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:
2309 Sunset Lake Road
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.
Senior Powerhouse Operator
Perform a wide variety of tasks to ensure optimal and safe operation of equipment that produces steam, cooling water, compressed air etc.; Operate control systems, monitor gauges and meters, perform routine checks, maintain equipment, and start or stop operations when necessary; Ensure basic equipment: boilers, chillers, air handlers, compressors etc., are well-maintained and operated as designed; Oversee machinery indicators to determine existence of malfunctions or suboptimal performance, and initiate appropriate repair procedures when necessary; Follow all relevant safety protocols and legal codes to ensure proper operation of equipment and minimize risk of damage to property and personnel; Communicate clearly and effectively both internally and externally, including managers, engineers and repair technicians to encourage teamwork and coordinate tasks; Perform proactive maintenance of equipment to ensure proper operations and compliant to SOPs and other regulations; Respond to emergent situations and contact the appropriate sources to correct anything not working properly; Maintain a list of contractors and maintain good relationships with contractors to ensure timely response to maintenance/repair needs. Well-versed in technical/engineering operations; Completion of a certified skilled trade such as HVAC, Electrician or Maintenance Technician is a plus; Excellent verbal and written communication skills; Strong problem-solving skills and attention to detail; Flexibility to work non-traditional hours, including on-call. Base salary $50,000-$70,000 plus benefits.
The facility manager will be responsible to manage and maintain the facility to ensure the proper operation of the business, and ensure the operation is compliant with regulations. The candidate will need to oversee the facility operation to ensure that basic facilities: boilers, chillers, air handlers, compressors etc., are well-maintained and operated as designed; perform proactive maintenance of facilities to ensure proper operations and compliant to SOPs and other regulations; schedule related maintenance of facilities; respond to emergent situations and contact the appropriate sources to correct anything not working properly; maintain good relationships with contractors to ensure timely response to maintenance/repair needs; and review utilities consumption and strive to minimize costs. Proven experience as facilities manager or relevant position; Completion of a certified skilled trade such as HVAC, Electrician or Maintenance Technician is a plus. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and Excellent organizational.
Senior synthetic Chemists
Candidates will design and perform experiments in order to develop new processes for the manufacture of new drug candidates. 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.
Associate Director Quality Assurance
Wilmington PharmaTech (WPT) is looking for a Associate Director Quality Assurance with GMP experience in the API / pharmaceutical industry for our brand new API pilot plant. The role includes leading and overseeing Document Review & Batch Release, QA Product Management, Customer Complaints, CAPAs, Document Change Control, Management Review/KPI & Compliance Initiatives in an FDA regulated environment. Ideal candidates should have a strong understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices and API / pharmaceutical manufacturing, new product development projects, project management experience, demonstrated proficiency in acting as a customer facing quality representative, proven managerial experience with demonstrated success in communicating, leading, and motivating others to succeed, experience building teams and developing succession plans is highly desirable, and must be a strategic, driver of change with excellent writing skills.
A degree in chemistry degree with a minimum of 3 years of experience is desired within either the API or pharmaceutical manufacturing environment is preferred; food or medical device industry experience may be considered. Strong cGMP knowledge & strong problem solving ability req'd.
Senior Maintenance Technician
Responsible for the mechanical and electrical systems throughout the facility sites, production plant and laboratories. Perform equipment troubleshooting routine maintenance, general repairs and installations as assigned. Compliance to cGMP standards, following written Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions and Preventive Maintenance assignments. Responds to equipment faults without hesitation to ensure continuous operations. Must comprehend and follow lock out/tag out, hot work, and other associated safety policies. Resolving issues individually or integrated within a team is incumbent in this position. Respond to rare off-hour emergency conditions. Completion of a certified skilled trade such as HVAC, Electrician or Maintenance Technician. A valid driver’s license is required, having, or willing to obtain, a CDL B Driver’s license is a plus. Good verbal and written communication skills are essential. Experience with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel is desired. Base salary $55,000-$75,000 plus benefits.
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. in Chemistry and API pharmaceutical development and analysis experience desired.
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.
Senior Chemical Operator
The candidate should have a basic 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 the attention to details, ability to follow written procedures, , teamwork, dependable, committed, flexible, and positive. . Good communication skills are essential.
Minimum high school diploma. Strong work ethics required.
Associate Research Chemists
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.
WPT offers major benefits, competitive salary and opportunity to grow in a growing company.
Please send your resume to info@WilmingtonPharmaTech.com