Formulation Specialist – Innovation Center Manager (m/f/x)

For over 100 years KORSCH has been developing and building exclusively high-tech tablet presses. As an expanding medium-sized company, we are one of the big players in the industry. Our tablet presses “Made in Berlin” make life much easier for millions of people worldwide.

Well-known companies from the pharmaceutical and industrial sectors use our machines not only to produce tablets of all kinds, but also batteries, dishwasher and bath tablets, vitamins, sweeteners, candies, bouillon cubes, water-color painting pads, lozenges, tea lights and much more.

Learn more about KORSCH on our website.

KORSCH America, the North America Division of KORSCH AG and a global leader in tablet press technology, is currently seeking a

Formulation Specialist – Innovation Center Manager (m/f/x)

for our Innovation Center at our North America Headquarters in South Easton, MA.

The Innovation Center, consisting of a several tablet compression suites and an in-process test laboratory, supports product testing, equipment demonstrations, and process development and optimization for KORSCH customers in North and South America.  This position requires oral-solid dosage formulation and process development expertise, experience with tablet compression equipment, and the ability to work with clients on a range of projects around product development and process optimization.

The job requires the ability
  • to work independently to engage customers, and work to plan, execute, and document testing on KORSCH state-of-the-art tablet compression equipment
  • to develop, assess, optimize oral solid dose formulation to support high-speed tablet production
  • to work with customers to optimize and consult on the manufacturing process of solid dosage forms
  • to plan and execute feasibility studies
  • to support our equipment sales team on projects that require formulation or process optimization expertise
  • to make presentations, provide training, and to support promotional activities around the KORSCH Innovation Center
Required qualifications and skill set:
  • A degree in pharmacy, in pharmaceutical engineering, pharmaceutical technology or a comparable pharmaceutical background.
  • An in-depth knowledge of oral solid dose process engineering and the handling of solid medicinal products.
  • Extensive experience in the characterization and formulation of oral solid dose granulations and the tableting process.
  • Several years (3-5) of professional experience with oral solid dosage formulation and process optimization in the pharmaceutical industry.
  • Hands-on experience with advanced tablet compression equipment.
If you are interested in this exciting challenge with prospects, then you can expect:
  • Performance that pays off.
  • Flat hierarchies and personal cooperation.
  • Flexibility in the compatibility of work and family.
  • Modern workplaces.
  • Commitment to health, well-being and sports.
  • Good opportunities for professional and personal development.

… as well as all the advantages of a traditional, owner-managed, medium-sized company with a high level of innovative strength. You will find an atmosphere of closeness, cross-generational thinking and acting as well as specialists in many fields under one roof.

Apply at:

KORSCH America Inc.,
Attn: Human Resources
18 Bristol Drive
South Easton, MA 02375

Your contact person for further questions:

Scott Ettenhofer | Human Resources |