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Formulation Scientist - Nutritional


A&Z has an immediate opportunity for a Formulation Scientist.  This role is responsible for the development of the final formulation on a project. The scientist participates in all the phases of development including the pre-formulation, process development, scale-up and meeting all formulation requirements on new formulas. 


Perform hands-on process/product scale-up studies on assigned OTC solid oral dosage products.
Utilize knowledge of formulation development and process optimization using solid oral dosage pharmaceutical processes such as wet granulation (high shear and fluid bed), pellet processes, direct compression (v-blenders and container blending systems), tablet compression, encapsulation, tablet coating, etc.
Prepare, review and/or approve written documents to support technical projects, regulatory submissions and validation projects.
Execute process validation batches (including, site transfers, launch, alternate equipment, alternate vendor, etc.)
Assist in writing and executing formulation and development plans.
Maintain and monitor facility cleaning validation program for approved products and cleaning verification for unapproved products.
Prepare, review, approve SOP’s, APR’s Change Controls, CAPA’s, Prepare IR’s and deviations, and create master batch records.
Review work orders in data stream, review and approve equipment periodic reviews, review and approve equipment qualification protocols & reports.
Support equipment qualification activities as needed.
Follows Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.


  • • Bachelor’s Degree in chemistry or related field;
  • • Minimum of 2+ years of pharmaceutical experience in formulation development, commercial, OTC
  • • Experience in solid oral dose
  • • Experience in manufacturing process including tableting, wet granulation, dry granulation, roller compaction, aqueous film coating, encapsulation, over-encapsulation, and blending is strongly preferred;
  • • Professional knowledge of manufacturing principles, theories, and techniques. Knowledge of manufacturing regulatory programs and objectives (cGMP, CFR 210 and 211).
  • • Detail oriented with a strong attention to quality, autonomy and good communication;
  • • Experience in North American and EU market studies
  • • Ability to present information verbally and in writing to peers, work groups and management

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Job Snapshot


Full Time



Company Snapshot


A&Z Pharmaceutical, Inc.


Hauppauge, NY