Supv Lead Production

CSL Behring
Kankakee, Illinois
Jan 25, 2022
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Job Description

Position Purpose:

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Drives operational excellence in accordance with short and long-term organizational objectives and strategic focus through leadership and technical expertise for continuous development of people and team, quality expectations, compliance, safety, reliability, customer focus and manufacturing KPIs. 

Provides leadership and technical guidance for Supervisors and Union Production Operators in order to foster a healthy environment and culture that is collaborative, innovative and which promotes operational excellence.

Reporting Relationships:

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Role that this position reports to:

  • Sr. Manufacturing Manager

Role/s that report to this position:

  • Production Supervisors and Union Production Operators

Key relationships to this position:

  • Value Stream Lead
  • Maintenance, Engineering, Quality, Process Improvement

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

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1 Responsible for providing key leadership, communication, and organizational management of both non-exempt and exempt personnel including Supervisors and Union employees.

2 Responsible for the hiring, development and coaching of employees in order to ensure optimal level of performance by all manufacturing personnel.

3 Ensure that prospective candidates, who are hired into the business, align with the strategic direction of the manufacturing organization and to help foster a learning organization that exhibits leadership, personal accountability, and a strong sense of purpose and urgency.

4 Commit to employee feedback and developmental processes through a communication plan, mentoring, technical acumen, and leadership development.

5 Advises department management on matters relating to daily operations and makes recommendations for improvements when feasible.

6 Ensures adherence to production schedules, while holding Supervisors and teams responsible for compliance with all safety and quality regulations. Ensuring that appropriate levels of trained resources are available to meet scheduled attainment objectives.

7 Responsible for assuring compliance with all regulatory requirements – FDA, OSHA, OFCCP, EPA, etc.

8 Follows to all environmental, health and safety SOPs, equipment, policies and procedures, including any department-specific requirements.

9 Ensures inspection readiness of all manufacturing areas.

10 Participates in inspections conducted by external / internal regulators and ensures the success of departmental audits.

11 Responsible for “on-time” completion of investigations, CAPA’s for major and critical deviations.

12 Ensures the accuracy of all manufacturing management tools/systems and documentation (eg. SOP’s, OJT’s).

13 Partners with Manufacturing and Engineering in order to troubleshoot and foster the resolution of process issues by continuously and proactively driving projects to improve manufacturing processes.

14 Ensures consistency in the adherence of personnel policy administration for union and non-union employees which includes attendance control and Disciplinary Policy.

15 Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the CSL Values: Customer Focus, Innovation, Integrity, Collaboration, and Superior Performance.

16 Completes any other duties/responsibilities assigned by senior management.

Position Qualifications and Experience Requirements:

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  • Bachelor’s degree in a Science or Industry Related Experience
  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in manufacturing and with a progressive experience leading to a management position. Pharmaceutical or medical industry a plus
  • Minimum of 5 years supervisory experience - in a regulated industry is preferred. Union environment preferred.

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