Process Lead - Quality Scheduling



Quality Assurance
Ware SG12, UK
Posted on Thursday, May 30, 2024

The Quality Assurance Department at the GSK Ware Manufacturing site is responsible for ensuring that all aspects of the manufacture of products is performed in a controlled manner and meets commitments to international regulatory bodies (as well as the requirements of current Good Manufacturing Practice).

The Process Lead (for Quality Scheduling) is responsible for developing and improving use of key quality scheduling processes for direct and indirect work areas that not only meet the scheduling standards but are streamlined, easy to use and improve productivity. The role also has a key component linked to motivating the Quality team in the implementation and use of scheduling processes and standards.

Key Responsibilities:

• Monitoring and definition of capacity statements for all Quality work areas (0 -24 months) for both direct and indirect.

• To ensure that Quality Scheduling activities occur according to a defined Standard Work/Scripted Day/Week- making certain that all critical activities happen at the right time and in the correct sequence

• A schedule system is defined, implemented, and embedded in each work area which optimizes capacity, work in progress and the customer requirements

• Attendance and input at relevant scheduling and supply chain performance management sessions (daily) to represent all work areas within the site.

• Execution of a pre-defined performance management and measurement of relevant service KPIs in all work centres to identify and address issues

• Ensure non-standard requirements are incorporated into the schedules (ie. Projects, Launch, NPI, engineering, shutdown)

• Develop and deliver training in processes through training sessions and ongoing coaching, as well as fostering a community of SMEs across site for each process.

• Quality strategy deployment and driving alignment to GSC strategy, including the ongoing governance for the Quality Improvement Plan (QIP).

• Continuously improve scheduling processes across quality, including adopting best practice from across the network (for example automated material scheduling)

• Communicate improvements across site and work with key stakeholders to secure resource to support improvement deployment.

About You:

This role would suit a motivated person who has strong experience of working in a GMP (Quality) environment and has knowledge of complex supply chain / MRP / Scheduling / Logistics specialization. People skills and a proven ability to work in a team (eg; flexible approach, good communication, planning and organizational skills) are also required. You will also have a strong continuous improvement growth mindset and a willingness to work towards standardised and lean working practices.

About Ware Manufacturing Site:

Medicines at Ware are presented as either Respiratory devices or in Oral Solid Dose form. The site holds a unique position in our network as the only site responsible for launching the company’s pipeline of new medicines in these dose forms.

CLOSING DATE for applications: Friday 14th of June 2024 (COB).

Basic Qualifications:

• Relevant qualifications (eg; relevant technical, scientific, logistics-orientated degree).

• Relevant experience (eg; Supply Chain / MRP / Scheduling / Logistics).

• Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP).


GSK offers a range of benefits to its employees, which include, but are not limited to:

  • Competitive base Salary

  • Annual bonus based on company performance

  • Opportunities to partake in on the job training courses

  • Opportunities to attend and partake in industry conferences

  • Opportunities for support for professional development/chartership

  • Access to healthcare and wellbeing programmes

  • Employee recognition programmes

  • Hybrid (onsite/remote) working within GSK policies (post training period)

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