Laboratory Technician, AR&D - 1st Shift
Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions
Location: Saint Petersburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022
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 LABORATORY TECHNICIAN, AR&D supports AR&D by
maintaining an operating laboratory, including tasks such as:
disposing of laboratory waste, stocking the warehouse with
solvents, ensuring solvents in the laboratory are stocked,
restocking of lab consumables, performing routine review of
standard inventory and removal of expired standards, and other
services as necessary.
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.
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
- Responsible for performing daily balance weigh checks and
ensuring balance work areas are neat, clean and clear. Ensures all
balances are in-service and operational. Collaborates with
metrology for servicing when needed.
- Responsible for daily standardization of lab pH meters, or when
needed. Ensures regents and supplies are available for analyst and
ensures that reagents and chemicals are properly labeled and not
expired. Ensure designated work areas for pH meters are neat, clean
and clear. Ensures pH meters are in-service and operational.
Collaborates with metrology for servicing when needed.
- Under direction of supervisor, responsible for daily equipment
equilibration. Ensures general use equipment areas are neat, clean
and clear. Communicates with metrology when service is needed.
- Supports AR&D in lab operation tasks such as chemical
inventory management, qualitative standards inventory, consumable
supplies area, waste disposal, safety initiatives and other
services as necessary
- Collaborates with Quality Control for shared laboratory operation
- Under the direction of supervisor, prepares lab reagents, test
solutions, buffers, mobile phase and other solutions necessary for
evaluation and testing of samples.
- Under direction of supervisor, after completing training on lab
equipment and instruments and demonstrating proficiency in various
test procedures, perform testing of samples and products, complete
documentation as time of experiment and report results in a timely
- Embraces the continuous improvement attitude and contributes to
laboratory operational excellence. Maintains a safe work
environment. Builds and maintains communication and collaboration
with various departments such as product development, quality
control, metrology, quality assurance and others as necessary. Keep
abreast of literature / technology and make recommendations when
appropriate. Comply with Catalent, FDA, EPA and OSHA regulations,
performing all work in a safe manner. Maintain proper records in
accordance with all SOP's and policies
- Other duties as assigned.
- Requires a minimum of a high school diploma. Prefer an Associates
College Degree in science or technology which relates to
- Must have minimum of two (2) years' experience in chemical,
medical or pharmaceutical setting
- Must have previous exposure to cGMPs or cGLPs.
- Must be able to work a flexible schedule.
- 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.
**WHY YOU SHOULD JOIN CATALENT:**
- Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback
- Diverse, inclusive culture
- 19 days of PTO + 8 paid holidays
- Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I
- Dynamic, fast-paced work environment
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Positive working environment focusing on continually improving
processes to remain innovative
- Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an
organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives
- Competitive salary with bonus potential
- Community engagement and green initiatives
- Generous 401K matchand Paid Time Off accrual
- Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of
- Tuition Reimbursement- Let us help you finish your degree or earn
a new one!
- GymPass program to promote overall physical wellness
- Perkspot - offers exclusive or private discounts from
approximately 900+ merchants in a wide array of categories
**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
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 Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.
Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and
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
**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.
**Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:**
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details, photocopies of identification, social security number or
other highly sensitive personal information during the offer
process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you
receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent
request. Please forward such requests to firstname.lastname@example.org for us
to investigate with local authorities.
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