Catalent Pharma Solutions Senior Associate Scientist, Biologics II in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description

Job Title

Senior Associate Scientist, Biologics

Position Summary

The Senior Associate Scientist will report to the Director, Biologics II

Catalent Biologics is a fast growing business within Catalent Pharma Solutions focused on providing innovative technologies and solutions to help more and better biologic treatments get to patients. The business includes our market leading biologics analytical services in Kansas City. Leveraging our growing differentiated technology portfolio, world class manufacturing capability, and other integrated services across the Catalent network, Catalent Biologics is positioned to drive significant growth for Catalent.

Working for Catalent Biologics is an opportunity to join an entrepreneurial team that is building a new business. Catalent is aggressively growing in biologics, and is making significant investments in people and capabilities in this area. This is a unique opportunity to join a small, fast growing business, backed by a global public company. People joining our team will also have significant career development/progression opportunities as our business continues to grow and expand.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

  • In support of large molecule therapeutics, under direction, may perform method validation or transfer activities.

  • 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: - HPLC/UPLC techniques/methods (e.g. SEC, IEX, RP-HPLC, HIC, peptide map, glycan analysis, etc.) - Karl Fischer - Compendial assays, (i.e appearance. pH, etc.) - UV-Vis, Solo-VPE, Nano Drop - Aggregation techniques such as MFI, AUC, SEC-MALS

  • 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

The Candidate (requirements)

  • Bachelors Degree in life sciences (chemistry, biochemistry, biology or closely related physical science) and 3-5 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance at Catalent OR a Masters Degree in life sciences and 0-2 years of relevant experience preferred or based on performance at Catalent.

  • Previous industry experience performing above listed techniques preferred.

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits

  • 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

About Catalent

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. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™ 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 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.

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.

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!

Grow with us. Be challenged. Make a personal impact.

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.