Catalent Pharma Solutions Facilities/ Refrigeration Engineer in Swindon, United Kingdom

Job Description

Catalent are hiring a Utilities Shift Engineer to support the 24/7 Pharmaceutical Manufacturing process at the Swindon facility. As part of a small team, operating in a fast paced and highly regulated environment, you will need to be self-motivated and have the ability and confidence to work autonomously.

The primary purpose of the role is to undertake both planned and reactive maintenance to ensure the reliable supply of services to production, whilst always striving for opportunities to deliver enhanced plant improvements through innovative ideas and modifications.

Main Responsibilities

  • Perform scheduled Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) on utility equipment including industrial/commercial refrigeration equipment.

  • Diagnose faults and undertake utilities equipment repairs at the facility.

  • Record equipment history on engineering computer system and complete quality system documentation as required.

  • Provide detailed handovers to Engineering colleagues.

  • Ensure procedures, Health and Safety requirements, and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) are followed at all times to maintain compliance.

  • Manage contractors to strict health and safety policies and site procedures.

  • Carry out process improvements on own initiative, or as part of a Team, support efforts to improve equipment reliability.

  • Keep abreast of the current regulatory requirements within your area of expertise.

Skills and experience


  • Level 3 NVQ Diploma in Servicing and Maintaining Refrigeration Systems or Equivalent

  • F-GAS 2079 CAT 1

  • Proven background within the Refrigeration service industry or with Facilities maintenance experience

  • IT literate with good Microsoft office skills (Word / Excel / Outlook)


  • Qualifications in either Electro or Mechanical engineering

  • Utilities specific experience (Boilers, chillers, HVAC, Water systems, Compressors, BMS, Refrigeration equipment).

  • Prior pharmaceutical engineering experience

  • Freeze Dryer experience

  • History of Shift working

Person Specification

  • A positive attitude, open to change, with a proactive approach and a passionate attitude to success, being results orientated and focused on continuous improvement.

  • Able to influence / collaborate at differing levels within the organization.

  • Analytical thinker able to critically assess requirements and select “best fit” approach.

  • Always act in a professional and competent manner, adhering to the highest standards.

Why Work for Us:

Our Vision is to be the world’s most trusted, reliable and innovative drug development and delivery

partner by upholding the highest industry standards and exceeding customer expectations, while driving

strong, sustained growth for the company.

Competitive salary package + Bonus + Contributory Pension

About Catalent:

Catalyst + Talent. Our name combines these ideas. From drug and biologic development services, to delivery technologies to supply solutions, our highly skilled and dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving health and wellness by combining their personal expertise and advanced technologies to advance science and supply products of the highest quality to customers and patients around the world.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where our professionals 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, for the benefit of patients globally.

Our MISSION is to develop, manufacture and supply products that help people live better, healthier lives.

OUR VALUES are at the foundation of everything we do:

  • Patient First: We put patients at the centre of our work to ensure the safety, reliable supply and optimal performance of our products.

  • Customer Dedication: We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations every day.

  • People: We are committed to the growth, development and engagement of our people.

  • Innovation: We develop and apply innovative solutions, superior technologies and continuously improved processes.

  • Integrity: We demonstrate respect, accountability and honesty in every interaction.

  • Excellence: We have a passion for excellence in everything we do.

Catalent. More products. Better treatments. Reliably supplied.™ Visit to explore career opportunities.

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career – join the global drug development and delivery leader! You will help develop some of the nearly 200 products we launch each year or help supply some of the over 7,000 products for patients around the world. Our highly skilled, dedicated global team of over 9,500 is passionate about improving the health of patients by combining their personal expertise with advanced technologies to advance science and supply innovative new products of the highest quality to patients globally.

Why Catalent?

  • Gain unparalleled experience by working on multiple products and technologies – we launch nearly 200 new products for our customers each year.

  • We have 20 global pharmaceutical Product Development teams on five continents, who are, at any given time, working on over 700 new products and hundreds of ongoing clinical trials.

  • Our products include some of the latest life-saving medicines as well as some of the most well-known consumer health brands used by families every day.

  • Catalent’s more than 30 global facilities on 5 continents manufacture over 70 billion doses of over 7,000 important medicines and consumer health products.

  • Nearly 1 in 20 doses of medicines taken around the world has been touched by the Catalent team.

  • We have +1,100 patents on many superior patient-preferred technologies used by all the top pharmaceutical, biologic and consumer health companies.

  • We established the Catalent Applied Drug Delivery Institute to drive collaboration and scientific exchange among industry professionals, academics and partners.

  • Many of our 1,400+ scientists are regularly published in top industry journals and present at top industry conferences to advance knowledge sharing and the development of better life-saving medicines.

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.