Site Name: Richmond Sherwood Posted Date: Apr 1 2022 As a Development Scientist in US Cough, Cold, Flu & Allergy, you will support new product development by developing formulations and products at all stages for Consumer Healthcare 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 This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: 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, with concentration in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science 5 + years of formulation and/or product development experience with a Bachelor's Degree or 2+ years of experience with a Master's Degree Experience applying scientific principles and techniques to assigned projects Experience and knowledge of the R&D development processes and associated commercial environment\ Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Master's Degree or Ph.D. degree, Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional or related science Clear communicator in both oral and written form with both internal departments and external organisations. Demonstrates ability to take initiative, think and work independently, problem-solve, work effectively in teams, and multitask. An ability to organise and report study data from internal and external sources. Flair for creativity and innovation Computer literate. Basic understanding of statistics and its application to experimental work. 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. 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