A local pharmaceutical contractor is on a hiring binge in the Triangle and nationwide to staff up for new contracts.
Wilmington-based PPD, with offices in Morrisville, is looking to fill 111 openings statewide and 575 company-wide.
PPD is one of the nation's largest drug research organizations that provides services to pharmaceutical companies and employs 11,000 people worldwide. The company, which employs about 1,400 in the Triangle, is in the process of being acquired by two private equity firms.
The company is holding an all-day job fair for nurses and pharmacists on Oct. 27 at 5150 McCrimmon Parkway, Suite 411, Morrisville.