As Scientist you will be responsible for working in the BioPharmaceutical Technology department (BPT) Scientist in the analytical group. The analytical group of the Biopharmaceutical Technology department (BPT-A) provides analytical support for BPT's upstream and downstream lab groups during process development, characterization and validation. BPT-A also performs testing for clinical stage projects in Manufacturing at Rockville. Further, the group is responsible for analytical Tech Transfer and method qualifications for protein biopharmaceuticals.

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

• support process characterization and validation, clinical release and stability

• transfer methods into the site

• optimize/develop methods for GMP testing including qualification

• work with BPT upstream and downstream scientists on analytical setup and data analysis

• support manufacturing investigations

• be an analytical SME in your area of expertise

• train other analysts

• write analytical protocols and reports

• represent BPT-A in meetings with Rockville and off-site clients

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

3+ years of experience in Biopharmaceutical/ pharmaceuticals

BS/BA in Life Sciences, Chemistry, Engineering or equivalent technical discipline

Experience with methods to analyze protein biopharmaceuticals, including CGE, HPLC, UPLC, cIEF, or ELISA and other process residuals methods

Experience in the execution of sample testing, method transfers, method qualification

Exemplary communication and problem solving skills

Ability to plan, execute and analyze experiments

Adherence to timelines

An enthusiastic attitude and a desire to work in a team environment which includes cross-functional interactions

Preferred Qualifications:

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

Experience with electronic data storage systems

Experience writing analytical documents including SOPs, technical reports

Working in a GMP environment

Execution of testing for process characterization, process validation, clinical release / stability

Experience with method optimization

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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