Catalent Pharma Solutions Lead Scientist in Morrisville, North Carolina

Job Description

Position Summary

Catalent is looking to recruit an experienced Lead Scientist to join a growing scientific group at our site in Morrisville, NC. This laboratory group is responsible for the support of biologics product development both directly with customers and in collaboration with other Catalent facilities.

The Lead Scientist works with minimum supervision, and may get assisted by laboratory technicians/associates. He/she demonstrates potential for technical proficiency and scientific creativity through broad assignments. He/she may be responsible for setting and defining technical objectives and assessing results. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.

The Role (daily responsibilities)

Leading scientific projects as a technical/team leader in analytical and formulation resources team supporting projects focused on large molecules

Serves as subject matter expert for analytical biochemistry and chemistry techniques not limited to HPLC, Mass Spectrometry (e.g. LC/MS), Capillary Electrophoresis (CE), Peptide Mapping and Amino Acid Analysis (AAA).

Develop and execute laboratory work plans for self and junior members of team, using customer milestones and site standards and metrics

Author and may approve technical documents, such as protocols, test methods, text reports, certificates of analysis, and operating procedures

Review technical documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance

Direct technical staff, including work assignments and performance management

Develop and execute efficiency improvement projects

Job Requirements

Education and Experience:

The ideal candidate will have PHD in biochemistry with experience in biophysical characterization experience in macromolecule characterization such as peptide mapping, AAA, monosaccharide analysis, sialic acid analysis, etc using techniques such SEC-HPLC, UV-HPLC, LC/MS, IC

PhD 5+ years related experience OR Master’s 10+ years related experience OR Bachelor’s 15+ years of related experience

Prior experience working in a GMP lab is desirable

Method development, optimization, validation and sample testing experience is a plus

Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers

Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines

• Leads with Integrity and Respect

• Delivers Results

• Demonstrates Business Acumen

• Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

• Champions Change

• Engages and Inspires

• Coaches and Develops

Position Benefits

• Potential for career growth within an expanding team

• Opportunity to work on multiple projects with cross functional teams

• Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process

• Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from Day One of employment

• 19 days of paid time off annually + 7 paid holidays

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, 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.

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Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career – join the global drug development and delivery leader! You will help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply some of the over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Our highly skilled, dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving the health of patients by combining their personal expertise with advanced technologies to advance science and supply innovative new products of the highest quality to patients globally.

Why Catalent?

  • Gain unparalleled experience by working on multiple products and technologies – we launch nearly 200 new products for our customers each year.

  • We have 20 global pharmaceutical Product Development teams on five continents, who are, at any given time, working on over 700 new products and hundreds of ongoing clinical trials.

  • Our products include some of the latest life-saving medicines as well as some of the most well-known consumer health brands used by families every day.

  • Catalent’s more than 30 global facilities on 5 continents manufacture over 70 billion doses of over 7,000 important medicines and consumer health products.

  • Nearly 1 in 20 doses of medicines taken around the world has been touched by the Catalent team.

  • We have +1,100 patents on many superior patient-preferred technologies used by all the top pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health companies.

  • We established the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute to drive collaboration and scientific exchange among industry professionals, academics and partners.

  • Many of our 1,400+ scientists are regularly published in top industry journals and present at top industry conferences to advance knowledge sharing and the development of better life-saving medicines.

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.