At Wilmington PharmaTech, we are constantly looking to hire talented and experienced synthetic and analytical chemists who have a passion for research and development.
If you would like the opportunity to work for Wilmington PharmaTech, please email us at info@WilmingtonPharmaTech.com, with an attached resume and contact information.
Alternatively, you can send your resume by mail to:
Pencader Corporate Center
229A Lake Drive
Newark, DE 19702, USA
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer
Job Position Openings
Wilmington PharmaTech (WPT) is seeking multiple motivated chemical engineers, pilot operators, QA specialists, organic chemists, and Analytical Chemists at all levels to join our dynamic company for pharmaceutical active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) analysis in clinical phase drug development.
The Business Associate is responsible for inventory management, purchasing, receiving and maintaining receipts of general office suppliers and production materials, direct contractors for organizing general office areas and production materials, establish and maintain inventory control systems for all raw and finished materials; keep inventory current at all times, draw charts and graphs, using computer spreadsheets, to illustrate technical reports, oversee the activities of all facilities and workers, help in the preparation of proposals, purchase orders and other Excel or MS Word documents, having communication skills essential for interacting with customers and WPT team members, being self-motivated and self-driven in all job responsiblities within normal business hours, maintaining flexibility and performing other duties as required or requested by their Supervisor.
B.S. degree is required. 1-2 years of business experience, preferrably in a lab setting. Must function well with minimum supervision. Must be a detail oriented individual with good organizational skills. Working knowledge of MS Office. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Able to lift 50+ pounds.
HVAC Maintenance Technician
The essential functions of this position include, but are not limited to the following: Ensure controls to process and building comfort systems are functioning properly. Capable of troubleshooting and repairing mechanical and electrical systems. Operation of powerhouse equipment such as steam boilers, air compressors, chilled water systems and associated components. Compliance to cGMP standards, following written SOPs, WIs and PM tasks. Excellent communication skills, verbally and in writing to ensure continuous equipment and process operations. Must comprehend and follow lock out/tag out, hot work, and other associated safety policies when performing assignments. Must perform routine maintenance as scheduled and legibly record information. Other tasks as assigned to maintain the facility and operational processes.
A journeyman HVAC trade school certificate is required. Must possess a valid driver’s license and able to respond to rare emergency conditions off normal business hours. Organizational and computer skills such as Word and Excel. Capable of working independently and as part of a team. Salary will be based on experience. Potential for career advancement.
Synthetic Chemists/Senior Synthetic Chemists/Process Chemists
Candidates will design and perform experiments in order to develop chemical processes for the manufacture of new drug substances. The candidate will be expected to subsequently undertake the manufacture of these drug processes at gram to kilo scale and support manufacture in pilot production as appropriate. An outstanding record of solving complex synthetic challenges combined with demonstrated hands-on ability to execute these processes at scale is required. This position requires a Ph.D. degree in Synthetic and/or Organic Chemistry. The candidate needs to demonstrate a high level of technical ability, scientific creativity, teamwork and independence. Good communication skills are essential.
The facilities associate is responsible for assisting with the day to day operations of the assigned building or buildings, including daily checklist of building systems and overall condition of premise; Accurately and timely shipping and receiving work materials and finished products; Establishing and maintaining inventory control systems for all raw and finished materials; Safeguarding warehouse contents and controlling inventory levels by conducting physical counts; Ensuring orderly and safe conditions of warehouse and work areas at all times; Assist facility manager on building maintenance; Interacting with, developing, and maintaining positive vendor relationships relating to facility and real estate services; Performing other duties as required or as requested by Supervisor.
High School Diploma or higher is required. 1-2 years of business experience, preferably in a lab setting. Must function well with minimum supervision. Must be a detail-oriented individual with good organizational skills. General knowledge of hand tools. Working knowledge of MS Office. Ability to handle multiple tasks. Able to lift 50+ lbs.
Responsible for providing mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, HVAC, on plant and lab equipment and general maintenance. The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to the following: Ensure operation of company equipment including electrical, mechanical, instrumentation, control devices, HVAC, for building and equipment. Able to perform all routine repairs and scheduled inspections of plant equipment. Must possess and exhibit good verbal communication skills to communicate with all departments and coworkers to alert management of problems or needs to ensure proper continuous operations. Must understand and follow all plant policies regarding safety/emergency, lock out/tag out, confined spaces, hot work orders, maintenance, sanitation and current procedures designed for the department. Must possess a valid driver’s license and have own transportation. Must have the ability to work outside of normal business hours, nights, and weekends if needed for emergency repairs. Having, or willing to obtain, a CDL B Driver’s license a plus. Having an EPA Universal Refrigeration Certificate a plus. OSHA 10 General Industry Certificate a plus. Good communication skills are essential.
Analytical Chemist/Senior Research Analytical Chemist
Follows/executes written procedures/protocols with minimal supervision and completes notebook and verification with accuracy. Conducts sample analysis, method development and method qualification/verification/validation under minimum guidance of research scientists/managers. Stability/release testing. Maintains scientific integrity and timeliness of results, clearly documents results and clearly summarizes work in written and verbal form. Ensures maintenance and calibration of lab equipment with minimal supervision. Communicates test results, task status and testing issues to scientists/managers in a timely manner. Participates in department/group meeting activities and cross-functional group activities as needed. Understands and maintains cGMP training records and follows all cGMP company policies, standard operating procedures and best practices. Adheres to safety standards.
Understands the fundamental basic principles of chromatographic and detection techniques, spectroscopy and wet chemical analysis; Demonstrates the capability and proficiency with a range of analytical techniques (HPLC, GC, IR, LC-MS, etc.) and equipment for analytical development work and quality control activities.
B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in Chemistry and API pharmaceutical development and analysis experience desired.
Senior Process Engineer/Principal Process Engineer
Candidates are supporting the manufacturing team that creates drug products by working closely with process chemists, pilot plant operators, and QA colleagues. Ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices and new product development projects, and pharmaceutical/ chemical manufacturing. These positions require a M.S./Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, with 5+ years API production experience. Candidates need to demonstrate a high level of technical ability, scientific creativity, teamwork and independence. Good communication skills are essential.
Chemical Process Engineers – All levels
Candidates are supporting the manufacturing team that creates drug products by working closely with process chemists, pilot plant operators, and QA colleagues. Ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices and new product development projects, and pharmaceutical/ chemical manufacturing. This position requires a B.S./M.S./Ph.D. degree in chemical engineering, with relevant industrial experience. The candidate needs to demonstrate a high level of technical ability, scientific creativity, teamwork and independence. Good communication skills are essential.
GMP Production Operator
The candidate should have a basic organic chemistry knowledge and computer skills. The position is set in a fast-paced start-up environment and will require the individual to work on a broad range of tasks. The Production Operator is responsible for performing daily tasks in the pharmaceutical pilot plant in accordance with cGMP regulations. The candidate needs to demonstrate a high level of technical ability, scientific creativity, teamwork and independence. Good communication skills are essential.
B.S. in chemistry or related filed. Strong computer skills & strong problem solving ability req'd.
Associate Scientist for Process Development
Wilmington PharmaTech (WPT) is seeking self-motivated Associate Scientists to join our dynamic chemistry process department for active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) synthesis in clinical phase drug development.
Participates in the production of APIs in a kilolab or pilot plant setting by following batch records under cGMP environment. Records precisely all critical observations and documents all results during the production accurately. Diligently follows company SOPs to clean equipment for production and maintains appropriate cleaning records. Disassembles reactors for cleaning as necessary and reassembles them after the cleaning complete. Ensures and maintains kilolabs and related storage areas are in good condition. Performs routine qualifications for production equipment and maintains related records. Understands cGMP requirements of WPT and strictly follows all company policies, SOPs and best practices. Adheres to safety standards. Potential to conduct hands-on organic research with supervision for process optimization, and collect data to support the production of intermediates/APIs. Participates in the hazard operations (HAZOP) discussion and provide suggestions and solutions as necessary. Assists in trouble shootings and investigations of processes. Maintain good, clear laboratory records.
B.A/B.S. or M.A./M.S. in Chemistry or Biochemistry with 0-3 years of experience.
Able to follow complex, scientific instructions and able to learn new things quickly. Must be self-motivated with good interpersonal skills and have a desire to be part of a fast-paced growing company. Shift work may be required.
Academic or industrial research experience in organic chemistry.
This position offers benefits, competitive salary and an opportunity to advance in a growing company.
R&D Organic/Analytical Chemist
The candidate will responsible for method development, validation & implementation, analyticalimpurity synthesis & QC in support of cGMP synthesis; assist in writing of SOPs, protocols & reports; keep accurate documentation in accordance with cGMP regulations.
B.S./M.S./Ph.D. in chemistry. Strong organic & analytical chemistry skills & strong problem solving ability req'd.
Candidates must be self-motivated with good interpersonal skills and have a desire to be part of a fast-paced growing company.
WPT offers major benefits, competitive salary and opportunity to grow in a growing company.
Please send your resume to info@WilmingtonPharmaTech.com