Element Materials Technology

Formulator II

Job Locations US-MI-Ann Arbor
ID
2021-7385

Overview

Avomeen, proud to be a part of Element has an opportunity for a Formulator II within our Life Sciences group. The purpose of this job is to execute on projects to support clients in the biopharma formulation and manufacturing team. Element’s Life Sciences group supports developers and manufacturers in the antimicrobial, food and nutraceutical, medical device, and pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We provide personalized testing solutions and regulatory consulting support to validate the safety and efficacy of our clients’ products at every stage of development, production and market release.

Responsibilities

  • Develops analytical methods and performs testing using a variety of technologies possibly including HPLC, LC-MS, GC, GC/MS, Microscopy, FTIR and UV, solid and liquid dosage formulations.  Has learned multiple methodologies and techniques to be able to maximally contribute to the organization
  • Executes projects of moderate complexity in support of client needs. Types of projects include: Product deformulation and product development, method development and validation, failure analysis and problem solving, extractable and leachable studies, tablet and ointment formulation, and structural characterization
  • Follows all safety requirements including wearing appropriate personal protective equipment
  • Generates client reports and supporting laboratory documentation in compliance with company SOPs
  • Complies with all company SOPs and modifies SOPs when directed.
  • Takes responsibility for lab instruments and sees to their care and upkeep, engaging external vendors when appropriate
  • Communicates effectively with clients and colleagues through written and oral presentation
  • Is able to develop test methods and technical test protocols
  • Able to draw and defend conclusions based upon analytical data
  • Demonstrates problem-solving abilities and an attitude of learning

Skills / Qualifications

  • Effective scientific writer (experience with report writing)
  • Effective oral presenter (experience with scientific presentations)
  • Effective time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to function well in a high-paced and at times stressful environment
  • Typical educational requirements are B.S. in Chemistry or Pharmacy, 1-5 years experience (Formulator II) or 3-5 years experience or Ph.D. with 0-1 years experience (Formulator III)

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Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 6,500 brilliant minds operating from 200 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.

 

When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.

 

While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.

 

Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.

 

All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.

TIC Council Statement

Element is proud to be a full member of the Testing, Inspection & Certification Council (the “TIC Council”), an international association representing independent testing, inspection and certification companies. 

 

Members of the TIC Council must implement and abide by the TIC Council Compliance Code. Element has therefore issued an overarching Code of Conduct which is supported by our Compliance Programme. A copy of the Code of Conduct and more information about our Compliance Programme can be found in the Governance and Integrity section of www.element.com

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