Catalent Pharma Solutions QC Lab Assistant, Raw Materials in San Diego, California

Job Description


QC technician is responsible for raw material sampling, requests, coordinating outsource testing. Some lab based release tests. Receipt and distribution of incoming reference standards and API. Maintaining sample room stock and inventory.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist with receipt of raw materials for GMP productions.

  • Assist with analysis of Total Organic Carbon cleaning samples.

  • Sampling of raw materials for release testing to support manufacturing operations.

  • Assist with calibration and maintenance of sampling room equipment.

  • Documentation of sampling and inventories of raw materials.

  • Assist with packaging and shipping of materials for test.

  • Assist with coordination of testing with third-party vendors.

  • Ensuring that sampling is performed in accordance with all applicable SOPs, specifications and protocols.

  • Coordination of retain sample transfer to materials group.

Education and/or Experience

  • Must currently be a full time, second or third year college student with a major in life sciences. Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Biology majors (with a focus in Chemistry) are encouraged to apply.

  • Prior experience in chemistry and chemistry lab techniques are strongly recommended.

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 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.