Manufacturing Specialist, Biopharm

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Manufacturing Specialist, Biopharm
Requisition ID: 95790
Position: Full time
Open date: Mar 18, 2014 12:19:05 AM
Functional area: Manufacturing
Location: Rockville, Maryland
Required degrees: Bachelor''s Level Degree
Experience required: 3 years
Relocation: Not Indicated
Basic qualifications:
BA / BS in a scientific or technical discipline, or 3+ years of demonstrated technical competency in biopharmaceutical manufacturing processing.
Preferred qualifications:
o BS/BA in a technical field (ex, Chemical Engineering, Biotechnology, etc.)
o Previous internship / Co-op / or operator experience in a biopharmaceutical manufacturing facility with specific experience in downstream/purification processes.
o Previous experience in production control systems (Delta-V or similar)
o Previous experience in process deviation investigations and remediation
o Previous experience authoring and revising Batch Records and SOP s.
Why GSK? Because GSK s Biopharm business vision is to leverage its experience and technical capabilities to launch, supply, and manage Biopharmaceutical products around the world. It will fulfill GSK s Mission to Do More, Feel Better, and Live Longer by living its values: Integrity: Always doing the right thing; Commitment to the Patient: Making the Patient the #1 Priority; Customer Service: Commit to delivering on promises to internal & external customers; Compliance - Being accountable for quality and safety.
GSK Biopharm currently has an opening for a Manufacturing Specialist at the Biopharm manufacturing site located in Rockville, MD. Reporting into the LSM Purification team, the role will assist with execution of the production schedule by troubleshooting and remediating operational and process issues, executing root cause investigations, owning/authoring deviations and other quality report types, developing and executing protocols, and revising GMP documents such as SOPs and Manufacturing batch records.
Additional Key Responsibilities:
o Works with the team to monitor critical process parameters.
o Works with the supervisors and manager to optimize the manufacturing process.
o Co-ordinates validation and verification activities in the manufacturing areas to ensure minimal interruption to routine operations.
o Assist in development, execution and reporting of data from biopharmaceutical technology and tech transfer studies/protocols.
Closing date for applications is Monday, March 31st.
Contact information:
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