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Supervisor, Production Operations - AHP (1st Shift)

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

People & HR, Operations
Columbus, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2023

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

This position is compliance critical, and responsibilities include ensuring continual and proper compliance with all division, corporate, and government regulatory requirements. It is the associate’s responsibility to observe all safety rules. Any condition thought to be hazardous or unsafe should be reported to a senior member of management immediately.

Production Operation Supervisor will be responsible for real-time direct coaching and development of the production team.

  • Provide training oversight for the team while focusing on identifying specific training areas of need within the team.

  • Collaborate with Operations Manager on developing training plan for the team.

  • Staffing and maintaining all Safety and Quality Standards within production operations.

  • Meet daily production plan, proactively identify and resolve issues, proper escalation as needed

  • Develops and analyzes metrics and data that drive continuous improvement.

  • Develops, improves, and maintains task, department, and general SOPs in accordance to cGMPs.

  • Responsible for mentoring and training initiatives to improve workforce skill set.

  • Leads 5S + Safety initiatives facility wide.

  • Assists in the hiring and supports new operator onboarding process.

  • May trouble shoot and repair packaging equipment.

  • May assist with set ups, packaging duties and quality checks before, during and after packaging runs.

  • Responsible for various record keeping activities including but not limited to batch records and shift reports.

  • Competent in editing batch records and compiling constructive narrative information pertaining to batch production.

  • People leadership skills and tools will be enhanced and developed through self-paced learning, such as assigned readings, seminars, formal training, and classes, as well as through an assigned mentor/coach.

  • Completes accident/incident reports and conducts investigation. Participates in follow-up meetings and CAPA.

  • Supports internal and external quality investigations.

  • Will be responsible for daily operations within the department including, but not limited to, time management, payroll, PTO, and performance management.

  • Initiates SOP/WI revisions as needed to assure compliance and continuous improvement.

  • Performs related duties as assigned.

What your background should look like

  • High School diploma or equivalent required. At least three (3) years of experience in a pharmaceutical production or manufacturing concepts, practices, and procedures preferred.

  • Ability to lead and manage teams.

  • Ability to read and understand the English language for the purpose of following instructions and instruction others.

  • Ability to develop and maintain cooperative working relationships with others.

  • Ability to use good judgment in order to carry out detailed instructions.

  • Ability to work independently and lead others.

  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks simultaneously.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills.

  • Attention to detail and intermediate skills with MS Office.

  • Basic understanding of KPIs for manufacturing operations.

  • Required to work various shifts, hours and weekends.

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members’ ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: AmerisourceBergen Drug Corporation

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.