Team Leader - Oral Solid Dose Value Stream
Posted on: December 5, 2018
POSITION SUMMARY As a leader of people, provides direct production floor leadership to colleagues who are engaged in the manufacturing and packaging of pharmaceutical products. This position is an opportunity to learn and develop for future leadership positions at the site. We are looking for a highly motivated candidate, willing to go the extra mile to exceed expectations of the job and to be learning the business for future personal and professional growth. * Provides clear and timely coaching to colleagues to develop people's capability, provide recognition, and drive best ever performance. Responsible for hiring, steering the culture and morale of the team, and using the Zoetis progressive disciplinary process when necessary. * Team leadership of a multi-shift/weekend operation. Expected to respond to off-hour phone calls and spend up to 10% of their time physically present with both of the off-shift teams. * Has clear understanding of Lean principles and how to apply to the production floor for scheduling, crewing, equipment reliability, reduction in the 8 types of waste and continuous improvement purposes. * Ensures manufacturing is performed following good manufacturing practices (GMP) guidelines, SOP/controlled documents and training for each job position. * Applies Continuous Improvement tools to improve in the following areas: leader standard work, schedule attainment, performing root cause analysis, ensuring corrective actions are completed, performing process confirmation, and following an effective escalation process. IMPACT AND ORGANIZATIONAL CONTRIBUTION * Monitors and manages the efforts of subordinate colleagues to achieve delivery of short-term and mid-term goals. Lead and motivate others, generating commitment and a shared sense of purpose. Empower others to contribute their best efforts and results. * Effectively partners with and motivates enabling support teams to improve operations for the betterment of the whole site and company. Actively taps into teamwork skills to look beyond their own responsibility and partner with all other teams that are crucial for a productive operation. * Strong ability to do root-cause problem solving, and implementation of meaningful preventative action. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE * Bachelor's Degree with 4+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment. * Oral Solid Dose/Tablet Manufacturing experience is preferred but not required. * Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of colleagues and management across organizational boundaries. Candidate must possess flexibility and agility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities. * Must be willing to quickly learn and become proficient in common systems used to manage the business ? to include production schedule, quality deviations, ERP system, change control, KRONOS. Work Environment: Colleague must work near moving mechanical parts with moderate noise level where the use of hearing protection is optional and eye protection is required. Full time Regular Colleague Zoetis is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status or any other protected classification. Disabled individuals are given an equal opportunity to use our online application system. We offer reasonable accommodations as an alternative if requested by an individual with a disability. Please contact Zoetis Colleague Services at firstname.lastname@example.org to request an accommodation. Zoetis also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act. All applicants must possess or obtain authorization to work in the US for Zoetis. Zoetis retains sole and exclusive discretion to pursue sponsorship for the acquisition or maintenance of nonimmigrant status and employment eligibility, considering factors such as availability of qualified US workers. Individuals requiring sponsorship must disclose this fact. Please note that Zoetis seeks information related to job applications from candidates for jobs in the U.S. solely via the following: (1) our company website at www.Zoetis.com/careers site, or (2) via email to/from addresses using only the Zoetis domain of "@zoetis.com". In addition, Zoetis does not use Google Hangout for any recruitment related activities. Any solicitation or request for information related to job applications with Zoetis via any other means and/or utilizing email addresses with any other domain should be disregarded. In addition, Zoetis will never ask candidates to make any type of personal financial investment related to gaining employment with Zoetis.SDL2017
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