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Senior Formulation Scientist - R&D - Marietta, GA


Position Overview

The Senior Formulation Scientist develops and/or optimize pharmaceutical dosage forms and drug delivery systems for new and existing chemical entities according to approved plans/protocols, performance of laboratory work and writing of technical development and validation reports.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Operate complex scientific instruments, compound complex drug formulae and perform tests that determine whether liquids, powders or tablets contain the right amount of each ingredient and meet other requirements.
  • Develop and analyze production statistics for critical quality attributes, monitoring equipment operations and assigning tasks to production staff during the development of scaled-up processes.
  • Direct and assist in performing manufacturing and/or packaging operations in full cGMP conditions.
  • Prepare laboratory experiments, perform measurements, record and analyze results.
  • Operate electronic equipment testing samples of chemicals and drugs.
  • Observes and reports the results of testing following comprehensive approved protocols or experimental plans.
  • Prepare drug samples required for clinical trials.
  • Maintain appropriate records and documentation according to quality standards.

Experience and Qualifications

  • A fundamental understanding of scientific principals pertaining to pharmaceutical development.
  • Experience in Technology Transfer and scale-up of Pharmaceutical formulations and processes to a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to define, execute and interpret laboratory experiments.
  • Understands GMP and DEA requirements and FDA filing requirements.
  • A basic understanding of drug formula development and process optimization in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • PhD required
  • 5-7 years of experience in formulation and process development of pharmaceutical dosage forms, scale-up and transfer of technology. 

About Us

Osmotica Pharmaceutical is a global specialty pharmaceutical company with a proven history of developing commercially successful pharmaceutical products using a proprietary osmotic technology platform. In February 2016, Osmotica Pharmaceutical combined with Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC and Trigen Laboratories, LLC to create a world-class, fully-integrated specialty pharmaceutical and generics company.

Vertical Pharmaceuticals, LLC was founded in 2003 with a mission to develop, market, and acquire products offering therapeutic benefits for patients and healthcare providers. Vertical Pharmaceuticals supplies niche over the counter and prescription pharmaceutical preparations, specializing in women's health and pain management with brands such as Divigel®, OB Complete®, Lorzone®, & ConZip®.

Trigen Laboratories, LLC is a generic pharmaceutical company offering unique products across an increasing array of categories. Trigen seeks to bring value-driven generic products to its customers, working vigorously with its partners to identify and develop products which face an assortment of challenges. Additionally, Trigen identifies unique marketing opportunities and is steadfast in its pursuit to deliver products to best serve these markets.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or veteran status.



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