Job description Posted 20 June 2022

Job title – Associate Scientist

Location – Ware

Rate – PAYE £16 / Umbrella £21.50 per hour

Start date – ASAP

Contract – 12 months

Our client GSK are currently seeking an Associate Scientist to join their team, this contract will be for 12 months.


Role Context

To provide technical support in the development of drug product formulations and associated manufacturing processes. Conduct duties as listed below, plus any other tasks as requested by supervisor.

Principal Accountabilities: Key activities and decision making areas

¨    With supervision, executes preformulation, formulation and process development activities based on established protocols and procedures

¨    With supervision, assists in the manufacture of batches of product as required, e.g. for process development, stability studies or clinical trials and authors or contributes to manufacturing batch records

¨    Maintains cleanliness in own work area and in communal work areas

¨    Operates equipment for which he/she is trained independently with due regard for GMP and Safety

¨    Works to GMP/GLP as appropriate

¨    Demonstrates timely & reliable recording of laboratory data in suitable systems in accordance with company policy and legal requirements.

¨    Performs data management tasks including recording results effectively and in compliance with departmental guidelines in a laboratory notebook or computer with minimal supervision (e.g. tabulating and graphing results)

¨    Consults with supervisor when difficulties arise that cannot be readily resolved

¨    Prepares oral or written summaries of results

¨    Attends regular safety training and is fully aware of safety requirements for his/her laboratory/working environment

¨     Follows safe Laboratory and Manufacturing Practices

¨    Maintains accurate and complete safety records consistent with company policy and legal requirements

Recognises potential safety problems and takes action to rectify them

Knowledge, Experience & Qualifications

¨    Honours degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline or working towards relevant qualification

¨    Demonstrates competence in proper handling, recording and analysing scientific experimental data

¨    Understands the basic principles, concepts and methodology governing the work