Supervisor, Production (1st shift)

Baltimore, MD
May 12, 2022
Required Education
High School or equivalent
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.


The Production Supervisor will be responsible for execution of activities associated with implementation of the new areas and equipment for preparation of materials for a new isolated fill line, including development of procedures and subsequent training of operators, supporting execution of qualification activities, and ensuring compliance with safety standards and established policies and procedures.  This role requires the following skills: good written and oral communication skills, the ability to lead a group, leadership through inspiring and motivating the team, the ability to provide and accept feedback, strong problem solving skills, the ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner, a willingness to make decisions and apply proper judgment based on sound, accurate information, flexibility and the ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work schedule and priorities, the ability to handling multiple tasks and projects at the same time, and good time management. 



Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


  • Monitor and ensure compliance by all personnel with cGMP regulations, Company policies, and SOP and Batch Record directions.  Maintain a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift. 

  • Responsible for development of procedures and batch records associated with preparation of materials and components to support the aseptic filling operations and subsequent training of operators. 

  • Provide technical expertise and support for execution of qualification activities. 

  • Review documentation, including executed batch records, and ensure that it complies with Good Documentation Practices. 

  • Coordinate, schedule, and oversee Aseptic Filling activities. 

  • Interface with the Quality Assurance; Facilities and Maintenance; Materials Management; and Manufacturing, Science, and Technology departments to resolve production, supply, and equipment issues.  Document issues through deviations and assist with investigations, as necessary. 


The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.  



  • BA/BS in science or technical field with minimum of 3 years experience in cGMP or regulated environment. 

  • Or High School/AA with a minimum of 8 years experience in cGMP environment. 

  • 1-2 years previous supervisory experience preferred. 



Successful applicants for this position must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Individuals with qualifying medical issues or sincerely held religious beliefs or practices that may prevent them from getting the vaccine may request an exemption from the vaccine requirement.

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 values the diversity of our workforce.  Emergent does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital status, physical or mental disability, military service or veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristics protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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