Manufacturing Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift job in Fort Worth
|Employer:|| Novartis Pharmaceuticals|
|Job Type:||Full Time|
Planning - Set team direction for associates to know what is expected, and why. • Plan and schedule work activities based on production schedules and changing priorities. • Communicate Company and Department objectives to team. • Develop team objectives (people, safety, quality, supply, cost, etc.), and gain agreement from Management. • Monitor team progress versus objectives versus goals, and communicate results to Associates. • Monitor, analyze, and control variables, such as labor utilization, raw materials, equipment, and facilities [GEN]. Technical - Operate, maintain, and improve production facilities to meet/exceed production goals. • Ensure that materials required for operation are ordered and available. • Ensure lines are staffed adequately, and are running to meet production schedule and changing priorities. • Ensure products are verified according to test procedures and schedules. • Ensure production information is collected, stored, and reported (e.g, MBRs, test results, logs, ...) • Ensure maintenance activities are performed to resolve operating problems and preserve assets (inspections and PM). • Audit production lines, and troubleshoot production variances to identify root causes. Develop short-term resolutions to problems, and assist to identify systemic solutions to prevent problem recurrence. • Lead team to analyze operational data to identify and implement improvements to safety, quality, productivity, and cost. • Participate in review, writing, and training of new and revised SOPs and MBRs. • Assist in validation of all processes and equipment in area of responsibility. • Lead cross-functional improvement teams [GEN]. • Represent Area Manager and assume duties as directed/required. [GEN] Team - Provide a positive work environment that engages associates and enables strong performance. • Hire, train, coach, and evaluate associates. • Carry out HR activities such as performance appraisals, training, interviewing, counseling, and staff and resource utilization. • Plan/assign duties, tasks, and overtime to associates according to their KSAs (Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities), so that work assignments are carried out timely and effectively. • Evaluate the performance of associates, and celebrate successes. • Provide regular encouragement and feedback, both formal and informal. • Assess the KSAs of individual associates and of the entire team. Ensure training plans and development activities grow KSAs of individual associates, and the overall.|
WORK HOURS: M-F, typically between 3:30 PM - midnight.Minimum: Bachelor's Degree Preferred: BS degree in Science, Business, or Engineering; BS degree in Science, Business, or Engineering; Fluent English Minimum: 2 years relevant experience with 2 years leadership experience Preferred: Two years' pharmaceutical experience, with 1 yr lead responsibility OR 30 hrs college including 2 science courses and 2 years group leader experience [II] • Non-tech degree w/ 2 chemistry courses, 1 microbiology course, 1 advanced math course, and 2 years' as Senior Group Lead. Must possess skills for future growth to Production Manager. [III] • Non-tech degree w/ 2 chemistry courses, 1 microbiology course, 1 advanced math course, and 2 years' as a Manufacturing Supv III. Must possess skills for future growth to Production Manager.