R&D OTC Formulation Scientist
Research and Development

Reporting To: Director; R&D
Location: Hauppauge, NY


The Formulation Scientist independently conducts Research and Development activities including evaluation and selection of raw materials, pre-formulation and formulation development studies for oral solid dosage form.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Define and execute development strategy for dietary supplements
    • Work closely with AR&D department to evaluate the analytical results of R&D and stability batches
    • Work with AR&D department to create raw material specifications and finish product specifications
    • Create master manufacturing records for R&D projects
    • Write and review R&D reports and protocols (challenge studies, source qualification reports, product development reports)
    • Participate in second source program to define equivalent source of active ingredient based on scientific rationale
    • Communicate effectively with team members, internal or external customers and other functional groups
    • Troubleshoot scale up issues during R&D and initial launch at production level
    • Write and review deviations and investigations in MasterControl
    • Train and mentor new employees
    • Other  projects as directed by senior management



  • BS, MS  degree in Pharmacy, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Biology or related life sciences
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience with dietary supplements
  • Hands on experiences with mixers, granulators, mills, FBD, tablet presses, in-caps, tablet deduster, capsule polisher, hardness tester, friabilitor, coater, roller compactor, extruder and spheronizer
  • At least 5 years of prior experience with formulation development of oral solid dosage form
  • Knowledge and understanding of the FDA cGMP requirements
  • Outstanding oral, written and communication skills
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced manufacturing facility with unlimited career growth potential

CPC is offering a professional, stable work environment with excellent opportunity for career advancement in a dynamic company, a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes medical, dental, life insurance, paid time-off and 401(k) plan with matching contributions.

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