The successful candidate will be a passionate scientist with prior industry experience and a drive to develop new medicines to improve human health. In this role, the individual will be responsible for leading elements of the formulation development of new chemical entities as part of a matrix team from initial first in human formulations (suspensions, solutions, capsules, tablets) through final market formulation definition and manufacturing process robustness assessment.
Additional responsibilities are as follows:
Develops and applies basic principles and scientific concepts to execute work in a laboratory or pilot plant environment to develop solid oral drug products.
Capability to lead manufacturing operations in non-GMP and GMP environments.
Executes routine experiments and data interpretation with independently.
Ability to operate and trouble shoot equipment and processes.
Utilizes laboratory/pilot plant skills and fundamental scientific principles to execute on daily responsibilities and contributes to the development of project team strategy.
Can understand overall project timelines to manage prioritization of individual contributor deliverables with minimal supervision.
Works well with others in collaborative team environments.
Builds awareness of relevant new and current technologies to grow as a pharmaceutical scientist.
Education Minimum Requirement:
B.S. or M.S. degree in Chemical Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences or related discipline with a minimum of 3 years relevant industrial experience.
Internal Number: R9131
Pharmaceutical Sciences & Global Clinical Supply (Pharm. Sci. &GCS) undertakes a wide range of drug development activities to transform scientific concepts into innovative pharmaceutical products.
Pharm. Sci. & GCS are two Merck Research Laboratories (MRL) organizations that are passionately committed to setting the standard for our industry at multiple levels, including: 1) executing innovative and efficient pharmaceutical development, thereby maximizing patient value; 2) developing robust formulations, processes, and analytical methods to support commercialization of our products; 3) operating an agile, responsive, reliable, and cost-effective clinical supply chain; and 4) creating corporate value through product life cycle management (LCM) and intellectual property development.