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Engineering First Line Leader 3rd Shift at GlaxoSmithKline

Posted in Manufacturing 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: East Durham, New York





Job Description:

194494 Engineering Front Line Leader (FLL) 3rd Shift

Are you energized by a product development role that allows you to leverage the latest in technology to accelerate product development across manufacturing?  If so, this Front Line Leader role could be an ideal opportunity to explore.

As a Front Line Leader, you will be a technical leader within GSK’s business division, responsible for driving both cultural change and improvement initiatives for Engineering. The incumbent will be the main point of contact and subject matter expert regarding the maintenance, repair, and modification of the sites Manufacturing and Packaging equipment. They will also be responsible for the leadership and development of a team of technicians including mechanics, electricians, machinists, and contractors.  They will work in close partnership with Operations FLLs to deliver the site strategy. 

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


  • Ensure site has highest standard and is compliant with Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) and Quality systems. Support and provide effective leadership in place to drive the EHS and Quality Management System on site that ensures full compliance to regulatory and customer expectations.

  • As this is a management role for hourly technicians, incumbent will work on an assigned shift pattern that is subject to change based on business needs (i.e. night shift)

  • The First Line Leader role is required to focus a minimum of 70% of their time at GEMBA (i.e., on the shop-floor, rather than in offices) via a scripted diary carrying out the key responsibilities listed below:

    1. People Leadership – full leadership for a team working within a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) production environment


    a. Leading and coaching of teams to ensure adherence to standards for safety, quality, compliance and output.
     


    b. Working with the team to continuously improve the capability of both the individuals and the overall team to increase their performance towards targets.


    c. Engaging and inspiring staff in the future targets by sharing the vision, area objectives and helping staff to understand the value add of the work that they are responsible for by bringing to life the person at the end of the Supply chain for their respective work area.


    d. Ensuring development plans are undertaken on a regular basis using GSK Human Resources methodologies. This includes ensuring that the training required is identified, recorded using the appropriate method and ensure that the training is undertaken using local processes and completed on time.


    e. Setting expectations on individual’s behavior and performance and ensuring that regular feedback is provided both by formal routes but also in regular GEMBA sessions


    f. Coaching and providing development to improve the behavior and performance of individuals and the team to ensure that the expectations are being met. This will include holding people to account for the duties that they are responsible.


    g. Identifying key talent and capabilities and input to talent planning.


    h. Disciplinary, Absence management (PTO, FMLA, STD, etc), Grievance procedures as appropriate in country/site


    i. Involvement in reviewing resourcing of area including task assignment, involvement in recruitment as required


    j. Role modeling the expected behaviors and standards for all staff in the area


    2. Problem solving and Performance Management


    a. Setting target conditions, and delivering against this to achieve improvements in performance to meet future business needs


    b. Fully deploying performance management processes within area ensuring accurate and timely data is used


    c. Real time issue identification and resolution involving staff; Including running of GSK Problem solving process with staff and necessary Support Functions


    d. Ensuring that the appropriate CAPAs are robust and that problem solving processes are used to avoid re-occurrence of issues


    e. Ensuring the area returns to standard after a safety, quality or performance/output deviation/incident in a controlled manner.


    f. Safety investigations and ensuring completion of resultant actions


    g. Understand the cost budget for the area and the impact that they and their team can have on this.


    3. Process management by creating and confirming standards required to manage safety, quality, compliance and output. This includes being well prepared to have a good shift/batch/day/etc.


    a. Ensuring adoption and adherence to the Leader Standard Work, and the application of Standard Work for roles within the area by staff


    b. Being highly visible during times in the shift when there is more risk for issues e.g. Line changeovers/Cleanings and providing guidance and resolving problems as they arise


    c. Ensuring alignment to and providing data for the tiered accountability meetings within the area and on site. Following through on resulting actions in a timely fashion.


    d. Active engagement in Governance review meetings for the area (e.g. Safety meetings)


    e. Input to GSK systems e.g. SAP, Workday etc



Why you?

Basic Qualifications:

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


  • High School Diploma or equivalent  

  • 7 years of experience in a production environment

  • Experience in a highly regulated pharmaceutical or consumer goods environment

  • Experience implementing product development work processes/process improvement

Preferred Qualifications:

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


  • Bachelors of Science Degree

  • 3 years of experience in a production environment

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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