Packaging Material Quality Control, Open to flexible working

Location
Barnard Castle, Durham
Salary
£Competitive
Posted
06 Jan 2021
Closes
18 Jan 2021
Ref
274835
Contract Type
Permanent

In the heart of rural Teesdale, the GSK site at Barnard Castle is a key member of the Pharma Supply Chain (PSC) organization. We produce some of the world's leading dermatological, sterile, inhaled and oral medicines for a wide range of diseases including MRSA, leukaemia and HIV.

Our Barnard Castle facility is a key secondary manufacturing site within the GSK network, and one of GSKs flagship New Product Introduction sites, bringing ground-breaking medicines to people all over the world at the right quality and the right price.

The purpose of the packaging material quality control specialist is to perform analysis, investigations and decision making to support the operation of the PMQC function and to meet the needs of GSK following relevant site systems and standards

Key Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Testing and performing batch usage decisions on incoming deliveries prior to production use.
  • Writing and checking of methods and SOPs.
  • Working to the daily schedule within the department.
  • To give support to other team members.
  • Vendor rejections
  • Document deviations from procedures and processes, e.g. Lab investigations, deviations and vendor investigations.
  • Artwork discrepancies.
  • Performance monitoring and reporting.
  • Performing inspections.
  • Assisting in the validation of new equipment.
  • Support NPI project activity, troubleshooting, project meetings; and assisting with new component introduction.
  • Use appropriate IT systems including Outlook, MERPs and Harmony.
  • Reviewing maintenance routines and equipment files.
  • Arrange external testing with 3rd party labs, arranging quotations and purchase orders.
  • Working with Logistics and production areas to ensure the components are in line with the production requirements.
  • Filing and archiving of documentation

CLOSING DATE for applications: Monday 18th January

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Why You?

Required Qualifications and experience:

  • Proven experience in the relevant field
  • Proven experience of working within a team
  • Experience with GMP

Company Details:

At GSK, we're a company with a special purpose, to help people do more feel better and live longer. Realising our purpose starts with us. When we feel at our best, we perform at our best.

When you set out on your adventure at GSK, we make a deal. You commit to living GSK's values and expectations and performing against our Innovation, Performance and Trust priorities and in return, GSK commits to providing the right environment for you to thrive. Put simply, it's about you being motivated to do your best work, in a place where you can be you, feel good and keep growing.

Together we build an environment where we can all thrive and focus on what matters most to each of us. It is only through the energy, dedication, drive and passion of all of us that we can be the very best for GSK, and importantly, for our patients and consumers.

As a company driven by our values of Patient focus, Transparency, Respect and Integrity, we know inclusion and diversity are essential for us to be able to succeed. We want all our colleagues to thrive at GSK bringing their unique experiences, ensuring they feel good and to keep growing their careers. As a candidate for a role, we want you to feel the same way.

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