Manager/Sr Manager/Director Inhalation

Job ID 17-00228

Industry Pharma

Job Type Permanent

Location Raleigh, NC


Want to work for a top Generic Pharma company with lots of growth potential? How about a company that you can be promoted quickly and be recognized for your work? We have a direct relationship with our Hiring Managers and can get you in for the interview! This client provides great benefits and bonus structure as well. Apply with us today!

Local candidates only – will not cover relocation
Must be legally able to work in the USA without requiring sponsorship
Position will depend on experience and educational credentials 
The successful candidate will lead a team of scientists and engineers to develop generic inhalation products:
- Subject matter expert in metered dose inhaler (MDI) product development, including reverse engineering, pre-formulation studies, formulation development, and product characterization.
- Experienced in evaluation and selection of APIs, excipients, and packaging components such as cans, valves, actuators, dose counters, and overwraps.
- Hands-on experience in MDI process development, including use of Pamasol crimping and filling equipment.
- Experienced in fine particle generation (e.g. jet milling) and powder characterization (e.g. TGA, DSC, DVS, SEM, particle size by laser diffraction, etc).
- Proficient in aerosol characterization techniques, including cascade impaction (e.g. NGI), delivered dose uniformity, total can assay, foreign particulate matter, spray pattern, plume geometry, and Karl Fischer moisture analysis.
- Skilled in statistical design of experiments (DoE). Experience with JMP is a plus. Independently plans experiments and reviews data.
- Experienced team leader
- Manages and meets timelines
- Manages supplier relationships
- Promotes a safe working environment
- Working knowledge of Quality by Design (QbD), cGMP, and US regulatory and compendial requirements for respiratory products.
- Strong written and oral communication skills. Prepares protocols, reports, and presentations.


Minimum Requirements: BS, MS, or PhD in chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, or related field. At least seven years of experience in MDI product development, preferably in a generics environment.