Catalent Pharma Solutions Chromatogram Unit Leader in Australia

Job Description

We are currently seeking a Chromatogram Unit Leader to work within our Quality Control Laboratory, involving:

  • Leading and managing the Finished Products Team of dedicated Scientists;

  • Ensuring all finished products are tested, handled and processed in an accurate and timely manner;

  • Being an expert 'Scientific' consultant for the Team and the QC Laboratory; and

  • Providing highly experienced analytical services in Finished Product testing.

You will ideally have experience in the Pharmaceutical/Complementary Medicine Industry with strong leadership, communication skills (verbal and written), customer and relationship skills, exceptional understanding of Finished Product testing and a strong commitment to continuous improvement.

The role specifically involves:

  • Training and developing staff to maintain, improve and apply knowledge to motivate them, achieve outcomes and be technically competent in their roles

  • Ensuring that all finished product testing is completed according to requirements and agreed turnaround times

  • Maintaining, improving and applying your experience/knowledge to benefit the QC Laboratory and the Finished Goods Team

  • Ensuring all equipment used in the lab is accurately maintained and calibrated at the prescribed intervals

  • Ensuring all work is conducted to required standards in compliance with all audits

  • Ensuring that Occupational Health & Safety guidelines are implemented and adhered to at all times, including adherence to the Hazardous Substance Regulations

  • Ensuring that all activities are conducted in a safe and compliant manner

  • Ensuring that all jobs are conducted according to GMP requirements and the Company’s Quality System

  • Contributing to the overall management of the laboratory

  • Influencing/leading a productive team working to achieve the agreed outcomes

  • Conducting staff performance review

  • Contributing to customer satisfaction

  • Tertiary qualification in required field, e.g, Bachelor of Science, Chemistry or equivalent

  • Comprehensive understanding and practical application of cGMP and cGLP and associated policies, systems, procedures and processes

  • Sound understanding of the pharmaceutical industry, with particular focus on VMS and OTC products

  • Proven ability to manage, empower and lead a team; ideally an analytical team

  • High standard of computer literacy and numerical aptitude

  • Demonstrated knowledge of analytical techniques with a high level of experience in HPLC and GC; Waters Empower software is highly advantageous

  • Extensive experience and excellence in data analysis, interpretative and reporting skills, especially with regards to finished product testing

  • Natural motivation and curiosity to learn new skills and apply in practical ways

  • Individual and professional accountability to accept responsibility for self and your team

  • Positively influence, engage and inspire your team to achieve schedules, outcomes and results

  • Enthusiasm and proven ability to develop your people

  • Excellent listening and communication experiences

  • Relationship building skills (internally and externally)

This is a great opportunity for a driven and innovative leader to join our Quality Control Laboratory, Finished Product Team with a passion for excellence and outcomes.

Please apply through Catalent Careers or Workday Recruiting.

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 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 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.