Ashland Specialty Ingredients, GP
Are you the kind of person that is always thinking, sketching, seeking, and adjusting? Who needs to understand how things work and then figure out how they can work better? Are you a passionate, tenacious, solver who loves to work with others who share your drive? Are you positive, constructive, and ingenious?
Are you always solving?
Then we’d like to meet you and bet you’d like to meet us.
Ashland has an exciting opportunity for a Pharmaceutical Formulation Scientist or Engineer to join our Ashland Specialty ingredients G.P business at our Wilmington, DE. This is a very visible, significant role within the Company and the Pharmaceutical R&D function. This position will report to team manager of Pharmaceutical R&D.
The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:
Participate in new excipient and drug delivery technology development, customer technical service, and contract research projects to support pharmaceutical business growth.
Design and execute studies to advance pharmaceutical formulations and processes using Ashland pharmaceutical excipients.
Perform mathematical modeling and computer-based simulation experiments.
Generate and maintain documentation required by projects and pharmaceutical operations including batch records, SOPs, protocols, etc. Evaluate data and documentation from project trials and testing, and prepare reports summarizing the R&D activities.
Coordinate activities with R&D team and project leaders, sales, regulatory, and other cross functional team members to ensure the delivery of quality results in a timely manner.
Provide technical information on marketing literature and presentations.
Support trainings to Ashland global sales and technical teams as well as customers.
Present research findings at major technical conferences and journals.
Provide technical support to North America and global accounts.
In order to be qualified for this role, you must possess the following:
B.S. or B.E degree in Industrial Pharmaceutics or Chemical Engineering from an accredited institution with 2-5 years of experience in oral solid pharmaceutical product/process development and manufacturing, or M.S. degree with 1+ years’ related experience
Thorough knowledge and hands-on experience with pharmaceutical formulation and processes technologies
Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
Ability to successfully manage multiple activities with agility to achieve company and departmental objectives
Working knowledge of Design of Experiments (DOE), Microsoft Office Suite, and statistical analysis
Ability to work under pressure
The following skill sets are preferred by the business unit :
Experience with mathematical modeling technologies including simulation, mechanistic modelling and machine learning.
Experience with biologic formulation and product development
Hands-on experience with potent pharmaceutical active ingredients
In more than 100 countries, the people of Ashland LLC. (NYSE: ASH) provide the specialty chemicals, technologies and insights to help customers create new and improved products for today and sustainable solutions for tomorrow. Our chemistry is at work every day in a wide variety of markets and applications, including architectural coatings, automotive, construction, energy, personal care and pharmaceutical. Visit www.ashland.com to see the innovations we offer.
At Ashland our vision is to be a leading, global specialty chemicals company whose inspired and engaged employees add value to all we touch. In fact our people, employees, customers and vendors define who we are. They are the driving force behind everything we do.
Not only do we value our customers but we value our employees, and we work to offer them a dynamic and challenging environment. We hold ourselves to high standards at Ashland, and we value integrity and honesty.
Ashland has a history of attracting the best people and keeping them. The reasons are simple: industry competitive salary and benefits, pay-for-performance incentive plans and a diverse work environment where employees feel challenged and valued. People come to Ashland and stay. As a growing Fortune 500 specialty chemicals company, we offer opportunities for development and advancement throughout our global organization. Our values define who we are and what we care about as a company. If you are looking for a relationship with a company instead of simply a job, this may be a great fit.
Ashland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. NOTE: We do not accept resumes from external staffing agencies or independent recruiters for any of our openings unless we have a signed recruiting agreement in place to fill a specific position.