Director of Small Molecule Process Development
170,000-210,000 per year
Indiana, USA

A notable pharmaceutical company is looking to hire a Director of API Process Development to lead drug substance manufacturing operations.


The ideal candidate will have the following background:

  • Academic background in Chemical Engineering
  • ~ 10 years of industry experience in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Strong presentation and leadership skills, with an emphasis on technical and people development
  • Subject matter expert in chemical process development from early phases of development through commercialization
  • Extensive experience with tech transfer to external manufacturing partners
  • Exposure to process modeling and simulation techniques / predictive analytics


The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead chemical development for a variety of assets from early development to commercial launch, with the potential for life cycle management
  • Lead a team of process, formulation, and analytical chemists
  • Advise on the development of new synthetic routes for API manufacturing
  • Contribute to PAT and continuous manufacturing technical advancements
  • Guide strategy for scale-up of successful chemical assets
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