Manufacturing Shift Supervisor

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Ethical Search Professionals
IL, United States

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Manufacturing Shift Supervisor


Milwaukee, WI 



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Our client is looking for team player to join a growing team in their pharmaceuticals manufacturing plant!


You will be the Night Supervisor accountable for leading manufacturing employees and assisting with manufacturing various products. You will develop production and resource plans that meet operational goals in terms of safety, quality and output.  In this position you will ensure and conduct proper training and ensure that all deliverables are met or expectations are managed towards alternative solutions and communicated appropriately.


Essential Functions

  • Responsible for driving a culture of superior Safety in a Chemical Manufacturing Environment.
  • Sets the example for strict cGMP/GDP adherence; ensures requirements are understood and executed appropriately by subordinates.
  • Identifies opportunities and develops process, procedural, and training improvements and efficiencies; generates necessary buy in, drives execution, and measures success.
  • Oversees the execution of chemical reactions, on a gram to multi-kilogram scale, independently.
  • Supervises the execution of isolations and purifications of products and intermediates by using standard manufacturing techniques.
  • Analyzes and interprets operational data for use in trending and for investigative purposes.
  • Reviews manufacturing documentation and procedures for clarity of instruction and ability to execute on the floor; collaborate with others to make adjustments as appropriate.
  • Provides timely written and verbal updates to Project Cells in support of customer requests.
  • Supervises the execution of batches, including monitoring timelines, raw materials, equipment availability and yields to ensure Right First Time.
  • Performs complex calculations for materials and conditions; ensure the accuracy of calculations performed by their team.
  • Remains technically competent and keep current in new developments within the fine chemical manufacturing industry.
  • Writes and reviews SOPs, Work Instructions, and On-The-Job training modules for content, clarity, and executability.
  • Provides manufacturing training and leadership for subordinate manufacturing positions.
  • Positively interacts with peers, outside departments and clients.
  • Develops, maintains, and reports on manufacturing key performance indicators within the department.
  • Ensures timely completion and compliance with cGMP and all other relevant company training requirements for themselves and their team.
  • Supervises the maintenance and accuracy of manufacturing business tools.
  • Applies mechanical capabilities in order to perform limited troubleshooting and expeditiously resolve equipment issues, with the support of the Maintenance Department, to minimize equipment downtime.
  • An individual in this position must be able to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities listed above. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with a minimum of 2 years of experience in chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Associate degree in science-related field with 5-8 years of experience in chemical or pharmaceutical manufacturing
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory responsibilities
EMPLOYMENT ELIGIBILITY: You must be legally authorized to work in the USA without the need for sponsorship now or in the future.