Senior Scientist - Analytical Chemistry
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Upper Providence Posted Date: Sep 23 2021 Are you looking for a collaborative chemistry role that allows you to contribute to scientific strategy and accelerate Research and Development? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore. As a Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemistry, you will support the 100% on-time delivery of clinical supplies to milestone studies as well as support the Pilot Plant facilities at Upper Providence. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Perform appropriate Quality Control activities including analytical testing to support release or rejection of cleaning verification, raw materials, and printed clinical materials. Developing and proposing specifications, sampling instructions, test methods and other Quality Control procedures. Analytical testing to support release or rejection of finished products, as needed. Propose validation protocols and performing appropriate validation of analytical methods. Raises issues including identification of Atypical and out of specification results. Ensure high quality standards are employed in the work of the team and that issues are raised and resolved. Author regulatory sections related to excipients used in clinical manufacturing. Is fully aware of GMP requirements for his/her laboratory/working environment. Participate in internal and external quality and safety inspection as required. Maintain training records and familiarity with current SOPs and controlled documents. Monitoring any contract analytical testing. Executes experiments based on established protocols and implements improvements with minimal supervision. Identifies and begins to interpret any problems in the execution of experimental processes and/or in results and communicates them to supervisor. Proactively seeks assistance from other scientists to solve problems. Maintains cleanliness in own work area and in communal work areas. Anticipates/recognizes potential problems with equipment and/or supplies, and initiates action to solve or prevent problems. Works to GMP standards as appropriate. Follows safe Laboratory Practices and attends regular safety training. Maintains accurate and complete safety records consistent with company policy and legal requirements. Recognizes potential safety problems and takes action to rectify them. Develop cooperative professional relationships with peers and management. Demonstrate integrity, pride, accountability and dedication to the organization Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's degree in chemistry and 5+ years of related experience in analytical method development and testing of drug substance and/or drug products. Experience with HPLC and other chromatographic and spectroscopic techniques. Experience with development of cleaning verification / validation (or low-level quantitation) methods. Experience leading cross-functional projects across matrix lines. Strong communication skills 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. 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