Packaging Technical Operator

Your Responsibilities:
Job Purpose
Serve as primary operator and "owner" of assigned work center responsible for driving the equipment and crew in order to meet short and long-term safety, quality, production and continuous improvement targets; oversee and perform set up, adjustments, troubleshooting and operation of packaging equipment to routinely achieve production and quality standards while following GMPs, SOPs and standard work documentation on work center; identify, drive, implement and train others on process and equipment improvements; coordinate and coach crew members; maintain de-tailed documentation.

Key Responsibilities
•PACKAGING OPERATIONS: In accordance with cGMP documents, standard work documents and other in-structional materials: oversee, maintain and operate packaging equipment at various work stations on assigned work center: perform basic measures; weigh, process and inspect product/materials; maintain adequate mate-rial/supply levels; and monitor product variables and attributes throughout preparation to ensure designated parameters and quality attributes are met
•EQUIPMENT CLEAN, CHANGE OVER and SET UP: Ensure, through direct performance and the contribution of others, the cleaning, change over, set up, troubleshooting, and maintenance of equipment in support of effective operations in accordance with required timeframes and cGMP documents, standard work documents, and other instructional materials.
•EQUIPMENT TROUBLESHOOTING and REPAIRS: Ensure, through direct performance and the contributions of others, the execution of basic equipment adjustments and minor repairs during production runs; perform in-dependently all tasks and duties that require intermediate mechanical or technical skills to include replacing worn or non-functioning parts and assist in rebuilding and modifying equipment; coordinate and schedule preventative and predictive maintenance and repair activities; escalate issues to technical teams appropriately.
•AUTONOMOUS MAINTENANCE / PROCEDURE DEVELOPMENT: Lead autonomous maintenance activities on assigned work center as required by cGMP documents, standard work documents and other instructional mate-rials; lead and/or participate in procedure development, revision and documentation.
•MATERIALS & SUPPLIES: Continuously monitor equipment and staging areas to identify and resolve equipment and/or material issues that could slow production or affect quality or safety; continuously monitor supplies and materials for supplier quality issues; use transporting equipment safely; assist in maintaining inventory to ensure that supplies are used wisely and within parameters; continually seek to reduce waste and unnecessary costs associated with misuse or waste of consumables, supplies and other items.
•RECORD KEEPING: Accurately maintain documentation related to equipment operations, cleanings, calibrations, adjustments and troubleshooting for GMP documents, equipment logs, cleaning logs, Tier 1 boards, and all other required records used to track equipment/parts activity and status for activities performed; ensure accuracy and timeliness of record keeping by crew members by monitoring entries and providing timely and effective coaching and feedback.
•COACHING, TRAINING & INSTRUCTION: Provide advanced instruction and coaching to crew members through training and by setting an example in their understanding and performance of tasks and duties and company expectations including safety, quality, lean, Novartis Values & Behaviors, internal and external customer service, value stream, etc.; escalate issues to management for resolution; and maintain training compliance in the Learning Management System

Why You?

Basic qualifications:
•High school degree or equivalent.
•Successful completion of a timed hands-on mechanical aptitude test (i.e. Standard Timing Model).
•Three to five years' experience as Packaging Operator or Central Services Operator, or other production experience
•Current associates must have a 2.2 (satisfactory) rating in the most recent annual performance review
•Prior work experience in manufacturing performing equipment set-up and change-overs -- or -- similar demonstrated experience in multi-system mechanical troubleshooting.
•Demonstrated team or leadership experience or similar demonstrated ability and willingness to provide constructive feedback and effective coaching to others.
•Demonstrated ability to scan environment and identify and act on opportunities for improvement.
•Demonstrated success in detailed record keeping and documentation and following detailed written instructions.
•Computer skills: word processing, spreadsheets, data entry, and proprietary systems

Preferred qualifications:
•Prior experience with cGMP documentation or other highly regulated industry
•Experience with a lean organization or other prior exposure to lean concepts, tools and techniques
•Knowledge of GSK-Lincoln operations, processes and interdepartmental transactions and dependencies.

Why GSK?:
At GSK, our mission is to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer. Our three world-leading businesses research and deliver innovative medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products. We need a talented and motivated workforce to deliver against our strategy. To achieve this, we strive to attract the best people and to create an environment that empowers and inspires.

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