Laboratory Trainee - #305563

Haleon


Date: 2 weeks ago
City: Cape Town, Western Cape
Contract type: Full time
Hello. We’re Haleon. A new world-leading consumer health company. Shaped by all who join us. Together, we’re improving everyday health for billions of people. By growing and innovating our global portfolio of category-leading brands – including Sensodyne, Panadol, Advil, Voltaren, Theraflu, Otrivin, and Centrum – through a unique combination of deep human understanding and trusted science. What’s more, we’re achieving it in a company that we’re in control of. In an environment that we’re co-creating. And a culture that’s uniquely ours. Care to join us. It isn’t a question With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we’re uniquely placed to do this and to grow a strong, successful business This is an exciting time to join us and help shape the future. It’s an opportunity to be part of something special About the role
  • To perform testing for raw materials and/or finished product and/or Stability product testing according to material specifications
  • To perform instrument verifications to ensure that instrumentation performance is in line with laboratory policies and procedures
Key responsibilities
  • Tests raw materials and/or finished product and/or Stability product as per documented Specifications and Analytical Methods
  • Analyses a broad range of product types API, Excipient, Tablets, Capsules, Sachets and Powder formulation
  • 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 and test samples critically and ensures that results are recorded as per GLP requirements
  • Reviews results for accuracy and reports any anomalies or deviations to Cell Lead(s) and/or Supervisor(s) or Laboratory Lead
  • Ensures that the LIR/OOS procedure are meticulously followed when necessary and ensures adherence to this procedure
  • Tests compliance samples of Site systems (Purified water, gasses, steam, etc.) as per documented procedures
  • Ensures that testing is completed in line with Data Integrity (ALCOA) policies and QMS policies
  • Ensures that documentation is performed in the demarcated areas and that chemical analysis is performed on the workbenches
  • Ensures preparation and storage of reagents as per SOPs
  • 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
Qualifications and skills Required
  • Completion of qualification in Chemistry (minimum) or equivalent
  • Proficiency in use of wet chemical and instrumental analytical techniques
  • Testing in pharmaceutical laboratories is preferred
  • High Performance Liquid Chromatography (HPLC) and Gas Chromatography (GC) experience
  • Simplified Laboratory Information management System (SLIMS) experience
Other Skills/Qualifications
  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP, QMS, Cape Town SOPs and Processes, and Regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of QMS requirements and application required
  • Independent thinking is required for organization and completion of responsibilities
Please save a copy of the job description, as this may be helpful to refer to once the advert closes Diversity, Equity and Inclusion At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone We’re striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are Care to join us. Find out what life at Haleon is really like www.haleon.com/careers/

At Haleon we embrace our diverse workforce by creating an inclusive environment that celebrates our unique perspectives, generates curiosity to create unmatched understanding of each other, and promotes fair and equitable outcomes for everyone. We're striving to create a climate where we celebrate our diversity in all forms by treating each other with respect, listening to different viewpoints, supporting our communities, and creating a workplace where your authentic self belongs and thrives. We believe in an agile working culture for all our roles. If flexibility is important to you, we encourage you to explore with our hiring team what the opportunities are

As you apply, we will ask you to share some personal information, which is entirely voluntary. We want to have an opportunity to consider a diverse pool of qualified candidates and this information will assist us in meeting that objective and in understanding how well we are doing against our inclusion and diversity ambitions. We would really appreciate it if you could take a few moments to complete it. Rest assured, Hiring Managers do not have access to this information and we will treat your information confidentially

Haleon is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class

Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, Haleon may be required to capture and report expenses Haleon incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure Haleon’s compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements.

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