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Shift Lead II - Ointments



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Job Description Summary

The Shift Lead is responsible for managing his team to carry out the manufacturing operations according to schedule in compliance with HSE and GMP rules.

Job Description

​Key responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Represent production management to the team members and promote Novartis values within the team;

  • Line responsibility and shift walkthrough;

  • Actively participate to the talent agenda: Leads people processes through recruitment, training, coaching and performance to meet all operation requirements sustaining manufacturing unit competitiveness and diversity. Supports a robust career path deployment and succession plan for the teams;

  • Animate, coach, motivate and develop employees to ensure their maintaining the best level of know-how and interpersonal skills;

  • Ensure a fair distribution of tasks in the team: follow-up of established shifts, management of breaks, management of holidays, management of backups and time clock issues;

  • Identify performance issues within the team and take action appropriate to remedy this. Monitor the achievement of the objectives and the plan development, conduct performance appraisal discussions with the team ;

  • Translate operational schedule into team activities. Optimize the use of technical resources to reach daily goals;

  • Facilitate / Coordinate, in collaboration with Quality Assurance, the upgrading, and the improvement of Quality by verifying the practical application on the shop floor;

  • Promote and improve the HSE culture, by implementing the necessary systems and actions in line with the evolution of the site;

  • Manage / participate in continuous improvement projects in line with strategic objectives and ensure communication and involvement of technicians and support functions.

We are committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Essential requirements:

  • Scientific Master's Degree;

  • Previous experience in a similar role highly desirable;

  • Experience within the pharmaceutical industry;

  • Proven people management skills.

Work location: Puurs (Belgium).

You’ll receive:

We offer you a challenging, international and interdisciplinary work environment. Investment in people is a priority for Novartis. We offer a range of possibilities for personal development and career opportunities within the group to motivated, qualified people. We offer you a competitive salary and benefit package. Novartis also supports a flexible work-life integration (working remotely, flexi-time schedules, ...). Your office will be based in Puurs. Locally, we offer benefits to ensure our associate's mental and physical well-being. There is a fitness available for our associates to use and we offer a bike-leasing program. We have a mental coach on site as well.

Why Novartis?

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

Skills Desired

Change Controls, Chemical Engineering, Continual Improvement Process, Efficiency, Employment Discrimination Law, Flexibility, General Hse Knowledge, Good Documentation Practice, Knowledge Of Capa, Knowledge Of Gmp, Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Production, Physics, Process Control, Production Lines, Productivity, Risk Management, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), Technology Transfer, Well-Being, Workforce Planning

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Jun 8, 2024


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