Scientist II, Quality Control – Catalent Pharma Solutions – Madison, WI

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

Scientist II, Quality Control

The Quality Control (QC) team is responsible for testing products, raw materials and the manufacturing environment to ensure the Safety, Quality, Identity, Purity and Potency produced by the Catalent Madison Biologics facility. This position requires a variety of skills necessary for biotech company operations. Perform routine testing of process samples, raw materials, finished products and stability samples, while adhering to SOPs and working in a cGMP compliant environment. Position will Analyze and interpret results in written and oral format. Additionally, this position will support Preventative Maintenance and basic Laboratory maintenance activities while maintaining a GMP quality system. Other duties will include data review/archiving, database entry/review and contributions to process improvement initiatives.

This is a permanent, full time position. It is an hourly role . This position is a first shift schedule- Monday- Friday from 8:00 am- 4:30 pm.

Our new, state of the art Madison, WI facility, with expanded mammalian cell line engineering and biomanufacturing capabilities utilizing single-use systems, offers increased flexibility and manufacturing scale to support our customers’ growth. We offer a broad range of integrated formulation and analytical services to solve your most difficult development challenges in Biologics.

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:

  • Accurately performs analytical testing following SOPs
  • Assists in developing and qualifying/validating analytical methods as necessary
  • Reviews and verifies analytical data and reports, ensuring accuracy and consistency
  • Performs general lab housekeeping, including cleaning/sterilizing of lab and lab materials, disposal of trash and recyclables, autoclaving, ordering and stocking supplies, etc.
  • Accurately completes routine and preventative maintenance on laboratory equipment
  • Actively participates in team meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

The Candidate:


  • M.S./M.A. in Biotechnology, or related field, with no prior experience
  • B.S./B.A. in Biotechnology, or related field, with minimum of 3 years’ experience in related laboratory work
  • Associates Degree/Certificate/Diploma in laboratory science with minimum of 4years’ experience in related laboratory work


  • Experience operating, maintaining, and troubleshooting sequencing techniques
  • Aseptic technique experience
  • Mammalian cell culture experience is preferred
  • Preferred –HPLC, SDS-PAGE, Western Blot, HPLC, cIEF and ELISA experience
  • cGMP documentation practices
  • Experience writing standard operating procedures

Catalent Benefits:

  • Defined career path and annual performance review and feedback process
  • Diverse, inclusive culture
  • Potential for career growth on an expanding team within an organization dedicated to preserving and bettering lives
  • 152 hours of paid time off annually + 8 paid holidays
  • Competitive salary with yearly bonus potential
  • 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
  • On-site fitness center and wellness programs

Catalent’s standard leadership competencies that are used to interview and for Performance & 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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C atalent 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 [email protected] . 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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