Group Lead, Materials Control

Maintain raw material and finished goods inventories in an aesthetic, accurate, safe, and damage free manner while following appropriate procedures (e.g., cGMP, SOPs).

Safety/Housekeeping: Keep work areas clean and free of hazards or dangerous conditions Follow department and company safety guidelines Perform duties in accordance with Health, Safety, and Environmental standards Planning: Plan work activities in accordance with production schedule, and shifting priorities. Verify production schedule to determine and adjust activities according to production priorities. Ensure that materials needed for production runs are available. Technical: Direct subordinates in the receipt, storage, issuance and transportation of Raw Materials and finished goods while being compliant with company standards and applicable federal regulations (CGMP and ISO). Strictly adhere to Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP), Current Good Documentation Practices (cGDP), and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) and report all discrepancies immediately. Set up line/equipment for daily operation according to SOP for assigned work area, including sanitization of contact surfaces. Verify issuance of proper components for production runs. Operate line/equipment in accordance with SOP and quality standards. Replenish raw materials (e.g., cartons Shippers, Labels, etc.). Inspect products as they are produced/packaged for: Part number, lot, and quantity. Remove off-specification products from line and segregate or dispose of in accordance with SOPs. Verify codes on shippers and palletize and attach proper skid tags. Complete required documentation (MBRs, SOPs, log books, etc.) in accordance with cGMP and cGDP. Troubleshoot and fix minor problems with line/equipment, alerting maintenance or supervisors as needed Team: Collaborate with co-workers to meet business objectives and enhance team capability. Share knowledge and experience with co-workers to develop team’s overall capability. Interfaces: Coordinate with other shifts and departments to ensure smooth execution of work Communicate and work with Quality Assurance on product quality issues and compliance activities Communicate and work with Maintenance to resolve problems with equipment. Exchange accurate and complete information regarding production with supervisor, other shifts, and other departments. Communicate and work with Production to ensure efficient flow of materials and products to/from warehouse.

Health, safety and environmental target goals Quality target goals Productivity target goals Training goals Cost target met EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements High School diploma or equivalent

Fluent in English

No prior experience required


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