Basic Function and Responsibility:
Responsible for the shift operation of the Manufacturing Department under the guidance
of the Manufacturing Manager. Responsible for enforcing Safety, Quality and Productivity standards of the Department.
Responsible for the management of Union personnel.
Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following functions:
Manage the performance of all hourly manufacturing personnel by monitoring and
directing daily activities, performance and training.
Oversee the pharmaceutical manufacturing process, including adhering to specified
schedules, procedures and processes.
Supervise the manufacturing operation and verify that procedures and documentation
are properly followed and submitted according to current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), coordinating efforts
with QA as required. Verify and sign that all records are correct and complete.
Ensure that all required information and materials are correct and available at the start
of the shift and communicate with and prepare for the subsequent shift.
Enforce cGMPs, safety, housekeeping and security procedures.
Coordinate efforts with maintenance department to ensure equipment is running at
Ensure that SOPs,training and .cGMPs are current and followed by manufacturing
personnel, maintaining appropriate records.
Write investigations when deviations occur.
Communicate any problems or concerns to the Manufacturing Manager.
Prepare and issue routine and special reports.
Other tasks as may be assigned.
Aspects of Performance:
Possesses sound analytical problem-solving and documentation skills.
Demonstrates ability to prioritize conflicting demands.
Executes assigned tasks within established schedule.
Writes and speaks clearly and concisely.
Develops and maintains expertise through continuing professional education and training.
Complies with Company policies, procedures, rules and regulations.
Ability to manage an hourly production staff and learn the technical requirements of
running manufacturing equipment. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Software and possess technical writing skills.
A self-starter with excellent technical, administrative and people management skills to direct staff, follow procedures
and communicate well with employees throughout the Company. Must be flexible to work overtime and off-hour shifts.
An associate or bachelor's degree is preferred. A high school diploma plus appropriate
previous experience accepted.
Must have two to four years of related experience in a supervisory role. Pharmaceutical
Pharmaceutical experience preferred.