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BPT Senior Technology Associate at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Rockville, Maryland

Job Description:

  • Determine adequacy of plant to accept new technologies and appropriate actions to implement start of new process operations.

  • Responsible for development and preparation of technology transfer/process validation protocols and “hands-on” startup of production processes with operators.

  • Responsible for preparation and presentation of technology transfer/process validation reports or documentation.

  • Define training program for operators as part of technology transfer and when required train process operators.

  • Identify potential process problems, provide technical advice to Production and/or Quality Department to resolve process problems.

  • Advise management as to possible opportunities for process improvements.Collect and track process trend data and monitor process trends.Determine causes of process variances and recommend corrective actions.

  • Stay current with developments in the fields of biotechnology and bioprocessing.Responsible for learning and understanding process technologies under development within R&D.

  • Demonstrate the use of OE tools and philosophies.

  • As necessary will be required to carry outlaboratory based biopharmaceutical process development/investigational activities.

  • Independently design basic lab experiments and interpret data/results with minimal supervision.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

BS/BA in either biological or chemical science or engineering or equivalent technical discipline. 

  • A minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience in the Biopharmaceutical/ pharmaceutical industry or equivalent.

  • Knowledge of current GMP’s, NIH Guidelines and FDA and/or European validation practices for biopharmaceutical processes required.

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

M.S. in either biological or chemical science or engineering or equivalent technical discipline.

  • Preferably has at least 1 year of experience in the development of biopharmaceutical drug substance manufacturing processes.

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.

  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness



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