Biological Formulation Technologist

Spectraforce

Indianapolis, Indiana


a month ago

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Biological Formulation Technologist
Spectraforce
Indianapolis, Indiana

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Biological Formulation Technologist
Location- Indianapolis, IN, USA, 46077
Duration: 12 Months (possibility of extension)
Shift: 8:00am - 4:30pm


The company has the responsibility to develop new active ingredients and new formulated products that are competitive with the current and future market conditions. The individual in the Biological Formulation Technologist position will support the creation and development novel formulations and delivery systems for new and existing companies active ingredients in our Biological Business. The types of actives we work with include microbes, nucleotides, virus, proteins, enzymes, extracts and naturally sourced molecules. The individual will collaborate with other functions in the company's  R&D to explore, test in proof of concept, and reduce to practice novel delivery concepts, and advance successful technologies and product concepts through stage-gate pipeline to business case and commercialization.

Primary Responsibilities:
• Support senior members in the exploration, proof of concept, and development of novel formulations, production processes and delivery system technologies and concepts for new and registered active ingredients.
• Collaboration with other functions across the company to deliver maximum success, such as analytical R&D, process development, application technology, biology, agronomy, regulatory, operations and commercial teams.
• Maintenance of good laboratory documentation report writing.
• Compliance with laboratory safety procedures

Other responsibilities include:
• Under guidance of senior colleagues, develops hypotheses, plans and executes effective experiments, generates reproducible data, interprets results, and modifies hypotheses appropriately.
• Supports the investigation of product quality concerns / issues and troubleshooting of product quality issues at plant level, conducts rework evaluations and provides recommendations to the plant.
• Consistently applies sound scientific methods to solve technical problems.
• Qualifies new active ingredient and raw material sources, characterizes materials, and supports shelf-life date extensions for existing products.
• Intellectual property (IP) capture and research report writing and presentations.

Required Qualifications
• Demonstrated competence in the area of formulation technology or engineering.
• Knowledge or experience working with biological actives and developing biological actives.
• Ability to work independently and drive projects to completion.
• Ability to successfully partner with team members and stakeholders from multiple backgrounds.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications
• Working knowledge of formulation design & development and product registration process.
• Experience working with fermentation and recovery technology for biological actives.
• Experience working with HTP technology and digital tools.
• Computer programming and automation experience

Education
• Required - BS or AA in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science, Biology, Food Science, Microbiology, Plant Pathology or related fields or relevant experience.
• Masters okay, but would prefer BS or AA instead. Must have an Associates at minimum. 

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
 
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $23.00/hr.