FreeThink Technologies, Inc., ( is a rapidly growing company and the world leader in the science and technology of stability. FreeThink conducts laboratory studies for domestic and international clients in the pharmaceutical, nutraceutical and consumer products industries as well as developing its own novel technologies. FreeThink’s scientists work in a fast-paced environment on a wide variety of projects including mechanistic and scientific investigations, problem solving, rapid shelf-life determinations based on FreeThink’s ASAPprime® and other statistical software and complex formulation development.


We are seeking a full-time Formulation Research Engineer/Scientist to work in the Engineering and Formulation Sciences group in our laboratories in Branford, Connecticut.


  • Designing, building, and maintaining development equipment, including setup, operation, disassembly, cleaning, calibration, and training
  • Assisting in the development of new, proprietary drug delivery and other technologies
  • With supervision, developing, analyzing, and characterizing both liquid and solid formulations for client companies
  • Compiling, interpreting, and documenting experimental data with available spreadsheet, presentation and analysis programs


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in mechanical engineering, chemical engineering, industrial pharmacy or related scientific field
  • Experience in a research laboratory environment and desire to continue in a laboratory focused role
  • Good laboratory notebook documentation skills
  • Ability to work well in teams of diverse backgrounds and experiences
  • Must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19
  • Must work onsite in Branford, CT
  • Authorization to work in the United States on a permanent basis for any employer without the need for sponsorship


  • Excellent problem solving, critical thinking, scientific writing, and verbal communication skills
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical or related industry, particularly with dosage form development and manufacturing
  • Good mechanical skills, particularly with complex equipment and instrumentation
  • Experience with SOLIDWORKS®


  • Compensation package commensurate with experience, matching 401K savings plan, health/dental plan
  • Company-sponsored health and dental plans
  • Matching 401K savings plan
  • Four weeks annual paid time off (PTO) in addition to holidays
  • Beautiful and convenient coastal Connecticut location near New Haven

Please submit a Cover Letter with your application.

FreeThink is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, veteran status, disability status or age

.Job Type: Full-time benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:

All visitors are required to wear masks. Interviews are being conducted virtually. The entire staff is vaccinated.


  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

Work Location: 21 Business Park Dr, Branford, CT 06405

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