• Supervisor, Mfg. Jobs in United States Of America

  • Pfizer Inc.
  • United States Of America, Usa

Job Description:


- Ensure a safe work environment Ability to identify, evaluate, and correct potential hazards in the workplace is essential

- Coordinate, schedule & participate in daily activities of cGMP production in the manufacturing area to meet supply chain needs

- Must be flexible to work rotating shifts (1st and 2nd) to support 16/5 operation in 2019 Area is moving to 24/7 operation in January 2020 In January 2020, this position will be set 2nd shift Supervisor

- Ensure that product quality is maintained through all phases of process validation and commercial production including operational parameters of manufacturing equipment, personnel activities, batch record/processing dynamics & integrated utilities to identify & resolve quality risk to commercial manufacturing General knowledge of scientific principles, production equipment & related procedures

- Aid in investigations Responsible for the adherence to established policies, procedures and practices Participate in inspections and cGMP & Quality decisions effecting short term production

- Provide supervision to exempt and hourly direct reports Motivate personnel by setting high standards, encourage teamwork Clear, unambiguous communication is critical

- Primary contact for all personnel issues occurring within the department Responsible for development plans & personnel reviews Make initial decisions encompassing personnel issues, disciplinary actions, career advancement, educational assistance, Emergency situations, including injured employees, facility issues & inclement weather

- Review completed batch records Develop training material, update curricula, close training gaps, support the training of new supervisors

- Advise management of non-conformance issues & opportunities for continuous improvement

- Provide input on primary decisions on cGMP related documents developed or revised

- Articulate challenges and solutions to technical and non-technical peers and to department management

- Provide technical guidance and act as a departmental liaison with primary support groups

- Short range planning includes scheduling daily and weekly operations and staff Longer range planning concerns facilities shutdowns and preventive maintenance


The Supervisor is accountable and responsible for leading assigned production staff to achieve targets and deliver and improve process or product consistency, quality/compliance, cost standards and customer service Responsible for planning, organizing, staffing, performance assessment, salary recommendations, and employee counseling for a group of employees typically with similar technical responsibilities Ensures that work performed by the assigned staff is accurate, timely, efficient and compliant with corporate policies, plant SOPs, cGMP regulations, and FDA regulations

Participates in investigations and continuous improvement initiatives, applying tools like LEAN manufacturing and Six Sigma to improve quality, cost, safety and/or cycle time Collaborates effectively with other functional SMEs to ensure production goals are met and investigations are accurate and complete Has a basic understanding of product cost structure, budgeting process and spending The ultimate goal of the supervisor is to optimize resources to maximize production and ensure quality and safety standards



The following combinations of education and experience are considered acceptable

BS degree, preferably in a science or engineering field, w/a minimum of 7 years of FDA/GMP manufacturing experience or an MS degree, preferably in a science or engineering field w/a minimum of 4 years of FDA/GMP manufacturing experience


Supervisory or management experience is preferred


Working knowledge of vaccine or biotechnology product manufacturing in a cGMP environment, including a working knowledge of Ultrafiltration /diafiltration, aseptic techniques and filtration processes


Moderate repetitive standing, sitting, bending, ladder climbing, pushing and lifting (up to 40lbs) required on a daily basis

Ability to perform mathematical calculations and learn new processes/systems


Rotating shifts (1st and 2nd) to support 16/5 operation in 2019

Area is moving to 24/7 operation in January 2020 Starting January 2020, this position will be set 2nd shift Supervisor

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Biotechnology/Pharmaceutical/Medicine, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 18th Mar 2020

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Company Profile:

Pfizer Incarfix

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