Crystallization Senior Engineer

Junto HLS has been engaged by Leadership at a Top 20 pharma to recruit a Crystallization Senior Engineer.

Position Overview:

  • Develop crystallization processes for APIs & key intermediates with an emphasis on polymorph, purity & particle properties (such as particle size and shape). Support pre-IND to late stage assets.
  • Drive development of strategies for process development & characterization based on QbD principles focused on fundamental understanding of crystallization as well as using statistical and/ or first principle models.
  • Responsible for crystallization scale-up and technical transfer to contract manufacturing organizations.
  • Responsible for the development of process chemistry’s core particle engineering technologies.
  • Identifies industry trends and defines/champions the implementation of novel technologies.
  • Responsible for authoring relevant sections of regulatory documents, validation plans, reports and pier reviewed manuscripts.
  • Influences and supports initiatives related to driving scientific and technical improvement within function and potentially cross-functionally.
  • Reviews, interprets and communicates data cross functionally within pharmaceutical sciences and project teams.
  • Proactively identifies vendors and builds relationships to gain access to technologies as needed to deliver on pipeline goals.
  • Manages key vendor relationships across multiple projects as appropriate, and proactively affects resolution of issues arising at vendors.
  • Initiates and influences project direction outside department.
  • Represents company and is an active member on pre-competitive collaborations with academic and industrial partners.
  • Supervise others – 1 current, potential up to 3.


    • Greater Boston, MA

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