Supervisor, Postfill Manufacturing

Location
Baltimore (Camden), MD, US
Posted
Nov 16, 2020
Ref
669314300
Hotbed
BioCapital
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.

I: Job Summary

A Supervisor, Post Fill Manufacturing will supervise the day-to-day operations of their teams, ensure the required materials and tools are provided to their teams, distribute the workload, ensure the motivation is maintained, track performance through the metrics and tools provided and respond appropriately. A supervisor will interact with all teams and must maintain a level of professionalism to foster a team environment.

The core function of the Supervisor, Post Fill Manufacturing is the adherence to the Inspection and Packaging Schedule and managing the Inspection and Packaging resources to successfully complete the schedule. This includes the reviewing the schedule daily and preparing for work in the intervals of 24, 48 and 72 hours, delegating of tasks, managing personnel, certifications, training and development, holding teams and individuals accountable for performance and behaviors, addressing day-to-day operational obstacles, and executing batch record, logbook and other documentation reviews.

It's a Supervisors' duty to guide the team's vision and ensure that everything goes according to plan.

II: Responsibilities
  • Ensure you and your teams comply with cGMP regulations, adhere to Emergent policies, and adhere to Camden's SOP and Batch Record directions. Address and Report any violations to the Manager.
  • Directly monitor all inspection, labeling, and packaging procedures and ensure all finished product is properly identified and labeled. Ensure all documentation of client related operations are complete and verified in the batch records, protocols, room logbooks, and equipment logbook each day.
  • Review completed batch records to ensure compliance with good documentation requirements and submit to QA in a timely manner.
  • Participate in the scheduling of operations in the packaging area.
  • Provide personal leadership for the continuous improvement of quality and effectiveness with Production.
  • Supervises Group Leaders/Technicians within the Packaging Department to inspect, label, and package parenteral products at the Emergent Camden Facility and conduct performance appraisals for all direct reports.
  • Responsible for the timeliness of the submission of timesheets for direct reports and self.
  • Responsible to observe and follow the rules and regulations outlined in the current Emergent Employee Handbook and to ensure that department members also abide by those policies. Report to Supervisor/Manager any violations of Emergent's Employee Handbook.
  • Ensure that direct reports are provided with adequate training to execute their respective tasks in a safe and effective manner.
  • Ensure that direct reports understand the expectations of their respective jobs per the job description that defines their area of responsibilities and provide direct reports with counseling and guidance as needed for career or professional growth and development.
  • Ensure that direct reports are provided with opportunities (example: classes) to supplement their existing knowledge base.
  • Assist quality assurance personnel in obtaining documentation when required. Review all logbooks in the inspection, labeling, and packaging areas.
  • Coordinate equipment needs with equipment technicians to ensure availability for operational activities.
  • Delegate personnel to keep up-to-date inventory of all product storage areas.
  • Monitor the inventory and order components as required for the routine operation of the inspection, labeling and packaging areas.
  • Provide assistance with deviant investigations and provide input to root cause analysis and resolution.
  • Gain knowledge and be able to provide training on batch record documentation, inspection technique, defect segregation, defect detection, and any aspect of Inspection and Packaging job requirements deemed necessary by Management.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work performed by those in this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, and other duties may be assigned.

III: Education, Experience & Skills
  • High School Diploma or equivalent with Minimum of 2-3 years of experience or Educational experience beyond a High School Diploma.
  • Working knowledge of computers and electronic data processing.
  • Working knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
  • Skill in operation of listed tools and equipment.
  • Ability to effectively meet and communicate with co-workers and clients.
  • Ability to make independent judgments which have minor impacts on the organization.


IV: Physical/Mental Requirements
  • There are physical/mental demands and work environment characteristics that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
  • This information is available upon request from the candidate.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform all essential functions.

Emergent BioSolutions is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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Emergent BioSolutions does not accept non-solicited resumes or candidate submittals from search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list. Unsolicited resumes or candidate information submitted to Emergent BioSolutions by search/recruiting agencies not already on Emergent BioSolutions' approved agency list shall become the property of Emergent BioSolutions and if the candidate is subsequently hired by Emergent BioSolutions, Emergent BioSolutions shall not owe any fee to the submitting agency.

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