Formulation Scientist - Injectable Products

Collegeville, PA
September 17 2020
Are you looking for a Formulation Scientist role in which you work from the selection to commercialization of an injectable product? If so, this role might be for you!

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Member of a team responsible for enabling the progression of NCE's from candidate selection to product commercialization.
  • Member of matrix teams supporting product development.
  • Progress drug product design & development aspects of projects, utilizing experience and expertise as part of a Product Development &Supply technical matrix team and wider matrix teams.
  • Exercise professional judgment to determine the most appropriate course of action for a project.
  • Contributes to Pharmaceutical Development strategies.
  • Develop phase appropriate formulations to support clinical studies and ultimately commercialization.
  • Develop and optimize processes for the manufacture of drug products and participate in manufacturing of clinical supplies.
  • Design and execute DOE, scale up studies, and participate in technology transfer.
  • Prepare development reports and participate in preparing regulatory documents.
  • Propose and deliver innovative approaches to achieve project goals.
  • Provide correct interpretation of results and perform complex data management and analysis.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • PhD in Pharmaceutics, Chemical Engineering, or other related fields

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • 2 yrs of industrial experience in pharmaceutical development.
  • Experience in formulation and process development of small molecules, particularly novel complex injectable products, e.g. long acting injectables, liposomes, etc.
  • Experience in developing phase appropriate formulations and manufacturing processes for small molecules.
  • Good understanding of physico-chemical properties and biopharmaceutics is desired.
  • Expertise in sterilization techniques is preferred.
  • Experience in working within a product development matrix team.
  • Demonstrates networking skills through interactions across departments, divisions, and disciplines
  • Familiar with cGMP and regulatory requirements for manufacturing operations and documentation.
  • Good oral and written communication skills.

Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare 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.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness

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