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Scientist / Senior Scientist, New Technologies

Insperity - Carrollton, TX

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is a medical device and OTC drug manufacturing company that was founded to provide cutting-edge skin care products to address a variety of skin conditions and needs. Our business strategy consists of the manufacturing, marketing, and sales of our own brand of products and contract manufacturing for several worldwide customers. Over the years, the company has continued to focus on solving serious skin problems. Our product line includes moisturizers, sun blocks, enzyme-enhanced products, and products for incontinence, wounds/wound healing, massage, psoriasis, and eczema.

Scientist / Senior Scientist, New Technologies

This position will support the development of new platforms, technologies, and products to the marketplace. As a support to the corporate strategy, the Scientist / Senior Scientist will be responsible for implementation of the Innovation Strategy with the formulation, development and technical transfer/scale-up of platforms and products for Swiss American’s business needs.

Under the direction of the Director, New Technologies, the Scientist / Senior Scientist will contribute in the building of the pipeline strategy and ideation of individual innovation projects and most directly develop processes and products to execute on that strategy.

This position requires collaboration with cross functional partners including Operations, Quality Assurance, and Research and Development (R&D) to ensure successful new product launches.

The Scientist / Senior Scientist, New Technologies has four primary responsibilities:

Remain current on science, trends and differentiating innovations in the market.

This includes, but is not limited to: formulation science, materials/ingredients/technologies, compounding equipment and cost.

Support R&D chemists to develop robust products and the scale-up of products on the basis of platform science for corporate-branded lines as well as for CDMO customers.

Assist R&D Leadership to develop appropriate policies and procedures that will guide controlled and risk-mitigating activities across the R&D function in its support of corporate strategy, corporate brands, and CDMO customers.

Lead R&D process development (scale-up) of new product / new technologies during hand-off from R&D lab to R&D Pilot / Trial batches.

Detailed Responsibilities:

Execute the technical aspects of projects, interacts with cross-functional teams to implement timely new product introductions.

Prepare laboratory batches for stability sampling, preservative efficacy testing, claim/clinical testing, mock-ups and R&D leadership evaluation.

Interface with R&D, Operations, and Quality team for formula scale-up and process development to ensure successful commercialization of new technologies and products.

Attend Pilots and Trials for new product introduction

Prepare process development/process scale-up documentation

Develop process specifications for new product launches.

Troubleshoot product or process failures to determine the cause and implement corrective action.

Hand-off process of new products to process validation team and provide direction of Critical Process Parameters (CPPs).

Work with limited supervision to drive technical resolutions in manufacturing and troubleshoot product issues under aggressive and sometimes compressed timelines.

Maintain pace with and understanding of the innovative ingredients and technologies with which product development will be based.

Formulate a variety of personal care products, cosmetics, medical devices and OTC products from concept to finished good.

Skills & Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3 years of professional experience is required.

Graduate/ Terminal degree in a Chemical Engineering, Industrial Pharmacy, or other science or engineering discipline is preferred.

Process development/process scale-up experience is required.

Ability to work cross-functionally in a team environment while being an individual contributor is required.

Some experience with consumer products, such as skin care, skin cleansers, and/or deodorant products is highly preferred.

A technical foundation formulating products including emulsions, surfactants, suspensions, structured liquids and an understanding of material chemistry is preferred.

Experience working with external manufacturing and technical project management is preferred.

Familiarity with cGMP and other regulatory requirements is preferred.

Familiar with FDA process scale-up and validation requirements is required.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Must be able to work independently and with broad management style to create an inclusive, innovative, communicative, and respectful culture with an appreciation for diversity.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office Business Suite and Internet software. Knowledge of formulation software is a plus.

Benefits:

We value our employees’ time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive annual salary, an extensive benefits package including paid time off, medical, dental and vision benefits, 401K plan with company match and future growth opportunities within the company. Plus, we work to maintain the best possible environment for our employees, where people can learn and grow with the company. We strive to provide a collaborative, creative environment where each person feels encouraged to contribute to our processes, decisions, planning, and culture.

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Scientist / Senior Scientist, New Technologies Insperity - Carrollton, TX, United States

   

Location: Carrollton, TX

Company Profile:
Insperity, a trusted advisor to America’s best businesses for more than 27 years, provides an array of human resources and business solutions designed to help improve business performance. Insperity™ Business Performance Advisors offer the most comprehensive suite of products and services available in the marketplace. Insperity delivers administrative relief, better benefits, reduced liabilities and a systematic way to improve productivity through its premier Workforce Optimization™ solution. Additional company offerings include Human Capital Management, Payroll Services, Time and Attendance, Performance Management, Organizational Planning, Recruiting Services, Employment Screening, Financial Services, Expense Management, Retirement Services and Insurance Services.