Site Director - Memphis

GlaxoSmithKline - Memphis, TN

Do you have experience leading manufacturing site activities? If yes, GSK has an exciting opportunity to lead the manufacturing operations at our Memphis Consumer Healthcare site. In this role, you will manage, direct, and be accountable for all the Site activity related to maintaining a compliant, safe, and sustainable environment and to ensure timely delivery of the highest quality products manufactured by the site.

This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following…

Strategy and direction
  • To set the vision and strategy for the site aligned with the CH/GMS (Global Manufacturing and Supply) & GSK strategy
  • Coordinate and direct production and technical/support functional activities on Site toward achievement of goals
  • Ensures alignment of the Site with the Supply Chain, Category and GSK through timely and interactive communication
Customer Service/Supply Chain Management
  • Manage the interface between Sites and with rest of the organization (Corporate and Commercial)
  • Proactively manages risk inherent in production and Site operations to ensure supply continuity to GSKs Commercial business and compliance with stakeholders needs
  • Ensure all trading service agreements are properly managed
Quality Responsibilities
  • Implement QMS in all parts of the Site
  • Identify and implement quality audits and self inspections
  • Ensure the timely implementation of all recommendations arising from all audits
  • Ensure all staff on Site are trained to the standards required in our QMS/Site policies
  • Drive the adoption of a RFT/quality culture across the Site
Health, Safety and Environment
  • Ensure Site compliance with all Health and Safety, Environmental, Quality and Regulatory requirements
  • Implement programmes to ensure safe working practices, and health of the workforce
People Management and Development
  • To lead, train, develop and motivate Site Leadership and employees towards the pursuit of operational excellence and attainment of efficient Good Manufacturing Practice
  • Manage employee relations through effective performance management and labor relations excellence
Financial & Governance
  • To develop and deliver the financial budgets in compliance with financial standards
  • Managing Site business performance through the establishment of a number of Governance Boards, chairing – EHS Council, Risk Mgmt, and Strategy Deployment
Change & Process Management
  • Management and delivery of change initiatives involving processes, technologies and people which contribute to the overall effective improvement of the site as defined by our strategy
  • Represents the face of GSK to external bodies, customers, and local community within region/country, also has legal responsibilities e.g. safety, and environmental
Contacts & Relationships
  • Interface with all staff across the Site
  • Interface with HSE, EA and External Quality/Food Safety authorities
  • Network across CH and GMS, with particular focus on customers, supply chain functions and category
  • Member of CH SC Team
Why you?

Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:

Experience of leading a Site or being part of a Site Leadership Team in a large Site

Experience of operating in a SLT role with a large GSK Site ( Operations /Value Stream Lead . Technical Lead, Quality Lead,or Engineering Lead

University Degree in Manufacturing related subject e.g. Engineering, Chemistry

Demonstrable successful career advancement within a FTSE Top 100 or Fortune 500 manufacturing environment

Senior Management experience within manufacturing and supply chain environment

Experience of working at a pharmaceutical, Consumer Health or FMCG (Food) site either within or outside GSK

Technical background with experience of working in/leading a production team

Proven record of achievement in a rapidly changing manufacturing environment

Previous experience of working within a highly regulated and quality controlled environment

Knowledge of budgeting, capital project development, logistics and compliance regulations related to FDA, OSHA, EPA and EEO

Team leader with experience of developing High Performing Teams

Experience of managing and implementing Lean Management (or equivalent) processes

Preferred Qualifications:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

Masters qualified (preferably MBA)

Experience operating at Site Director level (min 3 yrs experience in this role)

Demonstrated leadership capabilities

Broad business understanding and experience

Multi-national experience

Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of management in a culturally diverse, international environment

Must possess Change management skills and drive continuous improvement

Proven track record of identifying and delivering goals and providing coordination of efforts for various cross-functional business units to reach successful implementation of domestic and global projects (R&D, PDD, Commercial, etc.)

Demonstrable ability to influence upwards and to set strategic plans and direction for change programs and then foster collaboration at all levels to deliver the targets.

Leadership strengths and the ability to translate vision into action plans and then be accountable to deliver the plan.

Closing date for applications is Friday February 8.

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