Horizon Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Formulation Scientist Lead:

Rapidly growing pharmaceutical company in P.B.C. is seeking an experienced Formulation Scientist. As a member of the Formulation team, this role will support pharmaceutical development programs through the development and scale-up of clinical and commercial formulations in a Quality By Design environment.


This role is responsible for the coordination and the manufacture of liquid dosage forms for clinical or stability purposes. It requires the abilities to effectively collaborate with and define programs for establishment of product manufacture at external contractors.

  • To be involved in compliance and fostering of good manufacturing practices as well as safety health and environmental support.
  • To be a lead in processing technology and have knowledge of working with equipment necessary to manufacture and package sterile eye products.
  • To be a motivated and enthusiastic individual capable of training assigned personnel with a minimal amount of direct supervision.

This position requires close customer contact and the candidate must be able to balance commercial opportunity with scientific expertise in all aspects of formulation. Create, review and approve SOP's, protocols, methods, reports CofAs and forms for supporting ANDA. Must have the ability to formulate work plans and conduct problem solving on complex chemical development/production projects.


PhD in Pharmaceutics; at least 4 years pharmaceutical industry experience with generics in a formulation role.

Preferred Background:

Experience in drug development, formulation transfer, scale up and reformulation. Develop, scale-up extended release polistirex, immediate and extended release solutions, concentrates, syrups, lotions, creams and ointments. Understand and implement USP/NF, BP, FDA and ICH guidelines for product development following cGMP and GLP. Understand devolping and validating of stability indicating analytical methods. Must have good communication skills both verbal and written and must have proficient computer skills.

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.