Senior OE Engineer
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 recognizes 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.
We are currently looking for experienced individuals to join the Operational Excellence team as a Senior Operational Excellence (OE) Engineer, reporting to the reporting to the Operational Process Excellence Manager .
• To strategize, lead and implement business critical projects and to deliver enhancement to organization work efficiency and business profitability using Lean 6 sigma tools
As a leader of change, you will be responsible to drive a culture of quality, customer focus, data-driven decision making, ownership of processes and operational metrics, and continuous improvement.
You will have the opportunity to lead complex, strategic projects (cross-functional/cross-departmental) and facilitate workshops, kaizens/project/problem solving sessions.
On top of this, you are required to interpret customers' needs and requirements, translates concepts into practice, identify process improvement opportunities and quantify results and trends.
You will be engaging all employees (business leaders to team members) to adopt Lean Six Sigma concepts, tools and methods.
You will deliver financial improvement (cost/waste reduction, cash flow improvement, revenue enhancement), defect reduction and cycle time improvement.
Partner with leaders, providing support, tools and training to effectively deploy Lean Six Sigma .
Coaching and mentoring Champions, Black Belts and Green Belts and other selected group .
What We Can Offer You
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: Aug 31, 2018
Candidate should be holds a Bachelor degree either in Engineering or MS/MBA with at least 6 years of industrial experience in process improvements, management consulting or related business experience.
Should have at least a GREEN BELT in Six Sigma. Black Belt would have an advantage.
Strong knowledge in statistics.
Experience in coaching/teaching LEAN Six Sigma Tools, DMAIC Methods and concepts at the Black Belt Level.
Lean manufacturing leadership.
Practical application of lean or Six Sigma.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Strong Continuous improvement mindset.
Good leadership skills.
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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