Assistant Engineer - Gsk - Barnard Castle - Wizbii

Assistant Engineer

  • By Gsk
  • Barnard Castle (United Kingdom)
  • Engineering / Production Management

Job description

GSK have a challenging and inspiring mission: to improve the quality of human life by enabling people to do more, feel better and live longer.

In the heart of rural Teesdale, the GSK site at Barnard Castle is a key member of the Global Manufacturing and

Supply (GMS) organisation producing some of the world's leading dermatological, sterile, inhaled and oral medicines for a wide range of diseases including MRSA, leukaemia and HIV.

To help enable us to maintain compliance and ensure robustness of key equipment, we are looking to appoint a Assistant Engineer to work in the Liquid Inhalations Department within the Sterile and Inhalations Business Unit.

This role is offered on a 12 month Fixed Term / Secondment.

Key Responsibilities/Duties:

• Coordinate activities of both technical staff and Apprentices.
• SAP capabilities in line with Role PM14, CAPA and Finance transactions.
• Perform / manage EHS assessments (COSHH, NOISE, DSEAR, Manual Handling). Support the self inspection process and external Safety audits.
• Maintain compliance through managing ECC`s to completion and ongoing maintenance of the engineering Live files. Support the self inspection process and external Quality audits.
• Assist with Y3 root cause analysis (RCA) process.
• Maintain engineering metrics for the business unit.
• Facilitate continuous improvements activities in line with departmental objectives.
• Supervision of contractors – including issuing of Permit to Work (PTW) and Authorisations to Work (ATW).
• Additional duties, including working shift patterns, as defined by SIBU Engineering Operations Manager.

Seeked profile

Basic qualifications:

Preferred qualifications:

Basic Qualifications:

• A minimum of an HNC in Engineering/Technical discipline.
• Broad technical knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment and processes.
• Previous experience in managing / co-ordinating resource in an operational environment.
• A proven Engineering background.
• Ideally having served a recognised Engineering apprenticeship.
• Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with a wide range of people and levels both internally and externally.
• Good appreciation of EHS and Quality regulatory standards and bodies.
• Demonstrated capability to drive process improvements for business benefit.
• Capable of demonstrating effective use of transformational principles including coaching and leadership skills.
• A Logical thinker.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Pharmaceutical/Engineering experience.

In addition to a competitive salary + shift allowance and overtime, we offer an attractive Company Pension Plan, 26 days annual holiday, private healthcare option, bonus scheme and a share purchase scheme plus a stimulating and rewarding career opportunity.

Please apply via the online application system.

Closing date for application: 25th June 2017

When applying for this role, please use the 'cover letter' of the on-line application to describe how you meet the competencies for this role, as outlined in the job requirements above. Thank you for your interest in this opportunity. The information that you have provided in your cover letter and CV will be used to assess your application.

Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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