:
  • Provides technical support for Drug Product Operations.
  • Develops and validates manufacturing processes for drug products, including new or revised dosages or presentations, taking into consideration problems inherent in the transfer of technology from research, other sites, or other areas within the site, to production.
  • Conducts tests and takes measurements throughout the stages of production to determine control over applicable variables.
  • Identifies and implements process and equipment efficiency, safety, quality and/or cost improvements.
  • Supports Quality and Operations with investigation of deviations.
  • Performs root-cause analysis and identifies appropriate, effective corrective and preventive actions.
  • Implements corrective and preventive actions in conjunction with other enabling groups (i.e. Engineering, Maintenance, Quality, Validation, EHS).
  • Works comfortably and interchangeably on the manufacturing floor and in lab and office environments.
 
Responsibilities:
  • Functional/Technical Knowledge:
    • Demonstrates complete understanding and wide application of industry, functional and specific principles, theories, concepts and practices.
    • General knowledge of other related disciplines.
    • Knowledge and application/demonstration of basic leadership principles.
  • Problem Solving and Innovation:
    • Provides solutions to a wide range of difficult/complex problems.
    • Ability to gather, analyze, apply and interpret information and identify cause and effect relationships.
    • Implements new methods and processes to solve process related problems as assigned.
    • Able to adapt and respond positively to situations and people in order to meet changing work unit priorities.
  • Discretion, Latitude, Level of Independence:
    • Works independently under only general direction while keeping Management informed of goals and progress.
    • Participates in determining objectives of assignments. Independently determines and develops approach to solutions.
  • Impact and Organizational Contribution:
    • Decisions impact the achievement of objectives and the reputation of the department, and actions help to set the reputation of the department.
    • Progresses multiple projects in parallel and on time.
  • Teamwork/Influence:
    • Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult issues associated with specific problems.
    • Accomplishes daily operational tasks with no supervision.
    • Majority of teamwork is on internal basis with subordinates, peers, and immediate supervisors and normally involves specific phases of a project or operation.
    • Persuades others to a point of view.
    • Works collaboratively with others to gain agreement on a course of action.
  • Time Span of Work:
    • Projects and tasks covering short to mid- term deliverables or milestones.
    • Progress of work measured monthly.
  • Organizational Relationships:
    • Will work closely with Project Engineering, shop floor operators, production support enablers, Drug Product Technology, Quality Operations, Microbiology, Environmental Monitoring, Environmental Health and Safety, Inspection, Quality Labs, and Maintenance.
 
Qualifications:
  • Experience in pharmaceutical formulation, process development, or manufacturing; depth of experience will be considered together with education for candidate selection.
  • Ability to perform laboratory studies and analyze and interpret data from a variety of sources.
  • Able to apply solid reasoning skills to process development and investigations.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required.
  • Strong organizational skills and flexibility in handling a variety of assignments.
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Have experience in lyophilization.
  • Additional experience in biologics, semi-solids, or powder processing is a plus.
 
If hired, you will enjoy the following Eclaro Benefits:
  • 401k Retirement Savings Plan administered by Merrill Lynch
  • Commuter Check Pretax Commuter Benefits
  • Eligibility to purchase Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance through Eclaro
 
If interested, you may contact:
Melrose Madrigal
Melrose.Madrigal@eclaro.com
6468495355
Melrose Madrigal | LinkedIn
 
Equal Opportunity Employer:
 Eclaro values diversity and does not discriminate based on Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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