Associate Formulation Scientist I
Verona, WI 
Posted 29 days ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Our Company:

Coating Place, Inc. has been in the contract manufacturing industry for over 40 years. Our continued goal to provide the highest quality Wurster processing has kept us at the forefront of the “fluid bed micro-encapsulation” market. Our company mission helps us to maintain this focus.

“Coating Place is an established pharmaceutical contract manufacturer specializing in Wurster fluid bed processing and delivery system development. We provide our customers with modified and extended release bulk active products through innovative development and manufacturing capabilities with an integrated quality philosophy.”
It is our mission to continue urging the next generation, candidates like you, into these fields and further expand the capabilities of the industry through their capabilities. 

Coating Place is a stable and growing company that offers a friendly work environment and an incredibly competitive benefits package including: health, dental, and vision insurance, a generous paid time off program to help balance work and personal life, and pre-tax 401(k) and after-tax Roth 401(k) contribution options with the company matching up to 5% of gross wages that is 100% vested at the time it is added to the employee’s account.

Position Overview:

The Associate Formulation Scientist I will support the Associate Manager Formulation Development by assembling, operating, and cleaning processing equipment; preparing coating solutions and other formulas; and performing various analytical testing including but not limited to particle size testing, moisture analysis, and equipment cleanliness verification. The Associate Formulation Scientist I will also work with the Associate Manager Formulation Development to plan and support various pharmaceutical, supplement, food, and industrial projects and will contribute to the development, scale up, and production scale processing as directed by the Associate Manager Formulation Development. 

Essential Job Functions:
  • Oversees, observes, and records data relating to a process while the equipment is in operation.
  • Assembles and operates processing equipment independently, as needed. The Associate Formulation Scientist I must be able to work independently as well as with the assistance of the Formulation Technician while working in the Process Suite.
  • Assists the Quality Assurance Department in writing, editing, and obtaining document approval.
  • Collaborates with the Quality Control Department regarding testing and the coordination of timelines for analytical method validations to support project needs.
  • Works with the Supply Chain team to ensure material requirements for projects are fulfilled.
  • Interacts with Production personnel for commercial-scale projects.
  • Composes and distributes process development reports.
  • Maintains current knowledge of the guidelines and regulations of the 21 CFR, ICH guidelines, and other regulatory bodies relevant to the food and pharmaceutical industries.
  • Follows all CPI cGMP practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Follows all CPI safety practices, policies, and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Education/Skills/Knowledge Required:
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or related field.
  • Experience related to formulation development, analytical testing, and or the pharmaceutical industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot processes and implement corrective actions.
  • Basic mathematical skills with the ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and conversions.
  • Comprehensive written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good time management skills to complete assignments/projects in a timely manner with minimal supervision.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer required.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with team members, co-workers, and/or clients.
  • Ability to lift objects weighing up to 55 lbs.


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Hours per Week
Work Hours (i.e. shift)
1st Shift
Salary and Benefits
Based on Experience
$1,500 Sign-On Bonus!
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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