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Veterans Preferred - Process Controls Manager

Company: GSK
Location: King Of Prussia
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Military Veterans are Encouraged to Apply. Are you interested in expanding your technical leadership expertise in a highly challenging state-of-the-art engineering environment? If so, this Process Controls Manager role could be an excellent opportunity for you to explore. As a Process Controls Manager, you will be responsible for managing a high performing team of automation engineers in the business-as-usual operations, upkeep & maintenance, continuous improvement, and capital project support of multiple automation systems & platforms, in pursuit of maximizing system performance and reliability and delivering site objectives. This role will provide YOU the opportunity to lead key activities to progress YOUR career, these responsibilities include some of the following Provide of technical management and stewardship of multiple automation systems. These systems include process controls (Emerson DeltaV), building automation (Siemens Apogee), skid mounted (PLC Allen Bradley), and manufacturing execution (Emerson Syncade). Partner with other functions of the department (Network and Systems, Digital Ops, Data Science and Analytics) to support alignment within the team. Provide visible and active leadership for front line automation engineers. Be present in tiered value stream meetings, spend time on the shop floor, develop and nurture relationships with peers, set direction for the team and operational stakeholders, and 'hear (and act upon) the voice of the customer'. Maximize the performance and uptime of automation systems in support of 24/7 operations in both manufacturing and facilities operations. Oversee all business-as-usual activities including daily operations, maintenance, troubleshooting, consultation, and fulfilling requests for information. Lead the improvement of site automation systems through continuous improvement initiatives and capital projects. Identify improvement opportunities and communicate the business case to site leadership. Manage the planning and execution of improvements at different scale by applying commensurate oversight based on scope, considering at a minimum: resource allocation, budget planning and monitoring, scheduling and adherence tracking, cost/benefit, and communication/escalation. Optimize existing and develop new procedures and ways of working related to team operations. Continuously improve the overall documentation set within the Process Controls team's remit. Serve as the operational point of contact for all things process controls with building stakeholders and external partners. Actively engage and build relationships with stakeholders: Production, Engineering, Quality, Validation, PMO, etc. Effectively speak to automation topics as they impact and relate to these building functions. Model collaboration and a service oriented mindset for your team. Serve as a conduit for new technology and the latest in industry trends by working with strategic partners and staying current on new developments in the field of automation. Build and maintain good working relationships with external partners (e.g. vendors) and manage contracted work for scope and budget. Drive maximum throughput of your team while maintaining a strong posture in all aspects of compliance. EHS: prioritize safety above all else, complete safety records on time and in full, use automation systems to improve building safety, and lead your team through any new site safety initiatives. Quality: complete quality records on time and in full and manage your team in a state of audit-readiness. Digital: ensure your systems are well positioned from aspects of data integrity, backup and archival, security and cyber. Contribute to the development and on-going evolution of the Department's strategy, site objectives, prioritization of tasks, and roadmap. Effectively translate strategy and site objectives to those of your team, allowing that strategy to inform allocation of resources, prioritization of team tasks, and messaging. Be held responsible for the delivery of strategy and site objectives as they pertain to site automation. Effectively communicate with the Automation and Digital Ops Department: proper and timely escalation of problems, status updates, intradepartment problem solving & performance management, and requests for information. Foster a culture of capability development and performance management. Build relationships with the individuals on your team - set direction, assist in problem solving and resolution, and manage performance. Identify areas of opportunity with respect to the competency and capability composition of the team. Contribute to the capability build of functions outside of your team with respect to automation and digitalization. Why you? Basic Qualifications: We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals: BS/BA in engineering or High School Diploma with at least 10 years of relevant technical experience At least 8 years of experience in controls or automation engineering in a manufacturing environment. At least 2 years of experience managing a technical staff. At least 5 years of experience working in the pharmaceutical industry. Experience with design, programming, commissioning, validation, and maintenance & troubleshooting of automation code and systems. Experience coding on the Emerson DeltaV platform. Preferred Qualifications: If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus: Experience with design, programming, commissioning, validation, and maintenance & troubleshooting on any of the following systems: Emerson Syncade MES, Siemens Apogee (or Desigo) BAS, and Rockwell PLCs. Prior experience with systems/account administration, network design, and server troubleshooting. Knowledge in current standards of control system platforms and computer system validation. Demonstrated ability to manage projects to completion on time and within budget. Ability to diagnose problems, generate options, prioritize issues, select optimal solutions, and implement decisions/resolve problems. A demonstrated ability to interact well with peers and senior personnel in multidisciplinary teams involving scientific, engineering, and operational disciplines. 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. This is a job description to aide in the job posting, but does not include all job evaluation details. If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1-877-694-7547 (US Toll Free) or 1 801 567 5155 (outside US). GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class. Important notice to Employment businesses/ Agencies GSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record site.

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