Senior Formulation Chemist

Columbus 70K - 110K Permanent


  • Lead the development of new formulations for client products.
  • Design and conduct experiments to optimize formulations for efficacy, stability, and manufacturability.
  • Scale up formulations from lab to pilot plant and production scale.
  • Manage multiple formulation projects simultaneously, ensuring timely completion and adherence to project goals.
  • Prepare detailed project plans, timelines, and budgets.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams including R&D, manufacturing, quality assurance, regulatory, and marketing.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to junior chemists and technicians.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve formulation-related issues during development and production.
  • Prepare technical reports, batch records, and regulatory submissions as required.
  • Ensure compliance with relevant regulatory standards (e.g., FDA, EMA, ISO).
  • Collaborate with Quality Assurance to develop and implement quality control tests for new formulations.
  • Ensure all formulations meet internal and external quality standards before production.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Pharmaceutical Sciences, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years of experience within the pharmaceutical, cosmetics, or nutritional industries.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in formulation development, techniques, and equipment.
  • Strong understanding of physicochemical properties and their impact on product performance.
  • Experience with analytical methods and stability testing.
  • Familiarity with regulatory requirements and guidelines relevant to the industry.
  • Experience with biopharmaceutical formulations, cosmetic product development, or nutritional supplements.
  • Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).
  • Experience with advanced formulation technologies (e.g., nanoparticles, liposomes).

Contact our Recruiter

For more information about the role and to express your interest, you can reach out to our recruiter, Julia, directly:

Email: jdarling@harbasolutions.com

Phone: (317) 863-0797

About Harba Solutions

Harba Solutions is a leading scientific staffing firm operating across a range of scientific industries including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, contract research organizations, and agricultural sciences. With a substantial network of qualified scientific candidates and ongoing interactions with emerging talents, we specialize in effectively placing scientific professionals in roles encompassing laboratories, chemistry, biology, and quality-focused disciplines, to name a few. Backed by strategic investors, our core values of commitment, work ethic, team and self-ownership, craft mastery, and pursuit of success shape our mission. Explore the opportunities at Harba Solutions and become part of the evolution of scientific staffing.

Learn more about us:www.harbasolutions.com

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