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Catalent Pharma President, CEO, and Director John R. Chiminski
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    Great place for junior candidates

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    Current Employee - Human Resources
    Current Employee - Human Resources

    I have been working at Catalent Pharma full-time (more than 3 years)


    If you work hard and drive results management will develop you. Flexible work hours. Laid back corporate environment. Great PTO structure. Growing company. Its always busy so you don't have to worry about layoffs


    Pay raises are low - 3% is the highest you can get. Healthcare benefits are terrible. They determine your salary based on education and years of experience, not how well you do the job. Someone with 20 years of experience who sucks will make more than someone with 7 years of experience that is a rockstar

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    Stop making allowances for lazy workers ... It discourages your rockstars and they end up leaving the company.

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Catalent Pharma Interviews

Updated Oct 14, 2014
Updated Oct 14, 2014

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    GOLD Associate Interview

    Anonymous Employee
    Anonymous Employee
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Catalent Pharma in October 2014.

    Interview Details

    I had been asked for an On Campus Interview after speaking to Catalent at a Career Fair.

    I was interviewed by two current GOLD Associates. They both seemed very exhausted and disinterested in what I had to say. They didn't even have my resume on hand which gave me the impression they didn't do their homework or even know who I am. Luckily, I had copies of my resume with me.

    The questions were fairly easy, mostly behavioral. So I talked about experiences that expressed how I dealt with certain situations and showcased my leadership skills.It was mostly one interviewer that asked the questions. The other one seemed to stare of into space.

    When it was my turn to ask them questions, they kept listing all the responsibilities they had to do and how challenging it was. I have no problem with that and I appreciate their candid honesty but it came off in a very unappealing way. It just seemed like they lacked passion in what they do which is a turn off when you're trying to make the interviewee interested in the job. At some point, I asked them a question regarding how this helps their long term career and they had a lot of trouble answering it.

    Overall, I didn't like the way they represented themselves of the company. A week and a half later, I got an email saying that I didn't make it to the second round of interviews.

    Interview Questions
    • How do you prioritize your workload?
      How do you deal with difficult communication with coworkers?
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    No Offer
    Negative Experience
    Easy Interview

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America's Largest Private Companies, Forbes, 2008

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Headquarters Somerset, NJ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 2007
Type Company - Public (CTLT)
Industry Biotech & Pharmaceuticals
Revenue $1 to $2 billion (USD) per year

Catalyst + talent = Catalent. At least, that's the brand Catalent Pharma Solutions is trying to convey to ensure its customers' success. The company provides contract development and manufacturing of oral (soft and hardshell capsules), topical (ointment applicators), sterile (syringes), and inhaled (nasal sprays) drug delivery products to pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in some 100 countries. Catalent also provides packaging services, using bottles, pouches, and strips used to hold tablet, powder, and liquid medicines. Catalent operates 30 facilities worldwide... More

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