Reference Standard Coordinator - Analytical Chemistry

Richmond, VA, Virginia
Apr 16, 2021
May 10, 2021
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The GSK Consumer Healthcare R&D team supports the development of leading global brands in Consumer Health care. Analytical Sciences is a specialized discipline providing support to new product development, by developing, validating and transferring state-of-the-art robust methods and performing stability testing that enable the growth of the Consumer Health Business. Maintaining reliable reference standards is key to supporting these functions.

This role is to coordinate reference standards supply activities. The role requires documentation, data management, preparation for audits, and some analytical testing. This role requires collaboration across Analytical Sciences and with internal and external suppliers.

Why You?

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

Key Responsibilities

  • Uses strong communication and organizational skills
  • Collaborates with stakeholders to deliver on time supplies
  • Coordinate Reference Materials supply activities
  • Proficiency in Excel and Word. Knowledge of LIMS systems.
  • Has knowledge of basic chemistry and laboratory techniques
  • Applies technical skills and functional knowledge to projects/ assignments
  • Successfully executes established procedures with supervision
  • Properly follows appropriate documentation procedures
  • A scientific and technical colleague that interfaces with other analytical and quality team members
  • Capable of troubleshooting basic supply issues
  • Recognizes documentation issues of colleagues and works with colleague to resolve them in a timely manner

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Chemistry or related field
  • Experience and basic knowledge of chemistry and principals of problem-solving.
  • Experience following methodology and processes

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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