CAREERSUpdated Friday, September 12, 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.
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
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 email@example.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
INTERNATIONAT SALES MANAGER
The Position: International Sales Manager Sheffield Pharmaceuticals is one of the nation's fastest growing manufacturers of Over the Counter (OTC) health and beauty care products. The Company has three operational segments: Branded Products (National Brand Equivalents and Premium Brands), Private Label and Contract Manufacturing. Products are all “Made in the USA” and typically are used in the mouth, ears, nose or applied to the skin and feet. The Company is made up of 200+ team-oriented professionals, who are focused on providing the highest quality products at a competitive price. The Company is looking to aggressively expand its OTC international division. The International Sales Manager’s principal focus will be to grow the sales of this small to medium size company by developing new export customers and developing the existing customers. The primary emphasis will be on Latin America, the European Union and Canada. Based in New London, Connecticut, the Company has built its business around developing and manufacturing quality products at a great price, backed with superior customer service. The Company was established in 1850 and has operated in the same historical site for 160 years. The Company’s first product was the tube of toothpaste (Sheffield is credited with being the first company to produce/sell toothpaste in a tube). Today, the Company produces a wide range of OTC products in the form of creams, ointments, lotions, sprays and liquids. Key Requirements: • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing or a related discipline. An MBA or Master’s Degree would be a plus. • Proven track record (5+ years) in growing international Over the Counter (OTC) or Health and Beauty Care (HBC) sales for a small to medium size company. • Effectively selected and established OTC international distributor networks. • Bi-lingual (English/Spanish and/or other high usefulness languages, such as German/French/Chinese). • 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 OTC products in new markets. • Manage registration process for new and existing products. • Must have knowledge of OTC and HBC export regulations and documentation. • Negotiate terms of agreements with the customers and freight forwarders. • 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. • 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. Technical Skills: • 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. • Can maintain and grow technological knowledge and expertise. Must be accurate, precise and pay attention to detail. • Flexible to Travel. Will primarily require travel in the U.S., but light International travel might also be necessary. Travel is anticipated to be up to 15 to 25%. • Employment is ideally based in the Company’s Connecticut headquarters.