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Senior Analytical Scientist

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 12, 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

Senior Analytical Scientist

The Senior Analytical Scientist reports to the Group Leader, AR&D (Analytical Research & Development)

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.

The Senior Analytical Scientist contributes significantly to the AR&D laboratory and supports, development and validation of methods, analytical test methods, evaluation and testing of raw materials, and testing of non-commercial materials to support product development. The Senior Analytical Scientist provides analytical services to manufacturing, process development, validation and new material qualifications. All activities are performed in accordance with specifications, standard operating procedures, approved test methods and/or protocols, regulatory requirements.

Are you ready to improve people's lives every day?

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • Ability to independently develop and validate instrumental methods in support of Drug Substances and Drug products
  • Expected to be the lead scientist for designated projects, to include direct client communications and attendance at project team meetings and teleconferences; ability to make autonomous decisions in regard to day to day activities
  • Analysis of finished products, in-process materials, fill moisture, raw materials, and cleaning verification and validation samples according to the assigned specifications, methods and protocols.
  • Preparation of reagents/standards/medias needed for analysis according to established methods; safe handling of potent and teratogenic compounds.
  • Disposal of hazardous waste according to environmental regulations and company/departmental procedures.

The Candidate (requirements)

  • Requires a minimum of: Doctorate in scientific field with 3-years experience, or MS in scientific filed with 5+yrs exp., or a BS in scientific field with 10-yrs exp. in an analytical environment.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience with identification or separation techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, GC, MS, NMR and experience with method development and or validation
  • Experience with common pharmaceutical laboratory equipment including, but not limited to U.V. spectroscopy, IR and AA instrumentation, H.P.L.C. and G.C. instrumentation, ICP-MS or ICP-OES instrumentation, dissolution testing
  • Vision requirements include ability to differentiate color (Pass the Ishihara Color Vision Screening) and obtain 20/30 acuity in both far and near vision in each eye with or without corrective lenses. For Catalent's in-house screening, the acceptable score is to identify at least 4 of 6 numbers in the circles.

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 + 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 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.

Keywords: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc., St. Petersburg , Senior Analytical Scientist, Other , Saint Petersburg, Florida

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