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Director of Research and Development

  • LocationHatfield, PA 19440 - United States
  • Work TypeFull time
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:2 months ago
  • Job no: 42370
  • Category: R&D

Job Description


Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is currently recruiting a Director of Process Research and Development who will infuse the Research and Development Team with their talent, energy and leadership skills. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a corporate culture that is known for its innovative and growth-oriented vision. Responsibilities include:


1) Assemble, build, manage and lead a team of highly skilled chemists in the area of high-tech chemical synthesis and production development

2) Troubleshoot a wide array of synthetic chemistry issues at the bench scale and apply corrective measures upon the development of a multi-kilogram scale process

3) Manage multiple development and scale-up projects

4) Prepare and review appropriate reports as needed for management and clients

5) Supervise and support technology transfer to other research and manufacturing sites of the company and partners

6) Design and implement research and development protocols and projects

7) Develop a business plan and budget required to execute an annual and multi-year R&D plan

8) Comply with the company’s policies and procedures

9) Perform other duties as assigned


Critical Requirements


1) A university degree is required. Although all candidates are welcome and encouraged to apply, preference will be given to those with degrees in a relevant field

2) Appropriate full-time work experience is mandatory (no students or fresh graduates please)

3) Recent experience in the pharmaceutical industry is strongly preferred

4) Preference will be given to candidates with recent experience in research and development


For the right leader, this is a wonderfully rewarding role with tremendous growth prospects. If you are qualified and think you're a strong fit for this role, please apply ASAP. We thank all applicants, but only candidates who meet our client's criteria will be contacted.


Compensation and Other Details


Base Salary: Highly competitive package, commensurate with experience





  • Published on 10 Aug 2022, 12:12 PM