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Production Supervisor, LAL (2nd Shift)

Company: Charles River Laboratories
Location: Charleston
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process. Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.Job SummaryWe are seeking a Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift) for our Microbial Solutions site located in Charleston, SC.Provide direct daily supervision and review work of assigned departmental employees to ensure accuracy and to ensure adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices, SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols. Schedule and prioritize workload of group members.The following are the job responsibilities related to the Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift):

  • Assist in the coordination and scheduling of activities of the department through hands-on technical support, delegation of responsibility and/or authority to departmental subordinates.
  • Oversee production activities of assigned group, including SOPs and cGMP compliancy. Ensure proper record-keeping and report preparation.
  • Review and address safety issues
  • Review customer complaints, provide manufacturing reviews for customer complaints and participate in the development and implementation of any resulting procedural changes.
  • Review and ensure appropriate inventory levels of departmental supplies.
  • Interview and select qualified non-exempt personnel. Recom -mend personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises. Partner with Human Resources and depart -mental management to assist in the handling of disciplinary issues. Draft appropriate personnel action paperwork.
  • Identify training and development needs of direct reports. Assist in the development, implementa -tion and delivery of depart -mental training programs; ensure that direct reports receive departmental orien -tation and necessary on-the-job training. Oversee main -tenance of group training manual and training records.
  • Monitor performance of direct reports. Provide regular coaching and counseling. Assist in preparation and delivery of salary and performance reviews of direct reports.
  • Schedule overtime as authorized. Review and approve time worked for direct reports. Coordinate vacation/time off schedules.
  • Recommend short-range operating objectives, organizational structure of direct reports and staffing requirements. Assist in the development of a departmental plan for backup and succession of key technical personnel.
  • May assist in development of departmental budget.
  • Ensure optimum performance of group function. Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
  • Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs. Assist in the development and communication of job descriptions for subordinate positions.
  • Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.Job QualificationsThe following are the minimum qualifications related to the Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift):
    • Education: Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life sciences or related discipline.--- Experience: 4-6 years related experience.
      • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.--- Certification/Licensure: None.
        --- Other: Effective communication and interpersonal skills required. Demonstrated computer skills (data input, word processing) required.
        IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV.
        About Microbial Solutions
        Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.

Keywords: Charles River Laboratories, Charleston , Production Supervisor, LAL (2nd Shift), Hospitality & Tourism , Charleston, South Carolina

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