Associate Scientist

Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Oct 18 2021 Are you looking for an opportunity where you can utilize your chemistry skills to make a difference? If so, this may be an opportunity for you. In the role of a Associate Scientist, this role performs 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 or related field Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience in a similar position within the Pharmaceutical industry. For the QC Chemical Laboratory Chemist License desired. *LI-GSK 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. 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