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Supervisor-Manufacturing

49238
Supervisor-Manufacturing
Branchburg Park
New Jersey
United States
North America
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We strive to make life better and to be leaders in diversity and inclusion, clinical research, corporate responsibility and employee benefits. For more than 140 years, we have received recognition from several distinguished organizations for our efforts. Here are some of our 2019 honors:

  • Catalyst Award, for our innovative Employee Journeys and People Strategy
  • Corporate Knights, Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World
  • Ethisphere, World's Most Ethical Companies
  • Forbes, America's Best Employers for Diversity
As a manufacturing supervisor, you will be responsible for providing support to a process team, specifically focusing on safety, quality and manufacturing performance. You will provide daily supervision of an area within manufacturing and be responsible for production timelines and department goals. Your responsibilities will include process planning activities, setting schedules, coordinating interactions and services from other groups, internal and external, to the manufacturing organization, and assigning daily work tasks. In addition, you will be hiring, developing, coaching/leading, and training manufacturing operators in the assigned area.

Key Deliverables:
  • Ensure production activities comply with cGMP guidelines. Follow all documentation and standard operating procedures. Set priorities, process execution, work assignments, and reprioritize as required.
  • Responsible for providing support to respective process team, per corresponding Manufacturing Standard for Operational Excellence.
  • Responsible for cGMP compliance, ensuring that all production equipment is properly validated and procedures are maintained within validated state.
  • Author and revise standard operating procedures and batch records. Review technical reports. Conduct deviation investigations and write process deviation reports.
  • Ensure that all production equipment is properly maintained, production areas are inspection ready, and production processes meet quality standards.
  • Train personnel in manufacturing process/operations following standard operating procedures and cGMP guidelines.
  • Measure and appraise operator performance against job duties, objectives, and goals. Provide accurate and timely feedback. Recommend merit increases, promotions, hires, and terminations.
  • Serve as area advocate in cross functional meetings. Champion company policies to area staff.
  • Contribute and adhere to safety, environmental, quality, and EEO/AA standards of the Corporation.
  • Communicate safety and maintenance problems, status of operations, and employee related issues in a timely manner to management.
49238BR
  • BA/BS in biology, chemistry, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years of supervisory experience within a pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical manufacturing environment
  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.
  • Project management skills.
  • Ability in communication, conflict resolution and managing complexity with exceptional skills to effectively (clearly and accurately) communicate decisions to staff and upper management.
  • Mentor/coach staff as well as lead staff with a high level of honesty and integrity.
  • Capable of applying technical and operational experience to solve complex problems.
  • Technical writing skills, preferably experience in authorship of batch records, standard operating procedures, and non-conformance event investigations.
  • Exhibit a team first attitude and be capable to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Experience working in a pharmaceutical/biopharmaceutical or related FDA regulated Industry
  • Knowledge of current Good Manufacturing practices and FDA regulations
  • Supervisory experience of a team of 5 or more
  • This role requires flexibility and ability to make critical decisions 7 days/week.
  • This position requires wearing clean room attire. Must meet the physical requirements of the job, ability to:
    1. Lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
    2. Bend, reach, stretch, climb ladders, and work in tight spaces.
    3. Stand for long periods.
  • Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.