Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Solutions for the Pharmaceutical, Medical and Diagnostic Industries

Chemist I

Qualified candidate would lead in the set-up and preparation of laboratory and cGMP production work. Primary responsibilities include development of lead formulations, setting up R&D stability studies, evaluating physical properties of formulations and interpreting data. Documents laboratory work in compliance with company policies, government regulations and prepares draft documents and technical reports. Provides written reports for the completed tasks. Assists in FPD project planning. Recommends experimental design and laboratory troubleshooting. Supervises technicians when necessary.  Activer leadership in method development/validation and cleaning validation.

Primary Responsibilities/Functions:
  • Leads specific laboratory and manufacturing operations
  • Develops process and performs complex laboratory and manufacturing operations.
  • Trains technicians/ junior chemists
  • Sets up and performs maintenance of formulation apparatus and manufacturing equipment
  • Identifies problems during compounding and manufacturing and recommends solutions
  • Recommends formulation development study design and assists in project planning and project specific budgeting activities
  • Drafts written communications with both external and/or internal customers
  • Tracks inventory and directs technicians in requesting batch materials and recording receipts of the same
  • Directs technicians in ensuring restocking, waste disposal and safety procedures
  • Provides evaluation of laboratory data with recommendations.
  • Develops experimental protocols including R&D stability protocols
  • Effectively communicates with supervisors and project managers on project status and problems encountered
  • Documents work in compliance with HPI procedures and Government regulations
  • Trains technicians
  • Performs peer review of data for other staff members
  • Provides training, supervision and scheduling assistance for Technicians

Please send resume and salary requirements to HR@horizonph.com. No phone calls please.

Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, marital or veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law. The company is committed to providing equal employment opportunity with respect to recruitment, selection and all terms and conditions of employment.