Gov. Cooper announces 400 new jobs, pharmaceutical facility to Wilson Co.

RALEIGH, N.C. (WITN) – Governor Roy Cooper announced that SCHOTT Pharma USA, Inc. will be bringing 400 new jobs to Wilson County.

SCHOTT Pharma is a global leader in drug containment manufacturing and delivery services. The company will build a new $371 million facility.

“SCHOTT’s decision to select our state for this important project shows once again that North Carolina is a global leader for biotechnology and life sciences,” said Cooper. “From our expertise in biomanufacturing to the proven education and training systems that are critical for workforce development, global companies recognize North Carolina’s clear advantages as a place to do business.”

Exact wages will vary depending on the specific position, but new positions with the company average to $57,868. The current Wilson County average pay is $52,619.

SCHOTT Pharma has conducted business in the United States for over 60 years and has, on average, provided more than 25,000 injections per minute to patients in need..