Technical Services Scientist

Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Nov 5 2021 As a Technical Services Scientist you will be responsible for the development or application of art processes, equipment, control schemes, and standards, process optimization, qualification of alternate raw materials and components, or transfer of production from development or between commercial sites. These projects may have a moderate to high level of technical complexity. Projects may include any or all the following stages: scope definition, feasibility studies, lab/pilot scale modeling, simulation, cost/benefit analyses, design, specification development, project planning, implementation, and post-implementation monitoring and follow-up. The Incumbent must be capable of cross functional projects with some direct involvement from their Supervisor. Troubleshoots and resolves moderate to highly complex process issues, diagnosing technical problems and determining short- and long-term solutions. Projects must achieve business, quality, and compliance objectives, and must be executed in a manner that assures full compliance with government regulations and internal company standards and values. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Identify opportunities and develop solutions for quality, yield, efficiency, profitability, customer service, or compliance improvements. These also include application of new technologies or techniques to existing processes to ensure that legacy manufacturing processes benefit from advances in manufacturing technology, process upgrades to incorporate new regulatory requirements, and process changes as required to utilize new components or materials. Within projects or as part of system definition across multiple work cells, designs and specifies equipment functional operating requirements. Defines process, material, and product specifications for both control and response variables. Evaluate alternatives or proposed changes through theoretical study, simulation, laboratory testing or other means. Make recommendations on alternative selection. Has and applies considerable knowledge of specific fields or general knowledge across many areas of process technology application. Provides knowledge of manufacturing standards. Develops detailed plans and prioritizes the tasks within the plan to achieve project goals. Coordinate collaboration between sites where improvements have synergistic opportunities or where there are requirements for consistency or collaboration. Lead Technology Transfer initiatives when technologies, processes or products are being transferred between commercial manufacturing sites. Troubleshoots and resolves moderate to highly complex process issues, diagnosing technical problems and determining solutions. Develops and implements methods to systematically evaluate manufacturing process and equipment problems, analyze process data from equipment failures, and make recommendations to prevent recurrences. Designs modifications to existing process equipment and implement new processes. Works with Manufacturing, QA/QC, Engineering and Technology groups on technical issues and project teams. Collaborate with Development groups during the development of new products to provide a commercial operations perspective to process design and development of new products. Provide input regarding application of technologies that will optimize capital investment to provide robust, productive, and practical processes at commercial scale. Ensure that raw material selection considers commercial scale quality, compliance, and financial considerations. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals Bachelor Degree in Engineering (e.g. Chemical or Industrial), or Natural Sciences (e.g. Microbiology, Biology, Pharmacy or Chemistry) plus eight years plus experience in regulatory affairs, operations or quality assurance. MS Degree in Engineering (e.g. Chemical or Industrial), or Natural Sciences (e.g. Microbiology, Biology, Pharmacy or Chemistry) plus Five years plus experience in regulatory affairs, operations or quality assurance. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Two years plus experience with Solid Oral Dosage Forms, Capsule Filling and/or Powder Filling Two years plus experience using Compression Machines, Coating Machines, Wet granulation, direct compression, scale up and formulation Two years plus experience in Pharmaceutics/Consumer healthcare Why GSK? 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