Production Supervisor

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Radnor, PA, United States

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Production Supervisor


Sanborn, NY 

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Job Description:

The Chemical Manufacturing Supervisor oversees the daily planning, implementation and maintenance of the manufacturing activities of a specific area. Ensures the effective use of materials, equipment and personnel in producing quality products at minimum costs. Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function. May assist higher level supervisor.

Added Incentive Compensation/Bonus Potential Available!

Location: Position will be onsite in Sanborn, NY

Work Schedule: 3rd Shift with weekends (as needed).


  • Be responsible for the activities of the manufacturing employees.
  • May supervise the activities of other departments (production, maintenance, shipping).
  • Plan, schedule, and coordinate departmental activities (including staffing) to fulfill sales orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in accordance with established procedures and approved processes.
  • Responsible for site security, safety and accurate shutdown of site at conclusion of shift.
  • Supervise and participate in the production operations.
  • Supervise and improve the efficiency, output and safety of manufacturing processes through observations and measurements as well as by collecting and interpreting data
  • Ensures accurate manufacturing processes are followed in accordance to written documentation (i.e., Batch Records, cGMPs, SOP’s, Work Instructions).
  • Maintains and revises procedures associated with production processes to ensure accuracy, consistency and product quality.
  • Build, edit, and maintain vital documentation (SOP’s, Work Instructions).
  • Ensure all manufacturing safety policies and procedures are implemented and maintained at all times.
  • Investigates and eliminates departmental non-conformities in manufacturing processes by employing root cause analysis and implements corrective and preventative actions.
  • Analyze and craft lean manufacturing cells using effective systems to optimize use of space, equipment, material, personnel and increase capacities.
  • Assist in developing plant layout in planning rearrangement of facilities, equipment and operations for better utilization of space and to increase capacities.
  • Supports process validations by defining process to quality parameters, implementing protocols, collecting/interpreting data and supporting protocol summary where needed.
  • Monitors work for accuracy, neatness, and conformance to policies and procedures.
  • Trains, motivates, monitors and evaluates performance of manufacturing employees.
  • Develop and implement departmental cross training initiatives to allow for flexible resources and aid in improved capacities.
  • Actively participates with internal and/or customer audits.
  • Participates with activities directly related to ISO certification, and on-going conformance.
  • Works closely with internal departments to assure commitment to customer is met in a timely manner.


  • High School diploma or equivalent required; Bachelor’s degree preferred in a technical field, preferably life science, chemistry and/or engineering field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of progressive manufacturing experience and responsibilities, 1 of which must be in a supervisory capacity; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Life science, chemistry, chemical engineering or chemical production experience preferred
  • Experience in cGMP manufacturing a plus


  • Familiarity with Chemical and/or Aseptic production processes and applications within similar industry preferred
  • Highly organized and self-motivated individual who can work independently with little supervision
  • Must have strong leadership skills and problem solving abilities
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to perform risk assessment of products and processes and develop corrective measures
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations
  • Digital literacy applied to scheduling, procedure revisions and data management is required
  • Ability to take initiative, meet deadlines, and lead people in a team environment crucial
  • Proven track record of reducing costs through process improvements and efficiencies
  • Must be hands-on, team oriented and committed to business improvement processes