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Analytical Associate Scientist

Employer
GSK
Location
Richmond, Virginia
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Jul 8, 2022

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The GSK Consumer Healthcare R&D team supports the development of leading global brands in Consumer Health care. Analytical sciences is a specialized discipline providing support to new product development, by developing, validating and transferring state-of-the-art robust methods that enable the growth of the Consumer Health Business.

This role is to follow established procedures and methodologies in analytical chemistry. This role has a growing familiarity with aspects of HPLC and GC and basic laboratory skills.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Has knowledge of basic chemistry and laboratory techniques
  • Applies technical skills and functional knowledge to projects/ assignments
  • Acts as a scientific resource within the analytical team
  • Successfully executes established procedures, methodologies and method validation / transfer protocols with supervision
  • Properly follows appropriate documentation procedures
  • A scientific and technical colleague that interfaces with other analytical and quality team members Consistently recognizes atypical data including chromatography and intermediate results
  • Capable of troubleshooting basic instrumentation issues
  • Recognizes documentation issues of colleagues and works with colleague to resolve them in a timely manner
  • Assists a more senior colleague in method development and troubleshooting which includes experimental work


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • Demonstrate strong organizational ability, comfort with complexity and ambiguity and an ability to lead within a strong matrix organization.
  • A passion for science will be essential given the critical importance of technical expertise for the success of the organization.
  • Ability to follow procedures and methodologies
  • Good communication skills


Why Consumer Healthcare?

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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