The Manufacturing Supervisor provides leadership for one or more lines of manufacturing. Responsibilities include: Coordination of activities for assigned production line(s); assist manufacturing management as required; provide direction for meeting and exceeding production goals; manage assigned workforce and daily activities for various shifts; coordinate efforts with support departments; ensure line set-up is complete and in compliance with SOPs; ensure batch documentation is accurate and completed in a timely manner; review all production documentation to ensure accuracy; complete time cards and lot sheets and submit for payroll processing; ensure reports are thorough, accurate, completed timely and accurately; perform periodic inspections and walk-throughs to ensure compliance with SOPs and GMPs; establish training objectives to ensure growth and development of team members; ensure cross-training is conducted to maximize staff flexibility; ensure personnel are properly trained and performing competent work in compliance with company policies, SOPs and cGMPs; provide coaching and guidance for team members; participate in the interview and selection process; conduct performance evaluations and disciplinary action as needed; monitor employee safety; maintain positive employee relationships; attend meetings as directed by manufacturing management.
Knowledge of pharmaceutical processes, cGMPs and SOPs, plus mechanical aptitude with thorough knowledge of machinery and processes.
Knowledge of contemporary pharmaceutical and manufacturing practices and procedures including serialization.
Knowledge and skill in using computer software, to include spreadsheet, word processing, and database.
Skill in efficient manufacturing techniques, process improvement, production scheduling, materials and supply chain management.
Skill in problem solving and an analytical thought process.
Skill in business writing including investigative reports and summaries.
Ability to work effectively with personnel at all levels and from other departments.
Ability to pay close attention to detail and coordinate various activities simultaneously.
Ability to direct and instruct others and to enforce Company policies and procedures.
Ability to communicate with co-workers, management team members, and other individuals in a courteous and professional manner.
Ability to work with minimal supervision.
Ability to maintain confidentiality.