GSK is currently looking for a QC Microbiology Specialist to join our team in Rockville, MD. The Senior Specialist supports management of laboratory operations, lab testing, and technical transfers associated with GSK production facilities. In addition, the job holder has expertise in QC Microbiology, and provides guidance, training, and sharing of knowledge to personnel within the group and across departments.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Is a SME for specific tasks required by the team Leads and/or serves on team projects as needed Reviews and approves microbiological investigations, change controls, protocols, validation reports. Writes, updates, reviews, and approves Laboratory Standard Operating Procedures, Analytical Methods and Specifications and troubleshoots laboratory test problems. Assesses new microbiological technologies for application to site operations Assures that laboratory equipment is calibrated and in good working condition, purchases supplies and equipment. Responsible for ensuring laboratories are operated in a state of control with regards to current LSOPs, GMPs and regulations and Microbiological SME for internal and external regulatory audits and inspections. Why you? Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
- BA/BS in a scientific discipline
- 5+ years industrial experience in biopharmaceutical industry, such as Microbiology, Biology, or related field experience.
Highly regulated and complex environment experience.
Ability to effectively manage workload and meet timelines.
Strong technical writing skills preferred.
Strong communication skills.
Quality Assurance experience preferred.
Biopharmaceutical manufacturing experience preferred. Why GSK?
At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, were making the most significant changes weve made to our business in over 20 years. Were 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 genetics science; 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 disease together all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as 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 culture that is ambitious for patients
so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact
with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing
. So, if youre ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together.
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