JOB FUNCTION: Scientific
JOB TYPE: Direct Hire
LOCATION: Little Falls, NJ
COMPENSATION: $100k - $130k
POSTED: Nov 17, 2022

Our client, a specialty chemical firm supporting pharmaceutical businesses is seeking a Scientist to join their team!

Salary/Hourly Rate:

$100,000 – $130,000 Dependent on experience

Position Overview:

The Scientist will lead a small R&D / Applications lab on customer projects. The Scientist prepare materials for presentation to support sales and marketing in response to customer’s product and project requirements.

Responsibilities of the Scientist:

  • Design experiments and perform formulation studies using propriety ingredients for new or improved pharmaceutical applications
  • Perform material formulation and application; conduct relevant tests to prove product performance
  • Present to customers and related product distributors on product strengths and characteristics
  • Organize daily lab work and keep team up to date on new regulations
  • Ensure lab safety and proper lab equipment maintenance

Qualifications for the Scientist:

  • Experience in solid dose pharmaceutical processing relating to hot melt extrusion, granulation, coating, tablet compression is highly preferred
  • Lab experience in UV-VIS, HPLC, SEM etc. is preferred
  • Experience in developing methods; knowledge in USP or other methods
  • Good record of maintaining lab safety and accurate lab reporting
  • Experience in publication, good computer, writing & communications skills
  • Ability to travel domestically

Education Requirements:

  • PhD in pharmaceutics, chemistry, chemical engineering or related disciplines is required
  • Master’s degree with in pharmaceutical formulation will be considered


  • Client provided benefits, upon eligibility
As a woman-owned firm, we value diversity. We are an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regard to race, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation and gender identity), age, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability (physical or mental), genetic information, citizenship or any other characteristic protected by law. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request an accommodation.
Position ID: 116167