Principal Scientist-Steriles Technical Support
Greenville, NC - USA
Posted January 11, 2017

Join us as We Transform How Pharmaceuticals are Made.

Patheon is looking for people who are passionate about making a difference in people’s lives. Patheon is in need of proven leaders to nurture talent, build effective teams and drive engagement in an environment where people are motivated to do their best for the company, its clients and their patients. To inspire collaboration and innovation.
Recognize, develop and implement new technologies and methods supporting the drug product development process to fulfill client and regulatory requirements.  Serve as primary technical expert for project teams and lead and coordinate activities to ensure successful completion of projects. Perform management duties during group leader’s absence, including prioritizing all project activities, maintaining support of development schedules, and coordinating technical staff.  Train junior staff.
Key Requirements


  • Design, validate and/or implement new dosage forms/analytical methodology including the development of production processes, including all necessary procedures, training, and regulatory documentation

  • Participate on project teams as member, leader, or liaison to facilitate the team’s activities and achievement of goals.

  • Recognize potential process improvements, recommend associated actions, and develop and implement appropriate solutions.

  • Serve as primary technical expert for related job area for all areas of the company and its’ associated partners. 

  • Manage and coordinate group activities to meet specified departmental and corporate goals and timeframes.


  • Effectively interpret and defend dosage form/analytical data and reports and interact with Regulatory Affairs in response to official inquiries


BS/BA in a physical or biological science with 5 years experience in manufacturing, process development, laboratory, or technology transfer, OR AA/AS in a physical or biological science or production related discipline plus 6 years experience in manufacturing, process development, laboratory, or technology transfer, OR 7 years experience in manufacturing, process development, laboratory or technology transfer.


Prefer 3-5 years of experience in Steriles pharmaceutical environment with exposure to aseptic processing, equipment, and techniques.




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