Supervisor, Manufacturing I/II, Wed- Sat (4:00PM-2:30AM)

Worcester, MA, US
Aug 20, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
The Manufacturing team within our Operations Department at the AbbVie Bioresearch Center in Worcester, MA is looking for an experienced and dynamic Manufacturing Supervisor to join their team Wednesday through Saturday from 4:00pm- 2:30am.

Key Responsibilities Include:
  • Develops weekly goals and schedules and set priorities for staff. Reviews weekly production schedule and priorities to determine unit assignments and critical actions.
  • Reviews all materials and batch records required to support shift and any off shift needs for the day.
  • Provides on the floor training to support formalized technical and GMP training. Check that operator training files match and support the processes they are required to carry out.
  • Monitors operator training files and work with compliance specialist to keep files up to date.
  • Works with QA and Subject Matter Expert (Tech Ops or Process Sciences) to resolve exceptions. Reviews new Batch records and SOPs.
  • Works with technology transfer team to incorporate new processes in the plant.
  • Works interdepartmentally to see that work orders, dispensing, preventative maintenance, QC, and documentation issues are resolved and enhances communications at all levels.
  • Ensures that direct materials budgets and overtime budgets are met.
  • Provides supervision primarily to skilled nonexempt and junior level exempt employees. Acts as advisor to unit or sub-unit, becomes actively involved as required. Acts as mentor for less senior personnel.
  • Evaluates staff performance .

Position will be hired based on level of experience.
  • Requires a Bachelor's degree and 5-8+ years' experience in all aspects of manufacturing/ production processes
  • Computer proficiency and scheduling experience required; good writing skills.
  • Working knowledge of safety, quality systems, and cGMPs is required
  • Familiarity with industrial automation (e.g., distributed control and PLC-baed systems
  • Familiarity with equipment and facilities validatio n

Key Leadership Competencies:
  • Builds strong relationships with peers and cross-functional team members.
  • Learns quickly, grasps the 'essence' and can change the course quickly where indicated.
  • Raises the bar and is never satisfied with the status quo.
  • Embraces a learning environment, open to suggestions and experimentation for continuous improvement.