Veterans Preferred - Associate Scientist 2, Analytical Research & Development - 2nd Shift
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: November 17, 2021
Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Job Description
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
Associate Scientist 2, Analytical Research & Development - 2nd
**This is 2nd Shift, Monday thru Friday 3pm - 11:30pm**
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 Analytical Research and Development (AR&D) laboratory
supports evaluation and testing of raw materials, excipients, APIs,
in-process and finished product samples. AR&D also performs
development and validation of methods used to support release and
stability testing of non-commercial products and materials. The
department provides analytical services to manufacturing, process
development, validation and new material qualifications. AR&D
interacts with clients to provide not only research and testing of
products, but also support CMC development activities in support of
client regulatory filings. Activities are performed in accordance
with specifications, standard operating procedures, approved test
methods and/or protocols, regulatory requirements, and St.
Petersburg's Quality departmental policies.
The Associate Scientist II, AR&D will independently test Raw
Materials by both compendial and non-compendial methods with
support of additional activities related to the testing of
pre-capsulation, Stability and Finished Products as required.
Analyze data, document results, maintain laboratory notebook
according to cGMP and Internal guidelines. Communicate results in
written and oral presentations. Help in writing Procedures,
Specifications and Test Methods. Keep abreast of literature in
field; help train colleagues; contribute to continuous improvement
within the group. Comply with FDA, EPA and OSHA regulations,
performing all work in a safe manner. Maintain proper records in
accordance with all SOP's and policies.
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
- Perform Compendial and non-compendial testing on Raw Materials
and Drug Substances.
- Performs assay/CU/dissolution and other single analyte
chromatographic testing. Required to work with potent and
teratogenic compounds with proper PPE equipment.
- Prepares reagents, standards, media and mobile phase as needed
- Tabulation/ interpretation of results of analysis as recorded
in notebooks, reports and logbooks.
- Assures right-first-time execution of departmental methods and
SOPs. Writes/ reviews analytical methods, deviations, protocols,
SOPs and other technical documents.
- Supports Material Evaluation Process for new materials. Shares
responsibility for the routine calibration of analytical equipment
such as, but not limited to balances, pH meters, KF analyzers, AA,
- Provides project support for new product development programs
under the direction of the lead scientist or group leader.
- Assist with laboratory investigations using the appropriate
Root Cause Analysis tools. Identifies/implements improvements that
will reduce cycle time for testing/release products.
- Works flexible hours including weekends and evenings to
accommodate the production / validation schedule.
- Other duties as assigned.
- AS in science with 10 plus years in an analytical lab, 5 in GMP
environment, or BS in science with 3 plus years in an GMP
- Must possess good interpersonal skills; Ability to effectively
communicate with co-workers; Good organizational skills
- Expertise in wet chemistry techniques such as titrations,
extractions, digestions and preparations of test solutions.
- Experience with U.V. spectroscopy, IR and AA instrumentation,
H.P.L.C. and G.C. instrumentation and dissolution testing a
Why you should join Catalent
- Cross functional exposure to other areas of Operations
- Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one
- 152 hours of paid time off annually + 8 paid Holidays
We will identify candidates based on the following Catalent
- 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 customersand 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.
C atalent 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.
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