Looking for an opportunity to grow your career and be a part of a growing consumer healthcare manufacturing facility? GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare in East Durham, NY is one of North America's largest providers of specialty oral healthcare, including Sensodyne, Pronamel, paradontax, Polident, and Aquafresh.
The Analytical Validation Chemist conducts experiments using HPLC/UPLC/GC/IC/MS in support of product method development and validation. Support method and/or product transfer and NPI activity as necessary. Support Operations by performing analytical validation runs as per AS&T guidance on finish products.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
Why you?Basic Qualifications:
- Liaises with site laboratory and AS&T to define the criteria and timings for analytical development/validation.
- Provide training, coaching on new analytical methods
- Data entry of test results.
- Execution of test method validation.
- Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.
- Utilize proactive thinking to generate creative solutions to complex technical problems.
- Leads and manages specific safety and quality responsibilities for the department.
- Makes appropriate independent decisions or offers recommendations to the wider business.
- Contributes to the development of others by sharing their experience as a mentor / coach.
- Ensures that GMP, Quality, Health & Safety are considered in all aspects of role
- Investigate out of specification and out of trend data and recommend CAPA.
- Comply with all safety procedures and policies
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
- Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, Biochemistry, Chemistry or related discipline
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Why Consumer Healthcare?
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills, to provide quick and easy to read reports
- Understanding of basic statistic knowledge and capable of creating database, understanding pareto analysis and drawing conclusions from the data
- Knowledge on problem solving techniques, risk assessment evaluations
- Able to coach and teach others
Right now, we're on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We're doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year - over a billion and a half of them - and it goes beyond products. It's about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve.
With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we're uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business.
This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It's an opportunity to be part of something special.Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In Consumer Healthcare we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone.
We're striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your
authentic self belongs and thrives.
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