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Biomanufacturing Associate II

Employer
GSK
Location
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
Sep 30, 2022

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Discipline
Other, Other
Organization Type
Pharma
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We make and supply medicines and vaccines all around the globe and our teams own every production stage, from creating quality products at our manufacturing sites to designing effective supply forecasting and regulatory inspections; all powered by digital, data and analytics. We operate at impressive scale, producing over 1.7 billion packs of medicine and 767 vaccine doses in 2021.

We continue to modernize, so we can launch even more new products at speed whilst turbo-charging delivery across our entire portfolio through our relentless focus on quality, safety, and service. The way we work will change. For some, the shift in technology and products will be revolutionary. Our R&D pipeline demands a new kind of supply chain, and we need the very best minds and capability to help us on our journey to make more complex products, harnessing the power of automation and robotics so we can work smarter together.

As a Biopharm Manufacturing Associate II, you willperform production operations including fermentation or cell culture operations, preparation of solutions, chromatographic separation, filtration and concentration operations, autoclave and parts washing of process assemblies, and area cleaning/upkeep. Will be responsible for completing daily manufacturing tasks, and increasing competency in different production areas over time. Will participate in safety and compliance initiatives, as well as investigations. Will engage in the GSK Production System to continuously improve safety, quality, and schedule/cost performance.

The purpose of this role is to be a part of a dynamic, multi-tiered operations team that brings life changing and life saving medicine to patients around the world. They will demonstrate GSK Values (Patient Focus, Transparency, Respect, & Integrity) and Expectations (Courage, Accountability, Development, & Teamwork) on a daily basis by engaging positively with team members and production support groups. Under the direction of senior personnel, the biopharmaceutical manufacturing associate II performs a variety of largescale production operations, interacting with automated equipment and monitoring/processing data. Will be responsible for completing daily manufacturing tasks, and increasing competency in different production areas over time. They will participate in safety and compliance initiatives, investigations, and help solve technical and organizational problems while working with different teams of experts. Will work within these teams to continuously improve safety, quality, and schedule/cost performance.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Demonstrate GSK Values - Patient Focus, Transparency, Respect, and Integrity - in every interaction, in every work task, and with every responsibility of the job role. Live GSK's Expectations of Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork to achieve high performing behaviors in the workplace.
  • With good documentation and data integrity practices, safely and compliantly completes and documents daily manufacturing tasks per standard operating procedures, batch document instructions, and logbooks
  • Proactively works with senior staff to achieve competency in production operations
  • Supports in cross-functional activities, such as engineering actions, validation actions and Tech Transfer actions, including proactive safety and compliance input prior to execution. Primarily these activities are within the production suite, but sometimes require out of suite or off-site work (i.e. FAT support)
  • Monitors equipment and critical process parameters, and escalates any issues or abnormalities and participating the resulting troubleshooting activities
  • Strives to maintain a high level of competency with current and emerging digital platforms (SAP, EBR, AR/VR, etc.)
  • By learning the production schedule and assessing it daily, proactively ensures all processing equipment and necessary materials are adequate and available to set the team up for success
  • Transparently participates in investigations that are the result of safety or compliance issues.


Why you?

Basic qualifications:
  • BS/BA degree in a t echnical field or equivalent with no previous years of experience experience is required•
  • OR with no degree, 1 year prior cGMP manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • The ability to work well in a team environment
  • Must be able to follow detailed processing instructions as well as accurately documenting all necessary documentation.


Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years.We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​



With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​



Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culturethat isambitious for patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​

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