Scientific Search specializes in Scientific Recruiting and staffing for a broad spectrum of positions across multiple industries such as Pharmaceutical, Medical Device, Instrumentation, Food, Chemical, Petroleum and Consumer Products.  We have a dedicated Scientific 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 basic research, applied research, product development, packaging, quality control, engineering, operations, regulatory affairs and market research.  Call or email us today and let us show you what our Scientific Recruiting team can do!

Our internal database contains thousands of qualified professionals that our Scientific 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 Scientific 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,


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,


223,201 – Quality Engineer – *Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* Both a research and process background. Extensive material understanding of nickel super alloys, titanium, aluminum, steel, plastics, rubber, composites and ceramics. Expansive testing and specification background that spans 20 years. Provided engineering direction to lab and production personnel. Lead CQI-9 specifications and compiled with audits. Lead pre-acceptance and final acceptance of quality testing machines (CMM and hardness testers). Conducted time studies and wrote lab work instructions. Responsible for deviations and NCMR reports. Maintainability, Sustainment and Engine Life Management for F119 engine. Reviewed and approved Engineering Change Proposals (ECP). Large Military repair for F101, F110 and F118 engines. Managed repair documentation, and demonstrations involving new specifications and revisions in the CIP. MS – Materials Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Lisa Bianchini,


247,028 – Manufacturing Process Engineer – *Will consider consulting or temporary opportunities* Diverse experience. Created 3D models and manufacturing prints for new products. Updated existing part documents to fix problems or improve manufacturing process. Updated manufacturing process operation sheets and helped to design a new plant layout to maximize space and efficiency in the current building. Evaluated process capability data to 6Σ to determine inspection rates. Reviewed all furnace operations for correctness and developed a new system for organizing furnace recipes. Worked to repair liners for the F414 GE engine program. AutoCAD, Solidworks. BS – Aerospace Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Lisa Bianchini,


183,754 – Senior Process Engineer <- Expertise in process development, technology transfer, automation programming, and project management. Led development of new formula for internal manufacture, and package redesign projects. Subject matter expert for remediation of microbiological issues at plant, and supported technology transfer to contract manufacturers to meet customer demand while addressing internal micro issues. Designed new processes and transferred technology to a dozen countries both internally and at contract manufacturers yielding annual revenues over $300M. Developed automation programming and integration to start-up five different processes delivering $80M in revenues. Global Master Trainer for cleaning & sanitization. Recruit and work with design consultant and contract blow molder in order to redesign resin and shape of proprietary bottles to reduce consumer complaints, improve product quality, and save $500M per year. BS – Chemical Engineering. BA – Economics. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Stu Bergen,