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Production Supervisor

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Large plant in Lakewood NJ is looking for a strong production supervisor for the 3rd shift.

Looking for strong leader in production that comes out of a Pharmaceutical background. Must be sharp with lean manufacturing and developing a team.

Shift: Sun-Thurs 11pm-730am

Pays: $80k-$90k salary with 10% bonus

Employees get 3 weeks PTO and 1 week sick week and 12 holidays


  • Complete production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results on shift production summaries.
  • Resolve personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Maintain working relationship with the union by following the terms of the collective bargaining agreement and the non-union employees in terms of company policy .
  • Maintain safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.
  • Ensure efficient operation of equipment by calling for repairs, facility maintenance requests, evaluating new equipment and processes.
  • Contribute to the writing and review of documentation such as SOPs and PRs.
  • Assure that all pertinent SOPs are being followed and maintain compliance with cGMPs. Confers with and assists personnel under his/her supervision regarding manufacturing opportunities. 
  • Participate in developing department goals, objectives, and systems.
  • Meet regularly with production personnel to communicate company information and review progress/performance against department goals and action plans.
  • Responsible for coordinating communication among production shifts.
  • Participate on internal, cross–functional teams to ensure project milestones are met as contracted with our healthcare partners and be accountable for project results.
  • Manage and collaborate with all team members regarding operational activities pertaining to the timely and successful execution of all assigned projects.
  • Develop creative solutions to technical and organizational problems to keep projects on schedule.
  • Review, complete and assure implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Regularly meet with the Operations Manager to discuss overall project plans, updates, forecasting and potential issues or recommendations.
  • Identify and lead efforts to improve processes/systems. Conduct and follow up on continuous improvement efforts such as 6S. 
  • Self-develop to be able to move into positions of greater responsibility as opportunities occur.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned.