Pharmaceutical Technician

Catalent Pharma Solutions    Winchester, KY
Job Description

Position Overview:

Catalent hires people with a passion to make a difference to the health of millions of people globally. Your expertise, coupled with Catalent’s advanced technologies and collaboration with thousands of innovative pharmaceutical, biotech and healthcare companies, will help bring life-enhancing products to the people you know and love. Your talents , ideas and passion are essential to our mission; to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Interested in learning more about life at Catalent? Start here

Pharmaceutical Technician

Position Summary

The Pharmaceutical Technician reports to the Manufacturing Supervisor.

The Pharmaceutical Technicians/Machine Operators are responsible for the processing of product per batch record specifications. These responsibilities include weighing, transferring, mixing and processing of raw material to create a finished good. Machine Operators are also responsible for cGMP cleaning of all manufacturing suites, corridors and equipment. All responsibilities are dictated by strict regulations, e.g., cGMPs, SOPs and batch records.

Catalent s Winchester location is the flagship US manufacturing location for large scale complex controlled release (CR) oral dose forms, with integrated analytical and development services. With 20 years of expertise in product development, technology transfers and commercial manufacturing, and roots in industry leading Glatt technology. This site offers newly installed Fluid Beds, expanded analytical labs, and an advanced open facility design that provides flexibility in supporting the requirements of any new customer program.

The Role

  • Handling of raw materials for product assembly
    • Manipulation of drums to and from 6-inch pallets
    • Drum weight <10kg. (Empty) to 150kg (max. full weight) up to 30 times per shift
    • Manoeuvring of drums in lab consisting of rolling, scooting, pushing and pulling (up to 80 lbs. of force)
    • Utilization of scoops and other hand held implements
    • Lifting boxes and/or containers up to 40 lbs. (18.2 kg) from waist to chest height
  • Loading product of various amounts of completion to counters and quality control devices
  • Overhead lift and reach ( 15 lbs.)
  • Handling of finished product
  • Manipulation of drums to and from 6-inch pallets (up to 80 lbs. of force)
  • Use of various job task dependent tools and work saver equipment including pallet jacks
  • Operating safely in a dynamic environment which includes mobile and fixed equipment and changing conditions while completing job tasks that range from simple to complex and/or multi-tasking

The Candidate

  • Minimum of a High School Degree with a two year technical or Associate’s degree preferred.
  • Perform basic math calculations
  • Ability to utilize hand tools to assemble and disassemble various types of machinery
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures (SOPs, cGMPs)
  • Encapsulation Only - Individual must also be able to pass standardized color plate performance (HRR: PSEUDOISOCHROMATIC PLATES) and have corrected or uncorrected visual acuity of 20/30 near vision.

Position Benefits

  • Potential for career growth within an expanding Winchester Site
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment

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

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.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.
Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities.

C atalent 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, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to [email protected] . This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local 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.


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