Catalent Pharma Solutions Associate Pharmaceutical Technician in Kansas City, Missouri

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

At the direction of the Supervisor or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lead, the Associate Pharmaceutical Technician is responsible for training and performing efficient set up / tear down, manufacture and cleaning of all equipment and processes associated with manufacturing operations.

The Associate Pharmaceutical Technician is responsible for adhering to policies and procedures with an emphasis on regulatory related processes such as SOPs, cGMP and safety in compliance with the CFRs and meets the business needs of the organization.

We will have multiple openings at the 1st and 2nd shift!

The Role/Job Duties:

  • Responsible for informing Senior Pharmaceutical Technician or Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Lead of work orders to be placed for processing rooms and equipment within core group.

  • Ensure that the facility is kept “tour ready” at all times and people/material/flow/cleaning and zone concepts are maintained at all times.

  • Strives to drive reductions in unplanned deviations and focuses on troubleshooting identified equipment malfunctions under supervision.

  • High ability to learn batch records to ensure clarity/drive accuracy for processing.

  • Training is up to date and progressing for core group with direction under leadership.

  • Ensures that areas of control are processing under GMP conditions and applicable SOP’s are being strictly followed.

The Candidate

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma is required. May substitute equivalent years of pharmaceutical manufacturing or cGMP manufacturing supervisory experience for education.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of cGMP, FDA, MHRA and DEA guidelines.

  • Thorough knowledge of Solid Dosage manufacturing and equipment process and framework knowledge is preferred.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Must have a high attention to detail, excellent leadership, organizational and documentation skills while ensuring compliance with GMPs and applicable SOPs. Candidate will drive right first time in all aspects of operational performance.

  • Must have a minimum of advanced operator qualification per supervisor / manager specified equipment train(s). Must be basic on all equipment within work zone.

Physical Requirements:

  • Handling of raw materials for product assembly and finished product; Loading product of various amounts of completion to counters and quality control devices.

  • Push and pull ingredient canisters; Cleaning of area and equipment; Overhead reach, squatting, kneeling, and forward bending; Transport of materials to and from designated lab space.

  • Use of various job task dependent tools and work saver equipment including pallet jacks and Grasping Lifts; Coordination in a manufacturing setting, e.g., climbing up/down ladders or maneuvering around drums or between equipment.

  • Operating safely in a dynamic environment which includes mobile and fixed equipment and changing conditions while completing job tasks that range from simple to complex and/or multi-tasking.

  • Must be able to wear safety glasses, or specified eye protection, in all designated areas; Must be able to follow any applicable plant safety requirements; Must be fit-tested, trained and capable of wearing air purifying respirator; Must be trained in plant hazardous material procedures; Must be able to use approved fall prevention devices when performing elevated tasks; Must be capable of wearing steel-toed safety shoes for 8 to 12 hours a day, depending on duration of the shift.

We will identify candidates based on the following:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits:

  • Join a high growth and fast paced organization with a people focused culture

  • Global exposure, defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process

  • Competitive Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K

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.