Operations Supervisor, Clinical Packaging, 2nd shift 4X10
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.
Location: Mount Prospect
Posted on: June 1, 2021
* Applies Good Manufacturing Principles in all areas of
responsibility. * Demonstrates and drives the Thermo Fisher values:
Integrity, Intensity, Involvement and Innovation (The Four I's). *
As the Clinical Packaging Supervisor, you will oversee 10-30
employees working on multiple production lines in a clinical
pharmaceutical manufacturing/packaging environment (known as the
Operations area) * Oversee daily scheduling of all packaging
operations and provide work direction across multiple production
areas. Ensure employees work safely and in accordance with all
internal and external regulations, procedures and standards.
Identify, measure and improve critical metrics. Communicate
performance expectations and hold employees accountable through
application of the Performance Management and Development process.
Consistently apply all company and site policies and procedures. *
You will be expected to lead the operation using the following
skills: * Lead - Coach and mentor your team. Act in a professional
and approachable manner. Possess strong interpersonal, listening
and communication skills. * Own - Be the technical Subject Matter
Expert (SME) for each process within your area. Communicate and
train employees on their duties, responsibilities and company
policies and procedures. * Be able to speak confidently to all
internal and external stakeholders about the processes. * Drive -
Challenge the status-quo. Continuously identify and lead
improvements in all processes. Eliminate waste, increase
effectiveness and maximize efficiency of the operations. Improve
safety, quality delivery and cost. Motivate employees to achieve
work goals. * Manage- Measure team, individual, and process
performance. Set goals and hold team, individuals, and self
accountable for all actions. * Develop - Foster your employees'
education and personal development. Provide opportunities for
growth and exposure. Train, motivate, encourage and grow the
workforce. Develop career path plans for employees to foster
personnel growth and fulfillment. * Conduct all activities in a
safe and efficient manner. * Investigate process deviations,
identify root causes and implement corrective actions. * Ensure
that the Standard Operations Procedures (SOPs) are current and
accurately portray what is being performed on the packaging floor.
Ensure that the technicians know, understand and follow these
instructions. * Act as a role model leader. * This position is
primarily working in a production environment. Long periods of
standing to monitor room activities and assist in production
requirements as needed. * Other duties may be assigned to meet
* Bachelor's degree or combination of education, experience and
training in related field with 2-3 years of supervising experience.
* Consideration may be given to those who hold 5+ years of relevant
work experience in clinical packaging/manufacturing with increased
responsibility for production processing, packaging and/or quality.
This would include supervisory and pharmaceutical packaging and/or
pharmaceutical industry or FDA regulated industry experience.
* Strong Role Model Leader Skills * Well-developed communication
(both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills. * Sound
judgment and good decision making skills * Strong analytical
thinking and problem solving skills * Continuous Improvement, Lean
Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma knowledge * Experience in all
aspects of the packaging process * Experience with the
implementation of Lean Manufacturing techniques including, but not
limited to, line balancing, Takt Time, 5S, SMED,TPM, etc. * Vision
requirements for this position: Near Vision Acuity with minimum
20/40 corrected vision (clear vision at 20 inches or less), color
vision, and the ability to adjust focus.
* 5-7 years supervisory experience is desired * Clinical or
pharmaceutical packaging experience * Experience leading teams of
>10 employees * Any certification for manufacturing, management
or pharmaceuticals * Lean or Six Sigma Certification (Green or
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