Skilled Trades

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jan 16, 2023
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Skilled Trades

Strathroy, Ontario is one of two sites located in Canada offering softgel development and manufacturing capabilities for the Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health industries. We have a broad range of integrated formulation, manufacturing, analytical and packaging services to offer full-service turnkey solutions.


Position Summary


Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor this position performs reactive, assigned, and preventative maintenance on all production and supporting equipment within the facility. Diagnoses, troubleshoots, and provides mechanical/hydraulic/pneumatic/control system support on all equipment.


Shifts: 12-hour Continental Shifts

Pay: Starts at $38 per hour currently offering $0.50 wage premium and an additional $1.50 premium for night shift


The Role

  • Assembles, disassembles, installs, repairs, and/or fabricates as needed to maintain machinery, equipment, spare parts, tooling, change-parts, or facility in accordance to technical manuals/schematics/blueprints/SOPs/standard practices/experience/site resources/OEM resources as needed

  • Diagnoses and troubleshoots both mechanical and/or control problems and corrects as required in accordance to technical manuals/schematics/blueprints/SOPs/standard practices/experience/site resources/OEM resources as needed

  • Completes system support work (fuse changes, contactor resets, temperature controller adjustments, calibrations, PLCs, etc.) as trained

  • Executes assigned PMs and work orders as scheduled on time and complies with PM, SOP, cGMP, and regulatory requirements

  • Completes documentation (work orders, PMs, calibration forms, validation documents, etc.) to cGMP/SOP standards

  • Supports on-site contractors as necessary for PM or project activity

  • Provides on-call support as scheduled and works rotating shifts as scheduled

  • Performs other duties/projects as assigned


The Candidate

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent is required

  • Completion of Tradesman and Qualification Act requirements

  • Licensed by Ministry of Skills and Development

  • Knowledge of workplace safety and safe lifting and handling procedures

  • Knowledge of First Aid and CPR an asset

  • Experience in the following: manuals/schematics/blueprints, controllers, PLC & HMI, PID, calibration, and engineering drawings, Precision measurement instruments, power tools, technical

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills (both verbal and written)

  • Ability to work independently, as required to complete daily activities according to schedule

  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills

  • Attention to detail, organized, ability to multi-task

  • Adaptable and ready to manage change efficiently


Why you should join Catalent:

  • Comprehensive Benefit Package (Health, Dental, Vision, & Life Insurance);

  • Group Retirement Savings –Registered Pension Plan (RPP) with employer contributions;

  • Paid Time Off Programs incl. vacation, banked time & personal time;

  • Employee Reward & Recognition programs;

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development & growth incl. tuition reimbursement


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.


personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

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Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate based on any characteristic protected by local law.


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.


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