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Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Greenville, NC
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Healthcare, Pharmaceutical, Biotech



Leads the group responsible for the development of pharmaceutical dosage forms, and to execute pharmaceutical portions of technology transfers. Assures that products, processes, and/or procedures are rapidly developed and meet customer expectations and all applicable regulatory requirements.

Essential Functions:

Provides leadership to assigned staff by performing the following: leading organizational change; developing and empowering staff; cultivating relationships; putting staff in a position to succeed, meeting their personal career goals while also achieving organizational goals; building effective teams that apply their diverse skills and perspectives to achieve common goals; driving engagement and creating a climate where staff are motivated to do their best.

Ensures the rapid development of new dosage forms and processes according to customer requirements. Assures that processes are safe, reproducible, cost effective, envrionmentally sound and can be successfully validated and transferred to production operations, in order to meet agreed standards and require minimal continuing support. Look for ways to improve customer satisfaction.

Assists Marketing in obtaining clients and business partners. Reviews technical packages, develops project proposals and provide information to be included in contractual agreements.

Manages the production of clinical supplies such that customer and regulatory requirements are met.

Works with Client Departments to introduce new technology and resolve problems, as needed.

Defines resource needs (capital, expense, and headcount) so that current and future development needs are met. Recruits, hires, retains, trains, and motivates a scientifically competent staff. Provides opportunities for staff career development.

Supports technical development for new or potential clients, support both commerical and Pharmaceutical Development Services (PDS) programs with technical experitise.

Complies with all job related safety and other training requirements including maintaining current training.

Recruit, hire, retain, train, and motivate a scientifically competent staff. Provide opportunities for staff career development.

Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Scope:

Leads a group of scientist that support clients projects by either formulation development or technical transfer of pharmaceutical programs into the manufacturing area. Work to develop the scientists career path. Support other Company programs; safety, growth, commercial.


Report to Director of PPT. Supervise a group of diverse scientists.


BS/BA with 7 years relevant experience OR

MS with 5 years relevant experience OR

Ph.D. with 3 years relevant experience


At least seven years of relevant experience is preferred.


Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.


Demonstrated ability to manage and lead professional staff in order to achieve goals, evaluate and resolve complex technical problems. Ability to motivate, energize, and retain key staff by direct interactions with supervisors and staff. Must have a broad based knowledge of product development/product manufacturing or analytical development/testing techniques, as appropriate, and CMC regulatory requirements. Familiarity with a variety of concepts, practices and procedures. Outstanding attention to detail and organizational skills. Self-starter, mature, independent and dependable. Ability to work in a fast paced environment under pressure, able to multi-task and is results-oriented. Demonstrates ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. Effective time management and prioritization skills. Requires discretion and independent judgment. Very high degree of interpersonal skills to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and the public, including tact to handle sensitive matters. Highly effective verbal and written communication skills.

Physical Requirements:

Position requires ordinary ambulatory skills and physical coordination sufficient to move about office locations; ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch periodically for prolonged periods of time; manipulation (lift, carry, move) of light to medium weights of 20-50 pounds; arm, hand and finger dexterity, including ability to grasp and type for prolonged periods of time; visual acuity to use a keyboard, computer monitor, operate equipment, and read materials for prolonged periods of time; ability to sit, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear for prolonged periods of time.


This job description is intended to present the general content and requirements for the performance of this job. The description is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Managers and supervisors may assign other duties as needed.

Nothing contained herein should be construed to create an employment contract. Occasionally, required skills/experiences for jobs are expressed in brief terms. Any language contained herein is intended to fully comply with all obligations imposed by the legislation of each country in which it operates, including the implementation of the EU Equality Directive, in relation to the recruitment and employment of its employees.


Job Code(s): Greenville, NC GVL02565

Job Category: Manager

FLSA Status (US Only): P12S Exempt

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