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Pharmaceutical Formulation Development Advisor

UPM Pharmaceuticals

Bristol, Tennessee 37620
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Pharmaceutical Formulation Development Advisor


UPM Pharmaceuticals, Inc., ( a rapidly growing contract drug development and manufacturing company for the pharmaceutical industry, located in Bristol, Tennessee, is seeking two senior advisors/guides for pharmaceutical formulation development. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  This role requires experienced formulation and process development scientists with project leadership experience in development of pharmaceutical solid oral dosage form products and manufacturing processes. Will provide science & technology guidance in support of client projects in various product development and manufacturing activities within time and budget constraints.  Guidance will be provided to all levels within R&D, Manufacturing, Business Development, Quality, and Executive Management.  Major activities include:  contract proposal review; business development support; technical guidance for project leaders and participation in design of formulations and manufacturing processes; evaluation & implementation of new technology & equipment; attend team meetings; review documents; answer technical questions and participate in discussions; presence on mfg floor or lab during critical operations; write technical reports; advise on procedural, document, and batch record questions; advise registration and validation activities; and many other lesser activities.





Pharmaceutical formulation development experience is required.  Preference for CDMO (contract development and manufacturing operation) experience with solid oral dosage forms and a PhD, but not required.


Academic study of industrial & physical pharmacy, pharmaceutical chemistry, chemical engineering, chemistry, or biochemistry;  skill in the science & art of pharmaceutical product development;  experience & knowledge of pre-formulation, formulation development, clinical manufacturing, analytical testing, quality control & assurance, cGMP, & GLP;  knowledge of programs like Outlook, Word, Excel, Access, TrackWise, and Documentum;  knowledge of contract development, concept product development, clinical phase 1, 2, and 3, biobatch, registration, and validation; experienced with IND/NDA/ANDA, QBD, CPP, DOE, and RLD  activities; detail oriented, a self-starter, excellent organization & communication skills;  ability to handle multiple tasks involving various departments in a fast-paced environment;  effective interpersonal skills;  ability to read, analyze, interpret, & write scientific documents/reports;  the will & ability to achieve success.


Qualified candidates please submit your resume and salary requirements to:  EOE

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