Director Engineering - Catalent, Inc


: $111,680.00 - $166,760.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Executive Management

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Job Description 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 Job Title: Director Engineering Reports to: General Manager Location: Somerset, NJ Position Summary The Director Engineering will be responsible for providing leadership of the Continuous Improvement, Technology, Process Engineering, Facilities, Compliance, and Metrology functions. This position will direct and lead a team of approximately 6-8 direct reports. As a member of the site Senior Leadership Team, the position reports directly to the site General Manager. The Role Ensuring the full compliance to OSHA and cGMP regulations always and working in concert with a cross functional team to ensure that the CI, Technology and Engineering projects meet the required standards of the internal and external customers. Organizing, managing, developing and implementing project plans, designs, assembly of equipment, processes, and systems to ensure timely project completion, in compliance with regulatory agency requirements, internal company standards and current industry practices. Recruit top talent with every hiring opportunity and motivate/develop members of the department to be key leaders within the organization. Build and sustain employee engagement by creating a culture of efficient execution and an environment in which individuals and team can excel and continuously improve. Actively influence and participate in the site leadership team and establish effective cross-functional leadership relationships and presence. Develop and regularly update the strategic capital improvement plan including site master plan & maximize the success rate for production operations by instituting programs to minimize mechanical failure and enhance equipment performance. Support the sites ability to win new business with urgent and accurate capital project scope definition and cost estimates to support strategic partnerships with our customer s proprietary technologies. Maintain the entire facility (Operations and HQ) in an appropriate and complaint manner. This includes management of all the space at the facility and assignment of offices. Demonstrated ability to manage large capital projects on tight timing and resources & directly be responsibility for capital projects, cost control, project schedules, and direct/indirect expenses. The Candidate Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an accredited university. Advanced (MS or MBA) degree, P.E. or EIT is a plus. Minimum 10 years experience in engineering/engineering management, preferably in a pharmaceutical/FDA-regulated work environment. Substantial operational engineering experience with full understanding of pharmaceutical supply chain. Experienced working on all aspects of capital projects, including budgeting, design, validation, startup and ongoing operations. Demonstrated leadership of quality improvement methods such as LEAN, Six Sigma Experience working to regulatory standards: FDA, Good Engineering Practice (GEP), Good Manufacturing Procedures (GMP) and Good Documentation Procedures (GDP) 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 For more information on this fantastic Opportunity, please contact: Deepak Pillai Manager, Executive Recruiting Catalent Pharma Solutions Frankland Road, Blagrove, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN5 8RU, UK 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. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied. Visit to explore career opportunities. Catalent 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 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.
Associated topics: bio, biochemistry, biomechanics, bioprocess, bioprocessing, hereditary, molecular, pain, pathogenesis, pharmaceutical * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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