Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor

by Catalent Pharma Solutions

Position Type: Full-time
Location: Strathroy, ON
Date Posted: Jul 01, 2024
Catalent Pharma Solutions

Job Description

Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor

Position Summary:

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.

Reporting to the Quality Control Manager. the Quality Control Laboratory Supervisor is accountable for the direct supervision of the relevant Quality Control laboratory personnel. activities and programs. The incumbent is responsible to maintain a level of GI\IP and safety in the laboratories necessary to comply with regulations.

This position is located in Strathroy, Ontario, 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.

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

The Role:

  • Accountable for ensuring that samples are tested accordingly, and results reported on time.

  • Perform timely and effective investigations of out-of-specification and out-of-trend test data.

  • Ensure that the laboratory meets a level of GMP to comply with current regulations.

  • Ensure that excellent documentation. controls and capabilities are in place to maintain data integrity and ensure timely and effective actions are taken.

  • Schedule testing according to performance expectations.

  • Report on metrics that indicate lab performance and continuous improvement.

  • Provide training to laboratory personnel in analytical procedures, instrumentation, and regulatory requirements.

  • Perform other duties as required.

The Candidate:

  • College diploma in science, Chemistry, or related field is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in science, Chemistry, or related field is preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in analytical chemistry is required.

  • 1+ supervisory experience in an analytical laboratory is preferred.

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

  • Knowledge of laboratory techniques, terminology, equipment, and materials.

  • Knowledge of the principles and practices of chemical, biological and physical testing and analyses including the preparation of materials, equipment, and samples.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks concurrently with accuracy.

  • Demonstrate applicable ethics and due diligence.

  • Strong interpersonal skills in dealing with people at all levels and in a variety of functions; able to influence and motivate others to quickly achieve results

  • The employee is often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.

  • Use of manual dexterity is required.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, bend, or twist, and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

  • There is also the potential exposure to chemicals.

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 including vacation, banked time & personal time.

  • Employee Reward & Recognition programs.

  • Opportunities for professional and personal development & growth including 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.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

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.

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