Shire Production Supervisor (Pharma) - 3rd Shift in Round Lake, Illinois
The Production Supervisor is responsible for implementing and supervising all activities in the production area to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other regulations that could apply; focus is on optimization in the use of raw
materials, equipment and personnel in producing quality products; monitors and controls labor and capital expenditures; may assist in developing budgets; recommends manufacturing policies, procedures and programs.
Provide guidance, support, direction and leadership through positive interactions with all personnel during daily operations,
Supervises the day-to-day production, scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities – to meet customer requirements including deadlines, and quality standards
Interviews, hires, coaches, motivates, develops and disciplines staff; conducts annual performance reviews for all direct reports; assists in setting performance objectives and development plans; monitors progress
Reviews, approves, and manages documentation for batch and system records; assists in release of product for distribution; assists in meeting product release time goals
Emphasizes training programs designed to enable staff to consistently execute all manufacturing processes with strict compliance to cGMPs and EHS regulations
Develops and implements performance measurement and internal auditing programs in order to routinely evaluate operation efficiency and quality; implements changes as needed based on assessments
Performs/leads technical reviews, investigations and process improvement projects; provides manufacturing input into integration and validation of new equipment and processes
Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact project deadlines; provides guidance and troubleshooting assistance as needed during a deviation in the process
Represents the company during FDA inspections; provides information as necessary to FDA that establishes credibility and demonstrates compliance with cGMPs
Embodies the Shire Leadership Behaviors: Be Positive. Be Accountable. Be Results-Driven. Be an excellent Manager of Self and Others.
Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments, and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment
Strong problem solving skills
In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing equipment and processes
Strong skills in managing multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting
Ability to analyze and interpret scientific and statistical data
Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports
Well-developed understanding of cGMPs and other regulatory guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry
Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills
Ability to respond to detailed inquiries, and present information to groups and senior management
May be required to supervise multiple groups/shifts
Good computer skills
BS degree in a scientific or engineering discipline with 3-5 years of manufacturing experience or AA degree or equivalent manufacturing experience; 4-6 years of supervisory related experience required
Must be able to lift, push, pull and carry up to 25 lbs.
In general, the position requires a combination of sedentary work and walking around observing conditions in the facility
Must be able to work in controlled environments requiring special gowning; will be required to follow gowning requirements and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body
No make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails may be worn in the manufacturing environment
May work in a cold, wet environment
Must be able to work multiple shifts, including weekends
May be required to work in a confined area
Some Clean Room and cool/hot storage condition
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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.
Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.