Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift)

Req ID #:  144331
Location: 

Charleston, SC, US, 29407


For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   

Job Summary

We are seeking a Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift) for our Microbial Solutions site located in Charleston, SC.  

Provide direct daily supervision and review work of assigned departmental employees to ensure accuracy and to ensure adherence to pertinent departmental policies, practices, SOPs, safety procedures and biosafety protocols.  Schedule and prioritize workload of group members.

The following are the job responsibilities related to the Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift)

•    Assist in the coordination and scheduling of activities of the department through hands-on technical support, delegation of responsibility and/or authority to departmental subordinates.
•    Oversee production activities of assigned group, including SOPs and cGMP compliancy.  Ensure proper record-keeping and report preparation.
•    Review and address safety issues 
•    Review customer complaints, provide manufacturing reviews for customer complaints and participate in the development and implementation of any resulting procedural changes.  
•    Review and ensure appropriate inventory levels of departmental supplies. 
•    Interview and select qualified non-exempt personnel.  Recom¬mend personnel actions, including hiring, promotions and raises.  Partner with Human Resources and depart¬mental management to assist in the handling of disciplinary issues.  Draft appropriate personnel action paperwork.
•    Identify training and development needs of direct reports.  Assist in the development, implementa¬tion and delivery of depart¬mental training programs; ensure that direct reports receive departmental orien¬tation and necessary on-the-job training.  Oversee main¬tenance of group training manual and training records.
•    Monitor performance of direct reports.  Provide regular coaching and counseling.  Assist in preparation and delivery of salary and performance reviews of direct reports.
•    Schedule overtime as authorized.  Review and approve time worked for direct reports.  Coordinate vacation/time off schedules.
•    Recommend short-range operating objectives, organizational structure of direct reports and staffing requirements.  Assist in the development of a departmental plan for backup and succession of key technical personnel. 
•    May assist in development of departmental budget.
•    Ensure optimum performance of group function.  Recommend and implement techniques to improve productivity, increase efficiencies, cut costs, take advantage of opportunities, and maintain state-of-the-art practices.
•    Assist in the development, maintenance and communication of departmental systems and SOPs.  Assist in the development and communication of job descriptions for subordinate positions.
•    Ensure that departmental equipment is maintained in good working condition and that departmental area(s) are maintained in a clean and orderly condition.  
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

The following are the minimum qualifications related to the Production Supervisor, PTS (2nd Shift)

•    Education:  Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) or equivalent in life sciences or related discipline.
•    Experience:  4-6 years related experience.
•    An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
•    Certification/Licensure: None.
•    Other:  Effective communication and interpersonal skills required.  Demonstrated computer skills (data input, word processing) required.
 

 

 

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

About Microbial Solutions
Our Microbial Solutions business group has a comprehensive portfolio of endotoxin testing, microbial detection and microbial identification products and services is unlike any other, and has been purposefully designed to meet the complex and ever-changing needs of the industry. We help clients to ensure product safety and quality with easy-to-use yet robust testing solutions that satisfy regulatory requirements, support critical decision making and improve operational efficiencies.

 
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
 

With over 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.
 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.

 
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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