Material Flow Improver - DRA / SD & WD SAP Subject Matter Expert

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Site Name: Guayama JV Posted Date: Dec 2 2021 Are you looking for a high-profile logistics leadership role where you can build business partnerships and accelerate production and planning? As a Material Flow Improver, you will work with Site Leadership Team, project sponsors (site and divisional), and area managers to analyze core operational/business activities with the goal of identifying and eliminating non-value-added activities throughout the many value-streams. This role will develop risk assessment to identify controls required to maintain temperature/environmental conditions or safeguard the security of materials and products, including materials supplied to GSK. Initiate controls to mitigate risks before the supply begins. You will support our exciting pipeline of new products during development and throughout its early lifecycle for labelling solution. Our Material Flow Process Improver will be an SAP SME for sales and distribution & warehouse management. The incumbent will be expected to lead process improvement and waste reduction projects of varying size and complexity in any of the functional areas of the site (eg. Materials Management, PPU's, Quality Assurance and Control, etc.) You may also be called upon for occasional expertise involvement in such projects outside boundaries of the site as the full value-stream may dictate (eg. suppliers). The incumbent will be expected to participate in fostering a culture of continuous innovation and acceptance of change throughout the site. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career. These responsibilities include some of the following: Project Evaluation and Management - 50 % of the time Develop a broad understanding of the operational/business processes through the entire enterprise via value-stream mapping and management of numerous diverse projects. Clarify the CTQ (Critical-to-Quality} aspects of assigned business processes by approaching issues through the eyes of both internal and external customers. Serve as team lead for multiple assigned projects. Manage projects using any of the available measures in the operational excellence toolkit through all phases from inception to completion; including problem identification and analysis, defining measurement techniques, developing and evaluating resolution option(s), determining cost/benefit relationships for option(s), facilitating change management and ensure stability of system/process changes by implementing post implementation controls. Process Modeling - 20% of the time Develop detail process models for key business process areas using appropriate software. Models will be used to perform sensitivity analyses to assess potential operational impact(s) through simulation by altering critical process variables. Models will also be used to determine optimal process set/control points. Talent Management -15% Coach and mentor direct reports to ensure they have the necessary support/ skills/ capabilities to succeed in their role and develop their respective team members. Provide formal training/curricula for all members of the supply chain. Proactively build and develop talent within the Supply Chain function and adhere to GPM requirements as appropriate. Training & Education -10% of the time Assist in the development and delivery of training for operational excellence program tools (eg. Lean 6-Sigma) to the rest of the site. Serve as mentor to other site co-workers assigned to projects principally by acting as expert in the application of methods available in the operational excellence toolkit. Network Integration -5% of the time Collaborate with other operational excellence practitioners from other sites within the network. Post current project activities on OENet or other knowledge sharing forum. The incumbent can be expected to participate in the development of departmental budget as well as specific project budgets, as the situation dictates. What is the value of the budget or assets administered in terms of$ or units, or end results? It may be expected that the incumbent will potentially manage specific project budgets of up to $5OOK, as individual projects circumstances dictate. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: Bachelor's Degree in an analytical discipline 5+ years experience in material management/warehouse 2+ years SAP experience Supervisory experience Significant experience in quantitative analysis and modeling work required. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: An advanced degree in an analytical discipline (e.g. MBA, MS, ME, etc.) Would be preferable. Formal project management training preferred. Documented 6-sigma Black Belt certification required at a minimum, Master Black Belt certification preferred. Process reengineering/Project management/Quantitative analysis/Process modeling/Change management preferred. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques required. Significant large-scale project management experience required, preferably in a regulated industry. Comfortable working with and presenting to Executive and Senior Management Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently under pressure Good organization and coordination skills Strong oral & verbal communication skills Fully Bilingual (Spanish and English) Why GSK? Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture. These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities: Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk Managing individual and team performance. Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution. Implementing change initiatives and leading change. Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams. Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally. Developing people and building a talent pipeline. Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation. Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally. Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen. 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