R&D Technician

Location: Lancaster, SC
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $35,000.00 - $55,000.00
Degree: Certificate; Associate; Bachelor;
Date: 12/6/2018
Job ID: 02644398
Job Description
We are looking for a Research and Development Technician to assist formulation scientists by conducting lab scale formula trials, analyzing finished goods, reporting results to R & D team assisting production during the scale-up process and maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
 
General Responsibilities:
  • Effectively collaborate and communicate with R & D team
  • Accurately weigh appropriate raw materials for lab batches
  • Perform laboratory bench work to investigate formulations and formulation changes
  • Identifies, calibrates, and maintain equipment and lab supplies
  • Evaluate physical properties and characteristics for tablets, capsules, and powders
  • Keeps Manager informed, both verbally and in writing, of any issues within assigned area of responsibility
  • Familiar with batch records
  • Develop the ability to repeat processes to ensure consistency
  • Perform troubleshooting on various processes/products
  • Work with formulators/production to develop solutions to production issues
  • Ensuring that GMP practices are followed.
  • Develop an understanding of all equipment needed to perform specified duties
  • Provide recommendations for product improvements
  • Collect relevant data, and communicate results to appropriate personnel
  • Ensure compliance with all federal and state government agency laws
 Experience Required:
  • Effectively operate tablet press machines individually as well as within a team environment, Encapsulation experience will be PLUS.
  • Monitor the press machine operation and perform in-process tablet weight, hardness and friability check, making adjustments as necessary
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, and organizational skills
  • Ability to work both independently and in a group setting
  • Ability to lift weights up to 50 pounds as needed.
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