GSK: Chemistry Traineeship Programme 2018

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Location: Epping, Western Cape

Qualifications

3 years diploma in analytical chemistry

Job Purpose:

Analyses products and raw materials for compliance with product or material specifications

Key Performance Area

  1. Compliance – Analysis:

Analyses products and materials to ensure compliance to registered specifications.

  • Tests compliance of products (including routine Stability products) and materials as per documented Specifications and Analytical Methods.
  • Analyses a large range of product types – tablets, capsules, COLs, suppositories and powder formulations.
  • Performs analysis using wet chemical techniques and instrumental methods of analysis (HPLC, GC) as applicable.
  • Ensures that applicable SOPs are followed and required records are completed.
  • Examines samples critically.
  • Records results as per GLP requirements.
  • Reviews results for accuracy and reports any anomalies to Supervisor or Manager.
  • Implements OOS procedure where necessary.
  • Performs `peer review’ of analytical raw data as required by Manager.
  • Samples and test compliance of Site systems (Purified water, gasses, steam, etc.) as per documented procedures.
  1. Compliance GLP & QMS

Complies with the requirements of Good Laboratory Practice and the requirements of the applicable GSK QMS Policies..

  • Ensures cleanliness of working and surrounding area.
  • Ensures that documentation is performed in the demarcated areas and that chemical analysis is performed on the workbenches.
  • Ensures that documentation (specifications, etc.) is protected form damage by chemical, water, etc.
  • Ensures preparation and storage of reagents as per SOPs.
  • Ensures that chemicals and supplies are ordered timeously.
  • Ensures that SOPs in use are current and notifies the Manager of any out-of-date procedures.
  • Prepares SOPs as required by the Manager.
  • Verifies the calibration status of equipment as required by the Manager.
  • Performs maintenance of equipment as required by the Manager.
  • Completes appropriate equipment logs after usage, verification and maintenance.
  • Assists with the validation of equipment as required by the Manager.
  • Performs system monitoring (eg. Fridge temperatures, fume cupboard pressures) and completion of appropriate logs as required by the Manager.
  • Performs area inspections (self inspections, 6S, EHS) as required by the Manager.
  • Ensures that laboratory waste is timeously removed as required by Manager.
  1. EHS
    • Comply with EHS standards and guidelines and Site EHS SOPs.
    • Complies with SOPs wrt safe use of chemicals/reagents, glassware, analytical procedures and the use of PPE.
  2. Operational Excellence

Partakes in continuous improvement activities to reduce costs, increase productivity and improve quality.

  • Participates in, projects to continually improve processes – LeanLab, OE and Leansigma methodology.
  • Participates in Manufacturing Technology projects e.g.NIR.
  • Assists with the delivery of the financial OE benefits.
  • Participates in “visual factory”, incorporating 6S

How to Apply

Apply Online for the GSK: Chemistry Traineeship Programme 2018

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