Senior Scientist, Analytical Chemistry

Collegeville, Pennsylvania
Closing date
Dec 6, 2022

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Science, Pharmaceutical
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Are you looking for a collaborative role that allows you to contribute to scientific strategy and accelerate Research and Development? If so, this role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
  • Coordinate work packages with the onsite testing group on behalf of GSK and help prioritize in accordance with agreed project timelines and business needs.
  • Interface with project leads and partner groups to ensure alignment and accomplishment of group objectives.
  • Conduct or attend analytical focused meetings as needed with project leads and partner groups in which analytical needs, resources and troubleshooting are discussed.
  • Oversee and as needed perform a variety of complex sample and standard tasks (receipt, check-in, login, labeling, etc.)
  • Evaluate current sample tracking procedure and identify and implement improvements to the process utilizing business data analytics solutions.
  • Provide scientific expertise as required to large and small molecule projects.
  • Ensure data are recorded and documented according to ALCOA + principles.
  • May review and approve analytical testing experiments and relevant reports as requested by GSK project teams.
  • Assist in training where appropriate.
  • Participate in the identification and implementation of best practices and new ways of working throughout AD DS&PA US.
  • Where appropriate, represent Analytical Development in discussion with other groups in the areas of the job holder's expertise.
  • May participate in interviewing and selection of staff for onsite testing group.
  • Has knowledge of various large molecule analytical techniques.
  • Assist with forecasting for operational budgets and capital equipment
  • Assist with consumables tracking and cross charging.
  • May generate testing metrics to disseminate or present at meetings with key stakeholders.

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

  • BS in Chemistry with 5+ years of relevant experience, or MS in Chemistry with 3+ years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Experience with both small molecule and biopharm analytical development.
  • Good technical writing skills for documentation.
  • Collaborates well with others in the group and across groups.
  • Knowledge of cGMP requirements.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience in project management.

Why GSK?

Why GSK?

At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader inConsumer Health, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we're making the biggestchanges we've made to our business in over 20 years.We're on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022:New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and geneticsscience; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.​

With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent and technology to get ahead of diseasetogether - all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; andas a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.​

Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culturethat isambitious for patients- so we deliver what matters better and faster;accountable for impact- with clear ownership ofgoals and support to succeed; andwhere we do the right thing. So, if you're ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at thisexciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.​



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