Site Name: USA - Maryland - Rockville
Posted Date: Nov 5 2020
This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:
Possesses expertise and functional knowledge of the following areas and ability to perform the activity without guidance and producing quality results:
Preparation, cleaning, sterilization, batching, pasteurization or filtration and delivery of media and solutions for cell culture and purification operations.
Perform the set-up, operation, cleaning and break-down of process equipment.
Perform sampling procedures on various analytical instruments to analyze cell culture, solution and/or product concentration characteristics.Operate Filter integrity devices to confirm the integrity of filters pre and post use.
Set-up of fixed and mobile process equipment and parts with CIP skids to carry out validated cleaning and sterilization processes.
Develop and follow appropriate standard operating procedures (SOPs), protocols and batch records to safely perform process operations and document compliantly with good documentation and data integrity practices.
Review all appropriate production documentation and insure GMP compliance and metric attainment.
Knowledge and skill required to manage and use automation and emerging digital platforms.
Knowledge of biopharmaceutical processes and equipment to facilitate transfer of processes into Manufacturing, data analysis and identification and escalation of problems to the appropriate support group.
Lead in the application of the GSK Production System (GPS) continuous improvement system and apply the GPS mindsets and behaviors in problem solving.
Knowledge and experience with process operations, equipment and instrument monitoring and trending to enable proactive identification of issues to escalate and correct with applicable departments.
Ability to design tests and establish documentary evidence demonstrating that a procedure, process, or activity carried out in testing and then production maintains the desired level of compliance at all stages.The collection and evaluation of data, from the process design stage throughout production, which establishes scientific evidence that a process is capable of consistently delivering quality products.
Knowledge and application of standard ERP processes in M-ERP following global and local procedures.
Comprehensive review of an organization or departments adherence to regulatory guidelines and global corporate and local procedures.
A key management capability for mid to upper level management that encompasses the ability to collaborate and build relationships to define the organizational and business big picture (mission, vision, strategic plan, etc.), anticipate the future and external environment (competition, market, demand, etc.) and take strategic action to establish a competitive edge and organizational success
Working with others to gain win-win situations, using persuasive communication, understanding influencing models, negotiation, overcoming resistance.
Ability to choose a type of communication that is most effective in a given situation. Such competency empowers individuals to achieve the goals of any communication in a manner that is best suited for all parties involved.
The ability to provide strong teaching and facilitation skills in training delivery to engage an audience to ensure that high impact learning outcomes are reached.
Ability to articulate production equipment and / or manufacturing process problems to ensure accurate and detailed communication.
Transfers information to audiences of varying levels of technical knowledge, so that each member of the audience clearly understands the message.
Follow all related safety policies and procedures and put safety first by playing an active role in identifying and correcting unsafe behaviors and conditions.
Basic understanding and knowledge of the following areas and ability to perform the activity with some supervisory guidance:
An appreciation of cultural differences and diversity in the workplace.
Build positive relationships with others and conduct negotiation to establish win/win solutions.
Developing team capability to learn with knowledge of coaching styles, listening and questioning techniques, feedback models and emotional intelligence.
Recruit, hire and maintain appropriate staff levels to meet operational and strategic goals
Ability to explain and utilize techniques to improve and sustain physical energy levels through the day to support resilience on teams.
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
Bachelor of Science / Bachelor of Art in biological sciences, chemical sciences, engineering or equivalent technical discipline.Degree in other discipline (or lack of degree) may be considered if sufficient technical depth has been achieved from professional experience.
5+ years of directly related experience manufacturing experience in the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry, with the demonstration of a high level of performance and 2 years of leadership experience
Understanding the of the basic Federal Drug Administration (FDA) and current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) regulations
Willingness to work shifts that cover a 24/7 production operation
Able to lift and carry materials up to 50 lbs
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
Must exhibit GSK Values and Expectations
Strong verbal and written skills
Must be able to follow detailed processing instructions as well as accurately documenting any necessary information
Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team
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, rigor 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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