Project Manager – FlexFactory Implementation - USCAN
Marlborough , Massachusetts
December 20, 2016
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GE Healthcare

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Healthcare Life Sciences

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GE Healthcare Life Sciencesprovides products and services used as tools for biopharmaceutical manufacturing, drug discovery and the latest in cellular technologies, thereby enabling our customers around the world to be more productive, effective and creative. Our motivation is to create better health for more people. Through our five decades of supporting the biopharmaceutical industry and its research partners to become more productive, we are helping to reduce costs, increase access and improve quality in the healthcare system. We use our expertise and know-how in imaginative ways to work with our customers to provide what's needed today and create products and solutions to enable the medical treatments of tomorrow. We add value to our customers by:

* Providing cutting-edge research tools that give deeper insights into cell function to enable disease diagnosis and the development of treatments.

* Enabling manufacturing productivity: we provide solutions for the entire bioprocess workflow (i.e. start-to-finish bioprocessing) helping our customers to develop and manufacture biopharmaceuticals more efficiently.

* Providing high quality support and maintenance services.

We are the home of many famous brands, including Whatman, Amersham, Biacore, WAVE, Applied Precision, Xcellerex and more.

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Project Manager - FlexFactory Implementation - USCAN

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Role Summary/Purpose

The Project Manager role at GE Healthcare Life Sciences will focus on a growing business segment: GE Healthcare Life Sciences - Enterprise Solutions & Services. The successful candidate will have oversight for complete site implementation and qualification activities for the Life Sciences product portfolio including Enterprise Solutions (FlexFactory) to meet customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities

The Enterprise Solutions & Services deliver turnkey Vaccine/MaB factories called FlexFactory™, which is based on single use principles, the FlexFactory typically consist of 80-90% GE equipment. Turnkey is understood as Installation, Calibration, Site Acceptance test and IQ-OQ of delivered equipment before handed over to customers. The FlexFactory™ can also be a part of GE's KuBio™ which is a modular built factory building.

The candidate has to be able to manage the interactions in a matrix/cross-functional organization structure in order to ensure timely execution of implementation and validation activities.

The Project Manager will report into the Enterprise Service Leader who is globally responsible for the implementation of FlexFactory.

Key Responsibilities / Essential Functions:

• Project Management for FlexFactory implementations.

• Be at customer's site during the FlexFactory implementation.

• Develop and improve processes around implementation in coordination with Enterprise Service Leader and the Enterprise Operations team

• Coordination of resources and cross functional activities as needed to meet project deadlines.

• Support delivery of Implementation plans and related documentation according to customer specific project plans.

• Drive customer satisfaction and product quality improvements; address manufacturing / field issues to proactively prevent quality issues

• Deliver presentations to Customers, Service personnel and Sales teams.

• Participation in audits performed by our customers as appropriate


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelors degree in technology, biotechnology, cell biology, biochemistry or equivalent experience (defined as High School Diploma/GED and 4 years progressive experience in a technical field or project management)

• 5+ years project management experience in implementing and equipment validation in a biopharmaceutical production / cGMP environment

• 5+ years project management experience in a biopharmaceutical production / cGMP environment

• An understanding of marketing, sales and support processes, customer needs and have product knowledge

• Ability to work effectively across functions to deliver results and execute multiple commitments within the Global Environment

• Experience with and understanding of the methods of equipment validation in GxP environment

• Strong knowledge of relevant industrial standards such as GAMP5, ASTM E2500, ISPE, ICH

• Multitasking abilities to drive critical issues simultaneously

• Resourcefulness, commitment, interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English

• Excellent skills in MS Office products

• Excellent skills in MS Project

• Be based in US, preferable Marlborough, MA and ability to travel within EMEA/USCAN (50%) and globally(15%) to support customer needs

Quality Specific Goals:

• Aware of and comply with the GEHC Quality Manual, Quality Management System, Quality Management Policy, Quality Goals, and applicable laws and regulations as they apply to this job type/position.

• Complete all planned Quality & Compliance training within the defined deadlines.

• Identify and report any quality or compliance concerns and take immediate corrective action as required.

• Ownership of order and configuration quality at the point of entry to ensure accuracy, configuration integrity and that all requirements are tied to documented customer inputs

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

• Strong organization, planning and presentation skills

• Service and team oriented

• Strong business sense with an ability to work independently

• Innovative, resourceful and flexible

• A good sense of quality and high energy with the ability to meet all assigned deadlines

• Be able to prioritize and run project with needed rigor to be able to meet delivery dates

• Project Management certifications or equivalent work experience

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