Production Supervisor Lake Forest, California
Job Ref: 35822
POSITION SUMMARY STATEMENT:
The Production Supervisor is responsible for meeting and exceeding production objectives and for complete adherence to company and regulatory procedures and requirements. This position will train and develop direct reports to maximize efficiencies and manufacture a quality product in a safe cGMP environment. This fast pace position requires the ability to plan, multi-task and execute on a daily basis.
•Responsible for personnel development; training, supervising, directing and motivating manufacturing personnel to achieve short and long term departmental objectives
•Problem solves / troubleshoots production issues and recommends / implements changes to maximize production yields and efficiencies
•Ensure staff is properly trained and competent in all technical aspects of their positions
•Actively promote and maintain a safe work environment by ensuring the safety of personnel and compliance with all applicable health and safety regulations. Establishes “Safety First” culture within the production department and routinely checks to ensure compliance to all established safe practices. Reviews and inspects equipment and conducts safety meetings.
•Establish staffing guidelines and distribute workload to deliver maximum results
•Maintain two way dialogue with direct reports regarding both, task and result
•Provides direct reports with leadership, direction, and one on one coaching to further develop and improve staff individually, and as a group.
•Communicate both company and departmental goals and objectives assuring that these are clearly understood by the shift
•Complete and maintain all necessary documentation including applicable cGMP documents
•Work with Maintenance, Quality Control and other departments as needed in order to ensure adherence to Standard Operating Procedures, Quality and cGMP Standards
•Administer company policies regarding attendance, conduct, performance, quality, safety and teamwork
•Interacts with Quality, Planning, Sanitation, and Maintenance daily to assure production schedules are met or exceeded
•Assist Production Manager with planning, man power requirements, and training needs
•Lead continuous improvement effort within department utilizing Lean, 5s, autonomous maintenance, and TPM methods to make improvements. Works with Production Manager to develop a lean culture within department to continuously review processes to eliminate waste and make improvements
•Develop, revise and document departmental standard operational procedures (SOPs), work instructions, and expectations
•Accountable for shift results
•Assist Production Manager with any other duties needed in the daily operation of the plant.
Supervises between 10-30 Production Staff
•Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written
•Ability to set priorities and multi-task to achieve desired results
•Excellent organization and analytical skills
•Coaching and mentoring skills – development of team
•MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint etc.) and Outlook proficiency
•Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs.
•3+ years’ supervisory experience in a production environment
•1+ years’ experience in an FDA/cGMP regulated production operation
•High School Degree or GED
•Better Process Control School (or successfully complete within 90 days of hire)
•Manufacturing experience in a multi-shift facility