Quality Control Laboratory Analyst

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Mar 19, 2024
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Quality Control Laboratory Analyst

Position Summary

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.


Reporting to the Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor, the Quality Control Laboratory Analyst is responsible for coordinating and performing laboratory activities/projects including performing analysis of raw materials, finished products and stability samples.  The Quality Control Laboratory Analyst is part of a scientific team that assists in the advancement of pharmaceutical products produced by the organization.


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 is committed to a Patient First culture through excellence in quality and compliance, and to the safety of every patient, consumer and Catalent employee.


Regular working hours: 8:00 AM-4:30 PM or 8:30 AM-5:00 PM with a 30-minute unpaid lunch


Location: Strathroy, ON


The Role

  • Responsible for the testing of raw materials, finished products and stability samples by instrumental and wet chemistry methods and described in compendia references or in-house methods.

  • Train, advise and assist laboratory personnel as required (e.g. methods, procedures, tests, etc.)

  • Audit analytical data and workbooks as per procedures to ensure accuracy and data integrity.

  • Maintain adequate levels of laboratory supplies.

  • Calibrate and maintains instruments according to relevant SOPs.

  • Comply with SOPs and GMPs at all times.

  • Maintain the laboratory environment in a safe and clean manner such as laboratory cleaning, glassware washing, storing of supplies, disposal of waste, etc.

  • May be asked to work extended hours (overtime), especially when problems occur or when deadlines must be met.

  • Perform other duties as required.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or related field

  • 2+ years of experience as a lab analyst is preferred.

  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical and/or GMP facility.

  • Strong technical/scientific background with knowledge of laboratory techniques, terminology, equipment, and materials. Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy while demonstrating applicable ethics and due diligence.

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, these work environment characteristics are representative of the environment the employee will encounter. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

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 DisabilityAccommodations@catalent.com. 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.