Job Details

  • Title: Team Leader - Drug Product (DP) Filling
  • Code: RCI-19045-1
  • Location: Kalamazoo Michigan (MI) 49001
  • Posted Date: 06/23/2020
  • Duration: 18 Months
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  Job Description

  • This position is a shop floor team leader for off shift (2nd) Filling operation.
  • The Supervisor/TL position is responsible for the filling unit which supports Drug Product Injectable Operations.
  • Responsible for effective leadership of work team which includes: managing the daily operation ensuring that applicable safety guidelines and policies are followed; observing that cGMP’s are followed, production SOP’s are upheld, and production schedules are met.
  • The scope of the position includes a large number of direct reports (~25) of several different job titles, with responsibilities for 24x7 operation split between multiple Team Leader’s.
  • The supervisor will work with the team to define metrics and strategy to achieve results.
  • Responsible for assisting in the implementation of lean management principles on the shop floor.
  • The supervisor will act as coach and mentor to transform team into a cohesive, harmonized team.
  • Supervisor/TL is also responsible to ensure timely performance feedback and appraisals for all team members.
  • The supervisor has responsibility to deliver results from a work team that spans three shifts.
  • Must possess strong communication skills and demonstrate integrity and cooperation in working with diverse colleagues/groups. Strong technical skills desired.
  • Position will work closely with shop floor operators, production support enablers, Quality Operations, Environmental Health and Safety, and Maintenance.
  • Previous leadership experience preferred.
  • An aptitude for understanding process technology and equipment, proven leadership ability, decision-making ability, and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential.
  • Candidate must possess flexibility to respond to constantly changing conditions and priorities.
  • Job will include standing, walking, and sitting. Occasional lifting may be required.
  • Job will also entail occasional weekend, shutdown and holiday coverage.
  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • A strong personal motivation and aptitude for coaching, leading and managing individuals and teams.
  • The position will be based on the off shift, but will be expected to spend sufficient time with first shift, and with supervisors and production leads on the other shifts, to successfully carry out the job requirements.
  • Successful candidate must demonstrate personal leadership initiative, judgment and accountability in day-to-day work activities in addition to strong planning/organizational skills.
  • Responsible for counseling colleagues to assure proper development for their success, supporting all colleagues to enable them to reach their full potential, and to provide corrective action when necessary.
  • Key accountabilities include day to day management of the shop floor schedule, ensuring all processes are completed in a manner meeting safety and quality requirements.
POSITION REQUIREMENT:
  • BS/MS degree in an Engineering or Science discipline, or 10+ years related experience in pharmaceutical operations.
  • If a candidate does not have a degree, open to considering if the candidate has additional years of Manufacturing & Leadership experience
  • professional leadership exp accepted
  • Pharma Exp 10+ yrs.
  • 4+ yrs Previous Management experience required--- People Leadership exp preferred;
  • Microsoft Office, SharePoint and SAP