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Product Development Scientist



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This individual will work in the development of oral solid dosage pharmaceutical products. Conducting formulation and process development, manufacturing clinical trial supplies, and supporting commercial product manufacturing when required. They will support implementation for the continuous process improvement efforts within the customer’s business segment in the area of technology transfer and process scale up.


• Conduct physical and chemical property assessment (solubility, stability, particle size, etc.) of candidate compounds under supervisor’s direction.

• Conduct formulation and process development for oral solid dosage forms of new chemical entities and/or generic products.

• Perform lab and manufacturing experiment using key manufacturing equipment, including but not limited to, high shear granulator, fluid bed granulator/dryer/coater, blender, tableting machine, and film coating equipment.

• Conduct laboratory analysis on raw materials, in-process, and product formulations using key analytical apparatus, including but not limited to, scanning electron microscope, light microscope, laser particle size analyzer.

• Communicate results internally and externally through verbal and written updates and formal reports as necessary. Organize meetings and monitor all customer interactions independently. Participate in and lead cross-functional project teams to meet company and/or customer goals.

• Performs secondary review of other colleagues’ work for scientific accuracy and compliance.

• Creates and/or revises new department-wide and site-wide procedures and company SOPs.

• Stay abreast of current scientific technologies to maintain the state of the art nature of CCU’s services and will evaluate new technologies to expand our technical service offering.


• Bachelor’s degree in chemistry, biology, chemical/mechanical engineering or related field.

• 2-5 years’ experience in a pharmaceutical process/product development environment.

• Working knowledge of the theories and manufacturing processes associated with the experimental manufacture of oral solid drug products specifically and pharmaceutical products in general.

• Familiar with technologies including Fluid Beds, High Shear Granulators, Tablet Presses, Tablet Coaters, Blenders, Mills, etc.

• Mechanical knowledge and hands on experience relating to fluid bed processor, granular, tablet press, encapsulation, and coating equipment.

About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

Contact Information

Recruiter: Jean Chambers

Phone: (410) 579-3072


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