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Production Supervisor

Company: CURIUM
Location: Maryland Heights
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Curium is the world's largest nuclear medicine company with more than a century of industry experience. We develop, manufacture, and distribute world-class radiopharmaceutical products to help patients around the globe. Our proven heritage combined with a pioneering approach are the hallmarks to deliver innovation, excellence, and unparalleled service. With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium delivers SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical solutions for life-threatening diseases to over 14 million patients annually. The name 'Curium' honors the legacy of pioneering radioactive researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, after whom the radioactive element curium was named and emphasizes our focus on nuclear medicine. The tagline 'Life Forward' represents our commitment to securing a brighter future for all those we serve: An enhanced quality of care for our patients. A trusted partner to our customers. A supportive employer to our valued team.

Summary of Position The Maryland Heights Cold Products Focus Factory (FF) produces non-radioactive, aseptically filled final product vials and syringes. In addition, the Cold Products FF also prepares terminally sterilized components used in the manufacturing processes of other areas in the Maryland Heights facility. A Supervisor of Production at our Maryland Heights facility is responsible for ensuring accountability, transparency, and effective communication cross-functionally and within his/her team while ensuring information is timely, clear, and accurate. By coaching and developing his/her team to High Performance, he/she will foster a culture of team ownership that ensures compliance with all Corporate and Local policies, procedures and regulations. While supervising in a cGMP environment, he/she must maintain operational compliance with U.S. and international regulatory agencies (i.e. FDA, NRC, BDB, DHSS, etc.). In addition, he/she must supply the highest level of both internal and external customer service. To effectively recognize and reward performance, the supervisor must measure and communicate the team's progress against individual, team, and site goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs). The CP Production Supervisor is responsible for supervising the operations associated with the manufacturing of a several key operations by supervising from the floor in the areas of clean up, set up, and operation of equipment by trained and qualified personnel. This position is also responsible for support activities such as maintenance and disinfection. Work Schedule: The standard shift hours covered by this position are Monday - Thursday 5:30am to 3:30pm with overtime as required to ensure timely release of products. Hours are subject to change. Essential Functions

  • Ensure proper coverage of production and to support process improvements.
  • Ensure accountability, transparency, and effective communication cross-functionally and within the team while guaranteeing information is timely, clear, and accurate.
  • Review and approve weekly departmental schedules and maintenance activities; work with multiple departments to ensure efficient scheduling and planning in order to meet the production plans.
  • Ensure appropriate communication on production and project related matters with area management in a timely manner.
  • Coach and develop the team to High Performance while fostering a culture of team ownership.
  • Verify, review and make appropriate changes if needed, to any controlled document pertinent to your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure all employees are in compliance with all policies, procedures, and site/company regulations.
  • Set clear vision by ensuring goals and objectives are aligned with site strategies through performance management for each team member.
  • Exhibit accountability and responsibility for an area or process in order to affect change and lead efforts and ideas to completion.
  • Provide input on equipment installation, start-up, operation, and troubleshooting.
  • Provide leadership for employee relations through effective communications, coaching, training and development; eliminate roadblocks in order for the team to move forward.
  • Supply the highest level of internal and external customer service while having the ability to diplomatically challenge established procedures and systems.
  • Understand and provide education and feedback to team regarding business and financial impact of decisions/actions.
  • Lead and/or support all investigations, manufacturing exceptions, product failures, Root Cause Analyses, and customer complaints at the appropriate level with complete and comprehensive detail.
  • Author, approve, and/or review all area quality and safety exceptions and investigation reports. Ensure on time completion of all corrective action items assigned to area.
  • Manage the department's overtime and ensure that all payroll exception reports are completed and submitted on time.
  • Lead team in continuous improvement activities and take control when faced with adversity while incorporating team input.
  • Measure and communicate team's progress against individual, team, site goals, and KPIs.
  • Communicates issues appropriately utilizing the area's escalation plan.
  • Spend 70% of your time on the production floor directly with employees and processes. Requirements
    • Bachelor Degree in Science or Engineering related field preferred.
    • 5 years of relevant work experience required, including experience in a cGMP environment required, preferably in manufacturing.
    • Minimum of two years of experience in a Supervisory role preferred.
    • Lean/Kaizen/Six Sigma experience preferred.
    • Experience working with High Performance Teams
    • Coaching & Implementing Autonomous Maintenance activities preferred.
    • Experience with developing/documenting procedures required.
    • Aseptic and/or terminal sterilization processing experience preferred.
    • Prior experience leading projects and/or being a core team member preferred. Working Conditions:
      • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
      • Standard office environment, coupled with time in manufacturing and laboratory environments.
      • Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
      • Willingness to work in a team based environment.
      • Close attention to detail required.
      • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
      • Must be able to work outside of regular work hours.
      • Responsibilities also include the ability to lift, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs, ladders and steps with or without accommodation.
      • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.

Keywords: CURIUM, Springfield , Production Supervisor, Professions , Maryland Heights, Illinois

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