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


231,202 – Operations Manager – Over 15 years experience. Responsible for manufacturing and warehouse operations. Contributions in cost reduction, implementation of Lean principles. Established Kanbans and schedule optimization to decrease manufacturing cycle time 40% and reduce overall costs 15%. Aligned goals and increased knowledge of objectives with new website and functional forums. Manage complex ownership and technology transfer from sister operation. Plan was approved by top management and transaction was completed on time and on budget. Designed innovative business model that included a new customer call center, external service and repair, loaner process and service contract development, among others. Built revenues to $13M annualized. Managed cross-functional team and ran various business scenarios to develop short and long-term supply chain proposals. Developed accurate financial forecasts on savings and taxes to realize $10M savings in first half of program. BS – Chemical Engineering. Certified Six Sigma Black Belt. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom O’Hanlon,


6,944 – Senior Research Scientist *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* Over 20 years experience. Over ten years of cGMP experience, including six years developing QC methods. Eight years of supervisory experience, including two years supervision of a Quality Control department. Includes mentoring employees, performance reviews, and training and development. Experience writing SOPs, method development reports, method and process validation protocols and validation summary reports. Experience in Tech Transfer of both processes and analytical methods as part of FDA submissions. Experienced in scale-up of purification processes. Wrote both process and analytical method SOPs, and training appropriate personnel in SOP execution. Worked in an FDA regulated environment for more than five years and have developed and validated a number of assays under FDA diagnostic device guidelines. Trained and experienced in various Quality policies and Laboratory Safety including CAPA/Root Cause investigations, Change Control, Blood borne pathogen training. Molecular Biology technical expertise, including cloning, subcloning, ligation, transformation, and expression system development. Six Sigma Green Belt training. PhD – Biochemistry. Bs – Biology. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Jeff Boyle,


252,774 – Senior Packaging Engineer – 20 years experience. Led 10 direct report product development engineers in packaging development for consumer products and served as a principle engineer of Consumer packaging. Provided leadership over multiple projects at multiple locations, including international projects. Experience with packettes, pouches, flow wraps and plastic containers. Create, develop and approve for production primary and secondary packaging items including trays, PDQs, carton boxes, corrugated shippers and complete pallet pattern designs. Develop prototypes, samples, line trials samples, performance, stability and shipping tests for effective and efficient production and distribution. Managed $1M budget and five managers for advanced research for development charter and technology road map, as well as milestones and schedules for light weighting PET bottles for hot-fill application with five project leaders for pressurized capper, innovative material, bottle pressurizer, and PET crystallinity and morphology controls. Oversee development and implementation of improvement on FlowCoating Machines for optimum performance for increasing shelf-life. PhD and MS – Engineering Mechanics. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Ryan Murphy,


264,513 – Process Engineer *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* 25+ years broad experience in the chemical process industry, encompassing line management, process engineering, process design, controls engineering and pilot plant scale-up. Familiar with both specialty and commodity batch operations such as polyamids, specialty emulsion PVC, chlorinations and slurry processing. Monitor and management of four Batch Systems and one Continuous System producing specialty silicone intermediates and finished product. Responsible for maintaining the formulations and process database, interacting with vendors, and new raw material analysis. Solved decade old problem with UV curing product for a critical customer using statistical techniques and a cross-functional team. Drove area compliance with respect to internal EHS requirements and NYS DEC directives and consent orders reducing total violations to zero. Solved major problem with the annealing process of compression molded parts for a promising new business partner. Designed and started up $1M controls upgrade and consolidation of polymerization DCS greatly improving batch consistency and reducing off-spec material by more than 13%. BS – Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Alex Lang,

191,360 – Senior Geotechnical Engineer *Will consider consulting and temporary opportunities* Extensive experience in field work, especially site investigation, water/soil sampling and data analysis. 4 years consulting experience in roadway drainage design, site grading, stormwater management, erosion and sediment control design, hydraulic and hydrologic modeling and analysis, bridge scour analysis and countermeasure design, and flood risk assessment. 2 years consulting experience in plumbing design, environmental site assessment and wastewater treatment plant design. 9 years research experience in bacterial removal from stormwater runoff; phytoremediation (plant-based remediation) of metal-contaminated soil; and metal fate and transport in water-sediment system. Proficiency in MicroStation, AutoCAD, TR-55, HEC-RAS and MS Office. Prepared construction staging and sequencing plans drawings using Microstation; performed engineering computation; and prepared technical reports. Familiar with Federal, State and local jurisdiction permitting regulations. Professional Engineer (PE) and PhD – Civil & Environmental Engineering. For additional information on this exceptional candidate please contact Tom Terrill,