CAREERS

Updated Thursday, July 24, 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.

QUALITY CONTROL MICROBIOLOGIST

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 hr@sheffield-pharmaceuticals.com

PRODUCTION COMPOUNDERS

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 XP...computer 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

CHEMICAL BUYER

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 hr@sheffield-pharmaceuticals.com

FORMULATION SCIENTIST 2

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

SET-UP MECHANIC

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.

INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTS MANAGER

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.

QUALITY CONTROL CHEMIST

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 hr@sheffield-pharmaceuticals.com.

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