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Product Development Laboratory Technician

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:

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 The Product Development Laboratory Technician will report to the Product Development Group Leader. St. Petersburg is our primary Softgel development and manufacturing facility in North America with capacity of 18 billion capsules per year. Within the Catalent network, we offer a broad range of integrated formulation and analytical services to solve difficult development and manufacturing challenges. Product Development is responsible for new product and innovative technology development over the lifecycle of the project which could include conception, benchtop/lab scale, demonstration/feasibility batches, registration/stability batches, and technical support of process validation batches. Additional responsibilities may include support of development/commercial product investigations, and technology transfers from other sites to the St. Petersburg, FL facility. The group is also responsible for Gap Assessments, Risk Assessments, and the implementation of quality by design (QbD), process analytical technology (PAT) solutions and overall support of all aspects of product and technology development. Product Development Laboratory Technician will contribute significantly to the successful timely development of new pharmaceutical products utilizing Softgel Formulation/Process drug delivery systems and technologies by carrying out required preformulation, formulation and process activities. If you share a passion for patient care in the growing world of pharmaceutical manufacturing and would like to be part of a global drug development and delivery leader, then this might be for you The Role Responsibility for the maintenance and cleaning of laboratory instruments and equipment; maintaining the laboratory in a clean and organized state. Maintains inventory of glassware, chemicals, reagents, raw materials/excipients, consumables, media and materials needed for preformulation and formulation activities; Prepares gel swatches Disposes of hazardous waste according to environmental regulations and company/ departmental procedures. Receive, label and store receipts of solvents and other analytical reagents; Prepares reagents, standards, media, etc. needed for analysis Sets up, uses and cleans isolator; Supports preparation of solubility, compatibility samples; Sets up, operates and cleans mixers, laboratory scale encapsulation machine, coating pan and/or other equipment Executes drying studies; Washes, inspects and packages laboratory batches Performs fill moisture, water activity, hardness, fill and shell weight, rheology, burst strength, impact/drop testing, disintegration and/or other testing Records the results in approved notebooks, batch records, reports and logbooks. May provide training to new or existing personnel; May be required to work with highly potent compounds, hormones. The Candidate Requires High School education, and preferably with some college course work in related sciences. Prefer prior experience in a laboratory setting. Must possess good interpersonal skills; Ability to effectively communicate with co-workers. Good organizational skills required. Individual is required to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch regularly and lift to 40 pounds; no lifting greater than 44.09 pounds without assistance. Position Benefits Cross functional exposure to other areas of Operations Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment 152 hours of paid time off annually 8 paid Holidays We will identify candidates based on the following Catalent Competencies Leads with Integrity and Respect Delivers Results Demonstrates Business Acumen Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork Champions Change Engages and Inspires Coaches and Develops 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. Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage. personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work. Visit 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 . 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.

Keywords: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc., St. Petersburg , Product Development Laboratory Technician, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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