The Senior Analytical Scientist reports to the Group Leader, AR&D (Analytical Research & Development)
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 Senior Analytical Scientist contributes significantly to the AR&D laboratory and supports, development and validation of methods, analytical test methods, evaluation and testing of raw materials, and testing of non-commercial materials to support product development. The Senior Analytical Scientist provides analytical services to manufacturing, process development, validation and new material qualifications. All activities are performed in accordance with specifications, standard operating procedures, approved test methods and/or protocols, regulatory requirements.
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The Role (daily responsibilities)
Ability to independently develop and validate instrumental methods in support of Drug Substances and Drug products
Expected to be the lead scientist for designated projects, to include direct client communications and attendance at project team meetings and teleconferences; ability to make autonomous decisions in regard to day to day activities
Analysis of finished products, in-process materials, fill moisture, raw materials, and cleaning verification and validation samples according to the assigned specifications, methods and protocols.
Preparation of reagents/standards/medias needed for analysis according to established methods; safe handling of potent and teratogenic compounds.
Disposal of hazardous waste according to environmental regulations and company/departmental procedures.
The Candidate (requirements)
Requires a minimum of: Doctorate in scientific field with 3-years experience, or MS in scientific filed with 5+yrs exp., or a BS in scientific field with 10-yrs exp. in an analytical environment.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with identification or separation techniques such as HPLC, UPLC, GC, MS, NMR and experience with method development and or validation
Experience with common pharmaceutical laboratory equipment including, but not limited to U.V. spectroscopy, IR and AA instrumentation, H.P.L.C. and G.C. instrumentation, ICP-MS or ICP-OES instrumentation, dissolution testing
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.
Cross functional exposure to other areas of Operations
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
152 hours of paid time off + 8 paid holidays
We will identify candidates based on the following Catalent Competencies:
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
Internal Number: 0049354
About Catalent Pharma Solutions
With over 85 years of serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to market faster, enhancing product performance, and ensuring reliable global clinical and commercial product supply. Catalent employs over 1 4,000 people, including over 2,400 scientists and technicians, at more than 45 facilities, and in fiscal year 2020 generated over $3 billion in annual revenue. Catalent is headquartered in Somerset, NJ.
Mission: Our mission is to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.