This position is a shop floor team leader. The scope of the position includes a large number of direct reports (10-30+) of several different job titles, with responsibilities for 24x7 operation of the Vaccine Formulation department. Key accountabilities include day-to-day management of the shop floor schedule, ensuring all processes are completed in a manner meeting safety and quality requirements, and supporting/driving process improvement initiatives.
The Manager, Process Centric Team (PCT) Leader position is responsible for leadership of the vaccine formulation organization that supports vaccine injectable products.
Responsible for effective leadership of work team which includes: managing the daily operation ensuring that applicable safety guidelines and policies are followed; observing that cGMP’s are followed, production SOP’s are upheld, and production schedules are met. The supervisor will work with the team to define metrics and strategy to achieve results. Responsible for assisting in the implementation of lean management principles on the shop floor.
The PCT Lead will act as coach and mentor to transform team into a cohesive, harmonized team. Responsible for counseling colleagues to assure proper development for their success, supporting all colleagues to enable them to reach their full potential, and to provide corrective action when necessary. The PCT Lead is also responsible to ensure timely performance feedback and appraisals for all team members.
The PCT Lead has responsibility to deliver results from a work team that spans three shifts. The position will be based on first shift, but will be expected to spend sufficient time with the other shifts, and with supervisors and Production Leads on the other shifts, to successfully carry out the job requirements, and will backfill for off shift Team Leads while they are out of the office for extended periods of time.
Successful candidate must demonstrate personal leadership initiative, judgment and accountability in day-to-day work activities in addition to strong planning/organizational skills. Must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate integrity and cooperation in working with diverse colleagues/groups. Strong technical skills desired.
Applicant must have a High School Diploma (or Equivalent) and 10 years of relevant experience OR an associates degree with 8 years of experience OR a bachelors with at least 5 years of experience OR Masters Degree with more than 3 years of experience, OR a PhD with 0+ years of experience.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to and lead project teams with a strong track record of integrity.
Strong verbal and written communication skills.
Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.
A strong personal motivation and aptitude for coaching, leading and managing individuals and teams.
An aptitude for understanding process technology and equipment, proven leadership ability, decision making ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
Job will include standing, walking, and sitting. Occasional lifting may be required. Job will also entail occasional weekend, shutdown and holiday coverage.
NON-STANDARD WORK SCHEDULE, TRAVEL OR ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS
Supports a 24x7x365 operation
Relocation support available
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Last Date to Apply for Job: October 6, 2022
Eligible for Relocation Package
Eligible for Employee Referral Bonus
Relocation assistance may be available based on business needs and/or eligibility.
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