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The Labeling Manager leads a team of Coordinators to support the product labelling development or modification and implementation, ensuring that labelling is completed within timelines committed. The Manager also has the accountability of communicating regularly with regional based labelling stakeholders, and Project Leaders & Designers to ensure labeling production timelines are maintained. This person will also continue to drive initiatives that aim to improve Baxter labelling, including investigating and developing solutions to problems that hinder the labelling process effectiveness and efficiency, and that contribute to continuous improvement.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Ensures that the output of Malta Labelling Operations complies with all applicable requirements and fulfills Business requirements
Ensures that labelling activities are delivered on-time, in compliance with the applicable standards and regulations, and meets the customer requirements
Responsible for serving as direct supervisor for Coordinators. Manages overall coaching, training, development for direct reports. Reviews project coordinator work and deals with more complex issues as they arise.
Collaborates with multi-functional Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure all required inputs are identified and compiled for labelling changes. Ensuring driving for resolution but relying on SMEs for decision.
KPI and metrics: ensures processes and tools are leveraged and accurately utilized to capture data and measure efficiency and effectiveness of the labeling process. Collects and reports data for KPI and metrics measurements.
Ensures that processes and procedures related to labeling activities and the output of the organization are compliant to applicable requirements and to the Corporate Quality Management System, and fulfills business requirements
Supports internal and external audits impacting labeling process
Interacts with and partners with internal and external stakeholders, and be responsible for communication and facilitation of meetings with labeling SMEs, such as Product Design Owner (PDO), Regulatory Affairs, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Quality, Packaging, Material Suppliers, and Third-Party/CMO companies
Will perform other duties as assigned
Qualifications for this role:
Must have thorough knowledge of the labelling printing processes at suppliers and in the manufacturing process
Is organized, has analytical mind and comfortable with data analysis and numbers and LEAN and EMS principles
Strong Leadership with excellent teamwork and collaboration skills along with excellent people management skills as well as experience working in matrix environment
Quality System processes knowledge and experience (e.g., change control, and nonconformance/CAPA specific knowledge)
Ability to support and drive business targets associated with the Global Labelling team (e.g., prioritization, cycle time, accuracy, compliance)
Strong leadership skills and demonstrated success in managing a small team
Strong communication skills: interact efficiently with all levels of local and international organization. Ability to cascade information both ways and ensure consistent, concise, clear messages to all, ability to influence others skills
Stress resistant; ability to deal with ambiguity and make timely decisions
Self-driven and motivated with the ability to work independently as needed; Customer focused
Ability to work in an international and matrix environment
Critical thinking and the ability to challenge the status quo; good problem solving skills
Results oriented with a process and quality driven approach
Education and experience
Bachelor level degree or equivalent experience
5-7 years industry experience in Pharmaceutical industry or Medical device related (Quality, Regulatory, Labeling, Manufacturing) industry which includes at least 2 years of people management experience
Baxter experience preferred
Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.