Catalent is looking to recruit an experienced Lead Scientist to join a growing scientific group at our site in Morrisville, NC. This laboratory group is responsible for the support of biologics product development both directly with customers and in collaboration with other Catalent facilities.
The Lead Scientist works with minimum supervision and may get assisted by laboratory technicians/associates. He/she demonstrates the potential for technical proficiency and scientific creativity through broad assignments. He/she may be responsible for setting and defining technical objectives and assessing results. Comply with divisional and site Environmental Health and Safety requirements.
Leading scientific projects as a technical/team leader in analytical and formulation resources team supporting projects focused on large molecules
Serves as subject matter expert for analytical biochemistry and chemistry techniques not limited to HPLC, Mass Spectrometry (e.g. LC/MS), Capillary Electrophoresis (CE), Peptide Mapping and Amino Acid Analysis (AAA).
Develop and execute laboratory work plans for self and junior members of the team, using customer milestones and site standards and metrics
Author and may approve technical documents, such as protocols, test methods, text reports, certificates of analysis, and operating procedures
Review technical documents for accuracy, thoroughness and regulatory compliance
Direct technical staff, including work assignments and performance management
Develop and execute efficiency improvement projects
Ph.D., or M.S in Biochemistry with experience in biophysical characterization
Ph.D. 5+ years related experience OR Master’s 10+ years related experience OR Bachelor’s 15+ years of related experience
Experience in macromolecule characterization such as peptide mapping, AAA, monosaccharide analysis, sialic acid analysis, etc using techniques such as SEC-HPLC, UV-HPLC, LC/MS, IC
Prior experience working in a GMP lab is desirable
Method development, optimization, validation, and sample testing experience is a plus
Excellent written and verbal communications skills with internal and external customers
Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines
Works cross-functionally and receives exposure to several departments
The potential for career growth within an expanding QC team as well as other areas
Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
19 days of paid time off annually + 7 paid holidays
Leadership Competencies for Performance and Development
Leads with Integrity and Respect
Demonstrates Business Acumen
Fosters Collaboration and Teamwork
Engages and Inspires
Coaches and Develops
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.
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About Catalent Pharma Solutions
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. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. ™