Catalent Pharma Solutions Director of Engineering and Maintenance, SG Canada in Strathroy, Canada

Job Description

Job Title: Director of Engineering and Maintenance

Reports to: Head of Operations

Location: Strathroy Ontario, Canada

Position Summary

As a member of the site leadership team this position is responsible for the oversight and leadership of engineering functions within the Softgel division in Ontario, Canada. The responsibility includes all buildings and services for commercial, development, and business operations across multiple Ontario sites. The individual will direct and lead a cross site team to meet and exceed required business and regulatory standards. The individual will work within a global platform that includes interaction with global functional groups and leaders while representing the overall requirements of the Canadian business aligned to the overall needs of the company. This responsibility includes leadership for engineering and maintenance staff including process engineering, facilities, utilities, process equipment engineering and maintenance, process improvement and capital projects.

The Role

  • Leading people through the employee life cycle with strong ability to mentor and provide timely feedback to subordinates.

  • Leading and managing cross functional groups including cross site and department relationships.

  • Foster Catalent standards such as the Patient First value and leadership competencies as part of the Site Leadership Team.

  • Manage departments to meet and exceed company and regulatory requirements such as Health Canada, FDA, MOL, TSSA, OHSA.

  • Leadership for general facility and maintenance management.

  • Leadership of capital investments and general projects including the creation, management, and approval of project plans and strategic documents.

  • Leading continuous and process improvement program and activity including the implementation of new systems, processes, and equipment.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering and registered P.Eng (Professional Engineer).

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in engineering/engineering management, preferably in a pharmaceutical/Health Canada/FDA-regulated work environment.

  • Minimum 10 years people leadership experience leading teams.

  • Experience and strong understanding of regulators such as Health Canada, FDA, MOL, TSSA and OHSA.

  • Experience with management of process and product investigations related to off track situations.

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & Development:

  • Leads with Integrity and Respect

  • Delivers Results

  • Demonstrates Business Acumen

  • Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork

  • Champions Change

  • Engages and Inspires

  • Coaches and Develops

For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact:Deepak PillaiManager, Executive RecruitingCatalent Pharma SolutionsFrankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, national origin or disability. Accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodation for interviews or other meetings, please advise your Human Resources point of contact or email

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.