Updated Thursday, July 31, 2014

Thank you for your interest in employment with Sheffield Pharmaceuticals. All applicants must complete our general information application and all required testing. At present, testing is administered by appointment and for open positions only. Our office is located at 170 Broad Street in New London, Connecticut. All applicants must complete the application process before further consideration for any position. Additionally, all applicants will be required to pass a drug test as a condition of employment. Please refer all questions to our HR department at 860.442.4451.


Job Description: Daily activities may include testing, inspection, documentation and regular communication with internal and external departments. Strong organizational, writing and time management skills required. Familiarity with cGMP regulations. Must be flexible in terms of first or second shift work or Saturdays. Direct Reporting: The Microbiologist will report directly to the Microlab Manager Role: The Microbiologist will support all laboratory activities using proper aseptic technique and good laboratory practices. Must be proficient in gram staining. Responsibilities: Duties include but not limited to product release testing per USP Microbial limit testing, product stability testing, preparation of media and cultures, growth promotion, suitability testing, purified water and environmental testing. Position Requirements: 2-5 years work experience in pharmaceutical industry preferred, experience in FDA or equivalent regulated industry also acceptable. Education: BS in Microbiology or related field discipline. Must be 1st & 2nd shift flexible. Please forward resume to


Temp to perm position - Immediate openings for energetic,dependable people to operate equipment for mixing toothpastes, creams & ointments. Must have the ability to read, comprehend, read and write English fluently, perform accurate mathematical calculations (strong math aptitude) and follow technical documents. Must be knowledgeable in Windows 7 and/or Windows literacy; have the ability to maintain accurate records and must have the ability to lift up to 60 pounds. Flexible availability.$11.50/hr base pay


Job Description: Planning and purchasing of materials & products including chemicals from foreign & domestic sources; Negotiation of supply agreements & strategic competitive bidding agreements; Management of accurate inventory levels; Support & control spending, assist w/new products & deliver productivity. Direct reporting: Purchasing Manager Role: Active on the Purchasing team, and production planning team, in cost reduction, Strategic sourcing and continuous improvement initiatives. Responsibilities: cGMP compliance, adherence to ethical practices, direct material planning and procurement, expediting, new product development, sourcing and sampling, Position Requirements/Skills : Strong proven performance in purchasing; Experience with cGMP; Strong negotiating skills/analytical skills & problem solving abilities; Exceptional time management & organizational skills; Excellent communication & interpersonal skills both verbally & written, w/the ability to build relationships; Demonstrated ability to interact comfortably w/team members, as well as outside organizations w/a strong understanding of business concepts & processes; Strong computer skills Education: Bachelors degree(or equivalent) in Business or a related field Compensation; $17.50 – $19.50 per hour based on experience Please forward resume to


Sheffield Pharmaceuticals, the inventors of toothpaste in a tube, is a family owned private label, contract manufacturing company with a history dating back to 1850. Sheffield manufactures OTC and cosmetic products for numerous companies and is in the process of expanding its product line. Job Title: Formulation Scientist 2 Non-Exempt Status: TBD Shift: First shift Job Description: A skilled, responsible formulation scientist capable of working in a research and development laboratory setting, using laboratory equipment to create personal and oral care OTCs and cosmetic formulas, bench-top product prototypes and pilot phase batches. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: • Product development of OTCs, oral care, and personal care cosmetic products • Collaborating with co-workers • Reverse engineering of existing products • Methods of manufacture development • Pilot phase development • Scale-up phase development • Finished product testing • Attending industry seminars, shows, or gatherings to sharpen work related skill-set Qualifications/Attributes: • Organized • Able to multitask • Has problem solving/troubleshooting skills • Highly motivated • Team oriented • Works responsibly with minimal supervision • Works well in inter as well as intra-departmental situations • Creative but disciplined • Has knowledge of safety and industry standards • Is flexible to adjust to change based on customer needs Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Cosmetic Chemistry or related science field Experience: 3 to 5 years of experience in personal care and OTC product formulation Skills /Abilities: • Computer; minimum of excel, word, capable of working in various databases • Familiar with GMP, ICH, FDA, OSHA industry guidelines • Follows directives, company policy, and SOPs


2nd & 3rd shift with shift flexibility. Requires energetic responsible, mature individual with high mechanical comprehension. Quick pace environment, hands-on position. Setup and changeover of production equipment & machines, troubleshooting. Ability to work independently and make decisions.


Sheffield Pharmaceuticals is one of the fastest growing contract manufacturers of over the counter (OTC) pharmaceutical creams, gels, ointments, nasal sprays, lip balm and toothpastes. We are a company of committed, team oriented professionals focused on providing the highest quality service and products to our customers in strict accordance with all FDA (cGMP) regulations and procedures. From product development, to packaging design, to the final manufacture, Sheffield Pharmaceuticals has the knowledge and proven expertise to produce products within the growing consumer over the counter (OTC) pharmaceutical and personal care markets. Sheffield manufactures store brand products (Private Label) for many of the top national retailers in addition to the numerous domestic and international customers requiring external manufacturing needs. Core Responsibilities: This position’s main focus will be in leading the business development and sales to existing customers, as well as the expansion of new business development, targeting new revenue streams for Sheffield Pharmaceuticals in the area of Exports, with a primary focus on LATAM, the EU and Canada. Compensation: Commensurate with experience, including an outstanding benefits plan, profit sharing, employer paid long term disability protection, a pension match and more. This sales leader will also receive quarterly commissions and be eligible for periodic bonuses. . Qualification and Skill Requirements: Experience & Requirements: This is a hands-on role with strategic input, must be ambitious and motivated by delivery and be the type of person who thrives on challenge and accomplishment. Bi-lingual (English/Spanish and/or other high usefulness languages, such as German/French/Chinese) proven track record managing export sales accounts/distributor network, with background in export trade sales. Develop and execute strategies for lead generation, sales, pricing and all other matters related to revenue generation in exports. Have a track record of bringing products to new territories, and understand the challenges and solutions to registering products in new markets. The person must be proactive and have a questioning mindset in order to mitigate risk. Selecting new distributors and managing registration process for new products. Personally pursue and close key sales opportunities and manage the sales process. Understand the client’s requirements. Negotiate terms of agreements. Develop sales performance tracking metrics and reports to help manage sales activity as a means to meet or exceed goals. Provide regular weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual feedback on a variety of topics including, but not limited to, sales performance/penetration, market feedback, competitive activities, new target accounts, ideas regarding sales growth and new product development opportunities. Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures and government regulations. Must remain current on competitive data and industry, client and competitive trends. Familiarity with cGMP’s and FDA requirements. Skilled at working in an innovative, lean environment, with experience opening new markets and establishing new customers. Support Compliance and the principles of responsibility by maintaining the privacy and confidentiality of information, protecting the assets of the organization: acting with ethics and integrity; reporting non-compliance; and adhering to applicable federal, state & local laws and regulations, accreditation & licensure requirement, and company policy and procedures. Requires an understanding of data base management software such as MS Office & CRM tools (i.e. GoldMine) plus Skype and Go to Office. Requires a high level of competence to leverage Sheffield Pharmaceuticals ability to innovate and create custom solutions. BS/BA degree – minimum requirement Knowledge of export regulations and documentation Working Conditions: •Indoor office surroundings with occasional manufacturing environment interaction. •Moving materials and objects during about 3-4 trade shows per year. •Will potentially be exposed to various fragrances which at times may be at elevated levels. •Travel- moderate, will be by car, airplane and train. Work Schedule: This salaried position typically works for ten hours during the period of 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. However, hours of work are flexible and will fluctuate based on the needs of the business, the employee and the customers. The job may require additional hours of work beyond the normal weekly work schedule depending on opportunities, and this will include periodic weekend obligations, such as trade show travel. Technical Skills: •Uses Sheffield Pharmaceuticals processes and technology to improve the quality and efficiency of service & production. Follows processes as described, applies training effectively. •Can maintain and grow technological knowledge and expertise. Must be accurate, precise and pay attention to detail. •Has a solid knowledge of personal computer operation. Is proficient at Microsoft Windows 8 and Microsoft Office 2010 and likely Salesforce, plus being a quick-study in learning our ERP system, which is DBA today. In addition, other programs like SKYPE and Go to Meeting will be used daily.


Chemist position is under the direction of the laboratory supervisor, will conduct testing, inspections and support overall laboratory functions. The chemist will be required to work independently and in team settings. The candidate must have strong communication and time management skills and be able to prepare reports on subject matter. The QC chemist will report directly to the assigned laboratory supervisor; support all laboratory functions related to business objectives as assigned; responsibilities include but are not limited to performing laboratory calibrations, release or stability testing, conduct inspections, document and report results; must be familiar with FDA regulated industry and be able to follow cGMP outlined in standard operating procedures and internal procedures. Position Requires 2-5 years work experience in Pharmaceutical industry (preferred). Procedural training will be provided. Education: BS in Chemistry, MUST be 1st and 2nd shift flexible. Please forward resume to


2nd shift QC inspector position. Responsibilities include but are not limited to Inspection & documentation of production line, receiving of inventory items, and reconciliations; one who can multi task and is detail oriented; schedule flexibility is a MUST. Some college or degree. $11.00/hour


Status: Non-Exempt Reports To: IT Manager Job Description: IT Programmer/Database Administrator shall identify, document, and correct issues with ERP database, software, and hardware systems in a proactive fashion. Candidate will update existing visual basic software while maintaining Good Software Development practices. Candidate will also perform routine database maintenance, as needed, and create Crystal reports to aid management in making business decisions. The Information Technology Programmer/Database Administrator serves as a technical expert for the development, proposal, implementation, management, and support of end user databases, and computer software systems. The IT Programmer/DBA must display proficiency in Visual Basic, MS SQL Server, Pervasive SQL, Crystal Reports. In addition the programmer should have a working knowledge of Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows Embedded, and Microsoft Remote Desktop Services, This position requires knowledge of IT principles, concepts, systems testing, evaluation principles, methods, and tools. The IT Programmer/Database Administrator shall have a thorough understanding of IT security principles, internet/networking technologies, mobile device technology and management, and emerging technologies in the area of communications, data control and preservation. Typical Duties: The IT Programmer/Database Administrator: • develops reports and dashboards using ERP tools to support the manufacturing facility • implements projects aligned to the business plan • test and optimize the functionality of systems, networks, and data • develops and implements end user interfaces utilizing visual basic • deploys and maintains software developed by other IT staff • suggest new methods and approaches to data collection, storage, retrieval, and archiving • creates, tracks, and responds to help desk tickets as needed • proactively implements corrective actions to reduce help desk tickets • maintain group policy settings • performs routine user maintenance tasks including creating e-mail and network accounts • develops and follows pre-existing IT procedures


Sheffield Pharmaceuticals is a rapidly growing pharmaceuticals manufacturer located in Eastern Connecticut that distributes to the largest retailers and drug firms in the United States. Employing more than 200 world-class workers, Sheffield reaches more than 50,000 outlet points both domestic and overseas. Sheffield provides a full suite of services for our customers including distribution, sales and marketing, and quality and development consulting. We are looking for a highly motivated and effective account specialist to join our world class customer service team. The Account Specialist is responsible for serving as the immediate contact for Sheffield Pharmaceuticals’ corporate customers. This position is in a business to business environment. You must be able to multi-task and able to work in a fast paced environment. Sheffield’s goal is exceeding the expectations of Sheffield’s client base is our core focus. Responsibilities will include: • Maintenance of the sales forecast and the product demand forecast systems • Maintaining accurate and complete client information in the customer relationship management system by documenting all client interactions. • Interfacing with customers directly to accept orders, resolve complaints and provide timely and accurate information on the status of product delivery Desired Skills and Experience • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment. • 5 years of experience in a customer service role, preferably in a manufacturing environment that engaged the retail supply chain. • Bilingual, Spanish preferred • Knowledge of export sales documents and processes is an advantage for the candidate • Computer literate with a high degree of competency in the entire MS office Suite and inventory and/or manufacturing systems EVO and DB experience a huge plus. • Highly functional and organized in an office environment with the ability to manage multiple deadlines and deliverables simultaneously. • Duties require professional oral and writing skills. • Strong ability to analyze service challenges, utilize resources and put effective solutions in place Compensation/Benefits Temp to perm position, compensation: $13.00 – $16.00/hr. This position will receive a competitive compensation package that will include upon permanent hire: competitive wages + 401K program (with match) + Long Term Disability + a quality healthcare benefits program (with a solid percentage paid by the Company) About Sheffield Pharmaceuticals Sheffield Pharmaceuticals produces a wide range of over the counter drugs and cosmetics, in various packaging forms including tubes, bottles, single use packets and jars. Sheffield distributes to the nation’s largest retailers as our partners, and our Dr. Sheffield branded products are sold in over 50,000 stores globally. For our contract packaging and private label customers, our services can include much more than manufacturing, as we provide services in areas like sales & marketing, formula refinement in our labs, product development from concept to execution, fulfillment logistics, cost-effective chemicals procurement, and FDA/EPA regulatory expertise. We have been operating continuously in the same 100,000 sq. ft. building in New London Connecticut for 164 years. We work with a wide variety of partners, from small start-ups, launching innovative products, to companies like Tom’s of Maine, where Dr. Sheffield produced their toothpaste after a fire destroyed their factory. Sheffield is committed to manufacturing in the United States, being an environmental steward, upholding the highest ethical standards, and creating opportunity for all of our 200+ employees. Please see our website at Applicants may forward their resumes, a letter of interest and salary requirements. Drop-in visits by applicants are not possible at this time and every effort will be made to respond to all qualified applications. We do not cover relocation costs

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