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Analytical Scientist - Haleon Consumer Health

Richmond, Virginia
Starting range is $70,000 and goes up from there depending on exper. Plus 8% bonus.
Closing date
Sep 8, 2022

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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.

The Haleon Consumer Healthcare R&D team supports the development of leading global brands in Consumer Health care. Analytical sciences is a specialized discipline providing support to new product development, by developing, validating and transferring state-of-the-art robust methods that enable the growth of the Consumer Health Business.

This role is to execute technical strategies in analytical chemistry within a region or category, which is focused on the delivery of innovation in the network. This role is familiar with aspects of HPLC and GC and simple detection technology within the Analytical department.  This role is recognized as having a good knowledge of Analytical chemistry.

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

  • Executes technical aspects of analytical development
  • Has knowledge of varied aspects or a specialized aspect of a scientific discipline
  • Has technical leadership capability to represent Analytical function on R&D teams for moderate complexity projects.
  • Acts as a scientific resource within the analytical team
  • Recognized as a colleague with growing scientific contributions
  • May use or develop novel hypotheses; new ideas and knowledge are used frequently
  • A scientific and technical colleague who interfaces effectively with internal and external partners such as formulations, quality, regulatory, commercial sites, contract organizations
  • Assists in the development of approaches to solving moderate problems
  • Produces effective presentations and possesses writing skills that tailor messages appropriate with assistance (audiences could include external partners, commercial colleagues, management and internal scientific community)
  • Leads method development and validation activities with supervision  
  • Properly follows appropriate documentation procedures, including recognizing documentation issues and working with colleagues to resolve the issues in a timely manner
  • Capable of troubleshooting moderately difficult instrumentation issues
  • Successfully executes established procedures, methodologies and method validation / transfer protocols with minimum supervision

Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Master's Degree in Science in Analytical Chemistry with 5 or more years of experience; OR Bachelor's Degree with 7 or more years of analytical experience, preferably in the pharma industry 
  • Experience in developing scientifically sound and robust methods of analysis to be used for release and stability testing and complex problem solving
  • HPLC and GC experience



Preferred Qualifications: The following qualifications are preferred:


  • Dissolution analysis and/or method development experience
  • Liquid chromatography-mass spectrometry experience
  • Good technical leadership and communication skills in a matrix environment
  • Some knowledge of cGMP requirements related to analytical chemistry within product development.
  • Ability to communicate problems and challenges in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong organizational ability and comfort with complexity and ambiguity
  • A passion for science will be essential given the critical importance of technical expertise for the success of the organization

    Why HALEON Consumer Healthcare? Right now, we’re on an incredible journey as we prepare to become the first independent, 100% focused consumer healthcare company. We’re doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. Better everyday health is about improving the health and wellness of the consumers that we touch every year – over a billion and a half of them – and it goes beyond products. It’s about truly helping people manage their health proactively in different ways as consumer needs evolve. 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.




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.


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