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QC Specialist II at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Science 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: HAMILTON, Montana





Job Description:

208887 QC Specialist II

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 Quality Control Specialist II role could be a great opportunity to consider.

As a Quality Control Specialist II you will perform routine QC Chemistry and Microbiology testing to support the manufacture and release of products as well as non-routine testing and process support.  Understand test equipment and scientific principles of methods within the scope of their responsibility.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…


  • ·       Perform testing following written methodologies and report results which are clear, defensible and right the first time.  Demonstrate understanding of the scientific principles and method validation for the assays which they perform.


    ·       Perform non-routine tests, studies or projects with minimal supervision.


    ·       Review laboratory results and provide technical review of other documentation as assigned by supervisor.


    ·       Support the qualification, operation and scheduled maintenance of laboratory equipment, including automated and computerized systems and assure they remain in a functional, validated state.   Escalate issues associated with equipment and assays as required.


    ·       Support Change Control, LSOP authoring/revision and CAPA tasks with minimal supervision.  Support and/or lead lab investigations (EHS, Unplanned Events, AR, OOS, SCAR, etc.) as necessary


    ·       Understand and comply with current GMP regulations and quality systems.  Promote a quality mindset in every action, every day by routinely communicating concerns, issues and best practices.


    ·       Accountable for supporting QC and site operations, communicating in a positive, professional manner, supporting operational excellence principles and supporting and implementing management decisions.


    ·       Responsible for application of GSK safety and environmental guidelines and identification, escalation and prevention of safety issues.  Duties may include minimal handling of hazardous waste from laboratory activities to satellite storage areas. Annual training on area-specific hazardous waste handling is required. This training satisfies annual RCRA training requirement for large quantity generators and is part of the site’s RCRA compliance program.


    ·       Assist in maintaining area of responsibility in a state of inspection readiness.


    ·       Performs other departmental duties as assigned by management. These duties include operation of QC warehouse duties related to inventory management, PN creation and materials write-off using SAP ERP system.


Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent


  • Experience in a cGMP laboratory or related industry experience.




Preferred Qualifications:

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


  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Proficient in standard MS software including Word, Excel, PowerPoint. 

  • SAP experience preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully both independently and in team environments and cross-functionally.

  • Good time management skills

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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