Manufacturing Specialist (Investigative)

Are you looking to enhance your technical capability by working in a global manufacturing environment that allows you to leverage best in class systems and technologies? If so, this Manufacturing Investigative Specialist role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Manufacturing Investigative Specialist you will report into the Specialist team, the role will assist with execution of the production schedule by troubleshooting and remediating operational and process issues, executing root cause investigations, owning/authoring deviations and other quality report types, and revising GMP documents such as SOPs and Manufacturing batch records. Initiates Quality Records and conducts deviation investigations.

 Leads or assists in investigations including root cause analysis and assesses product impact using input from various departments
 Develops, executes and oversees CAPAs
 Supports Tech transfer and process monitoring support as needed
 Works with the team to monitor critical process parameters
 Revision and management of manufacturing documents such as Batch Records and SOPs
 Leads or supports Continuous Improvement projects
 Conducts data gathering, trending, and data presentation as needed to support investigations
 Supports Manufacturing coordination efforts such as sampling, equipment modification and
maintenance, and internal inspection activities to ensure minimal interruption to routine operations
 Assists with shutdown/changeover and campaign scheduling and schedule management
 Support internal and external audits as needed

Why you?Basic Qualifications:

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

  • BA / BS in a scientific or technical discipline, and 2+ years of
  • demonstrated technical competency in biopharmaceutical manufacturing
  • processing.
  • Previous experience in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility
  • (operations experience preferred)
  •  Previous experience in production control systems (Delta-V ,
  • CCDARTS, Unicorn, or similar)
  •  Previous experience in process deviation investigations and
  • remediation
  •  Previous experience authoring and/or revising technical documents
  •  Knowledge of cGMP requirements and practices and previous
  • experience in a cGMP setting


Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  •  Demonstrated ability to work effectively cross-functionally, lead teams and implement project plans
  • on time and on budget
  •  Excellent communication and technical writing skills
  •  Ability to support and/or lead system troubleshooting efforts
  •  Initiates change control for equipment modifications
  •  Assist with coordination of cleaning validation and verification activities in the manufacturing areas to
  • ensure minimal interruption to routine operations
  •  Assist in development, execution and reporting of data from biopharmaceutical technology and tech
  • transfer studies/protocols
  •  Participate in cross-functional teams to solve production problems
  •  Must be willing to work shifts
  •  Ability to collect, assess, and generate and depict conclusions from large quantities of production data


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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