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Production Supervisor
Catalent, Inc. Manassas, VA

Production Supervisor

Catalent, Inc.
Manassas, VA
Expired: February 02, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Paid Time Off , Life Insurance
  • Full-Time
Production Supervisor

Position Summary

Catalent is a global, high-growth, public company and a leading partner for the pharmaceutical industry in the development and manufacturing of new treatments for patients worldwide. Your talents, ideas, and passion are essential to our mission: to help people live better, healthier lives.

Our Manassas, Virginia site is a part of the Consumer Health division and provides expanded capabilities in soft chews and lozenges. With extensive development and manufacturing expertise and a wide range of flavors, ingredients, and colors available, we can work with complex formulations to help create engaging new products consumers will love.

The Production Supervisor will provide general leadership and direct supervision to production crew. Ensure that quality standards are maintained, and productivity targets are met. The Production Supervisor will comply with SQF, Food Safety Plan (HACCP), Food Quality Plan (FQP) standards.

This is a salaried position where regular working hours are overnight.

The Role
  • Oversee and direct the planning and execution of daily production activity.
  • Ensure any changes in processes and procedures are properly implemented.
  • Direct and manage the operations to improve performance through continuous improvement methodology and problem analysis to reduce unscheduled downtime, minor equipment stops, breakdowns, process upsets, material quality losses.
  • Analyze, report and complete daily production reports, gap analysis, and continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Utilize data to facilitate the timely, accurate interpretation, and reporting of performance, quality, and safety data.
  • Oversee the sanitation process of equipment and facility.
  • Schedule, train, and mentor crew so that they can produce at maximum efficiency.
  • Ensure adequate staffing, direction and corrective action.
  • Direct employees in proper safety procedures and identify/eliminate avoidable accidents.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The Candidate
  • High School/GED required
  • Technical Certificate or higher preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in food, Nutraceutical, or pharmaceutical manufacturing required
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience required
  • Experience with ERP system preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to read, write, and speak clear English. Bilingual capabilities in Spanish and English are preferred
  • Strong analytical/problem solving/process improvement skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and follow-through to achieve results and meet deadlines.
  • Strong leadership skills, with an ability to build trust, provide direction, and execute with excellence.
  • Strong foundation in interpersonal communication concepts, specifically; written, oral, presentation, listening, and facilitation skills.
  • Demonstrable leadership experience at Catalent (including but not limited to participation in Catalent-sponsored leadership programs such as NGGL, GOLD, LEAD Now, GM Excellence, and GROW) may be considered in place of external experience.
  • Ability to facilitate change, foster innovation and results.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple priorities and develop effective solutions.
  • Knowledge of machinery operations and equipment.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to use hands to manipulate, handle, or feel and is frequently required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear.
  • The employee is required to sit, climb or balance and taste or smell.

Why You Should Work At Catalent
  • Spearhead exciting and innovative projects
  • Fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • High visibility to members at all levels of the organization
  • 152 hours of PTO + 8 paid holidays

Catalent offers rewarding opportunities to further your career! Join the global drug development and delivery leader and help us bring over 7,000 life-saving and life-enhancing products to patients around the world. Catalent is an exciting and growing international company where employees work directly with pharma, biopharma and consumer health companies of all sizes to advance new medicines from early development to clinical trials and to the market. Catalent produces more than 70 billion doses per year, and each one will be used by someone who is counting on us. Join us in making a difference.

Catalent is committed to the health and safety of its employees, visitors and the customers and patients we serve. As a result of the global pandemic, we have modified many of our recruitment and on-boarding processes to maintain everyone's safety. The Human Resources teams will communicate all necessary safety processes and procedures throughout each stage.

personal initiative. dynamic pace. meaningful work.

Visit Catalent Careers to explore career opportunities.

Catalent is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and veterans.

If you require reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process due to a disability, you may submit your request by sending an email, and confirming your request for an accommodation and include the job number, title and location to This option is reserved for individuals who require accommodation due to a disability. Information received will be processed by a U.S. Catalent employee and then routed to a local recruiter who will provide assistance to ensure appropriate consideration in the application or hiring process.

Notice to Agency and Search Firm Representatives: Catalent Pharma Solutions (Catalent) is not accepting unsolicited resumes from agencies and/or search firms for this job posting. Resumes submitted to any Catalent employee by a third party agency and/or search firm without a valid written & signed search agreement, will become the sole property of Catalent. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired for this position as a result of an unsolicited agency or search firm referral. Thank you.

Important Security Notice to U.S. Job Seekers:

Catalent NEVER asks candidates to provide any type of payment, bank details, photocopies of identification, social security number or other highly sensitive personal information during the offer process, and we NEVER do so via email or social media. If you receive any such request, DO NOT respond- it is a fraudulent request. Please forward such requests to for us to investigate with local authorities.

California Job Seekers can find our California Job Applicant Notice HERE.


Catalent, Inc.

Manassas, VA
20113 USA



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