Senopsys is a specialty services
consulting firm dedicated to the development of palatable drug products.
The company works to optimize the taste of investigational and marketed
drug products for pharmaceutical, biotech and drug delivery companies. Senopsys has an opening for a laboratory technologist
to support continued growth.
The selected candidate will report to the Technical
Director and will be responsible for formulating liquid and solid drug
prototype formulations, conducting sensory (taste) analysis, and supporting
overall technical operations. The selected candidate will have the ability
to handle multiple projects simultaneously and be able to work with minimal
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Prepare prototype liquid and
powder formulations in accordance with established quality systems –
manuals, SOPs and batch records.
- Learn and master flavor
system development process – a strong interest in cooking is a success
- Participate in taste
assessment of investigational and marketed drug products under Good
Clinical Practice (products are tasted and not ingested).
- Data entry, analysis and
- Maintain laboratory notebooks
and records according to company standards.
- Manage ingredient, drug
product and laboratory supply inventories.
- Instrument maintenance and
- Maintain a safe and sanitary
- Bachelor’s degree in Food
Science, Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science or related field with some
experience in a formulation development environment.
- Knowledge of
excipient/ingredient functionality – sweeteners, solvents,
preservatives, flavors, hydrocolloids, suspending agents.
- Sensory analysis experience
preferred but company will train in its methods.
- Normal acuity of taste and
smell – tested at time of application.
- Medically fit to participate
in taste evaluations of drug products based on a pre-employment
physical, including clinical tests (blood and urine), EKG.
- Computer skills – Word,
Excel, PowerPoint and Internet research.
- Good oral and interpersonal
- Capable of working under
pressure and meeting deadlines.
Job Type: Full-time