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Scientist 2, Oral Formulation Development

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

Scientist 2, Oral Formulation Development page is loaded Scientist 2, Oral Formulation Development Apply locations San Diego, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 2 Days Ago job requisition id 0078238 Catalent Pharma in San Diego, CA is hiring a Scientist 2 in Solid Formulation Development. The individual for this position will be responsible for the formulation development of oral drug candidates for preclinical and human clinical studies. The individual should have a strong oral development background with knowledge of analytical techniques used to support characterization of small molecules and/or peptide drug products. Previous experience formulating drugs as solution or solid dosage form products is desired. An individual at the level of Scientist 2 will be expected to take responsibility for the completion of projects under minimal supervision. The individual will be expected to develop timelines and plan series of experiments as required by service agreements and then coordinate and possibly delegate responsibilities to meet Client expectations. The individual must have a fundamental understanding of ICH guidelines for the chemistry, manufacturing and controls (CMC) of drug products. The individual may be required to assist in the creation and/or revision of company SOPs and to participate in continuous improvement projects. The individual will be increasingly sought for training and mentoring of other colleagues and may supervise a lab assistant. All duties will be performed in compliance with company standard operating procedures (SOPs) and GMP regulations, as appropriate. This is a full-time position: Monday - Friday, 8am-5pm. Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives. - Catalent Pharma Solutions in San Diego is a premier pharmaceutical chemistry development and manufacturing organization supporting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. We focus on bringing client drug compounds from discovery to the clinic with services that include analytical development, pre-formulation testing, formulation development, GMP manufacturing and stability storage and testing as well as Clinical Supply Services. At Catalent San Diego, we recruit and develop exceptional individuals with a passion for science and determination to excel. We offer a technically challenging and stimulating environment and the opportunity to learn from the best. Catalent is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and -compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer, and Catalent employee. -The Role (daily responsibilities - other duties as assigned)

  • Conduct and/or supervise the execution of formulation studies for oral drug candidates. Selects and evaluates container/closure systems and storage conditions under supervision
  • Prepare update documents and technical reports for clients. Demonstrates competency in GMP and IND-enabling formulation strategies
  • Collaborate with other Catalent sites or external CDMOs to support tech transfer and clinical manufacture, with supervision
  • Complex experimental design and execution will be performed independently with minimal supervisor assistance
  • Exercise technical discretion and critical thinking in the design, execution and interpretation of experiments independently with minimal supervisor assistance. Data interpretation should be conducted with guidance on complex issues only
  • Clear and accurate record keeping in laboratory notebooks and secondary review of other colleagues' work for scientific accuracy and compliance
  • Primary responsibility for individual client projects with strategic support from supervisor. Lead discussions with clients on technical topics relating to their project. Supervisor may not need to attend all meetings
  • Individuals should have a good general foundation of scientific principles, chemistry concepts, and be proficient in core analytical scientific techniques, GMPs, and technical writing
  • May be invited to supervise a laboratory assistant and/or a full time employeeThe Candidate (requirements)
    • 4-year degree (Bachelor's) in a physical, chemical, biological, or pharmaceutical science required. Bachelor's degree with 3+ years of experience in solid oral/parenteral formulation development required. Will also accept a Master's with 2+ years or PhD with 0+ years of experience.
    • Required experience: small and/or large molecule oral delivery formulation development. Preferred experience with suspensions, capsule, and tablet formulation.
    • Effectively communicate with peers and interdepartmental colleagues
    • Demonstrate considerate and safe behaviors in the laboratory
    • Demonstrate accountability, attention to detail, and organizational skills
    • Physical requirements: Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift up to 20 pounds; ability to communicate orally with customers, vendors, and co-workers. Regular use of telephone and email. Hearing, vision, and speaking within normal ranges is essential for normal conversations, to receive ordinary information and to prepare or inspect documents. Good manual dexterity for the use of common office equipment such as computer terminals, calculator, copiers, and fax machines. Good reasoning ability is important. Able to understand and utilize management reports, memos, and other documents to conduct business.Pay:
      • The anticipated salary range for this role in San Diego, CA is $92,000 - $110,160 annually. The final salary offered to a successful candidate may vary, and will be dependent on several factors that may include but are not limited to: the type and length of experience within the job, type and length of experience within the industry, skillset, education, business needs, etc. Catalent is a multi-state employer, and this salary range may not reflect positions that work in other states. Why you should join Catalent:
        • Awesome employee activities: Movie Day, Monthly Birthday Celebrations, Friday Bagel Breakfast, On-site Fitness Center with machines, on-site yoga and HIIT classes, Sponsored Sports Teams, and several other company-sponsored events that encourages positive employee comradery, which contributes to effectively building positive employee relationships, overall creating a positive work environment
        • Environmentally friendly with on-site practices as well as regularly participating in Beach Clean-up activities
        • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process -
        • Diverse, inclusive culture -
        • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I
        • 19 days of PTO + 10 paid holidays
        • Dynamic, fast-paced work environment
        • Positive working environment focusing on continually improving processes to remain innovative
        • Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives -
        • Competitive salary with bonus potential -
        • Community engagement and green initiatives -
        • Generous 401K match -and Paid Time Off accrual -
        • Medical, dental and vision benefits effective day one of employment -
        • Tuition Reimbursement -- Let us help you finish your degree or earn a new one!
        • On-site fitness center and wellness programs -
        • Tuition Reimbursement -- Let us help you finish your degree or earn a new one!
        • GymPass program to promote overall physical wellness -
        • Perkspot - offers exclusive or private discounts from approximately 900+ merchants in a wide array of categoriesCatalent 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.personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.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.Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.California Job Seekers can find our California Job Applicant Notice HERE . Similar Jobs (1) Scientist 1, Analytical Development locations San Diego, CA time type Full time posted on Posted 15 Days Ago About Us Catalent = Catalyst + TalentYour talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to develop, manufacture, and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives. Join us!personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.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 . -

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