Catalent Pharma Solutions Material Prep Operator in St. Petersburg, Florida

Job Description

Material Prep Operator

Position Summary

The Material Prep Operator reports to the Production Supervisor.

The Material Prep Operators weighs and mixes raw materials ad per batch record instruction to provide finished fill to encapsulation to meet the shop floor schedule. Under supervision, the operator will prepare, blends and mixe batches of material by operating blending equipment and completing batch paperwork according to Standard Operating Procedures and applying current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

Catalent St. Petersburg is our primary softgel development and manufacturing facility in North America with capacity of 18 billion capsules per year. The featured RP Scherer softgel technology is a proven oral drug delivery solution to enhance bioavailability of poorly soluble Rx and OTC drug candidates. Non-gelatin based OptiShell® and Vegicaps® capsules expand the range of molecules into softgel, ideal for challenging fill formulation. Within the Catalent network, we offer a broad range of integrated formulation and analytical services to solve your most difficult development and manufacturing challenges.

The Role

  • Measures and weighs, by manual and computerized scales, ingredients used in material batches and accurately completes documentation related to the Material process.

  • Operates equipment to mixes material batches, pulls and stages material for encapsulation process and delivers material to encapsulation.

  • Washes, inspects and sanitizes material receivers and equipment and maintains a clean work area.

  • Handles non-hazardous, hazardous and DEA materials and/or wastes.

  • Notifies Supervision immediately in the event that there is any deviation from the batch record, SOP or potential production event.

  • Cross - training to perform tasks, operate equipment and maintain the necessary documentation in other production departments may be required.

  • Depending on shift staffing level and/or the workload, an operator could be assigned to perform tasks in an area different than her/his primary position/business unit.

The Candidate

  • High School diploma or equivalent required.

  • Previous manufacturing experience and work in a GMP regulated industry preferred.

  • Successful completion of Lung Capacity test and ability to wear respirator required

  • Basic computer skills including Windows navigation and data entry.

Physical/Mental Capabilities:

  • Individual may be required to sit intermittently, stand regularly, walk regularly and consistently lift 0-30 pounds for a work period of up to 12-hours.

  • Ability to push and/or pull on average 500 kg (approximately 1,100 pounds).

  • 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.

  • Read written documents and frequent use of a computer monitor.

  • Required to operate industrial machinery.

  • Must be able to access manufacturing floor.

Position Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

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

Leadership Competencies for Performance and Development

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

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, 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 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.

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 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.