Operational Excellence Engineer, Biologicals

Basic qualifications:

Science or engineering degree

At least 6 years industrial experience in process improvements, management consultancy or change management

Certified Six Sigma Black Belt

Strong knowledge of statistics

Experience of coaching >5 Black Belt projects from initiation to successful completion

Experience of teaching Lean Six Sigma tools, DMAIC methods and concepts at Black Belt level

Lean manufacturing leadership within a manufacturing environment

Proven people leadership

Preferred qualifications:

MBA preferred

Details:

At GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) we are dedicated to improving the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better, live longer. GSK is one of the world's leading research based healthcare companies, with over 100,000 employees in 150 countries across our Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines and Consumer Healthcare business.

We are proud of the difference we make and in 2016, FORTUNE Magazine ranked GSK #1 on its list of companies that are changing the world. The 'Change the World' list recognises companies that have made significant progress in sustainable, scalable approaches to addressing societal problems as part of their company strategy. Put simply, our focus is on improving access and affordability of medicines, regardless of where people live or their ability to pay.

GSK has been present in Asia for over 50 years and our commitment to the region is strengthened by the establishment of our purpose-built headquarters for Asia. Situated in Singapore, GSK Asia House is a further step in our long-standing strategy to grow and diversify our company - emphasizing the globally balanced business we have built over the years. To better support Asia, we focus on developing talent to improve our ability to make the right decisions for healthcare professionals, patients and consumers across the region.

GSK Vaccines grew by 14% in 2016 and is one of the largest in the world. Every year we distribute nearly 1 billion doses to 170 countries, of which over 80% were supplied to developing countries. We produce 30 paediatric and adult vaccines, 11 of which are world first, to prevent a range of infectious diseases including; hepatitis, rotavirus and HPV infections, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, measles, mumps, rubella, bacterial meningitis and influenza. Our Tuas site, one of only two GSK global vaccines manufacturing facilities worldwide, operates around-the-clock to manufacture the active ingredient used to make a GSK vaccine that protects children against pneumonia.

As the Operational Excellence Engineer, your role will be to strategize, lead and implement business critical projects. Sitting within our Quality team at Tuas, you will use your expertise in Lean 6 sigma tools to deliver enhancement to organization work efficiency and business profitability.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leader of change

You will drive a culture of quality, customer-focus and data driven decision making, including ownership of processes and operational metrics

You will lead complex, strategic projects and facilitate workshops, kaizens/problem solving session. You'll be an expert in interpreting customer needs and requirements, translate concepts into practice, identity process improvement opportunities and quantity results and trends

  • Deliver Financial improvement (cost/waste reduction, revenue enhancement) defect reduction and cycle time improvement
  • Partner with leaders, providing support, tools and training to effectively deploy Lean Six Sigma. This will include identification, prioritization, & execution of projects. Drawing on your coaching skills you will develop Champions, Black Belts & Green Belts. You will be adept in deploying metrics, sharing best practices and calling out opportunities for improvement.

In return we offer an exceptional opportunity to develop your career in a global organization focused on trust, innovation and performance.

GSK's dedication to the wellbeing of our employees is reflected in the benefits we offer; including healthcare for yourself and dependents, performance related bonus, long term incentives and a host of other flexible offerings you can tailor to your own preferences. We also offer a range of employee health and wellbeing programs including our truly unique Partnership for Prevention program, a global commitment by GSK to provide all employees with up to 40 preventative healthcare services bringing to life our mission to: do more, feel better and live longer.

At GSK we value diversity and treat all candidates equally. We aim to create an inclusive workplace where all employees feel engaged, supportive of one another, and know their work makes an important contribution.

If you would like to join us in innovating and inspiring changes in the industry, we urge you to apply.

Closing date for applications: 26 August 2017

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