Formulation Scientist / Machine Operator (R&D, and Manufacturing)

Pharmvista Inc.
East Hanover, NJ
Jul 14, 2017
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Job Description

Pharmvista Inc. located at East Hanover, NJ is in the business of developing, manufacturing and marketing medical foods, nutraceuticals, and Dietary Supplements.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Create quantitative formulas to enable manufacturing of small and large scale batches.
  • Work with Machine operator, Senior scientist in manufacturing, processing and packaging of finished products.
  • Work closely with manufacturing team to create R&D samples for new customers and tradeshows.
  • Provide information to interpret analytical test results and provide input to QA.
  • Work closely with QA team to interpret analytical results and design Product labels.
  • Thorough understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (21 CFR111).
  • Lead all manufacturing efforts within the company, and all associated activities that aid product development and production.
  • Work closely with manufacturing teams in operating and cleaning the machinery.
  • Provide input on new technology to improve current products and create new products.
  • Prepare formulation samples in the laboratory in a timely manner and to meet project specifications.
  • Work with supply chain to assures availability of raw materials for the R&D lab and manufacturing suites.
  • Participate actively in the different projects with the R&D Team.
  • Maintain a clean and orderly work environment. Ensure proper care and maintenance of the pilot equipment.
  • Formulate within legal and regulatory requirements; ensure food safety of all formulations and samples.
  • Perform all other related duties as requested
  • Be resolute, capable of working under pressure and managing many tasks simultaneously;
  • Excellent teamwork, communication and interpersonal relation skills, Software knowledge of Word and Excel desired.
  • Should have formulation exp. and ability to manage new products going into production on the floor. This is a hands-on job and individual should be able to train and upgrade plant staff on the intricacies of confections, Gummies etc.

Job Type: Full-time after 6 months of probation

Local candidates only: (NO relocation provided)
  • NJ, NY, PA

Required experience:
  • Formulation development for solid oral dosage forms: 3-5 years
  • Experience in the manufacture of Gummy bears, Confectioneries is desired.
  • Experience with gummy type boiled products, boiled lozenges, gummy bears, and/or pan coating is desired.
  • A hands-on individual that can work within a group. Experience in handling different types of pharmaceutical processing equipments, experience in gummies and/or confectionaries preferred.
  • Physically capable of handling heavy equipment and/or ingredients (50 lbs) and high work load of the lab
  • Relevant experience in pharma/nutraceutical industry is an asset; knowledge of pharma/nutraceutical/food safety, hygiene and worker safety.
  • Candidates with experience in Drug development will also be considered with applicable experience working in a pharmaceutical/Nutraceutical laboratory. (Research & Development / Manufacturing)

Required education: Associate degree or Bachelor's in Life sciences or Engineering.

    Company Description

    East Hanover, NJ


    Thu, 13 Jul 2017 13:02:01 PDT