Manager Maintenance Excellence

Basic qualifications:

  • Industrial or civil engineer
  • 5 years experience in pharmaceutical industries and in GMP environment

Preferred qualifications:

  • Strong leadership of technical team. Able to motivate people. Good communicator. Able to delegate.
  • Expertise in maintenance and improvement of pharmaceutical facilities (HVAC, clean fluids, electricity, automation)
  • Knowledge of the regulatory environment (international norms).
  • English is required, French is a must


Job purpose :

Involved in the production process that includes maintenance of equipment to satisfy the needs of a manufacturing schedule according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and norms (e.g., ISO). Includes hands-on activities such as preventative maintenance, machine breakdown, fault-finding analysis, repair, metrology, yield optimisation. Work is alone or in small teams.

Key responsabilities :

  • Analyze reliability of equipment and improve through adjustments with maintenance team or define project requirement and follow project implementation with project team
  • Define reliability objectives in line with EHS, Quality standards, production plans and cost effectiveness
  • Makes sure that cGMP (current Good Manufacturing Practices), GMP procedures and recommendations from the authorities are respected
  • Manages and documents deviations
  • Participates to external audits by answering to questions
  • Brings and pilots corrective actions for problems "de retard et d'en cours"
  • Resolves audit actions and makes sure of the application in all teams
  • Ensures consistency between procedures, training programs, validation methods, calibration equipment's and requalification files
  • Maintains good maintenance practices by updating our procedures and the check-lists associated to them. Ensures redaction, training and follow-up of the procedures
  • Makes sure of the qualitative reliability of the qualification files
  • Transfers to the requalification teams the knowledge acquired during the project
  • Pilots improvement projects in Technical Services.
  • Brings an organizational and technical support to internal customers

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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