Aseptic Sampler - 3rd Shift
Marietta, PA 
Posted 30 days ago
Job Description
Site Name: USA - Pennsylvania - Marietta
Posted Date: Jul 13 2022

As an Aseptic Sampler (3rd Shift) you will be responsible for collection of environmental monitoring samples. Assume delegated responsibilities for group personnel training, scheduling, and maintaining/ordering of supplies and equipment. Follow and work in accordance with company policies, SOPs and cGMP standards to ensure compliance with all applicable regulations. Identify deviations and potential problems and communicate these situations with appropriate personnel.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following:

  • Perform Environmental Monitoring duties related to viable air, viable surfaces, swabs, and non-viable air sample collection

  • Coordinate daily sampling activities for environmental monitoring (including generation of sample collection paperwork, labels, sample submission, etc) to meet SOP requirements

  • Responsible for maintaining and ordering sufficient supplies: maintain EM media inventories, order equipment to perform all monitoring

  • Maintain equipment in good working condition in a calibrated status

  • Handle special projects such as abnormal test results, validation studies

  • Assure required documentation including records and logs, is complete and accurate according to the current GMP rules

  • Maintain required records and logs

  • Revise and write SOP's specific to monitoring and assist the training of new personnel

  • Participate in development of training programs and conduct training sessions for new and less experienced staff

  • When assigned to rotating shift work; work independently and without direct supervision to perform normal operating routines and emergency response procedures

  • Communicate and report status of operations as well as variances from specifications to area manager

  • Perform all job responsibilities in compliance with applicable EHS and GMP regulations, guidelines, policies, GSK standard operating & safety procedures, and industry practice and Industrial Excellence initiatives

Why you?Basic Qualifications:

We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • B.S. in Biology, microbiology, biology or related field

Preferred Qualifications:

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • 2+ years experience in quality control or production within the pharmaceutical or biotechnology industry

  • Experience with standard aseptic technique

  • Experience with Office of Health & Safety (OHS) Medical Guidance for working in production environment

  • Computer skills required in Excel and Word

  • Experience with following written procedures and document results in a neat and precise manner

  • Position may require employees to work in a 24/7 rotational schedule. This schedule will include holidays, and weekends; over-time may be required

  • Experience with being well organized, flexible, open-minded and dynamic

  • Experience with demonstrated self-direct work habits and strong communication skills

  • Experience with being a committed team player prepared to work in and embrace a team based culture

  • Experience with working within a multi-skilled team

  • Maintaining attention to detail, while completing multiple or repetitive tasks

  • Demonstrate a serious commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting goals or deadlines.

  • Maintaining a high level of integrity while balancing multiple priorities and responsibilities.

  • Some experience in analytical systems including quality control/production, validation, documentation and compliance preferred

  • Experience with SAP system

  • Strong interpersonal skills. Solid team player able to function within team based organization

  • Experience in interacting with peers, subordinates and senior personnel in multidisciplinary environment including engineering, facility operations, validation, production and QA and QC

  • Experience with prioritizing and deciding appropriate course of actions

  • Experience with understanding client's needs (producers) and to interact with people from various domains (Regulatory, QA, other analytical groups inside the Company.)

  • Experience with performing all job duties with limited supervision

  • Demonstrated familiarity with cGMP's, facility regulatory guidelines and standard operating procedures

Why GSK?

Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.

These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:

  • Operating at pace and agile decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, honest and open conversations.
  • Budgeting and cost-consciousness.




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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
2+ years
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