Project Supervisor Maintenance Packaging

Basic qualifications:

Engineer degree or equivalent in mechanical, biologicals, electricity, chemical, …

Technical knowledge in several disciplines

At least 5 years experience post-graduation in project management disciplines (project/ maintenance engineering)

Preferred qualifications:

Direct report : maximum 1

Indirect reports : between 3 & 5

Budget responsibility : 5 to 30 MEUR

Skills: cost awareness, sense of responsibilities, continuous improvement mindset, customer orientation, networking, decision making, people management

Demonstrates fluency in spoken and written English


Job Purpose:

Operates, monitors and controls part of a production line resulting in final packaged pharmaceutical products meeting regulatory and quality standards. Cleans and ensures proper functioning of manufacturing equipment. Performs simple maintenance. May also complete standards documents, including those relating to quality assurance. Follows established procedures and respects Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) concerning quality, safety and hygiene.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Leads the project team responsible for the project delivery

process for projects, typically from Scheme to Handover & Close-out to

assure an outcome which meets all of the defined project objectives for

cost, schedule, quality (fit for purpose) & safety and delivers the

business benefits.

This process relates to design, procurement, construction,

validation, hand-over and close-out of new production, offices, labs facilities.

  • Drives one or several projects simultaneously with the support of

project engineers or contingents

  • Controls the project : prepares and updates the Project Execution Plan, establishes a quality plan, prepares monthly progress
  • reports and communicates critical items to the Steering and Sponsor teams, follows the planning and controls the budget
  • Develops a risk management strategy for the project
  • Uses proven selection processes to develop the appropriate contract strategy for the project, selects and manages contractors and settles any claims in accordance with company policy, all these activities under the manager's coaching
  • Defines the overall commissioning, validation & handover organisation and implements to ensure a timely and complete handover to the Customer.
  • Leads a team of 3 to 5 project engineers working as discipline engineers.
  • Participates in final decisions on main issues pertaining to technical matters, in close cooperation with the technical engineers.

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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