Scientific Search specializes in New Jersey Pharmaceutical Recruiting and staffing for a broad spectrum of technical and scientific positions within the Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology and Medical Device industries.  We have a dedicated New Jersey Pharmaceutical Recruiting team that focuses exclusively on this segment.  Positions include technical, management and executive levels (including Directors and Vice Presidents) and many segments such as discovery research, clinical research, regulatory affairs, medical education, quality control, engineering, operations and marketing.   Call or email us today and let us show you what our New Jersey Pharmaceutical Recruiting team can do!

Some typical positions that we have placed are:
Brand Management
Clinical Research
Continuing Medical Education (CME)
Documentation Control
Drug Safety
Medical Director
Medical Device Manufacturing
Medical Science Liaison (MSL)
Product Development
Quality Assurance
Quality Control
Regulatory Affairs
Technology Transfer


Our internal database contains thousands of qualified pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device professionals that our New Jersey Pharmaceutical Recruiting team has established relationships with.  We are typically able to provide you with outstanding candidates within days of a request if not sooner.  Here are some candidates our staff has identified as exceptional in what they do, and potentially high impact hires at their new organizations:


Featured Pharmaceutical Candidates


185,284 – VP, Project & Portfolio Management*Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* 20 years experience. Led Project and Portfolio Management function of 15 Program Leaders, Project Managers and Portfolio Director. Restructured and built Program, Project and Portfolio Management team that in the first year launched 3 new products and 7 line extensions and increased project milestone achievement by 50%. Improved project management tools and practices reducing timeline and contract deviations by 55%. Led numerous global teams in crafting product and therapy area roadmaps, target product profiles, clinical programs (including adaptive trials) and regulatory strategies. Established portfolio management function in two businesses with combined assets of 35 projects, $175M direct spend and $800M potential value. Led projects through various key milestones including IND, phase transitions and Asia program initiation and EU and PMDA scientific advice. PhD. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom O’Hanlon,


251,258 – VP, Sales & Marketing – Led six regional sales managers and customer service team in key business functions including business and region development, positioning concept and value, contract negotiations, new business gains, pricing and pipeline development. Experience in managing global accounts. Initiated North American business turn-around strategy for an acquired pharmaceutical company with 17 Global production and R&D facilities. Growth Plan of annual 10% total and 14 EBIT/20 EBITA each year. Customer portfolio includes 92% of all local and global big pharma, biotech, contract fillers as well as device manufacturers. Maximized sales growth by 197%, 10M dollar gain from $11M baseline by positioning a technical value approach and total cost of ownership. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Michelle Lair,


249,948 – Executive Director, Process & Analytical Chemistry – Executive with senior level multidisciplinary scientific expertise, offering over fifteen years of leadership in analytical chemistry, pharmaceutical sciences, process research and technical operations. Led teams of over 30 scientists and managers across five R&D sites as well as performance management and personnel development of 36 managers and scientists. Developed long range operating plans and strategic, capital and operational budgets. Cut annual operating costs $2M by designing and implementing a new operating model employing staff consolidation, introduction of new technology and new workflows. Condensed cycle time 60% for definitive metabolite identification and reduced sample size required for identification 50%, greatly accelerating 15 preclinical and clinical programs. PhD – Chemistry. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Joe Peters,


37,769 – Associate Director, Technology Development*Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* PhD in Biochemistry with 10 years of scientific research expertise in academic environment and 8 years of developmental expertise in biopharmaceutical industry. Technical support of commercial manufacturing, such as observations and tracking of key production parameters and operations, continuous process improvement, inspection support, manufacturing data analysis and evaluation of process changes. Planning and executing experimental campaigns to develop and scale-up processes. Knowledge of large scale production of bacteria and cultured cells using bioreactors. Leadership skills in project management of cross-functional teams and collaboration studies. Interaction with manufacturers, clinical diagnostics and biomedical research organization to design and supervise experiments, and analyze data for assay validation and improvement. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom O’Hanlon,


236,481 – Senior Principle Engineer - *Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* Over 25 years of experience in Pharmaceutical Solid Dosage Formulation Design, Scale-Up and Manufacturing for immediate-release, controlled release and taste-masking. Hands on experience in process design, scale-up and manufacturing of Solid Dosage Pharmaceutical operations. Write Batch Records, SOPs, eCTD Module 3 sections and Validation protocols to comply with cGMP’s and regulatory requirements. Directed the transfer and scale-up of products and processes from one manufacturing or development site to another including preparation of the CMC Regulatory Documents. Transferred and obtained the regulatory approval for 4 products simultaneously in a 2 year time window. Trained Supervisors and Operators on proper control and use of company’s process equipment including fluid bed processors (including Wurster coating), high shear granulators, encapsulators, tablet presses and blenders. MBA. BS – Chemical Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom Terrill,


13,066 – Senior Clinical Project Engineer*Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* Formed Focus Group of experts to discuss logistics of conducting a clinical trial in a setting where clinical studies are not typically done. Produced informational webconference that allowed for all experts to provide detailed information about the study setting. Developed 15 SOPs correlating with department tasks/function and achieved quality system approval. Developed and executed clinical trials that lead to successful IDE / NDA submissions in compliance with GCP guidelines. Assembled and led global team to plan, execute, and conduct large, international clinical trial. Managed trial, collaborated with international liaison, executed vendor contracts to secure global team, and conducted study on time and within budget. Significant experience in early phase trials with Phase I and II in oncology. Managed Global Trials from both the Pharma and CRO side. BS-Business Management, PMP, CCRA. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Kim Laipple,