Leading global Health and Nutrition Company is seeking an Applications/ Product Development Scientist to execute laboratory and pilot scale projects related to the company’s products for the pharmaceutical and nutraceutical markets. You will become the in-house expert in how customers use their products. This person will travel to customer locations and assist with scale up trials and provide applications support for the product line. Salt Lake City, in addition to being home to the Winter Olympics in 2002, is nearby mountains that are widely known to be the home of “The Greatest Snow on Earth” and several world class ski resorts as well as the Great Salt Lake. US News ranked Salt Lake City 15th out of 125 metro areas in the US in terms of best places to live. Excellent and comprehensive benefits. Relocation assistance available.
Execute application development projects to support customers in the pharmaceutical and allied markets (OTC, nutraceutical). The purpose of the work will be to demonstrate the utility of company's products and assist customers in formulation and scale up of new products.
Develop technical application data to support commercial / regulatory strategy for the Business Platform.
Communicate the functionality and technical benefits of our ingredients in support of defined commercial strategy.
Work with other R&D team members on new product development projects.
Deliver a professional, high level of service and technical support to internal and external customers in regards to compounding and technical application of manufacturing technologies and solid dosage form formulations.
Develop an understanding of the manufacturing technologies to optimize the solid dosage form performance.
BS in Pharmaceutical Science, Chemistry, Material Science or related discipline; Advanced degree (Masters/Ph.D.) degree a plus.
At least 4 year’s experience in an R&D or Application Development role in the Pharmaceutical or allied industry (OTC, nutraceutical, excipients)
Demonstrated knowledge of solid oral solid dose development from beginning to end required
While the pharma aspect is highly preferred, experience with oral solid dosage development is a must
Should have an understanding of compounding and solid dosage formulation.
Open to approximately 30% travel.
As you will be on site with various clients, must have strong communication skills.
Must be authorized to work in the US. No sponsorship available.
University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree