Senior Manager Head of Logistics

Basic qualifications:

Bio Engineer or University degree in sciences or equivalent acquired through experience

Knowledge of GMP for biological products and manufacturing constraints (material flow, cleaning methods…)

Experience in leadership managing large teams of about 50 people is highly recommended

Good level of written and spoken English

Preferred qualifications:

Knowledge of root-cause analysis tool (Ishikawa, 5 Whys, ...) is recommended.

High level of flexibility, sense of priorities, communication and good organizational skills.

Able to work under pressure with a customer centric approach

Lean Six Sigma degree would be an advantage.

Complementary training in logistical flux management / Supply is an asset.


Job Purpose and Key Responsabilities:

Supervises / Manages day to day bulk vaccines logistics operations in a multiple products environment

Responsible for materials handling and product distribution in a manufacturing environment, being in contact with suppliers or GSK central warehouse

Includes warehousing, storage, movement and supply of raw materials, intermediate products and supplies

Great organizational capacity to organize and optimize the internal flows in a multi viral bulk production unit, able to communicate and engage to all levels

Motivates and encourages teams of SUPERVISORS and employees to achieve maximum productivity. Has authority for hiring, termination; discipline and performance decision.

Applies the recommended processes and anticipates potential improvements of the current processes while assuring compliance with existing procedures.

Ensures compliance of the operations with GMP and Authorities requirements. Monitors quality of the production in close collaboration with QA and take corrective actions when necessary.

Coordinate specific projects of improvement to ensure quality, efficiency, productivity, security and simplification

Provide technical support to direct reports

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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