Process Engineer Scientist
- Richmond, VA
Site Name: Richmond Sherwood
Posted Date: Nov 5 2020
The Process Engineer develops and sets the control strategy for assigned New Product Introductions (NPI's) and leads the technical transfer of products from the pilot plant to the factory while working in conjunction with Supply Chain (SC). The projects types may involve working on variety of dosage form such as tablets, soft-gels, liquid oral suspensions, effervescent powders and topical products.
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
- The Process Engineers are responsible to develop robust, efficient process and sets the control strategy for assigned NPIs and Stewardship projects assigned to them. They execute the scale up from lab to Pilot and finally technical transfer from the pilot plant to the factory with GMP standards while working and in conjunction with SC.
- Designs experiments and carries out scientific work, write GMP-critical documentation, such as experimental reports,Batch Records, development and technology transfer reports. Creates investigation and research plans to fit overall project objectives.
- Responsible for assisting in Risk assessment with key cross functional stakeholders and set up the control strategy. Develop a strong understanding of how key product quality attributes can be influenced by processing and can therefore be controlled (Process Understanding Control and Capability).
- Assist process engineering studies to introduce new and improved processing techniques and technologies, support to create scale up models by developing expert processing equipment understanding/characterization at different scales.
- Engage with R&D teams to understand technologies employed in Category and Regional products and associated challenge. Participate in regular project meetings and ensure collaboration with GSK cross-functional members (e.g. Supply chain and QA) on scale up programs.
- Bachelor's Degree in Life Sciences, preferably concentration in Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Nutritional, Engineering, or related science
- 2+ years Pharmaceutical/Consumer healthcare experience in Process development/engineering, Scale-Up or Tech Transfer for Drug Products/Dietary supplements.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in formulation and development
- Master's Degree in Science, preferably in Life Sciences Engineering.
- Good understanding of the Consumer Health / FMCG (Fast Moving Consumer Goods) product development process.
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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