Quick Response Manufacturing Leader at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
Brussels Area, Belgium
Quick Response Manufacturing Leader
May 2015 to Present
Total Quality Culture - Change Navigator
April 2014 to April 2015
External Supply Operations - Senior Manager
September 2010 to March 2014
Contract Manufacturing Organization Manager
January 2008 to August 2010
Principal Advisor - Pharma - Governance, Risk and Compliance
October 2006 to November 2007
Brussels Area, Belgium
Global Technical Leader - Product Life Cycle Management
January 2005 to September 2006
January 2004 to September 2006
Senior Process Engineer
October 1998 to September 2006
What company does Jean-Louis Horlait work for?
Jean-Louis Horlait works for GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines
What is Jean-Louis Horlait's role at GlaxoSmithKline Vaccines?
Jean-Louis Horlait is Quick Response Manufacturing Leader
What industry does Jean-Louis Horlait work in?
Jean-Louis Horlait works in the Pharmaceuticals industry.
Working now as External Supply Sr Mgr within GSK Vaccines, is resp. for the full supply chain management of multiple CMO’s, to ensure on-time supply, in line with quality standards and at competitive cost. Having a WW network, needs to lead and manage a supply/ logistics subteam and influence senior management and functional teams to ensure strategic & cross-functional alignment . Being fully accountable for D-to-D operational relationship with these CMO’s and internal stakeholders. Previously, he was CMO Manager consolidating relations with third parties, conducting CMO Supply Operations, developing and ensuring the sustainability of CMO Governance. He gained also experience as a member of the Governance Risk & Compliance group within PricewaterhouseCoopers. He specialized in Compliance Risk Management for the Life Science. He was involved and provided support related to compliance integration, project management office, regulatory audit support and compliance improvement. Also worked for UCB in product life cycle management as global technical leader for a new anti-epileptic drug, he was active in managing the product life cycle, product development strategy and has been driving the cross-functional technical team. Prior to that, as change ambassador, he developed Key Compliance Indicators and Key Performance Indicators. He had also previously, as senior process engineer, been leading transfers between sites and departments. Additionally, he also gained an in-depth knowledge in applied chromatography, scale-up, qualification and validation. STRENGTHS • People manager focused on management by Leadership • Outsourcing management and delegation skills • Entrepreneurship minded • Innovation oriented • Empowerment • Dynamic and enthusiast OPPORTUNITIES • Think activities for global business • Act now with long term vision • Accountability, Care, Integrity & Quality • Team spirit • Driven by results • Develop opportunities in difficultiesQuick Response Manufacturing Leader @ From May 2015 to Present (8 months) Total Quality Culture - Change Navigator @ - Lead 12 weeks transformation journey to deliver short & long term objectives by accelerating team performance on today’s business challenges and strategic priorities (Quality & Efficiency & Lead Time & Employee Morale) - Contribute to build long term capabilities aligned with the Enterprise culture - Embed leadership and Lean way of working - Cover Process (Operating System), Performance (Management Infrastructure) & People (Mindset & Capabilities) From April 2014 to April 2015 (1 year 1 month) External Supply Operations - Senior Manager @ - Lead all meetings that are part of the CMO governance, both internally (Business Partners & Global functions) and with the CMO’s, both at senior mgmt and functional mgmt level, to ensure cross-functional alignment - Review demand versus supply, assess the capacity available, identify potential risks to service and identify requirements to capacity adjustments to meet future volume projections. - Give support to the QA team to ensure compliance of the CMO operations with cGMP and Authorities requirements. - Ensure visibility is given on demand and supply information across the supply chain to ensure pro-active management and avoid out of stocks, performance management through set-up, measurement and monitoring of well- defined KPI’s, and coordinate continuous improvement projects. - Provide point of escalation to these CMO’s for arbitration of supply conflicts between different internal customers, lead the arbitration and prioritization. - Provide a point of escalation for internal Bio customers to address CMO related issues. - Support the technical/ transfer teams during the transfer process when required and support a smooth hand-over between the technical and CMO team. - Address in a timely way all product related issues, to obtain fast approval from authorities. - Responsible to select, train, supervise, evaluate the members of the supply team. Foster motivation and development of the whole staff through adequate communication, training and coaching. - Responsible to prepare the annual CMO budget, forecast and supply headcount planning, total CMO budget above 50m€. From September 2010 to March 2014 (3 years 7 months) Contract Manufacturing Organization Manager @ - Responsible for assurance of supply from Contract Manufacturing Organisation (CMO) - Manage & coordinate D-to-D relationship ensuring customer targets, quality compliance & cost expectations - Develop and deploy the CMO Governance, reviewing demand vs supply, capacity, potential risks, ensuring business continuity developing mutual agreed contingency plan - Ensure CMO visibility across the SC to pro-actively manage and avoid stock out - Initiate and roll out performance management through set-up of KPIs - Provide escalation point to CMO and internal stakeholders for arbitration of supply conflicts between parties - Support the competitive advantage of CMO network by developing continuous improvement projects - Support the transfer teams during the transfer process when required - Conduct the Business Review Meeting sharing strategy with CMOs and internal top management - Conduct Budget preparation, Inventories and Smart Closure of CMOs Cost Centers with Finance Department From January 2008 to August 2010 (2 years 8 months) Principal Advisor - Pharma - Governance, Risk and Compliance @ HealthCast 2020: Creating a sustainable future UCL - Cycle de perf. sc. hospitalières Conf. Speaker PMO – Regulatory Audit Assitance in a PMO for the regulatory site audits conducted by auditors, pursuant to the acquisition of a medical devices division from a major company: •Design reporting operating, issues tracking and resolution mechanisms •Review external auditor's findings and provide thoughts on implications and recommendations •Providing reports and critical issues to Regulatory leadership management Workshops on behaviour during external exposure Developed and provided client drill sessions assessing the current level of compliance towards external communication and crisis management procedures and processes. Development of a Corporate Quality Management System Setting up a global QMS and integrating all business groups (GLP, GCP, GMP, HR, HSE, Finance & SoX, RA and Marketing): Implementation of the Governance process Assistance in the Change process. From October 2006 to November 2007 (1 year 2 months) Brussels Area, BelgiumGlobal Technical Leader - Product Life Cycle Management @ PRODUCT LIFE CYCLE MANAGEMENT Global Technical Leader – new anti-Epileptic Drug Global Technical & Supply Operations • Life Cycle Management • Product Development Strategy : definition and implementation • Assure line management alignment to objectives • Drive the Cross-Functional Technical Team (DS-DP-Supply: 15-20 p) to fit strategy • Priority conflicts management • Contracts & Outsourcing management • Key person for Marketing, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical and Non-Clinical topics related to technical and supply activities • Maximize time to launch on the market • Strong communication with Line management and stakeholders • Technical Development Planner : challenge, monitor the implementation of GTSO plans From January 2005 to September 2006 (1 year 9 months) Change Ambassador @ Global Technical & Supply Operations • Key Compliance Indicators (KCI) & Key Performance Indicators (KPI) development • Follow-up of Improvement System • Meeting facilitator From January 2004 to September 2006 (2 years 9 months) Senior Process Engineer @ Global Engineering & Technology Development • Project/Team Management – Interaction with R&D, QA, RA, QC & Plants • Financial evaluation : Cost of Goods & Raw Materials Cost – partnership selection • Leader of Technological transfers between sites and department • Leadership in the research and implementation of new technologies focused on new or existing pharmaceutical active ingredients (API) • Improvement of API processes in terms of quality, quantity, cGMP compliance • Expertise in Chromatography (MCC), scale-up, qualification and validation From October 1998 to September 2006 (8 years) Master, Management, Magna cum laude @ Université catholique de Louvain From 2003 to 2005 Master Sc., Engineering, Sciences of Chemical Processes, Cum laude @ Université catholique de Louvain From 1991 to 1997 CollegeTrainings & Certificates Jean-Louis Horlait is skilled in: Situational Leadership, Outsourcing Management, Contract Manufacturing, Cross-functional Team Leadership, Supply Chain Management, Pharmaceuticals, Vaccines, Product Life Cycle Management, Supply Chain, Outsourcing, Governance, Operations Management, cGMP, Logistics, Team Management
Extraversion (E), Sensing (S), Feeling (F), Judging (J)
2 year(s), 8 month(s)
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