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Catalent Pharma Solutions Manufacturing Associate - 2nd Shift in Massachusetts

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 (

Job Title

Manufacturing Associate

Position Summary

The Manufacturing Associate performs routine and complex operations for the GMP production of pharmaceutical products. This individual operates in accordance with environmental, health, safety, and cGMP guidelines. This individual is responsible for the hands on execution of production activities as they relate to spray drying, capsule filling, and blister packaging operations of manufactured products.

This role will be located at our site in Chelsea, MA. This 90,000 square-foot Boston-area facility is Catalent’s global Center of Excellence for spray dry dispersion and Dry Powder Inhaler (DPI) capsule manufacture and packaging. The site features inhaled powder spray drying, as well as multiple commercial-scale lines for capsule filling and blister packaging. On-site spray dryers include best-in-class GEA Niro SD1, SD4 and SD7, the latter being the largest CGMP unit of its kind for DPI in North America.

This is a 2nd Shift Position. Typical work hours are Monday - Friday from 2PM - 10PM.

The Role

  • Performs Clean-In-Place, Clean-Out-of-Place, and equipment sterilization.

  • Operates and monitors manufacturing equipment for the production of clinical and commercial pharmaceutical products under minimal supervision.

  • Executes routine and complex production processes.

  • Troubleshoots manufacturing equipment in conjunction with supporting functional groups to resolve issues and optimize process.

  • Performs final packaging and inspection of pharmaceutical products.

  • Receives and distributes supplies in the manufacturing area.

  • Provides feedback to manager on recommendations for procedural and process improvements.

  • Utilizes process knowledge to influence positive change during the review and revision of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

The Candidate

  • Minimum of a High School diploma or GED with 5+ years of experience.

  • Biotechnology Certificate or Associate’s Degree in science related field with 3+ years of experience.

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Life Sciences or related Engineering field, and a minimum of 1+ years of experience is preferred.

  • Experience utilizing parts washers and autoclaves for the preparation of manufacturing and/or laboratory equipment.

  • Familiarity with executing Standard Operating Procedures in a manufacturing or assembling environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • Strong working knowledge of Good Documentation and current Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Demonstrated ability to perform product and/or process investigations preferred.

  • Experience with operating automated manufacturing control systems is preferred.

  • Ability to manage both day-to-day operations as well as project work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must be able to work well independently and in a team environment.

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and perform physical activity such as standing for long periods of time, walking, and working with hands.

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

Position Benefits

  • Competitive medical benefits and 401K

  • 19 days of PTO + 8 paid holidays

  • Collaborative team work environment

  • Ample opportunities for training

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 is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone’s safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

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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, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to 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.

Catalent = Catalyst + Talent

Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!

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Catalent is the perfect place to grow your career if…

  • You enjoy the fast pace of a start-up, but want the opportunities and stability of a growing, publicly traded company (Listed on NYSE: CTLT).

  • You want meaningful work. From cough treatments to cancer-fighting drugs, biologics, and vitamins, we help develop, launch, and supply over 200 new products each year – more than any branded drug maker in the world!

  • You want to plant your career in a growing company. Over the last five years, Catalent has re-invested more than $2 billion back into the company and its people.

  • You are excited about learning, collaborating, and growing alongside a global diverse team. Our team of more than 11,000 comes to work every day ready to overcome new challenges with teamwork, advanced technologies, and a passion to deliver by putting patients first.

  • You want to make a global impact! From North America to Europe, Asia to Latin America, we have innovative science and manufacturing teams who are looking ( for YOU!

  • See how our teams are making a difference, while growing their careers and fulfilling our mission by putting patients first every day here ( .