GSK

Technical Project Lead (TPL) & Sr Formulation Scientist

Employer
GSK
Location
Richmond, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
September 08 2020
Ref
254557
Organization Type
Pharma
Technical Project Lead (TPL) & Sr Formulation Scientist - Pain Relief & Respiratory Health

Are you looking for an opportunity to design and execute studies to discover, understand, model, simulate and create products that will delight consumers and help them live their best life? If so, this is the role for you.

As Technical Project Lead (TPL) & Sr Formulation Scientist, you will be responsible for working on various product formulations of marketed products. As you would be working on global products, you will have opportunity to work with global cross-functional teams such as Supply Chain, Marketing and other R&D functions to optimize and enhance a broad portfolio of OTC and consumer products. This will require understanding the chemistry and physical properties of the actives and raw materials and how to bring these materials together to form a stable, functioning consumer product.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Lead technical teams charged with resolving business continuity and cost optimization challenges across a broad array of OTC products. YOU will get opportunity to work on many global GSK brands such as Panadol, Voltaren, Otrivin, Theraflu, and more.
  • Identify and implement optimized formulas and enhanced manufacturing approaches to produce products more efficiently.
  • Expand and develop expertise in a broad array of dosage forms that includes solid oral solids, liquids, semi-solids, powders, soft gelatin capsules, creams, and ointments
  • Design and execute experiments to drive a fundamental understanding of complex systems and processes
  • Drive a culture dedicated to quality and integrity in your work and the work of others
  • Solve project related problems by leveraging your scientific expertise and problem-solving skills Participate in forums to comment, build on, and review the work of fellow scientists
  • Initiate new approaches and novel strategies to realize project and departmental goals
  • Influence project direction by following your curiosity to expand your knowledge and expertise in vital technical, leadership, and business areas
  • Perform complex data management and data interpretation analyses to uncover critical factors for a data-based approach to decision making
  • Make effective decisions to achieve desired outcomes of project team through technical or scientific interpretation of results
  • Prepare detailed reports communicating important decision making processes and rationales rooted in deep scientific understanding of the dosage form and manufacturing process
  • Independently prepares and communicate conclusions and recommendations for next steps Develop and apply networking skills to drive effective teamwork across departments and divisions
  • Anticipate problems and proactively seek input from the technical and scientific teams and functions within Consumer Healthcare
  • Learn in new areas of scientific/technical interest as a lateral opportunity.
  • Embrace GSK culture of inclusiveness, teamwork & respect for everyone.
  • Get ready to know global network of GSK, embrace various cultural varieties, meet new people and bring in newness in your work through global exposure.


Why you?

Basic Qualifications

  • BS degree in Chemistry, Pharmacy or related science
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements and OTC products development process
  • Project management experience
  • Experience analyzing data


Preferred Qualifications

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • MS or Ph.D. in Chemistry, Pharmacy or related science
  • Ability to problem solve
  • Scientific expertise
  • Ability to influence others


Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.


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