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Controls Engineer

Company: Catalent Inc
Location: Kansas City
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Catalent Pharma Solutions in Kansas City, MO is hiring a Controls Engineer. The Controls Engineer supports both clinical and commercial operations including capital requests, equipment onboarding/qualification, process qualification, monitoring and optimizing process/equipment using lean six sigma (or equivalent), and project management. This position reports to the Sr. Manager of Process Engineering and Maintenance.
This is a full-time role position: Monday - Friday, days.
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's Kansas City facility is home to our Oral & Specialty Drug Delivery, Biologics Analytical Services and Clinical Supply Services businesses. The site provides a range of integrated services for oral solid dosage forms, from formulation development and analytical testing to clinical and commercial-scale manufacture. The Kansas City facility is a Center-of-Excellence for our Biologics Analytical Services business. Our talented team has over 25 years of experience providing analytical services for stand-alone and integrated biologics projects.
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

  • Responsible for ensuring Safety, Quality, Delivery and Costs are managed to meet project requirements.

  • Develop User Requirement Specifications for more advanced new equipment or modification of current equipment.

  • Successfully execute medium sized Capital projects (with a focus on equipment controls projects) through all phases including developing budget and scope, authoring required documents and forms for approval, purchasing equipment, overseeing installation of equipment and modifications of facilities, commissioning of equipment and closing out of project.

  • Perform Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) and Site Acceptance Tests (SAT) for more advanced equipment.

  • Author Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions for more advanced equipment operation.

  • Determine process capabilities and bottlenecks and implement improvements which have direct impact on efficiency.

  • Facilitate inclusion of all new or modified equipment into the site Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) program.

  • Lead risk assessments for safety hazards on equipment and work with EH&S personnel to design appropriate mitigation of hazards.

  • Support the on-going enhancement and optimization of manufacturing process systems by using a cGMP change management and software development lifecycle approach.

  • Take a supporting role with quality assurance and validation groups to assess validation requirements for equipment.

  • All other duties as assigned;

    The Candidate

    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or relevant science required with 3 - 10 years of experience working with control systems, preferably in the Pharmaceutical or related manufacturing industry.

    • Experience writing and executing validation protocols and Data Historian.

    • Clear understanding of related SOPs and cGMPs, as necessary, to accomplish assigned projects.

    • Understands advanced machine functionality (e.g. PLC's, servo motors, controls, pneumatic function)

    • Experienced in PLC programming in ladder logic, sequential function, structured text, or scripts

    • Experienced in programming operator interfaces. Ability to troubleshoot simple to complex hardware and software problems

    • Knowledge of pneumatic control systems and components

    • Individual may be required to sit, stand, walk regularly and occasionally lift 0-15 pounds;

      Why you should join Catalent:

      • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process

      • Diverse, inclusive culture

      • 19 days of PTO + 8 paid holidays

      • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I

      • Dynamic, fast-paced work environment

      • Employee Stock Purchase Program

      • 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

      • 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

      • GymPass program to promote overall physical wellness

      • Perkspot - offers exclusive or private discounts from approximately 900+ merchants in a wide array of categories

        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 (https://careers.catalent.com/us/en) 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 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.
        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 spam@catalent.com for us to investigate with local authorities.
        California Job Seekers can find our California Job Applicant Notice HERE (https://cdn.catalent.com/files/legal/CCPA-Privacy-Notice-at-Collection-for-California-Employees-and-Applicants-English.pdf) .

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