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Senior Regulatory & Compliance Specialist

Posted Jun 29
Full Time
HybridSomerset, New Jersey

Position Summary:

This is a full-time 1st shift position: Monday – Friday, 8:00AM – 5:00PM

Catalent Pharma Solutions in Somerset, NJ is hiring a Senior Regulatory and Compliance Specialist for the Compliance Group. The Senior Regulatory and Compliance Specialist candidate must be knowledgeable in global regulations pertaining to the pharmaceutical industry and their impact on manufacturing processes and practices. The ideal candidate must be agile and have well-developed organizational, interpersonal, compliance and practical application skills. This role has high visibility within the Somerset site and the greater organization as it touches various functional areas including: Supplier Quality, Regulatory Compliance, DEA, and Quality Management Systems. This role is part of the Clinical Development and Supply division which is part of the broader Pharmaceutical and Consumer Health Segment within the Catalent Pharma Solutions LLC business structure.

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 in Somerset, NJ is home to oral solid dose manufacturing operations as part of the Oral and Specialty Delivery (OSD) business unit. On site we have our state-of-the-art laboratory, clinical, and commercial manufacturing plant for oral dose forms in addition to being the Catalent Center of Excellence for handling Highly Potent Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients.

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


  • Manage the supplier quality program and ensure Supplier Quality Management deliverables are met as required
  • Facilitate and host customer audits at the Catalent Somerset site to ensure compliance with cGMP’s, as well as Corporate and site standard operating procedures
  • Facilitate and participate in corporate internal audits to ensure compliance with FDA and applicable international health authority regulations
  • Lead the internal audit program at the site
  • Assist the site in preparing written responses to address the observations for customer audits, internal audits, corporate audits, and regulatory inspections. Ensure responses are completed as committed
  • Inform QA management where resolution of audit findings is inadequate or when audit commitments are not met
  • Participates in the preparation of Supplier and Customer Quality Agreements
  • Participate in global supplier and regulatory meetings and effectively represent the site
  • All other duties as assigned;

The Candidate


  • A Bachelor’s Degree is preferred with at least 5 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, or Compliance
  • An Associate degree or High School Diploma is required with at least 10 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry in Quality Assurance, Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, or Compliance
  • Knowledge of US FDA regulatory requirements as it pertains to solid oral dosage forms or prior experience working in a regulated field is required
  • Deep understanding of FDA and cGMP regulations pertaining to clinical and commercial pharmaceutical drug manufacturing activities is required
  • Understanding of various audit types (e.g. Customer, Supplier, Agency etc.) and techniques (e.g. Onsite, Questionnaire etc.) is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with customer and internal audits is preferred
  • Demonstrated experience with Health Authority Inspections (front or back room) is highly preferred
  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical manufacturing equipment, laboratories, processes, facilities construction is a plus.
  • Knowledge of international pharmaceutical solid oral dosage regulations is a plus
  • 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
  • 152 hours of PTO + 8 paid holidays
  • Several Employee Resource Groups focusing on D&I
  • Dynamic, fast-paced work environment
  • 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 – Let us help you finish your degree or earn a new one!
  • 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.

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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 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 for us to investigate with local authorities.

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