Catalent Pharma Solutions Senior Analytical Chemist in Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent is a leading provider of advanced technologies and outsourced services for the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and consumer health industry. Catalent develops, manufactures, packages and distributes pharmaceutical and other products for customers in nearly 100 countries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=1&v=65rz3LwTPX8

As a result of our continued growth and investment to expand the Zydis technology platform, we are seeking a Senior Analytical Chemist to join our team based in Swindon.

As the successful candidate you will perform a variety of tasks contributing to the day to day operation of the Analytical Development group and its laboratory areas.

You will be responsible for project management and execution of analytical activities. All work within the Analytical Development group is to be performed in accordance to cGXP requirements, including analytical investigations, adhering to project timelines and maintaining safe working conditions.

Role Description

  • Subject matter expert (SME) and Analytical lead on development projects, including knowledge share and mentoring of junior staff.

  • Has a good knowledge of use and operation of all commonly used laboratory equipment

  • Ability to work autonomously on analytical testing including work in support of process development & validation, stability batch release, clinical batch release and analytical method validation.

  • Contribute to research into new technologies - product and equipment based.

  • Assist with improvements and efficiency drives within the Analytical Development team

  • Displays an awareness of regulatory requirements involved in all analytical activities

  • Understand root cause analysis and application of statistical skills

  • To work in and maintain a safe working environment, including participation in laboratory housekeeping duties, upkeep of the stability facilities and routine laboratory safety audits

  • Trained in QM systems including Trackwise, Qumas, and LIMS. Implementation of change controls and change requests.

  • Contribute to site initiatives both departmental and cross functional.

  • Displays in depth knowledge of regulatory requirements involved in all analytical activities including but not limited to cGMP, ICH (Q1, Q2, Q3 and Q8), Pharmacopeias and standard operating procedures.

  • Write SOP’s, analytical methods, stability protocols, method validation protocols and analytical investigations. Writes well-structured technical reports and other complex documentation in accordance to company procedures.

Educational Requirements:

  • Science graduate or higher with proven experience of laboratory operation in a cGXP environment or extensive industry experience.

  • Experience of method validation and development.

Competitive salary package + Bonus + Contributory Pension

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, 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.

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.