Title: Packaging Supervisor

Job Summary

The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for the operation of the packaging lines on an assigned shift.

Responsibilities

  • Insures that production standards are met or exceeded. Informs manager of line efficiency and production problems.
  • Assigns operators to specific packaging lines.
  • Monitors the packaging operation to ensure compliance with cGMP and all applicable SOPs’
  • Expedites production line changeovers and communicates status to label control and quality assurance.
  • Assures that scheduling priorities are met.
  • Monitors utilization of components to insure that usage is within waste standard allowance.
  • Supervises line leaders, ensures that all conditions of line operations and documentation are according to cGMP and SOP.
  • Enters required information for completed jobs into system.
  • Handles employee related issues in a manner that is consistent with company policies.
  • Monitors production line operations and makes recommendations to improve component, operator and product performance.
  • Conducts GMP and SOP training sessions for department personnel.
  • Follows safety regulations.
  • Must participate and successfully complete all training as required by the company.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Supervisory

Manages Line Leaders and employees in Packaging. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Qualifications

High School diploma required (college degree preferred) with 5 years experience as a production supervisor or equivalent combination of education and /or experience. Pharmaceutical packaging production experience a strong plus. Strong knowledge of cGMP and SOPs. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other applications as applicable, plus the ability to learn company used applications as required.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge and Skills

Language                  

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematics                  

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rates, ratios, and percentages and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning                  

Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand and walk. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in Manufacturing environment.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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