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Catalent Pharma Solutions Senior Facilities Engineer in Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description

Position Overview:

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 (http://www.catalent.com/index.php/about-us/Catalent-Careers2)

Position Summary

The Senior Facilities Engineer is a member of the Facilities Engineering Team. The position is responsible for helping maintain and remodel existing facilities, coordinate capital projects, new equipment specification and selection and providing engineering support to the KCM maintenance department. The Senior Facilities Engineer will have a strong focus on facility and equipment projects.

Position will report to the Sr. Manager of Engineering who is a Missouri licensed P.E. and will serve as a mentor. As such, this assignment meets the supervision requirements for an Engineer in Training working towards a Professional Engineering license if applicant has not obtained P.E. License at time of hire.

In concert with Catalent’s Patient First philosophy, this role is paramount to ensure the quality and compliance of our facility and equipment projects which will ultimately yield safe, high quality drug products for patients.

The Role

  • Capital Project Management including: scope definition, creation of high level design options, project cost estimation, preparation of Capital Authorization Requests (CAR) documents, contractor/equipment selection and project execution management ensuring compliance to scope, cost and schedule.

  • Prepare requests for quotation based on User Requirements Specifications (URS) for multiple bidders for facility projects. Review bids and recommend vendor(s) for selection for equipment projects.

  • Work with operations, validation, process development and quality functions to provide support for the design, installation, start-up, validation and operation of facility and or process equipment.

  • Stay current on existing technology by meeting with vendors and manufacturers in order to evaluate new equipment and procedures.

  • Participates in the investigation and resolution of product quality problems resulting from utility and/or equipment malfunctions.

  • Executes work in compliance with GMPs, site policies, work instructions, and SOPs. Maintain effectiveness of the Quality System components relevant to this position.

  • Position will take ownership of one or more of the KCM utility systems from a troubleshooting, change control and day to day engineering support role.

  • Engineer will be expected to further knowledge and gain first-hand experience with pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging processes through training and hands on assignments with Operations team during the manufacture and packaging processes.

The Candidate


  • BS in engineering

  • P.E. preferred, EIT or FE considered


  • 7-10 years of experience in development, manufacturing or packaging for clinical/commercial drug products or combination products in a cGMP controlled environment or regulated industry.

Knowledge/Skills Requirements:

  • Ability to troubleshoot simple to complex process and equipment problems high level of attention to detail, strong mechanical aptitude, strong problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Working knowledge of project management and drafting software including; AutoCAD Inventor, CAD and MS Project is a plus

  • Knowledge regarding design control, documentation, risk management and processes such as FMEA, Design Verification, and URS is a plus.

  • Knowledge of change control and validation required including experience with equipment FAT, Commissioning, IQ, OQ, PQ, and development of qualification protocols/reports for packaging and shipping activities.

  • Demonstrates flexibility in organizing work and priorities. Demonstrated ability to plan and independently implement multiple projects.

Catalent’s leadership competencies

  • 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

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.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

C atalent 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!

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 (https://catalent.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/External) 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 (https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLuUGqEwwnH7hBwFlrsfSOH_raQHu4hOBK) .