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Supervise the activities of production operators to assure safe, timely, efficient manufacture
of quality products in accordance with policy and procedures; coordinates with Maintenance,
Engineering, Quality Control, and Quality Assurance to assure their timely support in
maintaining, improving, and assuring the manufacturing areas, equipment, and operations
are suitable and in compliance with cGMPs; supervises, trains, and motivates production
operators to assure the development of a skilled, productive workforce.
Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:
1 Ensure compliance to cGMPs in manufacturing
2 Establish adequate coverage to support the manufacturing schedule. Coordination
of daily job assignments. Identify overtime requirements.
3 Monitor, review, and complete manufacturing procedures and log books as they
are being filled in on the production floor
4 Spend significant part of shift actively monitoring the operation on the production
5 Enforce plant and department policies and procedures
Bachelor's degree in a Science or Technical discipline (Biology, Chemistry,
Micro, Physics, Engineering etc.) and at least 2 years production supervisory
experience or relevant process knowledge /pharmaceutical experience with
demonstrated ability to lead
Bachelor's degree (non-technical) and at least 3 years production
supervisory experience and/or relevant process knowledge / pharmaceutical
experience with demonstrated ability to lead or
Associate Degree or High School diploma with at least 5 years of production
supervisory experience and/or relevant process knowledge /pharmaceutical
experience with demonstrated ability to lead
Ability to direct/train personnel, manage behaviour, set priorities.
Bachelor's degree and at least 5 years pharmaceutical production
supervisory experience or
Associate Degree or High School diploma with at least 8 years of
pharmaceutical production supervisory experience and/or relevant process
knowledge with demonstrated ability to lead
Ability to resolve conflicts, direct/train personnel, manages behaviour, set
priorities and understands the overall process of the department.
Understanding of the bargaining union contract. Efficient use of networking
/ proven decision making skills.