Catalent Pharma Solutions Principal Scientist in Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Description

The Principal Scientist is responsible for project management and execution of analytical activities. All work within the Analytical group is to be performed in accordance to cGXP requirements, including analytical investigations, adhering to project timelines and maintaining safe working conditions.

Job Description

  • Has extensive knowledge of use and operation of all commonly used laboratory equipment, including but not limited to chemical, chromatography and physical evaluation of pharmaceutical dose forms.

  • Ability to work autonomously on analytical testing including work in support of process development & validation, stability batch release, clinical batch release, analytical method development, analytical method validation and EU batch release.

  • Technical expert and coach. Accountable as lead technical support within the Analytical team and interface with internal and external customers.

  • Champions technical continuous improvements in line with industry standards and best practice, utilizing LEAN techniques such as 6 sigma and 5S.

  • Drive innovation and research into new technologies - product and equipment based.

  • Maintaining and monitoring of the stability facilities, ensuring chain of custody of commercial and development products and inventory of the stability chambers.

  • Deputising for Team Manager.

  • Represent Analytical as a customer contact (via email, phone, teleconferences and face to face) demonstrating customer focus, negotiation and flexibility skills.

Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrate technical competency

  • Strong problem solving and analytical thinking skills

  • Demonstrate root cause analysis and application of statistical skills

  • Strong communication, networking and interpersonal skills

  • Demonstrate ability for attention to detail

  • Ability to demonstrate Leadership skills

Why Work for Us:

Our Vision is to be the world’s most trusted, reliable and innovative drug development and delivery

partner by upholding the highest industry standards and exceeding customer expectations, while driving

strong, sustained growth for the company.

Competitive salary package + Bonus + Contributory Pension

About Catalent:

Catalyst + Talent. Our name combines these ideas. From drug and biologic development services, to delivery technologies to supply solutions, our highly skilled and dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving health and wellness by combining their personal expertise and advanced technologies to advance science and supply products of the highest quality to customers and patients around the world.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals 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, for the benefit of patients globally.

Our MISSION is to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

OUR VALUES are at the foundation of everything we do:

  • Patient First: We put patients at the centre of our work to ensure the safety, reliable supply and optimal performance of our products.

  • Customer Dedication: We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations every day.

  • People: We are committed to the growth, development and engagement of our people.

  • Innovation: We develop and apply innovative solutions, superior technologies and continuously improved processes.

  • Integrity: We demonstrate respect, accountability and honesty in every interaction.

  • Excellence: We have a passion for excellence in everything we do.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.™ Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

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.