GSK

Development Formulation Scientist, US R&D, Pain

Employer
GSK
Location
Richmond, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
October 01 2020
Ref
265686
Organization Type
Pharma
The Development Scientis t supports new product development by developing formulations and products at all stages of the development process, for the Advil and Excedrin brands. This individual will have various levels of involvement in the development of conventional and non-conventional solid, semi-solid, liquid, and other formulations.

Key Responsibilities

Execution Powerhouse

  • Manages or contributes to one or more projects in support of Brand Innovation strategy. Exercises a wide degree of technical sophistication in accomplishing assigned objectives.
  • Designs experiments and carries out scientific work with an awareness of state-of-the-art technology. Creates research plans to fit overall project objectives.
  • Ensures all work is conducted in accordance with written procedures (e.g. quality and safety), methods & batch documents, etc.
  • Identify, challenge, develop and implement written procedures (e.g. quality and safety)
  • methods & batch documents, etc.
  • Produces or contributes to, departmental quality documentation (including SOP's, batch documentation, validation protocols & reports).
  • Specific safety and quality responsibilities for department and site (e.g. GMP, Audits, Health & Safety).
  • Deliver all EHS standards and expectations on site and within the laboratories
  • Works with Outsourcing Leader and/or Senior Development Scientists and contractors
  • facilitate completion of outsourced support activity


Growth Mindset
  • Maintains awareness of scientific literature to assist work progression and understanding.
  • Highlights own training needs and working with manager develop a training plan and achieve training goals.
  • Trains self and others in new technology and laboratory responsibilities (including coaching, mentoring and elements of personal development).
  • Develops knowledge of regulations impacting areas of work (e.g. EP/USP/ICH)


Consumer and Customer-Obsessed
  • Participate in consumer engagement research to understand the category and needs
  • Work with Consumer Understanding and Sensory scientists to development consumer-developed innovation


Data-Driven
  • Maintains precise experimental records; issues report at project milestones; writes invention records to protect scientific discoveries.
  • Ensures all work is always conducted following good scientific practice and Good Manufacturing Practice (where required).


Agile
  • Sets and resets priorities to remain focused on objectives in rapidly changing circumstances.
  • Takes responsibility for specific equipment in accordance with site procedures.
  • Participates in general problem solving or lead problem solving initiatives


Why you?

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science
  • 5 years experience with a Bachelor's Degree , or 2 years experience with a Master's Degree, or PhD new graduate
  • Demonstrated experience with solid, semi-solid, liquid, and other formulations.


Preferred Qualifications
  • MS or Ph.D. degree in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science


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