Associate QC Biochemist
Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville Posted Date: May 18 2021 Are you looking for an Associate QC Biochemist role that allows you to grow professionally and contribute to the development of best-in-class medicines? If so, this role could be an exciting opportunity to explore. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Coordinate routine in-process biopharmaceutical materials, bulk biopharmaceutical ingredient, finished biopharmaceutical product and stability sample testing with testing labs. Conduct and documents routine immunology, molecular biology analytical testing for in-process, release and stability samples per SOP. Operate and mainatin QC laboratory equipment/instrument in a cGMP-compliant manner. Advanced knowledge in cGMP, CFR and other regulations in order to assure laboratory compliance. Evaluate laboratory SOPs and recommend improvement opportunities to maintain compliance with corporate and regulatory guidelines. Develops or revises laboratory SOPs as required. Assist in investigation and assay trouble shooting. Assist in critical reagent qualification/re-qualification, in immunology, biochemical, and other analytical method qualification/validation/transfer. Meet lab safety requirements. Trained as an Self Inspector Auditor and participate in >25% of department's Self Inspections. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: B.S. degree in a science field required 0-2 years experience in cGMP lab qPCR experience - at least 1 year Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Some knowledge of analytical instrumentation with technical and interpersonal skills (ability to work in a team environment). Ability to follow laboratory testing procedures. Some experience with ELISA assays, Western Blot and SDS-PAGE 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 If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.