GSK Production System Practitioner - Lean Manufacturing

Basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors Degree
  • 2 years experience at a manufacturing site in a technical, line management or commercial role
  • 2 years experience in process improvement.
  • Experience of change management & organization re-design

Preferred qualifications:

  • Masters Degree
  • Six Sigma - Black Belt Certification, Green Belt will be considered
  • Excellent written and oral communication/ interpersonal skills
  • Extensive knowledge of at least one area of the business with general knowledge in multiple areas
  • Leadership skills to introduce new processes and ways of working within the organization and facilitate, coach and motivate multi-disciplinary & cross - functional teams
  • Networking skills to establish wide range of contacts
  • Demonstrated initiative and analytical problem solving skill
  • Able to influence at all levels


GSK is currently seeking a GSP Practitioner in Aiken, SC. The responsibility of this role is to implement the GSK Production System (GPS) to drive zero accidents, zero defects, and zero waste. To embed the GPS culture of continuous improvement by developing capability of the Aiken Site employees.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the Site Lead in devising strategy for improvement opportunities, and lead the identification of improvement projects working with other experts and other site members. Make recommendations on overall program of site improvement activities.
  • Manage and/or co-ordinate the implementation GPS at a site in support of business targets.
  • Apply tools, techniques, knowledge and skills acquired during expert training sessions to generate opportunities that deliver business benefit – both financial and non-financial.
  • Transfer of tools, techniques, knowledge and skills acquired during expert training sessions to site employees, including managers.
  • Design and implement measures to monitor improvements in operational performance.
  • Develop benefit cases for improvement projects and support the business in benefit realization Support the Site Lead to ensure that GPS becomes integrated with ways of working.
  • Identify and resolve performance improvement project issues & risks that impact progress.
  • Create detailed plans listing prioritized utilization of resources.
  • Network with other Site Practitioners and Leads to exchange and implement learning and good practice.
  • Adhere to all GSK safety guidelines and procedures
  • Demonstrate the T.R.I.P. values and GSK Expectations
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