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GlaxoSmithKline (GSK)

MES Implementation Coordinator



Full Time

On Site


Parma, Idaho, United States

Site Name: Italy - Parma
Posted Date: May 29 2023

MES Implementation Coordinator (e-brs)

The purpose of this role is to lead and facilitate the implementation of manufacturing execution systems, in the manufacturing, inspection and packaging areas of Parma site, including but not exclusively eBRS, ePEL, AWD. For their allocated project and scope, they act as a single point of accountability for the site and above site teams. This role requires a balance of the following skills:

  • Business process change management
  • Project management via leadership of cross functional teams and stakeholder management
  • Technical breadth with agility to drive efficiency and improvements across the site
  • Ability to deliver a right first-time solution on-time and within budget.

In this role, you will…

  • Be accountable to implement the solution agreed with the impacted stakeholders to time, cost and quality to achieve the agreed benefits/business result.
  • Work with the central teams to identify suitable solutions for site MES requirements, acting as primary point of contact for that solution at site and participating in the relevant Community of Practices
  • Work with the operations managers and the quality functions to elaborate the business requirements and impact of adopting central standards. Challenge local teams to simplify and improve business processes being digitalized (continuous improvement mindset on quality/safety/productivity/analytics readiness).
  • Manage project and business change plan, assuring that site resources/implementation activities are compatible with the production program, and that activities of vendors/automation team are aligned to implementation plan.
  • Manage the project costs and cross charges Maintain regular communications with stakeholders on progress, risks, issues, successes, and escalations.
  • Coordinate the site governance and decision-making process.
  • Be responsible for Role Mapping, Training and Learning plan, Communication plan. Supports the UAT and PQ design and execution by the site team.
  • Ensure robust support model defined and handover from project to BAU is completed in a audit ready way.
  • Be responsible for ensuring that Risk assessment, Risk communication and action planning are completed in accordance with our Risk Management System (RMS) within the relevant business area. Risks may be relevant to Business, Business continuity, Safety, People, Wellbeing, Compliance, Quality, Costs.

Basic Qualifications & Skills:

  • Master's Degree in Technical/Scientifical discipline
  • 3+years’ experience in a pharmaceutical environment, operating with manufacturing or packaging processes and applying GMP principles
  • Experience in managing projects dedicated to the GMP documentation
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset (Safety, Quality, Service, Cost, Future Ready)
  • Knowledge of English language

Preferred Qualifications & Skills:

  • 5+years in a pharma environment with experience in managing complex GMP records and related deviations
  • Knowledge of the main technologies that can be used to improve learning
  • Knowledge of IT solutions useful for digital transformation.
  • Negotiation skills and ability to guide local project teams and communicate with the Above Site project team

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