Catalent Pharma Solutions Senior Associate Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri
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 main activities for the Senior Associate Scientist will be to provide and report data, as required by project contracts within the Biologics Department. The data may be used for submission in Regulatory packages, release and stability testing of clinical and animal trial dose forms and in support of development projects.
In support of large molecule therapeutics, execute laboratory work plan / schedule developed with input from supervisor or senior team member. Sample types include in-process, release or stability. Techniques may include any or all of the following:
Capillary and gel electrophoresis (e.g. CE-SDS, SDS-PAGE, icIEF, IEF, western blott, etc.)
Mass spectrometry (e.g. LCMS, GCMS, ICP-MS, for small and large molecules)
FTIR, NIR, Polarimetry (for small and large molecules as appropriate)
Particle size testing
Metals testing, ICP-OES, ICP-MS, AA (for small and large molecules)
CD, Intrinsic fluorescence, DSC, TGA
Compendial testing (e.g. viscosity, Osmolarity, osmolality, HIAC, etc.)
E-tongue (for small and large molecules as appropriate)
Other technologies/methodologies as required by management
In support of large molecule therapeutics, under direction, may perform method validation or transfer activities.
Perform activities under cGMP as appropriate.
May draft technical documents such as methods or certificates of analysis.
Performs parallel review of laboratory documentation and may become qualified to perform technical review of documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance
Trains others on laboratory techniques
Bachelor’s Degree in life sciences such as chemistry, biochemistry, biology or closely related physical science: 3-5 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance at Catalent.
Master’s Degree: 0-2 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance at Catalent.
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
Executes procedures or methods of moderate complexity with high quality
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Mathematical and scientific reasoning ability
Basic understanding of instrument operations and troubleshooting skills in multiple techniques
Ability to identify aberrant/out of spec data and limited interpretation of data expected
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers
Catalent’s standard leadership competencies
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
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.
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.
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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.
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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.