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Manufacturing Technician I/II

About Catalent San Diego

Catalent San Diego, Inc. (Formerly Pharmatek Laboratories, Inc.) is a premier pharmaceutical chemistry development and manufacturing organization supporting the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries. Catalent San Diego focuses on bringing client drug compounds from discovery to the clinic with services that include analytical development, preformulation testing, formulation development, GMP manufacturing and stability storage and testing.

At Catalent San Diego, we recruit and develop exceptional individuals with a passion for science and determination to excel. We offer a technically challenging and stimulating environment and the opportunity to learn from the best. We provide a generous benefits package, on-site gym and fitness programs, team sports, activities and competitive compensation.

Manufacturing Technician Summary

Technicians are responsible for conducting GMP manufacturing of solid oral and liquid oral pharmaceutical dosage forms for Phase I and Phase II clinical trials.

The hours and shifts of this position may vary in order to meet the needs of the production schedule.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Responsible for manufacturing of GMP products, following SOP’s, and providing accurate documentation in production batch records. 
  • Provides guidance and training for junior operators.
  • Operates automated or semi-automated equipment.
  • Prepares materials and equipment for production.
  • Supports equipment cleaning verification and validation activities.


  • Experience in pharmaceutical or medical device manufacturing, GMP experience required (Tech I: 0-2 years, Tech 2: 2-4 years 
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to read, write, and comprehend reports, technical and GMP documents as well as correspondence
  • A team player with a positive attitude and able to take initiative
  • Superior attention to detail is critical
  • Mechanical aptitude and ability to multitask  

About Catalent

Catalent Pharma Solutions is the leading global provider of advanced delivery technologies and development solutions for drugs, biologics and consumer health products.  With over 80 years serving the industry, Catalent has proven expertise in bringing more customer products to market faster, enhancing product performance and ensuring reliable clinical and commercial product supply. For more information, visit

More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.™

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, or protected veteran status.

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 along with the job number and title to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be routed to a recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

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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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