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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

Operational Production Supervisor for Manufacturing/Packing of Respiratory Dry Powder Inhaler Medicines (MDPI First Line Leader) (325587)





Zebulon, North Carolina, United States

Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Zebulon
Posted Date: Apr 26 2022

About the Zebulon Site

GSK’s Zebulon site is a global supplier of Respiratory and Solid Dose medicines to patients around the globe and the largest GSK Pharmaceutical secondary manufacturing site in North America. The site is located less than 30 minutes from downtown Raleigh, Wendell, Knightdale, Rocky Mount, Wilson, and Wake Forest.

Key differentiators about GSK and Zebulon:

* Our commitment to inclusion and diversity – we see diversity as a critical advantage of ours

* Our focus on cultivating a positive work environment that cares for our employees

* Demonstrated opportunities for continued career growth driven by individual ambition

* Leaders that care about their teams and growth of both individuals and the company

* A priority focus on Safety and Quality

* Clean and GMP compliant work environment

* Onsite cafeteria

* Onsite gym

* Temperature-controlled climate

* Licensed, onsite Health & Wellness clinic

* CDC, local and federal compliant with COVID-19 mandates

If you have a passion working on life-sustaining products for people who deal with a chronic respiratory or AID/HIV-related illness, please join our team as a Operation Production Supervisor Manufacturing/Packing of Respiratory Dry Powder Inhaler Medicines

The production supervisor (first line leader) role has responsibilities for leading manufacturing or packing teams; teams are typically between 15 to 25 team members in size. The production supervisor is a key position in succession plans for other leadership roles within GSK including; production manager, value stream director and site director roles.

If you are ambitious, can effectively partner with supporting groups, and have a passion for developing and leading team that make critical life saving medicines each and every day - this role is for you!

Key Responsibilities

  • Right First Time: Leads production shift operations to deliver high quality medicinal products each and every day. Ensure that the focus is always on right first time with respect to safety and quality.
    • Ensure medicines are manufactured in a quality compliant manner and all cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices) are adhered to.
    • Represents the value stream during regulatory audits and inspections (internal and external) as directed by line management.
    • Ensure a quality right first time culture through a robust Self Inspection Audit process.
  • Capability Build: Leads the recruitment of team members and then supports their continued development through the establishment of robust development and career progression plans. Provides frequent feedback/coaching as part of our commitment to continually develop team members
  • Continuous Improvement: Embrace GSK’s Production System (GPS; a lean operating system) to drive continuous improvements
    • Support the tiered accountability process to drive performance management across the balanced scorecard of safety, quality, service and cost.
    • Embed and drive a continuous improvement culture to proactively identify and solve problems.
    • Develop and maintain a robust idea generation process that engages (and recognizes) team members. Focus on the identification and implementation of value adding ideas targeting goals of Zero Accidents, Zero Incidents and Zero Waste.
  • Partnership: Ensure robust communication within the department, including daily shift handover process, using visual metrics. Partner with key support teams; technical, quality, scheduling and engineering/maintenance to deliver the weekly schedule at the right time and at the right cost

Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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

  • High School Diploma
  • 3 years of experience of pharmaceutical processes, systems, equipment and applicable government regulations

Preferred Qualifications:

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

  • Associates Degree
  • 3+ years' experience in pharmaceutical industry or similar
  • Strong leaderships and communication (written/verbal) skills

Why GSK?

Uniting science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together

  • At GSK, we have already delivered unprecedented change over the past four years, improving R&D, becoming a leader in Consumer Healthcare, strengthening our leadership, and transforming our commercial execution. Now, we’re making the most significant changes we’ve made to our business in over 20 years. We’re on track to separate and create two new companies in 2022: New GSK with a leading portfolio of vaccines and specialty medicines as well as R&D based on immune system and genetics science; and a new world-leading consumer healthcare company of loved and trusted brands.

  • With new ambition comes new purpose. For New GSK, this is to unite science, talent, and technology to get ahead of disease together – all with the clear ambition of delivering human health impact; stronger and more sustainable shareholder returns; and as a new GSK where outstanding people thrive.

  • Getting ahead means preventing disease as well as treating it. How we do all this is through our people and our culture. A culture that is ambitious for patients – so we deliver what matters better and faster; accountable for impact – with clear ownership of goals and support to succeed; and where we do the right thing. So, if you’re ready to improve the lives of billions, join us at this exciting moment in our journey. Join our challenge to get Ahead Together..

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