Associate, Quality Assurance

Catalent

Kansas City,MO  

2019-09-25 2019-10-25
quality administration pharma

At Catalent, we recognize talent is our most important asset. Propelled by the passion to excel, we are committed to attracting, developing, and retaining talented and dedicated professionals who can help us deliver on our promise of more products, better treatments, reliably supplied.

From helping our customers produce world-class pharmaceutical products to identifying future technologies that will improve drug delivery, we achieve our amazing breakthroughs and innovations because of our talent!



Job Description

Position Overview:



Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents, ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here











Position Summary



Catalent is a leading provider of advanced technologies and outsourced services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer health industry. Catalent develops, manufactures and packages pharmaceutical and other products for customers in nearly 100 countries, employs approximately 8,000 employees at 30 facilities worldwide and generates more than $1.7 billion in annual revenue. Among its core offerings, develops and manufactures oral and sterile pharmaceuticals in nearly all major dosage forms, and offers proprietary technologies used in many well-known prescriptions and over-the-counter products. Catalent is also the largest contract packager of pharmaceuticals.







Under general supervision, the Associate, Quality Assurance performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character, but usually involves limited responsibility. This role requires the Associate, Quality Assurance to perform some evaluation, originality or ingenuity is required. Follows established protocols and work plans. May be assisted by laboratory technicians / assistants. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.















The Role





+ Responsible for the Quality support functions associated with the packaging of products for clinical and commercial batches



+ Performs batch record review, product release, and disposition



+ Reviews production logbooks for GMP compliance as each operation is completed and revises SOPs as needed



+ Assists in the execution of efficiency improvement projects with guidance



+ Ensures that products are manufactured, packaged, tested and released according to applicable FDA guidelines, regulations GXPs and internal SOPs



+ Participates in QA programs, procedures and controls to ensure that products conform to established standards and agency guidelines



+ Ensures gathering of data, investigations and deviations are timely and compliant



+ Assist with packaging floor activities for primary and secondary (equipment/room approval, facility compliance, auditing)



+ Follows all Good Documentation Practices and cGMPs to ensure compliance to applicable FDA guidelines and MHRA guidelines





The Candidate



Education or Equivalent: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience.







Experience: Bachelor’s degree in a scientific discipline with 0-2 years Quality Assurance experience in a GMP manufacturing environment; or a high school degree with 2+ years of Quality Assurance experience in a GMP manufacturing environment. Six Sigma or ASQ certification preferred.







Knowledge/Skills Requirements:





+ Receives instruction, guidance and direction from others



+ Uses existing procedures to solve routine problems



+ Proactive to address work issues at the individual level



+ Ability to follow a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form



+ Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability



+ Ability to identify aberrant data and potential quality/compliance concerns escalating to management



+ Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers, peers and managers



+ Lead by example according to Catalent's values and culture



+ Recognizes unmet needs within department



+ Ability to collaborate with peers and demonstrate leadership capabilities in a matrix environment.



+ Strategy is focused on personal time management and efficiency



+ Well organized with ability to multitask



+ Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines



+ Good Computer Skills including, but not limited to, knowledge of MS Office are required



+ Has sufficient skills and knowledge in the use of computers and associated computer technology. Computer technology relates to both the hardware and software used in performing common computing tasks. (Word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point basics)









Business Environment:









+ Fast-paced



+ Performance Driven



+ Customer Focused



+ Collaborative and inclusive



+ Professional Office Setting



+ Confidential Department









Catalent’s standard leadership competencies





+ Leads with Integrity and Respect



+ Delivers Results



+ Demonstrates Business Acumen



+ Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork



+ Champions Change



+ Engages and Inspires



+ Coaches and Develops









Position Benefits





+ Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment



+ 19 days of paid time off annually



+ Potential for career growth within an expanding team



+ Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process









Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.







personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.











Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.







Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.





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Catalent = Catalyst + Talent







Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!







personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.







Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…





+ You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).











+ You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!











+ You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.











+ You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.











+ You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking for YOU!











+ See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here.











Catalent is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email along with the job number and title to Jobs@catalent.com. This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.
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