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GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare, L.P. Value Stream Manufacturing Lead in Hamilton, Montana

Site Name: USA - Montana - Hamilton
Posted Date: Apr 1 2021

As a Value Stream Manufacturing Lead, you will perform duties as assigned with respect to quality, timeliness, quantity and cost. Work individually and as a team to deliver cGMP compliant product. Adhere to GSK policies, procedures and support site goals. Complete documentation in line with regulatory, GSK, and departmental requirements. Work and communicate closely with other departments both inside and outside of the Value Stream. You will also train and mentor less experienced staff, work with minimal supervision and coordinate complex tasks between departments.You will oversee and coordinate equipment related task and issues and demonstrate ability to cross train in multiple disciplines across the Value Stream and participate in cross functional teams. You will also take initiative, provide accurate "right the first time" work and practices good time management in a fast paced, ever changing environment, demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of the job. Assist in resource planning, organization and control of activities and produces a high quality and high volume of work and fills in when supervisor is out, and when necessary be willing and able to make decisions with regard to day to day operations.

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

Responsible for application of GSK safety and environmental guidelines and act as a role model within the department. Ensure all job responsibilities are in compliance with applicable regulations, current operating procedures and industry practice. Identify and help mitigate EHS and safety risks. Work with supervisor to mitigate safety concerns and provide guidance for teammates related to safety topics. Hazardous waste training depending on specific requirements of the VS department.

Ensure all activities are executed following quality and regulatory standards. Supports cross-functional communication and the GSK quality mindset by proactively identifying and reporting compliance issues to area supervisor or QA. Work with supervisor and QA to mitigate identified issues. Adhere to all GSK QMS policies and procedures applicable to functional area. Lead and facilitate the inspection readiness of the department.

Participate in and support continuous improvement, and LEAN initiatives. Recognize technical issues and relay to supervisor. Drive and champion LEAN behaviors within the team.

Represent GSK with the highest level of integrity and professionalism. Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information. Adhere to GSK policies and procedures and support management decisions and goals in a professional manner. Show awareness of changing schedules, request and priorities put forth by management. Hold self and teammates to applicable safety and quality standards. Support cross-functional communication both within and external to the department. Meet agreed timelines for task and escalate timeline adherence concerns to supervisor. Assist in and allocate time for other team members to complete assigned tasks.

Support production planning to achieve VS objectives, including delivery to yearly manufacturing plan. Assist supervisor in setting, monitoring, and achieving area objectives, metrics and targets.

The following GSK values and expectations are key behavioral characteristics for this role: Patient Focus, Transparency, Respect, and Integrity, Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork
Why you?
Basic Qualifications:

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

Bachelor's degree and 3 years of cGMP/healthcare/lab related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:

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

Bachelor's degree in the Technical/Science field

Experience with taking initiative and prioritize tasks; good time management, problem prevention, and problem-solving skills

Experience with exhibiting leadership capabilities (e.g. influence, enable and drive change, and continuous improvement.

Experience with Potential handling of hazardous waste from production activities to satellite storage areas. Annual training on area-specific hazardous waste handling as required. This training satisfies annual RCRA training requirement for large quantity generators and is part of the site's RCRA compliance program.

Experience with maintaining and review training forms and files

Experience with participating in RCA for EHS incident and deviations

Experience with participating in presenting and maintaining site in a state of inspection readiness

Experience with potentially being responsible for participation/writing/closure of CAPA tasks both safety and quality related

Experience with performing duties as per written procedures and maintain strict adherence to those procedures

Experience with asking for assistance and do not perform duties without appropriate training

Experience with attending all mandatory training and take a positive approach to compliance

Experience with working both independently and in a team environment

Experience with adapting to changing schedules, priorities, and requests from supervisor

Experience with adhering to cGMP requirements

Experience with independently operating production equipment per appropriate procedures

Experience with leading in all aspects of team functions and employ bioburden control techniques

Good verbal and written communication skills.

Experience with communicating effectively and project a professional image when giving/taking information in person, in writing, or over the phone.

Experience with Microsoft Office (MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook).

Experience with weights and volume measures as well as a general knowledge of bio-burden control techniques.

Experience with cGMP and quality systems including the ability to guide others in correct cGMP principles.

Experience with Quality systems to include deviation and CAPA systems.

Exhibit leadership capabilities e.g. influence, enable and drive change, and continuous improvement.

Experience with SAP requirements related to area specific functions and ability to direct team members in the correct use of SAP.

Experience with performing manufacturing/cleaning/sampling/processing steps in coordination with other manufacturing/QA/QC personnel.

Experience with identifying and assisting in mitigation of safety issues

Experience with leading investigations both EHS and Quality related

Experience with leading in risk assessments and L1 audits both EHS and Quality related

Experience with writing and revising procedures/protocols.

Experience with driving CAPA closure

Experience with identifying and implementing process improvements

Experience with maintaining MBRs, logbooks, Room History Record, and other VS paperwork

Experience with maintaining cGMP compliance in areas of responsibility and participates in internal and external audits

Experience with providing technical expertise in equipment

Experience with coordinating scheduling of equipment processing, maintenance, and calibration activities

Experience with assisting VS Compliance team with area specific change control

Experience with working with TS and others to trouble shoot equipment issues

Experience with participating in preparation and maintaining areas of responsibility in a state of inspection readiness

Experience with acting as the point of contact when supervisor is not available

Experience with making decisions when supervisor is not available.

Experience with participate in the hiring process.

Other duties as assigned by supervisor
Why GSK?

Our values and expectationsare 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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