Are you looking for a new challenge to drive and improve quality control testing, with a chance to broaden your leadership skills? If so, this Analytical Chemist role could be a great opportunity to consider.
As a Analytical Chemist, you will play an integral role in the continued success of our analytical laboratories. As an Analytical Chemist you will be responsible for:
Support Operations by analyzing raw materials, intermediate batches, packaging and finished products as required.
Responsible for trouble shooting and investigating out of specification results.
Perform analytical testing on all incoming Raw Materials as per our reduced testing program as well as an annual full testing using USP/NF, FCC, JSCI Pharmacopoeia and GSK methodology.
Responsible for the disposition of raw materials, intermediates, batches, and finished products in a timely manner.
Data entry of test results.
Investigate out of specification results.
Execution of test method validation.
Support method and/or product transfer and NPI activity as necessary.
Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.
Support investigations in Operations and other functional areas as required.
Maintain, calibrate, and validate laboratory equipment.
Order chemicals and consumables from the appropriate supplier.
Ensures that GMP, Quality, Health & Safety are considered in all aspects of role.
Routine raw material, packaging and product disposition decisions.
Authority to hold the manufacturing or filling processes if a problem affecting the quality of the product has been discovered.
Authority to initiate investigations in quality related issues.
Authority to quarantine bulk or finished products if the need arises.
Investigate out of specification and out of trend data, and recommend CAPA.
Participate on cross-functional teams
Comply with all safety procedures and policies
Participate in Operational Excellence initiatives and programs
Incorporate Lean Sigma/ Lean Lab principles into ways of working
Bachelor's degree in Science
1 - 2 years of pharmaceutical experience
Stability related experience
Science degree in applicable scientific discipline, or equivalent on-the-job experience.
Working laboratory experience, preferably with FMCG experience.
Working knowledge of GSK Quality standards, GLP and GMP requirements.
Working knowledge of validations, calibration systems, and instrumentation.
Working knowledge of applicable GSK policies and procedures.
Problem solving/continuous improvement skills.
Developed skills in coaching, interpersonal communications, team building and training facilitation.
High level of computer literacy.
Ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
Experience in writing, reviewing and revising SOPs.
Excellent written and oral communication
Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and Laboratory Information System (LIMS).
Ability to work and succeed in a team based environment.
Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed.
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