Associate Scientist

Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Oct 15 2021 As an Associate Scientist/Senior Associate Scientist you will be responsible for performing laboratory testing according to approved test methods, SOP's and GMP's using equipment and instruments provided. This requires skills in the handling of laboratory equipment and materials and in the interpretation of data results. Assays are qualitative, quantitative and investigational in nature and are performed in compliance with USP, FDA and other regulatory body requirements. Compares results with specifications and documented. Incumbent has a basic knowledge of fundamental technical and quality concepts This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Performs analysis according written procedures using equipment and instruments provided. Works with instruments of advanced and/or sophisticated nature under limited supervision. Executes basic equipment troubleshooting. Prepares laboratory solutions according to standard formulas to be used in assays and some instruments if so, required by procedures. Records data in an orderly manner following laboratory rules and SOP's. Calculates results as required, compares results with specifications and seeks further direction when these are not met. Standardizes laboratory solutions to be used in assays and some instruments if so, required by procedures. Train or assists in training new technicians in specific task. Assists in or carries out work of an experimental nature while under limited supervision. Enters tests results in the Laboratory Information Management System and informs supervisor if any discrepancy is found. Keeps records, metrics and files up to date and assures that information is available at all times. Participate in laboratory investigations. Laboratory housekeeping when needed. Maintain standards, reagents and solvents inventory updated. Generates and revises SOPs, change controls, deviation investigations, annual trending reports and other reports as needed. Assists supervisor in the coordination of work schedules. Completes data verification and laboratory data approval. Approves or rejects, starting materials, packaging materials, intermediates, bulk, and finished products. Informs supervisor if any discrepancy is found. Supports the Company's EHS Programs following established policies and trains in laboratory applicable EHS procedures and regulations that apply to specific job functions. Ensures that any waste (hazardous, non-hazardous or special waste) generated as part of his/her responsibilities is handled in compliance with applicable environmental regulations and in accordance to establish SOP's for handling waste. Supports the reduction or elimination of potential health hazards in the site. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals B.S. in Chemistry, Microbiology or related field. Three years' plus experience in pharmaceutical industry in a similar position desired. Three years plus experience with HPLC, UV/Vis/FTIR, Atomic Absorption Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: QC Chemical Laboratory Chemist License desired. 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 If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. 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