• Production Supervisor

    Job Location US-CA-Chatsworth
    # of Openings
    Direct Hire
  • Overview

    Position Purpose/Summary: The Production Supervisor is responsible for achieving immediate and short-term objectives of output, quality, waste, yield, safety and overtime costs.


    Position Responsibilities-Tasks-Deliverables

    Responsible for the day-to-day leadership of compounding and production departments on any given shift.  Supervise leads, compounders, pre-weighers, material handlers, sanitizers and manufacturing personnel to ensure batching and production schedules are completed efficiently within specifications.


    • Manage execution of compounding, pre-weigh and production schedule to assure compliance of overall plant schedule.
    • Manage materials and manpower to insure that daily production plans are met.
    • Control material flows and inventory accuracy through the use of internal business system.
    • Maintain spending within budget guidelines for labor, material and supplies.
    • Supervise, train and certify hourly personnel in specific job duties.
    •  Drive departmental improvement through effective training program of assigned staff.
    • Ensure all safety, GMP and regulatory requirements are met through active involvement and audit of all manufacturing departments.
    • Actively participate in company-wide Continuous Improvement process.



    • BS Degree required-Chemical or Mechanical engineering degree preferred.
    • 3 to 5 years supervising experience in a cGMP regulated environment with strong leadership skills in a fast paced plant operations environment.
    • Proven verbal/written communication skills. Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred.
    • Strong computer literacy skills in MS Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, ERP  and Timekeeping systems.
    • Must be willing to work on any of the 3 shifts, and available for O.T. when necessary.

    Experience (years and topics):

    • 3 years manufacturing supervisory experience in related industry strongly preferred.
    • Has proven experience and/or knowledge to qualify as a Production Supervisor
    • Liquid manufacturing strongly desired
    • Experience in safety, regulated production/GMP, planning, logistics, quality, engineering, R&D or other related area

    Technology/Software (years):

    • Experience with an ERP system in a manufacturing environment
    • 2+ Years experience with Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Outlook)


    • Ability to speak Spanish and English fluently is preferred.
    • Ability to write and speak clearly and willingness to openly communicate.
    • Team player who builds trust and commands a level of respect.

    Physical Capabilities

    • Strength (lifting, dexterity, repetitive motion):
    • Ability to lift 50 pounds
    • Movement (standing, stopping, sitting, crouching, crawling):
    • Ability to be standing and on the move for several hours
    • Hearing (loud noise tolerance, quiet work area, public speaking, receive work direction):
    • Ability to hear and speak in a loud manufacturing environment
    • Vision (judge distance, read signs, extended computer work, identify details):
    • Ability to see close range and distance
    • Ability to judge visual differences in colors and/or verying visual conditions of products




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