Team Lead - Artwork Operations

Jun 18, 2021

Job Description

With 64 manufacturing sites in 26 countries, our aspiration is to become the top manufacturer of innovative and generic medicines in the industry

Primary responsibility is to supervise that the manufacturing program is achieved on time, every time, safely and efficiently to full satisfaction of our customers within the framework of regulatory compliance and operating within high standards of GMP, HSE, environmental protection and good working practices.

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

- Ensure quality products and processes on time, every time, safely and efficiently in his/ her responsibility area -Ensure coordination of production equipment to work properly with planned capacity in his / her responsibility area -Ensure compliance to all relevant GxP, safety standards, quality and HSE requirements are met -Continuously drive process improvement to bring value for the customer and support local and global projects.

- Manage/coordinate the team to work efficiently and in line with production plan and Ensure all direct reports work with right quality and safety approach, define and Ensure training and development plans for direct reports, share knowledge and develop expertise of others.

- Execute continuous improvement initiatives which sustain Novartis competitive advantage -Evaluate and call out all matters about quality, safety, people and processes to department managers and other related associates -Support building organizational culture in line with Novartis values and behaviors.

- Artwork Operations is responsible for the lifecycle management of production artwork from the time an Artwork Change Request is received till the delivery of approved artwork. We are a Centre of Excellence consisting of highly skilled & experienced professionals capable of delivering customized & cost effective E2E Artwork Management services across geographies.

- The Team Lead would be required to: Direct, supervise & coordinate all activities and resources related to Artwork Operations. Implement initiatives to establish & maintain Artwork Operations services within NTO – GOC as best in class in the organization.

- Lead the Delivery team in order to meet customer & compliance requirements. Key Performance Indicators: Team Performance, Bandwidth / Capacity Utilization of the team, Efficiency Gain & Team Survey Score.

Minimum Requirements

- Bachelor's Degree / Post Graduation in Pharmacy or Life Sciences with 12+ years demonstrated ability.

- 6 to 7 years' experience work experience in Process management, people Leadership, project Management, handling Crises Relationship, management Managing challenges Coaching for Performance & Development, knowledge of all people management and development process and practices handling performance improvement Objective Setting and Performance Management Knowledge of Pharma Artwork Management Systems.

- An experience in Packaging Technology is desirable.

- Operational Excellence Organizational Savvy Project Excellence Continuous Learning (Dyn. Knowledge Development) Handling Change Business Mindset Partner Engagement Interpersonal Savvy Being resilient Joint Value Creation.

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusion workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Novartis is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons.

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Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, share scheme, health insurance, 29 days annual leave, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme.

769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!
Novartis Technical Operations
Hyderabad, AP
Technical Operations
Full Time
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