Supervisor, Manufacturing Production - 3rd shift


Job Description

Lead manufacturing team(s) to produce sterile pharmaceutical products in a way that: Ensures a safe workplace, Complies with established standards and procedures (e.g., cGMP and SOPs), Encourages growth and contributions by team members, Meets or exceeds business requirements, quality standards, and cost, Optimizes and improves the manufacturing process.

Safety/Housekeeping: Ensure work areas comply with applicable standards (HSE, GMP, etc.), and that associates are working safely. Continuously monitor work areas; identify, resolve, and report safety hazards. Planning: Plan and schedule work activities based on production schedules and changing priorities. Communicate Company and Department objectives to team. Monitor team progress versus objectives versus goals, and communicate results to Associates. Monitor, analyze, and control variables, such as labor utilization, raw materials, equipment, and facilities. Technical: Operate, maintain, and improve production facilities to meet/exceed production goals. Ensure that materials required for operation are ordered and available. Ensure lines are staffed adequately, and are running to meet production schedule and changing priorities. Ensure products are verified according to test procedures and schedules. Ensure production information is collected, stored, and reported. Ensure maintenance activities are performed to resolve operating problems and preserve assets (inspections and PM). Audit production lines, and troubleshoot production variances to identify root causes. Develop short-term resolutions to problems, and assist to identify systemic solutions to prevent problem recurrence. Lead team to analyze operational data to identify and implement improvements to safety, quality, productivity, and cost. Participate in review, writing, and training of new and revised SOPs and MBRs. Assist in validation of all processes and equipment in area of responsibility. Represent Area Manager and assume duties as directed/required. Team: Provide a positive work environment that engages associates and enables strong performance. Carry out HR activities such as performance appraisals, training, interviewing, counseling, and staff and resource utilization. Collaborate with HR to correct performance and behavior problems through counseling and disciplinary action. Act as a role model for company values and behaviors. Interfaces: Coordinate with other departments to accomplish objectives. Facilitate smooth transition of information between shifts, including accurate and complete exchange of information to other shift teams and supporting departments

EEO Statement

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Minimum requirements

The most successful candidates will have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent plus 2 years of directly related experience. The ability to fluently read, write, understand and communicate in English.

Preferred Experience: 18 Months of leading people + 3 years in specific field.


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