Company: ABH Pharma

Position: R&D Scientist


The R&D Scientist is responsible for understanding project objectives and the impact on the business; developing a project plan and testing methods to accomplish the project at-hand, making recommendations based on the data analyzed, and implementing the results.

Demonstrate sense of urgency and resourcefulness in completing various assignments involving both standard operations and developmental research with minimal to no supervision.

Essential Duties:

This is a list of the essential functions; however other duties may apply:

  • Formulate and prepare different types of powder based products for various applications, following their development from inception to completion.
  • Plan, design and conduct experiments to develop new products and product optimization.
  • Design powder based products that adhere to regulatory guidelines, ensure that products meet consumer success criteria parameters, while also meeting commercial sale necessities, such as quality and cost requirements.
  • Design products to ensure it is reproducible, while considering the impact on plant operations.
  • Understands flavor systems and flavoring
  • Understands basic chemistry and elemental formulation
  • Provide creative engineering expertise to the company’s R&D and Product Development Teams, while also supporting critical production issues.
  • Provide technical reports for all applicable data collections and studies associated with product development and/or problem solving technical services.
  • Maintains an active development program for self-improvement of skills and knowledge.
  • Follows good safety practices in performance of daily job responsibilities
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedure Manuals (e.g. AATB standards), Safety Protocols and current Good Manufacturing Practices to ensure quality assurance and compliance
  • Weigh, measure and check raw materials to ensure batches manufactured contain proper ingredients and quantities
  • Routinely wash lab ware used in GMP manufacture
  • Conducts testing of formulations including analytical and sensory testing throughout the development process
  • Meets with vendors and finds ingredients needed for projects from ingredient suppliers
  • Works with Purchasing and supervisor in finding and qualifying new packaging

Position Requirements:

Qualifications and Education Requirements

Education: Minimum Bachelor of Science degree (Food Science, Food Technology, or Food Chemistry).

Experience: One to Five years in food or beverage development

Other Skills or certifications:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented, organized
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must exercise good judgment and professionalism
  • Must be supportive of company culture and values
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, and Genesis

To apply for this opportunity, please send your resume to

(Posted 5/22/2019)

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