Shift Supervisor

AMRI Global Springfield, MO
Job Description

Shift Supervisor in Springfield, MO

To provide management support for all production activities at the site and provide training for the manufacturing personnel.


* Direct and schedule Chemical Operators for the safe and efficient production of chemical products, for the preparation of equipment for maintenance, and for duties to maintain plant cleanliness.

* Constant monitoring of plant conditions to ensure safe operation.

* Optimize plant operations to meet production requirements.

* Enforce all safety rules, procedures required in batch sheets, and procedures required by approved SOP's.

* Ensure that all operators are aware of any new changes in procedures and/or equipment.

* Prompt notification of proper authorities (internal and external) in case of emergencies.

* Assume the role of Incident Commander (as defined in the Emergency Response Plan) during any type of emergency situation.

* Chair Satellite Safety Committee meetings weekly.

* Be proficient with the SAP computer software for proper work order entry, raw material ordering notification, scheduling of production runs, printing of batch sheets

* Proper documentation of Chemical Operators work time using the Kronos computer software.

* Investigate and document root cause of any "out of specification" batches, safety incidents, process or equipment failure.

* Provide training for Chemical Operators. Typical training subjects include batch sheets, SOP's, equipment operation, change control and PSM information. Continually evaluate training programs to improve comprehension of training material.

* Discipline as necessary to ensure compliance with plant policies.

* Call in and supervise mechanics when needed.

* Ensure proper and adequate training for transferred or newly hired chemical operators.

* Schedule overtime and vacation coverage for Chemical Operators.

* Troubleshoot and resolve process and equipment problems as they arise, following all appropriate safety and GMP procedures.

* Provide assistance and/or training to Chemical Operators by maintaining a detailed knowledge of plant equipment and procedures.

* Conduct formal performance reviews for Chemical Operators, giving positive and negative feedback.

Secondary responsibilities/accountabilities

* Review production batch sheets daily for accuracy. Re-train chemical operators as needed to achieve error free batch sheets.

* Monitor inventories to ensure that an adequate supply of raw materials is on-hand for production requirements.

* Keep Director of Manufacturing informed and aware of plant operations/problems on a daily basis.

* Provide an accurate daily production report and updated production projection.

* Issue hot work permits and vessel entry permits as required.

* Initiate, review, and complete MOC documentation as needed to maintain cGMP and OSHA compliance at the plant site.

Job Requirements

Education and/or Experience:

The following knowledge and proficiency skills are required for this position to be acquired through:

* A minimum of a high school diploma and at least 5 years of relative experience in FDA, EPA, and OSHA regulated chemicals manufacturing. In addition, the following skills are desirable:

* Understand chemical processes and equipment operations under his/her supervision.

* Good written and verbal communication skills and team oriented management skills.

* The ability to properly prioritize simultaneous events.

* Computer familiarity with Kronos, SAP, SOP View, Process Control Systems, AIMS, and other software to assist in day-to-day activities.


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