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We are seeking highly motivated individuals who share our passion for developing innovative medicines to improve the lives of patient. Matinas is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive compensation, excellent employee benefits and the opportunity for personal and professional growth in an intellectually challenging work environment.

Please contact us at careers@matinasbiopharma.com for further information or to submit your resume.


Basic Function

The Scientist Level III is a seasoned chemist that performs testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product and stability samples in support of clinical studies, stability and product development. Tests include assay, chromatographic purity, content uniformity, particle size distribution, density, water determination by KF and TOC according to in-house methods and USP monographs. When required, the scientist supports optimization and transfer/validation of methods for products and raw materials.

Specific Job Responsibilities

  • Performs testing of raw materials, in-process, finished product and stability samples including HPLC assay, chromatographic purity, content uniformity, particle size distribution, density, water determination by KF and TOC according to in-house methods and USP monographs in support of clinical studies and biopharma drug product development.
  • Troubleshoots methods to determine root causes of issues and verifies methods for release to the lab.
  • Maintains accurate lab notebooks, completes all related analytical reports, writes summaries and keeps proper documentation in compliance with SOP’s. Ensures notebooks are reviewed in a timely manner in accordance with SOP requirements.
  • Assists in maintaining and calibrating laboratory equipment (e.g. HPLC, GC).
  • Maintains the laboratory and work areas as per good housekeeping practices and in compliance with EHS.
  • Participates in preparation of analytical methods, protocols, reports and standard operating procedures, as required.

Required Skills and Competencies

  • Working knowledge of laboratory instrumentation as referred to in job responsibilities and associated software where applicable. Extensive experience with Empower is required.
  • Ability to work on multiple method (HPLC, GC, PSD) projects of a complex nature simultaneously.
  • investigating complex test failures and determining root causes.
  • Ability to carry out and complete necessary computations and present / interpret data.
  • Working knowledge of USP, ICH and FDA guidelines in a GMP regulated lab environment.
  • Possesses and demonstrates a wide degree of creativity and problem-solving skills. 
  • Excellent communications skills with demonstrated ability to communicate clearly in English in both written and spoken form.
  • Prior experience with the optimization and validation of analytical test methods.

Education and Experience

  • BS degree in chemistry or related discipline. MS degree preferred.
  • 5 plus years relevant experience with BS degree. 3 plus years with MS. Pharmaceutical lab experience required, with biopharma lab experience preferred.
  • Able to perform laboratory function associated with position and required in a research lab.

Physical Qualifications

  • Standing to perform bench tests, bending, lifting up to 40 lbs, and ability to wear all required safety equipment such as safety glasses, mask, gloves, lab coat as work and environment require.

Matinas Biopharma is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For more information or to apply, please contact careers@matinasbiopharma.com.

The Matinas Biopharma Drug Product Manufacturing facility in Bridgewater, N.J. directly supports Matinas Biopharma’s pipeline of clinical drug product supply to patients across the globe. The Manager, LNC (Lipid Nano-Crystal) Manufacturing role offers the opportunity to collaborate with multiple functions within the Bridgewater, N.J. site on a routine basis in a dynamic environment (Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Engineering, Facilities, Maintenance, Process Development, Process Engineering, Regulatory Compliance, etc.) while developing a deep understanding of the manufacturing operations and planning activities within the facility.

The Manager,  LNC Manufacturing is responsible for leading a team of experienced manufacturing operators within Drug Product operations, while championing a safe and compliant production environment through structured on-floor presence.

In this position, the manager will ensure production areas and procedures remain in compliance with Phase appropriate current Good Manufacturing Practices, set and measure team performance/goals, contribute to production scheduling decisions, and work cross-functionally to close nonconformance investigations.

The Manager, LNC Manufacturing Will Be Specifically Responsible For

  • Staff training, oversight, performance evaluations, and development.
  • Schedule adherence for tasks including, but not limited to manufacturing, packaging, qualification, and maintenance activities.
  • Participating as a role model in Lean culture and continuous improvement programs with responsibility to translate onto the manufacturing floor.
  • Elevating critical and impactful events to senior management and making real time processing decisions.
  • Ensuring standard operating procedures are accurate for executing unit operations, batch record review is completed accurately while meeting disposition timelines, and non-conformances are initiated & closed with right first time documentation
  • Identifies and implements process and safety improvements. Communicate production floor and project work at different levels of management.
  • Interacting with business partners to assist with scheduling of maintenance tasks, engineering evaluations, and quality investigations.
  • Supporting the introduction of new products and technologies into the facility. Troubleshoot and perform initial assessment of events that have the potential to impact area safety and product quality.
  • Assessing departmental utilization to execute both near-term schedule and long-term strategy.

Basic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree and 5 years of drug product manufacturing or operations experience OR

Associate’s degree and 10 years of drug product manufacturing or operations experience AND

Previous managerial experience directly managing people and/or experience leading teams, projects, programs or directing the allocation of resources

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of biopharmaceutical experience, with 3 years of leadership experience directly within drug product manufacturing that includes spray drying, suspensions, solid oral dosage forms
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Sciences, or a related field
  • Strong working knowledge of lean concepts and application within a regulated manufacturing environment
  • Effective at working in fast-paced environments, specifically in a leadership capacity to facilitate objective decision making

Matinas Biopharma is an Equal Opportunity employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

For more information or to apply, please contact careers@matinasbiopharma.com.