Are you excited about GlaxoSmithKline and our reputation as an employer of choice? Are you a self-starter, enthusiastic and pro-active? GlaxoSmithKline, one of Glassdoor’s top 10 rated pharmaceutical companies for whom to work, has a fantastic opportunity for talented engineering professionals like you to join our facilities management team as a Technical Operations Manager. We want to build capability in the local site teams to ensure they can demonstrate effective control and continuous improvement of our infrastructure engineering systems and programs. You can apply your technical expertise, share your insights and make an impact at our world class facilities where tomorrow’s medicines are discovered, developed and marketed.
We are passionate about what we do and have created an environment where everyone feels valued, can contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve. We want people who share our values of transparency, respect for others, integrity and focus on the patient. Our investment in training and development will empower you to be your best. We’ll make sure you have a stimulating and wide-ranging role that will enable you to grow your expertise while contributing your facilities industry knowledge and experience.
The Worldwide Real Estate and Facilities (WREF) organization oversees and operates 16 million square feet of space with a population of over 28,000 GSK and other staff, including all pharmaceutical R&D laboratories and pilot plant, Consumer Health R&D laboratories and pilot plant and commercial office accommodation for all GSK business units. This portfolio of property currently requires an annual spend of more than £450m in operating costs and £200m in capital investment.
This role will provide ongoing engineering support to WREF Operations, responsible for Facilities Services and Capital Projects programme management. This will include the development and improvement of processes that support the operational delivery model and interfaces with other GSK functions, service partners and other 3rd party providers.
The purpose of this role is to support the consistent delivery of facilities and services, working to ensure they are aligned to the local needs and priorities of the business, and to ensure that cost, quality and compliance metrics are achieved by key contract partners.
This role will be responsible for regional compliance to external licensing and statutory requirements for engineering services provided by WREF.
• Verify Contract Partners’ Critical and Key Performance Indicators – ensuring GSK’s support services requirements are met.
• Identify and evaluate business driven variations to service delivery.
• Lead investigations and mitigation plans at the site for significant service failures, critical/major audit findings, dispute resolution and process improvements.
• Champion implementation of engineering standards and process improvement initiatives from WREF service towers into site delivery teams. Identify and implement areas for EHS risk reduction and environmental sustainability.
• The GSK Responsible Person for external license to support the statutory Duty Holders in WREF.
• As Responsible Person, ensure compliance to Quality and Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) requirements and ensure that the Engineering activity is a safe place to work and ‘inspection ready’ at all times. Will specialize in one or more of these High Severity Risk statutory systems such as:
• Conduct site audits of contractor work being conducted at the site to ensure compliance with national, local and GSK standards.
• Manage “ad-hoc” business projects as required by WREF Site Operations Director.
• Represent FM needs and priorities into WREF budgeting process and Tower service specifications.
• Determine site facilities and utilities development needs and priorities in conjunction with contract partners. Represent these needs and priorities into WREF service towers.
• Maintain ethics and compliance values even when potential risk exists.
• Execute remediation plans from policy gap assessments. Escalate risks and/or conflicts with local customer’s ways of working.
• Deploy compliance processes locally and identify/escalate operational risks to governance teams.
Please ensure you apply before 8th July 2019 to ensure you’re in the running!
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During the course of your application you will be requested to complete voluntary information which will be used in monitoring the effectiveness of our equality and diversity policies. Your information will be treated as confidential and will not be used in any part of the selection process.
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Why You?Basic qualifications:
• Bachelors Degree In Electrical Engineering
• Knowledge with Electrical power systems
• Proven record of management of complex facilities support services to a large office or pharmaceutical facility, including a GxP environment
• Displays knowledge of the Research & Development process and understands GxP requirements
• Ability to work with minimal supervision
At GSK we are all inspired by the difference we make and challenge ourselves every day to improve the lives of patients and consumers. That’s why we have created an environment where everyone feels valued, able to develop, contribute to our mission and be proud of what we achieve.
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