Analytical Chemist (One Year Contract)



Jurong, Singapore
Posted on Tuesday, May 7, 2024


To assist the Laboratory Operations Manager to manage the infrastructure and support aspects of the Laboratory to ensure that the systems in place are compliant with defined quality requirements.
To ensure that all value stream specific process raw materials, non-routine samples, envoys, intermediates and final products are analyzed and the results recorded in full compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and regulatory requirements that meet the defined quality standards.
To ensure that all investigational samples or evaluation samples are analyzed and results recorded in full compliance with current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) and regulatory requirements that meet the defined quality standards.
To ensure all new methods and specifications introduced as part of new product introduction or product lifecycle are validated or verified in compliance with
defined quality standards and regulatory requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Supervise, develop, and motivate laboratory analyst to help realize their maximum potential so as to contribute towards achieving the objectives of the department. Provide technical training on laboratory instrumentation to laboratory analysts.

  • Ensure that all data supporting the resolution of process and method issues have sufficient accuracy to allow for the correct actions to be taken to address the issue. Contribute to the formulation and development of the plans for the implementation of new testing technologies and methods.

  • Ensure a safe working environment for the laboratory through participating or issuing safety risk assessment for product specific methods, or techniques or material and performing 6S inspection.

  • Assist Laboratory Operation Manager in supporting laboratory budget management and Analytical Laboratory resource planning.

  • Involve in the approving change that may have an impact on product
    quality, validation and/or cGMP compliance. This may require
    assessment of testing requirement, co-ordinate testing of samples and comment on change documentation and ensure closure of change. Upon completion, review and ensure closure of changes.

  • Draft, compile, review and update appropriate laboratory documents
    such as testing protocol, procedures and guidelines relating to GMP
    and operational framework of the laboratory.

  • Lead or participate in investigation arising from laboratory investigation, incidents and accurately assess the impact of the failure so as to make appropriate recommendations remedial actions for follow-up.

  • Assumes the role of corporate ERP system BPE when required.

  • Ensure regulatory compliance, perform GSK Management Monitoring
    audit and support Independent Business Monitoring (IBM) and external audits.

  • Ensure timeliness and accuracy of Pharmacopoeia & ATS review.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • At least a degree in chemistry.

  • At least 1-4 years' experience in an analytical environment, preferably in the pharmaceutical industry.

  • GMP and GLP knowledge

  • Understanding product specification and method of analysis

  • Knowledge of laboratory instrumentation

  • LIMS and corporate ERP system knowledge

  • Laboratory support procedures

  • Ways of working for new product introduction (NCE Support)

  • Regulatory requirements for method validation

  • Good communication skills

  • Basic financial management skills

  • Basic knowledge of business process within GSK

  • People management skills

  • Problem solving skills (Troubleshooting skills)

  • Project management skills

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