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Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals R&D Formulations Technician III in St. Louis, Missouri

Job Title

R&D Formulations Technician III


JR000011339 R&D Formulations Technician III (Open)


Webster Groves (Pharma) - USA038

Additional Locations

St. Louis, MO

Job Description


As a member of the formulation team at SpecGx LLC, this individual will be responsible for set-up, operation, cleaning, repair & preventative maintenance of a wide variety of pharmaceutical development equipment in oral dosage area. This includes but is not limited to blenders, tablet presses, fluid bed processors, tablet coater, granulators, mills and etc. The position will focus on formulation/process development, scale up/tech transfer, registration, and pre-validation activities in support of R&D formulators.

Essential Functions

  • Support R&D formulators in the formulation/process development, scale up, tech transfer, registration and pre-validation related activities.

  • Set-up of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment per written or oral instructions.

  • Operation of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment.

  • Cleaning of equipment and facilities used during manufacturing.

  • Provide troubleshooting and perform minor repair of equipment.

  • Perform and document all preventative maintenance.

  • General knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and control systems.

Minimum Requirements:

Education / Experience / Skills / Competencies:

Education / Required/ preferred:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Vocational school certification, preferred.


Minimum of 5 years in solid oral dosage manufacturing and/or R&D. cGMP experience preferred.

Preferred Skills/Qualifications:

Working knowledge of mechanics, electricity, and controls.

Good oral and written communication skills.


Must be able to function in a team environment.

Proven skills working with cross-functional teams.

Other Skills:

MS Word, Excel

Organizational Relationship/Scope:

This position will work closely with formulation development scientists and other technicians in both R&D.

Working Conditions:

This position will be located at our Webster Groves R&D facility and will mainly be working within the Formulations Group.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

Mallinckrodt is a global specialty p harmaceutical business that develops, manufactures, markets and distributes specialty pharmaceutical products. Areas of focus include therapeutic drugs for autoimmune and rare disease specialty areas like neurology, rheumatology, nephrology, ophthalmology and pulmonology; immunotherapy and neonatal respiratory critical care therapies; and analgesics and central nervous system drugs. The company's core strengths include the acquisition and management of highly regulated raw materials; deep regulatory expertise; and specialized chemistry, formulation and manufacturing capabilities. The company's Specialty Brands segment includes branded medicines; its Specialty Generics segment includes specialty generic drugs, active pharmaceutical ingredients and external manufacturing.

To learn more about Mallinckrodt, visit www.mallinckrodt.com.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals (“the Company”) maintains a continuing policy of non-discrimination in employment. The Company is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based upon age, ancestry, color, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), disability (mental and physical), marital status, medical condition, genetic information, military and veteran status, national origin (including language use restrictions), political activities or affiliation, race, sex (including pregnancy, child birth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, child birth or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by law. Furthermore, it is our policy to provide equal opportunity to individuals with disabilities and protected veterans in all phases of the employment process and in compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws and regulations on every location in which the company has facilities. This policy of non-discrimination shall include, but not be limited to, the following employment decisions and practices: recruiting, hiring; promotions; demotions or transfers; layoffs; recalls; terminations; rates of pay or other forms of compensation; selection for training, including apprenticeship; and recruitment or recruitment advertising.

Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals is required to report certain payments or transfers of value (such as expense reimbursement, meals, transportation) made to U.S.-licensed healthcare professionals in compliance with the federal Physician Payment Sunshine Act (i.e. Open Payments) and certain state laws.