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Pharmaceutical Technician

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Pharmaceutical Technician


Position Summary




Due to growth, Catalent is looking to recruit a Pharmaceutical Technician to join a growing Quality Assurance group at our site in Winchester, KY.




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)


+ Push and pull ingredient canisters


+ Cleaning of Lab and equipment


+ Utilizing hand held brushes, wands, hoses, and other cleaning utensils


+ Overhead reach, squatting, kneeling, and forward bending


+ Transport of materials to and from designated lab space


+ 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





About Catalent


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.


Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. (TM)Visit www.catalent.com/careers to explore career opportunities, or contact us at


+1 877 503 9493.


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.


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 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.

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