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Position Summary:
This position is responsible for independently creating and implementing formulation development strategies, directly involved in the development of all aspects of the processes used in the manufacturing of new and existing dosage form products to include granulation, tablets, coating, and any other products manufactured in the facility.

Essential Skills and Experience Required:

BS degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Industrial Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering or a related sciences discipline. MS or PhD preferred.
Minimum 10 years development experience with solid dosage forms, granulations and tablets, alternative delivery systems.
Ten plus years experience in a pharmaceutical research and development industry.
Ten years excellent communication and analysis capabilities. Ideal candidate will be leader in solid dosage formulations.
Strong leader with experience in developing teams and working in cross
1. functional teams.
Previous experience on an R and D team in a fast paced, demanding
2. Environment.
Previous experience in a cGMP environment.
Experience in ingredient and supplier assessment and qualification.
Understanding of basic financial concepts, managing R and D budgets.
Bench experience (hands on R and D background).
Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing process beyond those
3. currently in used. Strong communication skills with interest and ability to work with a diverse work environment. Working knowledge of current and emerging regulations.
Previous corporate leadership helpful.
Openly shares knowledge and experience with others.

Essential Functions of Position:

1. Supports product development in all areas of vitamin supplement product categories.
2. Experience with solid dosage delivery forms, including tablets and capsules, with projects that include time release (extended release) and bi:layer technologies.
3. Participates in formula design, ingredient assessments, excipient selection and usage, design of product profile, and delivery form.
4. Ability to recommend, formulate and develop new products, concepts, and prototypes in accordance with guidance from research
5. Must have an understanding of material characterization and adjustment, blend, tablet processes, and physical properties knowledge.
6. Introduce industry leading product and formulation technologies to the Product Development team.
7. Provide strategic input for formulations and to the Analytical departments
8. Plans and formulates aspects of research and development proposals, such as objective or purpose of project, applications that can be utilized from findings, costs of project and equipment and human resource requirements.
9. Reviews and analyzes proposals submitted to determine if benefits derived and possible applications justify expenditures.
10. Develops and implements methods and procedures for monitoring projects, such as preparation of records of expenditures and research findings, progress reports and staff conferences, in order to inform management of current status of each project.
11. Conducts testing and pilot runs.
12. Investigates consumer complaints.
13. Prepares reports on progress and recommends the addition, expansion or discontinuance of project.
14. Manages and prioritizes the activities of the research and development according to business impact, importance, and keeps up to date current technology relevant to the companys future products, projects and programs.
15. Knowledge of and experience in new product development process.
16. Ensures lab equipment and people are up to date current technology with good lab practices.
17. Establishes a high degree of accountability across the enterprise through solid strategic through leadership, performance measurement, and clear communications.
18. Interact with operations on the manufacturing scale of new products.

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• Location: Philadelphia

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