R.A. Wylan & Co. Inc.,
Career Center

Production Supervisor

Location: St. Louis, MO
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $80,000.00 - $100,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 5/19/2016
Job ID: 02361307
Job Description
Title:  Production Supervisor (2nd Shift)
Duties and Responsibilities:
Direct Supervisor of Union Operators and temporary employees in the mixing, granulation, formulation, compression and packaging of pharmaceutical products. Responsible for operational mastery, safety, quality, productivity, regulatory compliance, continuous improvement, cost improvements and employee training
  • Lead, direct, train and provide support to shift personnel
  • Assure employees understand duties, responsibilities, policies and procedures including product batch record instructions
  • Set and achieve objectives, both departmental and team
  • Approx. time of shift 2:30pm-11pm. Monday - Friday.
·  Pre shift preparation
  • Organize team’s activities in relation to production schedule
    • Ensures availability of supplies and of equipment according to production needs
    • Ensure the operational and pharmaceutical mastery of their units and processes
    • Direct supervision of production in compliance with our SOPs and regulating agencies’ rules.
    • Reviews product batch records for accuracy of entries, compliance to established limits, specifications and presence of all verification signatures
    • Propose, participate and/or lead kaizen events
    • Participate in detecting deviations in collaboration with their team
    • Perform a thorough root cause analysis and understand other kinds of root cause analysis tool
    • Ensure compliance with Safety Program
    • Ensure employees work safely in accordance with regulations, standards and procedures
    • Identify and anticipate team’s skill requirements and propose training programs

  • BS in Chemistry/Engineering with a minimum of 5 years in the pharmaceutical industry or at least 10 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry with part of the experience as a Supervisor.
  • Minimum of 5 years
  • Must have prior operational pharmaceutical experience. Knowledge of chemical safety and advanced analytical troubleshooting; must have supervisory and continuous improvement. Experience supervising in a union environment is beneficial.
  • Pass pre-requisite test assessments.