Analytical Chemist

Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose
•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, Pharmacopoeia and GSK methodology.
•Responsible for the disposition of raw materials, intermediate, batches, and finished products in a timely manner.
•Data entry of test results.
•Investigate out of specification results.
•Support method and/or product transfer and NPI activity as necessary.
•Preparation, documentation and maintenance of test solutions and standards.
•Maintain, calibrate, and validate laboratory equipment.
•Ensures that GMP, Quality, Health & Safety are considered in all aspects of role.
•Perform other duties as directed by QC Specialist or QC manager.

Key Responsibilities
•Routine testing of raw material, bulk batch, packaging and stability samples.
•Authority to notify Operations in 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 GPS initiatives and programs
•Incorporate Lean Sigma/ Lean Lab principles into ways of working
•Flexibility to work extended hours (including weekends) to achieve results as needed.

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
•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.

Preferred qualifications:

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

Contact information:
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