The Production Supervisor will be expected to supervise operating personnel for safe, efficient and profitable operation of the chemical manufacturing area. The incumbent will be responsible for administration of day to day manpower, equipment and processing needs of the plant site. The Production Supervisor will work closely with all departments to ensure timely shipment of quality products, meeting or exceeding customer expectations. Shift work required.
Ensuring the assigned production area meets or exceeds all safety and quality requirements
Scheduling operations in a manner that prevents delays and efficiently utilizes manpower
Ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures in all operations and activities
Ensure employees are properly trained and evaluate their performance
Exercising proper care in the utilization of buildings, equipment and services
Performing simple laboratory tests on samples of in-process and waste materials to ensure proper operation and equipment function
Coordinating operations with Maintenance Department to complete scheduled and unscheduled maintenance activities for operations area
Make recommendations to improve yields and reduce waste, labor, materials, maintenance, handling and other costs
Initiate investigation of production issues and work with support groups to resolve and implement corrective and preventative actions
Work with Process Engineering and Chemical Development during the implementation of new products in the manufacturing area
Participate in process evaluations with production superintendents or process engineers as assigned
All employees are required to adhere to DEA, EPA, FDA and cGMP regulations as they relate to the operation of the Company; and to adhere to all company safety rules and procedures. All employees are expected to report to work regularly and promptly. Other duties relating to departmental mission, not specifically detailed in this section may be assigned.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Three or more years of chemical processing/manufacturing experience preferred
Prior supervisory experience beneficial
Sound written and oral communication skills
Strong computer knowledge in Windows-based software required
DEA background check required
Respirator use required
Cambrex is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.
Cambrex Charles City offers an extraordinary opportunity, a competitive salary, and an exceptional benefits package including medical, dental, vision care and prescription, life, LTD, STD; 401(k) with employer match; tuition reimbursement; and the ‘Arthur I. Mendolia Scholarship Program.’ Relocation assistance will be offered for this position.
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