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Date: Jul 7, 2019

Location: Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, US, 18017

Company: Lubrizol Corporation


Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company is the leading CDMO for complex formulation development for the pharmaceutical industry, with over 20 years of successful experience and a solid base of clients ranging from the world’s largest pharmaceutical and biotech companies to small VC backed start-ups. As a member of the Particle Sciences, Inc. team, you will be working for a company that is engaged in important, exciting, and socially relevant projects. Particle Sciences is a fast-paced environment that features a variety of projects, technical challenges, and opportunities for growth. To learn more about Particle Sciences, A Lubrizol Company, visit and


Particle Sciences, Inc. in Bethlehem, PA has an immediate opening for a Formulation Technician.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Providing assistance and support to formulation scientists
  • Upkeep, organization and cleaning of common laboratory areas, glassware and equipment parts
  • Maintenance of lab inventory
  • Ordering and stocking received supplies
  • Receipt and distribution of orders
  • Packaging and shipment of samples
  • Executing production batch records
  • Preventative maintenance of equipment
  • Hazardous waste disposal
  • Responsibilities also include the ability to interface with the Production and Analytical Services departments for completion of manufacturing campaigns and testing of drug products
  • You must be comfortable working within a regulated environment following cGMP and SOP protocols 


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities


  • Minimum of a high school diploma
  • Familiarity with cGMP regulations that govern the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Proficiency with common PC based applications and specifically in the use of MS Office
  • Knowledge of laboratory safety precautions and protocols for safe handling and the disposal of hazardous agents/reagents, chemicals and materials
  • Good organization and communication skills
  • Ability to understand and effectively communicate technical information, both oral and written to others, including co-workers and supervisors
  • Basic mathematical skills
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Ability to work varied and extended hours/days, as business dictates


Particle Sciences’ headquarters is located in Bethlehem, PA, part of the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. Lehigh Valley includes the cities of Allentown, Bethlehem and Easton. The region is slightly over an hour to both Philadelphia and New York City, which places you right in the action. Buzzing with business, culture, knowledge and entertainment, the Lehigh Valley is a vibrant place for people of all ages and walks of life to live, learn, work and play.  This region offers a little bit of everything for everyone - ethnically-diverse communities, affordable housing, award-winning schools and universities, world-class healthcare, ski resorts, museums, casinos, shopping, restaurants, sports and nightlife. From the yearly Musikfest festival, to skiing in the Poconos, to hiking or biking through the many state parks, you can make it happen right here in the Lehigh Valley.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.

Nearest Major Market: Allentown

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