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Manager Laboratory Services

Manager Laboratory Services

Locations: Beerse, Belgium
Functions: Facilities (Generalist)
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Job Description

Requisition ID: 1905742168W

Within our department Engineering & Property Services (E&PS) we are looking for a Manager Laboratory Services reporting directly into the Senior Manager R&D and Central Utilities.

The mission of E&PS is to manage the infrastructure lifecycle in a reliable, sustainable and efficient way, create an attractive workplace experience and share knowledge and expertise in the global Facilities organization.

Your responsibilities

As "Manager Laboratory Services" your main responsibility is to drive the safe and efficient service delivery of the integrated Laboratory Services management program with focus on the different J&J sites in Belgium. The Lab services program consists of 3 different pillars: Lab Instrument Services (ELIS), Lab Supplies & Consumables and Lab Support & Services.
Strategy & Leading
* Contribute to the delivery of the Lab Services strategy on the local Campus in line with the Global Lab Services strategy
* Keep a close link and alignment with the global Workplace Strategy to anticipate future changes and align with global initiatives
* Drive the long-term improvement plans 2019-2021 with suppliers Perkin Elmer (PE), Avantor and business stakeholders
* Lead for local governance and project management for the preferred suppliers
* Drive robust safety requirements and laboratory standards for GLP, GCP and GMP compliance within established lab programs as appropriate for each functional area
* Act as a spokesperson regarding commissioning & qualification during inspections
* Deploy the enterprise standardization for program best practices in compliant local lab operations

Supplier and performance management
* Support and review periodic updates on program results and solicit feedback on program performance with a focus on continuous improvement, cost savings and scalability
* Perform functional area - supplier evaluation and improve the program upon campus-wide local needs
* Moderate and evaluate the supplier to the program objectives and maximize savings cross functional areas (economy of scale / on-site support and benefits…)
* Local SPOC to identify and implement consolidated maintenance and calibration services, scientific support services, and asset redeployment services across functional areas
* Create and communicate metrics to gauge success and track performance for portfolios of lab programs
* Maximize supplier spend and ensure maximum equipment utilization, including the use of open access equipment. Manage on-site logistics for location of suppliers' resources and sub contracts in line with local legislation
* Accountability for operational Campus budget proposals, driving cost reduction and cost efficiencies, leveraging resources and optimizing contractor management through consolidation of suppliers and leveraging spend volumes
* Integrate programs on the Campus with existing services offerings (Environment, IT, Health & Safety, Facility Management, Logistic Site Services,…) for all functional areas of the program
* Manage the J&J Asset Redeployment Management Program by identifying non-used equipment, providing process guidance for site and supplier level involvement, and help coordinate placing of equipment on asset redeployment network EquipNet

Stakeholder management
* Develop robust customer relations with key laboratory and procurement managers by gaining and maintaining the respect of the scientific community through engagement
* Meet regularly with concerned stakeholders to review lab service governance, new opportunities and performance metrics
* Collaborate with local business partners and suppliers to ensure seamless delivery of lab services and leverage opportunities where appropriate

* You have a master degree in Engineering or equivalent through experience
* Proven track record within a technical or Research/Lab environment including safety and quality critical technical expertise
* Knowledge of CMMS system (eStream) and Compliant Systems (e.g. TrackWise, ComplianceWire,...) is preferred
* We expect you to be fluent in Dutch and English

* You get energized from working with people, building a common working platform and close teamwork
* You are flexible, eager to learn and willing to evolve with the continuously changing environment
* You are an excellent communicator able to communicate to management as well as your colleagues / partners
* Enthusiastic and passionate are statements that would describe you

If this function caught your attention and fits your career ambitions, please let us know - we will be happy to further explain. In the meantime a passionate team of FM-professionals is waiting to welcome you.
Primary Location
Janssen Pharmaceutica N.V. (7555)
Job Function
Facilities (Generalist)
Requisition ID

Manager Laboratory Services

Contract Type: 
Permanent contract
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