Manage facilities, equipment and personnel to carry out and record inventory movements of pharmaceutical products in a way that: Ensures a safe workplace, Complies with established standards and procedures (e.g., cGxP and SOPs), Encourages growth and contributions by team members, Meets or exceeds business requirements, quality standards, and cost, Optimizes and improves materials con-trol processes.
Safety/Housekeeping: Provide a safe working environment that complies with applicable standards and ensure that associates are working safely. Planning: Determine and communicate priorities and schedules between potentially conflicting areas.
Technical: Manage/improve materials control operations, and monitor results to ensure alignment with goals. Oversee implementation of systems, policies and procedures related to materials control to ensure that they meet regulatory and quality standards. Monitor processes, identify problems and initiate appropriate corrective actions, including deployment of available resources. Monitor, analyze and recommend/implement improvements to better utilize labor, facilities, and equipment. Manage significant projects. Critically review operations for ways to improve regulatory compliance, material flows, and productivity. Track, evaluate and report on key indicators, as well as corrective and preventive actions. Represent Department Head and assume duties, as directed/required.
Team: Manage HR activities such as performance appraisals, training, interviewing, counseling, and staff and resource utilization. Develop organizational capability to identify and resolve operational issues quickly and effectively. Ensure supervisors carry out activities to develop the KSAs of all associates. Ensure associates at all levels receive regular encouragement and feedback, both formal and informal. Celebrate successes. Identify top talent on each team, and ensure development plans for these associates are defined and implemented. Monitor the work environment to identify issues that affect teams, and implement action plans to address or correct. Ensure fair and consistent treatment of all associates, in accordance with company policies & procedures, as well as employment law. Lead by example, encouraging all associates to act in accordance with company values and behaviors.
Interfaces: Coordinate with other departments to accomplish objectives. Manage materials control between different shifts and warehouse locations. Work with Production and QA on product quality and release issues. Facilitate smooth transition of information among departments. Represent site with outside agencies during audits and other International agencies.
Safety results, e.g., LTIR Quality metrics, e.g., product complaints related to order fulfillment Productivity metrics, e.g., order fulfillment, warehouse costs, labor variance Training completion rates 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 Bachelor’s degree
Fluent in English
5 years Leading People + 7 Years in the Specific Field
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