Principal Scientist

Lincoln, NE, Nebraska
Feb 23, 2021
Feb 27, 2021
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Are you a seasoned professional chemist looking for a leadership role in consumer healthcare? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Principal Scientist, you will act as a player-coach leading, managing and acting as a technical resource to a group within GSK's Consumer Healthcare division. This 5-7 person group is responsible for the supply, maintenance and characterization of reference materials through the global GSK consumer network.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Manage and lead the Reference Materials Group.
  • Ensure new materials are provided to the network in a timely manner.
  • Support the maintenance ensure compliance of all instrumentation in the GSK CH RMG lab.
  • Liaise with manufacturing, Logistics, R&D, Quality Assurance and Procurement to ensure continuous supply of reference standards.
  • Continually develop knowledge in new areas of product technology to improve efficiency in assigned projects.
  • Initiate change controls and lead investigations while maintaining awareness of potential implications to other materials.
  • Provides general technical advice and support on cost savings and complexity reduction initiatives.
  • Ensure consumer is at the heart of product development.
  • Ensure compliance in all functional activities and support quality/compliance activities.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and proactively address potential safety concerns.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • PhD in Analytical Chemistry
  • 2 years experience with HPLC method development or reference standards.

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • 5 years experience as a Principal Scientist or team leader.
  • 5 years Reference materials characterization experience
  • Extensive HPLCMethod Development experience.

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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