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Technical Packaging Manager

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Site Name: USA - New Jersey - Warren, Canada - Ontario - Mississauga Posted Date: Nov 5 2021 Technical Packaging Manager Manage the execution of new product transfer and launch, continuous improvement on package value engineering and OEE, implementation of quality/compliance projects with contract manufacturers and internal sites. Provide packaging technology expertise, knowledge, advice and leadership to ensure the region meets its supply and commercial objectives. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: * This is a key leadership role assuming full accountability for all Packaging activities for CMOs within scope of the Supplier Relationship Team (SRT) including: * Package assessments and continuous improvement at CMOs * Oversight and implementation of packaging validation/qualification/line trial activities impacting GSK products * Resolving quality issues, customer complaints as well as package damages throughout the supply chain while ensuring supply continuity. * Leading and delivering on projects in areas of problem resolution, technical transfers and cost savings * Identify and lead value engineering projects that deliver ongoing savings for GSK products * Pro-actively ensuring packaging procedures and documentation are compliant with legal, regulatory and GSK internal standards * Establish strong relationships with commercial and resolve packaging issues that may impact their initiatives * Provide Packaging expertise and knowledge to CMO and internal packaging sites to drive improvements via designs, materials, equipment and processes * Become the subject matter expert (SME) on specific assigned packaging matters in the region * Ensure regional packaging knowledge and expertise is transferred within GSK * Colleague will work independently on most assignments and will be primarily accountable for identifying and prioritizing the projects / activities he / she is assigned to. * Develop and maintain the knowledge system to leverage troubleshooting experience and improve CAPA effectiveness * Support the Americas Technical Support Lead in development and application of standard work across the CMO network, including implementation of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) and Performance Management activities * Support regional governance routines to track site performance vs plan and facilitate complex issue resolution. * Coach, mentor and develop technical talent within CMOs and internal sites. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: * Bachelor's degree * Minimum 10 years packaging experience in pharmaceutical/food/consumer healthcare environment * Experience in CMO (Contract Manufacturing Operations) environment Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: * Master's degree or other advanced degree, including technical certifications * Creating and building business cases for packaging initiatives * Demonstrated leadership in the Pharmaceutical/Food/Cosmetic industry * Ability to summarize complex ideas and problems and effectively communicate to stakeholders in different functions. * Functional knowledge in packaging in the consumer products and healthcare industry including printing, supplier interface, structural package development, materials, artwork and graphics * Technical troubleshooting * Understanding of supply chain requirements from concept to manufacturing, distribution, customers and consumer * Initiating and executing cost savings projects * Managing multiple projects simultaneously * Increasing packaging equipment efficiency * Knowledge of regional packaging, regulatory and legal landscape * Packaging sustainability knowledge * Working effectively with commercial teams * Knowledge and understanding of various package tests such as MVTR, CRSF, Ship Studies ect. * Strong project management, communication, negotiation, and problem-solving skills * Business acumen to drive continuous improvement and interact with external company Executive teams on behalf of GSK * Stakeholder management across a matrix organization to deliver results, demonstrating an ability to work in an ambiguous context and with short deadlines. * Effective motivator and communicator with good influencing skills. * Excellent relationship management and presentation skills. 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: * Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk. * Managing individual and team performance. * Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. * Implementing change initiatives and leading change. * Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams. * Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally. * Developing people and building a talent pipeline. * Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation. * Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally. * Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen. * LI-GSK If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or +1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. At GSK, the health and safety of our employees are of paramount importance. As a science-led healthcare company on a mission to get ahead of disease together, we believe that supporting vaccination against COVID-19 is the single best thing we can do in the US to ensure the health and safety of our employees, complementary workers, workplaces, customers, consumers, communities, and the patients we serve. GSK has made the decision to require all US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, where allowed by state or local law and where vaccine supply is readily available. The only exceptions to this requirement are employees who are approved for an accommodation for religious, medical or disability-related reasons. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

Keywords: GlaxoSmithKline, Elizabeth , Technical Packaging Manager, Executive , Warren, New Jersey

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