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Packaging Manager

Company: GlaxoSmithKline
Location: Warren
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

Why Consumer Healthcare? In GSK Consumer Healthcare, we are on an incredible journey as we prepare to create a new, standalone, world leading company with a 100% single-minded focus on everyday health. We are doing this at a time when the work we do has never mattered more. With the COVID pandemic, people are increasingly looking for ways to manage their own health and wellbeing and to take care of their families. This is where we come in. With category leading brands such as Sensodyne, Voltaren and Centrum, built on trusted science and human understanding, and combined with our passion, knowledge and expertise, we are uniquely placed to deliver better everyday health to millions of people around the world and grow a strong, successful business. This is an opportunity to be part of something special." As a modern employer, we empower you to be yourself, share ideas and work collaboratively Your Responsibilities: In this role you will manage some of GSK's important supplier relationships for GSK's Consumer Healthcare business. You will be accountable for identification and delivery of business benefits aligned to cost reduction, cash improvement, assurance of supply, quality, service and innovation. This includes managing a spend of --10m - --30m globally. It is a fantastic opportunity to challenge yourself working in a vibrant team in a strategic role requiring you to display your commercial and financial aptitude. Strategy creation & execution: * Develop, manage, and implement of comprehensive strategies in alignment with GSK and Procurement to deliver agreed savings targets and other benefits that significantly impact GSK financial results * Develop supply strategies that also deliver key business requirements across assurance of supply, quality, regulatory, service and innovation * Drive the category agenda on relevant supply chain brand-focused forums * Continuous improvement of process & performance within the category and supply base * Be the global expert in the spend categories within scope of responsibility Benefit delivery: * Deliver global and regional savings benefits identified in strategies through effective strategy execution * Drive initiatives to improve GSK's cash flow position such as (but not limited to) lead time improvements and inventory reduction as appropriate * Implement initiatives and programs to improve quality of bought-in goods and services * Protect GSK revenue streams by managing supply security through robust risk management process, incl. developing and implementing risk mitigation strategies * Ensure regulatory compliance * Ensure supplier manages effectively all identified enterprise risks, in particular GSK safety, health and environmental requirements * Responsible for major (2nd and 3rd touch) supply base issue resolution e.g. recalls, sudden cessation of supply * Responsible for resolving major legal disputes e.g. compensation claim * Develop and improve robust & innovative Procurement tools such as should cost model & optimized supply replenishment model to identify and deliver incremental savings * Knowledge of sustainable solutions in the market and opportunity to transform the category into recyclable materials Business partnering & stakeholder management in GSK: * To strategically engage with and understand the business requirements of stakeholders and business partners and to position the Procurement value proposition, on local, regional, and global levels * Establish and maintain relationships with key stakeholders; agree RACIs / DAI and business requirements * Develop good understanding of GSK Consumer Healthcare brands External supplier relationships: * Build strategic relationships with key suppliers at a senior level and lead processes to ensure value is driven from these relationships. Ensure global and regional considerations are accounted for in supplier relationships. Leverage the Business Review Meeting process to drive the relationship * Negotiate, create, execute and manage effective global and regional contracts with suppliers (where required) that will allow GSK to maximize opportunity globally. Ensure regional considerations are taken into account in global supplier negotiations and contracts * Perform global and regional strategy and supply base reviews * Responsible for supply of a global category Why You? Basic qualifications: * University Degree, ideally within Business, Procurement, Supply Chain or related subject * Proven negotiation and contract management skills * Good problem-solving skills to address issues/blockage, awareness of risks, support implementation and robustly forecast spend and savings * Ability to think strategically to build relationships (with stakeholders and suppliers) and to create sourcing plans * Excellent written and verbal communication skills - fluent English If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: * Direct materials category procurement experience across multiple sites and/or countries * Demonstrated business acumen & knowledge of the Packaging space * Ability to manage senior stakeholders * Good understanding of financial principles and reporting * Track record of delivery and proven ability to drive change * Ability to influence in a matrix organization * Experience in leading high-level negotiations for long term and/or multi-countries high value contracts * Resilient and persistent with the ability to make the right decisions * Creative, conceptual thinker, exceptional problem solving/analytical skills * Possess strong interpersonal skills * Proven Procurement experience working in global or multi-regional Pharmaceutical, Consumer Healthcare or FMCG environment * Passion for sustainability Inclusion & Diversity at Consumer Healthcare: Inclusion and diversity at GSK are key for our success. Here, you will thrive through bringing your unique experiences to both our company and the recruitment process.? We want you to be you, feel good and keep growing your career. GSK is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants will travel through a transparent recruitment journey that adheres to all required employment standards and regulations. Beyond this, we commit to our values of integrity and respect towards every applicant. We want to hear from you and support with any adjustments that you may require during the recruitment process. Please get in touch with our Recruitment Team (contact email) to further discuss this today. We will request equal opportunities information from you and whilst disclosure is optional, we encourage you to be open, enabling us to monitor the inclusivity of our recruitment practices for the benefit of everyone.? Your data will remain confidential, is never shared with our Hiring Managers and never affects the status of your application. *Local restrictions/legal requirements GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, Canada, 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. * LI- GSK Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. Closing date for applications: Monday December 6th GSK souscrit au principe d'--quit-- en mati--re d'emploi et favorise la diversit-- et l'inclusion. Nous invitons toutes les personnes comp--tentes -- poser leur candidature aux postes que nous offrons. GSK s'engage -- mettre en place des mesures d'adaptation pour les personnes handicap--es. Si vous avez besoin de telles mesures -- toute --tape du processus de demande d'emploi ou si vous d--sirez obtenir plus d'information sur nos politiques en mati--re d'adaptation, veuillez communiquer avec nous -- canada-recruitment@gsk.com. Nous vous prions ne pas envoyer de curriculum vit-- -- cette adresse de courriel et poser plut--t votre candidature selon le processus en ligne qui accompagne la pr--sente annonce. En tant qu'entreprise ax--e sur la sant-- et la science, GSK est r--solue -- suivre les recommandations --nonc--es par Sant-- Canada et -- prendre toutes les mesures n--cessaires pour aider -- freiner la propagation de la COVID-19, ce qui comprend la vaccination contre la COVID-19. Nous croyons fermement que c'est la meilleure fa--on d'aider -- prot--ger ceux qui nous importent le plus : nos employ--s, les membres de nos familles et de nos collectivit--s, ainsi que les patients et les consommateurs que nous servons. -- cette fin, nous avons pris une mesure de taille pour assurer la s--curit-- de nos employ--s pendant cette crise mondiale de sant-- publique. Ainsi, seuls les employ--s enti--rement vaccin--s contre la COVID-19 peuvent se rendre -- nos bureaux de Mississauga et de Laval (Montr--al). De plus, tous les employ--s en contact direct avec les clients qui, dans le cadre de leur travail, fr--quentent des --tablissements de soins de sant-- comme les h--pitaux, les pharmacies ainsi que les cabinets de m--decins et de dentistes devront --tre enti--rement vaccin--s contre la COVID-19. Malgr-- ce qui pr--c--de, les employ--s peuvent demander une mesure d'adaptation pour des motifs li--s aux droits de la personne, y compris des probl--mes de sant-- ou des croyances religieuses. La sant-- et la s--curit-- de nos employ--s demeurent l'une de nos grandes priorit--s. Avis important destin-- aux services/agences de placement GSK n'accepte pas les propositions des services/agences de placement en vue de pourvoir les postes affich--s dans le pr--sent site. Ces services/agences doivent s'adresser au service d'approvisionnement/des ressources humaines de GSK pour obtenir une autorisation --crite avant de lui proposer des candidats. Cette autorisation est une condition pr--alable -- toute entente (orale ou --crite) entre le service/l'agence de placement et GSK. Sans cette autorisation --crite, toute mesure de la part du service/de l'agence de placement doit --tre consid--r--e comme avoir --t-- appliqu--e sans le consentement ni l'entente contractuelle de GSK. Par cons--quent, GSK ne peut pas --tre tenue responsable des honoraires attribuables -- de telles mesures ni -- quelque recommandation que ce soit de la part du service/de l'agence de placement en ce qui concerne sa proposition de candidature en vue de pouvoir un poste annonc-- dans le pr--sent site.

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

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