Manager CAD

Basic qualifications:

  • Engineer degree or equivalent experience acquired through professional experiences.
  • At least 5 to 10 years' experience post graduation, predominantly in CAD or project documentation management.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Very good knowledge of CAD&DOC software's, supporting hardware, and all related tools as AutoCAD, SAP, VAULT, Inventor and Tecshare.
  • Very good communication skills (Able to motivate people by his management and communication capabilities).
  • Customer and result oriented (planning, execution, control).
  • Understanding of technical disciplines related to Biopharmaceutical facilities engineering projects, including Process and Facilities Technologies (structure, architecture, electricity, HVAC, clean & black utilities, automation, …)
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Ability to handle complex situation (cross-functional role) and a very important set of data
  • Knowledge in regulatory/GMP environment specific needs is a plus


Job purpose :

Responsible for the CAO-DAO & documentation team leadership and operational management.

Act as operational leader to manage, produce and make available drawings for the company, in close collaboration with his own team, users and third parties (as supplyers and engineering services/offices). He is the safe guard for the follow-up of standards, specifications, guidelines from GSK and full compliance regarding cGMP requirements.

Provide high quality level shared services in Computerized Drawings (Computer Aided Design) support and expertise and Archiving within the framework of the Belgium Sites activities.

Key responsabilities :

  1. General issues:
  • Manage the day-to-day of his teams located on Belgian Sites to achieve customer and authority satisfactions
  • Maintain and develop the highest standards for document management and publishing.
  • Be document guardian.
  • Have responsibility for technical Document
  • Management publishing and archiving activities.
  • Develop and apply SLA for activities and manage improvement solutions with own team and Global Experts from users feedback.
  • Manage resource adequacy with workload. Select and develop not only own team but also a pool of trained SPOC ( Single Point Of Contact) through all customer organisations to perform a RTF (Right First Time) responds at our customers. A progressive transfert of know-how is required, it is based on training and coaching by his team.
  • Organize management and day to day operation of Belgium CAO/DAO and Archiving team giving support, services and expertise to all Belgian departments (MPUs, Shared Services, Facilities, R&D, …).
  • Define, produce, monitor and communicate at the right levels of the organization a set of key performance indicators (KPI's).
  • Ensures all quality systems applying to the activities are well managed.
  • Be owner of standards CAD somes annexes related with GGE01 and SOPs 9/5299 and 9/964.
  • Remain and develop the collective memory of the CAD service as transfer of the state-of-the-art into consistent tools.
  1. CAD issues:
  • Act as Drawing files guardian regarding availability and compliance with regulatory and design standards
  • Takes care at the harmonisation of best and compliant practises through MPUs and TS.
  • Diffuse and promote CAD standards
  • Remain and develop added-value of CAD Site face to MPU's drawers
  • Manage the day-to-day of his teams located on both sites

oPrioritize / align the activities in own team regarding the milestones of the department.

oOrganize the service's representative into projects

oDevelop and enforce a network with MPU's SPOC and CAD team

  • Make his organization as a center of operational expertise within Belgium Sites Operations by supplying the right support to the customers and by acting as the unique user within the framework of CAD operation.

oShare know-how with others in his competency domain and proactively support others to develop and ensure business continuity.

oEnsure CAD support and training through the company.

oLead internal Coordination CAD Meetings with representative of MPU's Head Maintenance

  • Manage drawing list transfers/completion and requirements of the GGE37 facilitating the hand-over process
  1. Documentation issues:
  • Use common platforms (as TechShare and PACT) to store and keep up-to-date documentation related to equipments and facilities
  • Maintain and develop the highest standards for document management and pushing
  • Be the operational representative of the Record Champion of validated document management system for GIO
  • Manage the day-to-day of our unique librarian into BeSM teams to support collegues using the TechShare plateform, as repository, for technical and validation asset's documentation.
  • Manage the day-to-day of his Archiving team located on WN Site

oPrioritize / align the activities in own team regarding the milestones of the department.

oTake care at the availability through an on-call service during audits by Authorities

oDevelop and enforce a network with MPU's Librarians and DOC team

oEnsure archiving support and training through the company.

oLead internal Coordination CAD Meetings with representative of MPU's Head Maintenance

Our Offer:

At GSK we provide a supportive working environment, and a range of development challenges and opportunities. We also offer competitive benefits and compensation packages designed to attract and to retain the very best. GSK is proud to promote an open culture, encouraging people to be themselves and giving their ideas a chance to flourish. GSK is an equal opportunity employer.

The department:

Once our pioneering treatments have been developed, they are manufactured to the highest standards and distributed across the regions that need them most. Accomplishing this as efficiently and quickly as possible can quite literally be a matter of life and death. So it's no wonder that more than 70% of our talented workforce is based within Global Industrial Operations - the essential business unit that manufactures and manages the entire vaccine supply process, from customer order to product dispatch on a global scale.

As the name suggests, it operates in a multi-national context across more than 17 sites around the world, working closely in tandem with colleagues from a variety of disciplines and professions.

The department is structured in operating units that focus on various aspects of the manufacturing and supply process. These include Industrialisation (overseeing the transfer of production from R&D to a commercial level), Supply Chain Management and Technical Services.

Our Company:

GSK is one of the world's leading research-based pharmaceutical and healthcare companies – is committed to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

GSK Vaccines is one of the world's leading vaccine companies, with a comprehensive portfolio of 39 vaccines for infants, adolescents and adults and 15 more in development. We have more than 16,000 people working worldwide to deliver nearly 2 (1.9) million vaccines every day to people in around 90% (172) of the world's countries.

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