Directs and coordinates activities of operations personnel by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.
Assure a safe working environment for employees and secure necessary training to meet needs and regulations.
Assure compliance of plant operations with company policy, federal, state and local regulations, including OSHA, FDA and employment law.
Communicate operational challenge and your course corrections with regard to Safety, Quality, Service, Cost, or Personnel to Shift Managers daily. Facilitate the line/shift handoff prior to departure every day.
Organize and work with various departments such as Warehouse, Maintenance, Engineering, Validations, and QC to affect operational efficiency and economy.
Understand operating challenges and utilize problem solving tools to drive continuous improvement opportunities,
Proactively manage staffing levels to include periods of vacations and holidays to meet required service levels.
Ensure appropriate cross training to staff production lines through various staffing and manufacturing challenges.
Make ongoing decisions and take the necessary corrective actions that affect overall production plans to include:
Determines if a line is fit to keep running or to hand over to technical resources.
Review quality issues and perform defect investigation
Assess any potential safety issues
Process related training
Times of escalation and to who
Line Clearance performance
Batch Record accuracy
Performance associate evaluations on a regular basis, providing feedback and development as needed.
Own and actively drive visual control boards and line communications.
Analyze performance of equipment, personnel and shift for improvement opportunities, develop plans and execute projects to improve the process.
Performance manages time and attendance daily to include approval of payroll.
Adherence to all PCI and cGMP policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Attendance to work is an essential function of this position.
Must be able to work overtime as needed to meet the business needs.
Other duties as assigned by the Manager.
Associate's Degree in a related field and/or 1-3 years related experience and/or training.
Basic Mathematical Skills
Must have the ability to perform more complex computer tasks and has knowledge of various computer programs.
Must have the ability to speak, read, and write fluently and accurately on all levels pertinent to professional needs.
Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where there is only limited standardization.
History of successful supervisory responsibilities.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled