21 days old

Formulation Scientist

Kelly Services
Nashville, TN 37230

Direct Hire

Nashville, TN

Kelly Science & Clinical is seeking a Formulation Scientist. Reporting to the Director, Formulations, the Formulation Scientist will be responsible for leading the formulation development, scale-up and tech transfer activities to support drug product development program for various chemical entities. This ideal candidate should possess exceptional time management and communications skills with a strong attention to detail. An extensive understanding of analytical analyses and characterization for formulation design, process development and scale-up approaches is required.


+ Responsible for performing formulation development activities for parenteral formulations for small molecules including peptides in vials, IV bag premixes, and Prefilled syringes.

+ Experience in developing formulations for poorly soluble drug substances.

+ Develops solutions, emulsions, suspensions, lyophilized sterile parenterals and lipid-based delivery systems.

+ Conduct phase specific studies based on DOE (Design of Experiments), as needed, for formulation optimization and process confirmation.

+ Prepare and review documents to support specific project needs, such as laboratory notebooks, protocols, summary reports, regulatory submissions, master batch records, change control, etc.

+ Prepare data summary presentations, compile experimental and analytical results and observations, perform data interpretation, and summarize conclusions and recommend subsequent steps.

+ Maintains working knowledge of instrumentation, equipment, and scientific methodologies necessary to perform assigned tasks.

+ Develop formulation/manufacturing process from tech transfer to operations in support of GMP manufacturing.

+ Incorporate Quality-by-Design (QbD) approach in the product development program to improve the drug formulation and manufacturing process.

+ Collaborate with other teams (Project Management, Analytical Scientists, Quality Assurance and Manufacturing) to ensure project completion.

+ Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements.

+ Takes lead in client interactions.


+ Bachelor's degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or equivalent with 8+ years of experience required. Master's degree or Ph.D. with relevant years experience preferred.

+ Experience in development of various parenterals dosage forms and process development required.

+ Manages time effectively and ability to manage multiple projects independently in a fast-paced environment.

+ Excellent written, attention to detail, interpersonal communication skills and a dynamic team player.

+ Critical thinker, result and solution oriented, proactive and ability to think strategically.

+ Working knowledge of DOE, QbD and FMEA concepts.

+ Lyophilization experience preferred.

+ IV bag premixes experience a plus.

+ Lipid nanoparticles and microfluidization experience a plus.


**You should know:** Your safety matters! Vaccination against COVID-19 may be a requirement for this job in compliance with current client and governmental policies. A Kelly recruiter will confirm and share more details with you during the interview process.

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire talented people just like you. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills and interestsits the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background/education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get you noticed.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law. (


Posted: 2022-07-27 Expires: 2022-08-27

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