Scientist

Catalent

Kansas City,MO  

2019-09-26 2019-10-26
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.







The Scientist usually works with some supervision, conferring with superior on unusual matters. S/he may be assisted by laboratory technicians/assistants or associate level scientists. Assignments are broad in nature, requiring originality and ingenuity. Has appreciable latitude for un-reviewed action or decision. S/he may direct projects and employees, taking on a technical lead role. The Scientist will comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.







The Role





+ Develop and execute laboratory work plans/schedules independently, using customer milestones and Division/site performance standards and metrics. Sample types include in-process, release or stability. Techniques include HPLC, GC, Karl Fischer, Disintegration, Friability, Hardness, and appearance. Perform method validation or transfer activities. Under direction, perform method development activities



+ Authors technical documents, such as protocols, test methods, text reports, certificates of analysis, and operating procedures



+ Review technical documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance



+ Trains, coaches or mentors others on technical, personal development or business issues



+ Supervises technical staff, including work assignments and performance management



+ Responsible as Project Technical Lead with responsibility for project outcome and customer interaction



+ Executes efficiency improvement project with guidance



+ Identify and recommend business opportunities on a project specific basis









The Candidate



Education or Equivalent: Degree in chemistry or closely related physical science.



Experience: Bachelor's degree with 7 - 9 years related experience, or equivalent education, experience and training; Master's degree with 4 - 6 years related experience; Doctorate Degree with 0 – 2 years related experience



Knowledge/Skills Requirements:





+ Maintain high quality laboratory documentation in accordance with applicable regulatory guidance and Site SOPs



+ Ability to learn and retain technical information



+ Proactively address work issues at both an individual level and a team level



+ Develop and execute complex procedures or methods with high quality



+ Becoming familiar with drug development milestones and their context



+ Recognizes and elevates changes in project scope or execution for review by project director



+ Able to prioritize and suggest alternatives or contingencies to achieve the correct technical solutions with most efficient resource utilization



+ Propose deviations from established procedures and methods based upon sound judgment.









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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