Director of Formulation Sciences

10/6/22

Bend, OR

1822

Director of Formulation Sciences

The Director of Formulation Sciences will be responsible for the Formulation Sciences team and early development of pharmaceutical formulation including, but not limited to pre-formulation assessments, identification of strategic formulation strategies, and formulation screening (SDD, lipids, particle size reduction, etc) to identify a preferred form and formulation for the drug substance or drug product intermediate.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the daily workflow of the department
  • Provides constructive and timely performance evaluations for direct reports
  • Provides technical guidance and direction
  • Provides mentorship
  • Has direct reports

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides strategic vision for organization and department
  • Contributes to IR&D strategy
  • Delegation and oversight of new projects
  • Works directly with Executive Management on company budgeting and forecasting
  • Makes final recommendations for capital expenditure to Executive Management
  • Authors, reviews, and approves project proposals and budgets
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Required Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Excellent leadership and collaboration skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and lead cross-functional teams
  • Ability to function well in a high paced and at times stressful environment
  • Scientific curiosity and willingness to learn
  • Demonstrated experience in technical focus area (formulation sciences, analytical sciences, process engineering, drug product development)
  • Demonstrated understanding of pharmaceutical process and/or product development
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to delegate them when appropriate

Education and Experience

  • B.S. in Science or Engineering discipline with 15+ years of experience
  • M.S. in Science or Engineering discipline with 12+ years of experience
  • PhD in Science or Engineering with 5+ years of experience
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