Production Supervisor-Night Shift - Frederick, MD | Biospace
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Production Supervisor-Night Shift

MedImmune, LLC

Frederick, MD
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Position Type:
Full time
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Required Education:
Associates Degree
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Job Description

Frederick, Maryland, United States
Job reference: R-011017
Posted date: Jul. 19, 2017

If you’re inspired by the possibilities of science to change lives and you thrive when making brave decisions – join us.

MedImmune is the worldwide biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference in people’s lives every day. As one of the world’s premier biotechnology companies, our mission is centered on delivering life-changing products that advance world health, and help fight and cure disease.  As a Production Supervisor in Frederick MD, you’ll play a pivotal role in channeling our scientific capabilities to make a positive impact on changing patients’ lives.

We’re constantly pushing the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients, with a passion for discovery and a pipeline to show for it. We’re pioneering innovative research and exploring novel pathways across key therapeutic areas including oncology, respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity, cardiovascular and metabolic disease, and infection and vaccines. And we’re industry-leading in immunology, protein engineering and translational science. We offer a unique and strong collaborative network as part of the AstraZeneca family, as together we explore synergies between small and large molecules.

MedImmune has a dynamic environment that fosters collaboration and innovation. We attract top minds, and we nurture and build top talent.


Daily supervising and performing on-the-floor operations pertaining to biologics manufacture in a cGMP environment (70-80% of time on shop floor)

Coaching, counselling, training/development, discipline and recognition of direct staff, including performing annual performance reviews

Ensuring performance of all process steps specific to the phase or stage of operation (e.g. upstream, downstream, support)

Coach staff and intervene during operations when required to achieve on-floor performance expectations

Ownership of Tier 1, shift change meetings to coordinate cross-functional resource allocation needs for issues identified and maintain production targets

Executing production and resource schedule against operational plan

Generating SOPs, MPRs, and SPRs for equipment and procedures used in routine biologics manufacture.

Monitoring and creating documents and/or spreadsheets to support business reporting requirements

Final review of completed manufacturing documentation per compliance standards and established timelines

Collaborating with Manufacturing Process Lead to resolve problems, identifying root cause, and proposing process improvements through clear communication to senior management

Participating and/or leading multi-functional project teams, as necessary

Participate in helping to evaluate and establish potential new interdepartmental procedures and practices


Education & Experience

• BS/BA degree preferred in biological sciences or biotechnology/life sciences.  Masters’ degree accepted.

• Associates and High School Diploma acceptable with appropriate experience

5-7 years’ work experience in pilot or commercial biologics manufacturing under cGMP with Bachelors.

3-5 years’ experience with Masters’ Degree. 

10-15 years’ experience with Associates Degree

15+ years’ experience with High School Education.

Next Steps – Apply today!

To be considered for this exciting opportunity, please complete the full application on our website at your earliest convenience – it is the only way that our Recruiter and Hiring Manager can know that you feel well qualified for this opportunity.  If you know someone who would be a great fit, please share this posting with them.

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.