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Pharmaceutical Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift

Company: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc.
Location: Somerset
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

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

This position is assigned to 2nd shift with the following hours: Monday - Friday from 3:00PM - 11:30PM.


This position contributes significantly to the successful timey manufacture of experimental and cGMP clinical batches in the Pilot Plant through the maintenance and repair of equipment on the shop floor.

The Role

  • Works on the repair and maintenance of process equipment in the Pilot Plant and R&D areas.
  • Exhibits technical breadth in electronics and electrical controls, mechanisms, material handling, and facilities controls including pneumatics and water systems.
  • Oversee and assure the successful startup of new equipment, readies the new equipment for validation.
  • Ensures all equipment is maintained per SOPs and Planned Maintenance (PM) schedules
  • Interpret, evaluate, communicate and properly document the results of repairs work e.g. Work Order reports
  • Be an effective technical leader for designated areas of responsibility
  • Interface with the engineers to ensure root cause analysis and equipment CAPAs
  • Coordinate with R&D, Pilot Plant, QC, QA and other groups, activities necessary to ensure project repair requirements are met.

The Candidate

  • AAS preferred in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Technology with related science experience with 5 - 10 years' experience in the medical device or pharmaceutical industry particularly in the manufacture or development of oral dosage forms i.e. solutions, suspensions, microemulsions, tablets and capsules preferred.
  • PLC and HMI Technology troubleshooting knowledge is desired
  • Experience with GLATT and HME technology is highly desired
  • Previous hands on experience with maintaining tablet presses, compression machines and encapsulation machinery is preferred
  • Knowledge and application of scientific principles and techniques. Must be able to maintain and repair highly complex equipment. Exposure to computer software associated with word processing and spreadsheets a must.
  • Mathematical and reasoning ability
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral diagram or schedule form
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines.

Position Benefits

  • Excellent for Career Growth and Development at a growing Somerset Site
  • Medical, Dental, Vision and 401K are all offered from day one of employment
  • 19 days of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidays

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.

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.

Keywords: Catalent Pharma Solutions, Inc., Trenton , Pharmaceutical Maintenance Mechanic - 2nd Shift, Other , Somerset, New Jersey

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