American Distilling Inc. (ADI) is our manufacturing business unit and the world’s largest producer of Distilled Witch Hazel Extracts. We are committed to maintaining our position as the industry leader by supplying our customers with the highest quality, sustainable, Distilled Witch Hazel ingredients with world class scale, capacity, sophistication and standards. Our cosmetic ingredient bases and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) with astringency claims provide efficacy, versatility and safety for many of the world’s most recognized skin care, hair care, eye care and topical OTC drug products.
Our sister company, Dickinson Brands Inc. (DBI) is our Consumer Products (CPG) business unit. As such, DBI is the world’s leading distributor and marketer of witch hazel based products for skin and personal care. Established in 1997, Dickinson Brands brought together the two heritage hallmarks of Dickinson’s® and T.N. Dickinson’s® which were established in the early 1800’s. Today, Dickinson Brands continues to expand on this foundation by bringing to the multi-outlet (food, drug and mass / FDM) retail markets high quality, value-added products that capitalize on the natural healing properties of witch hazel. Our products are carried in all major skincare and first aid retail sets under the Dickinson’s® Original Witch Hazel and TN Dickinson’s® Witch Hazel brands respectively.
Our team is comprised of intelligent and innovative individuals who work collaboratively to ensure creativity, success, and global growth. We are currently seeking an individual to become our Quality / R&D Scientist, reporting to our Quality & Regulatory Director. The Scientist will focus on Analytical Development and Quality while working together with different departments including operations and engineering in the management of day to day production as well as the achievement of strategic corporate goals and objectives. This position will have significant impact on research, quality, operations, new products, existing products and competitive products across our retail and industrial divisions.
Our ideal candidate must be an experienced scientist with strong background in method development and implementation. This individual must have specific experience with modern analytical techniques and data generation for regulatory submissions (including generation of reports, SOPs, protocols). This position requires a team player with a strong sense of urgency as the position will involve coaching and mentoring other scientists and leading teams to deliver high standards of quality within tight deadlines and changing priorities. The organized, self-directed professional we seek must have exceptional verbal and written communication and presentation skills as this he/she will be one of the “technical faces” for the company presenting to industry and regulatory professionals. The candidate must be able to plan and manage multiple projects conceptualize innovative solutions to solve challenging technical problems.
The candidate must have in depth knowledge and experience in cGMP, GLP testing lab procedures and related equipment for the purpose of OTC pharmaceutical API product release. This candidate will help further develop the analytical testing laboratory in regards to equipment, staff and SOP’s and will be responsible for overseeing and assisting with laboratory setups, maintenance of equipment and performing other job-related duties.
To provide overall technical leadership and support for the quality and regulatory teams in terms of day to day product release testing and ongoing R&D initiatives
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Job Type: Full-time
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