Boehringer Ingelheim Supervisor, Manufacturing - Upstream in FREMONT, California

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment which benefits our employees, patients and communities.

Description:

The Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for implementing and supervising all activities in the assigned work area to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), environmental health and safety (EHS) guidelines and any other regulations and ensures a safe work environment while coaching/supervising direct reports, identifying and leading continuous improvement efforts that reduce waste and increase labor and operational efficiency. Ensure seamless transfer of information and responsibilities across shifts and between areas. Ensures production schedules are met.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Interview, hire, train, supervise, coach, motivate, develop and discipline Manufacturing Staff. Responsible for coordinating the day-to-day activities and overseeing their staff. Assign staff activities to meet scheduling requirements. Sets performance objectives and development plans. Monitor progress. Develop and train Staff for growth and advancement.

  • Supervisor will assign staff activities, meet scheduling requirements and be the primary conduit for reporting issues arising from the Manufacturing floor.

  • Monitor staff to ensure compliance with required GMP training and related documentation.

  • Review, approve, and manage documentation for batch and system records. Conduct regular reviews of standard procedures and batch record documentation and identify areas for improvement and implement process improvements.

  • Accountable for a safe working environment. Instills a culture of safety. Ensures Safety standards, procedures and processes are followed by the manufacturing Staff.

  • Develop and implement measurement metrics and internal auditing programs in order to routinely evaluate shift performance, operation efficiency and quality. Identify processes to determine efficiencies and identify root causes for inefficiency and implement changes as needed based on assessments. Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact production deadlines. Provide guidance and help to lead troubleshooting efforts as needed during a deviation in the process.

  • Develop and implement measurement metrics and internal auditing programs in order to routinely evaluate shift performance, operation efficiency and quality. Identify processes to determine efficiencies and identify root causes for inefficiency and implement changes as needed based on assessments. Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact production deadlines. Provide guidance and help to lead troubleshooting efforts as needed during a deviation in the process.

Requirements:

  • High School Diploma with six (6) years of cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing experience in positions of progressive responsibility OR Associate's degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a science or engineering related field, plus four (4) years of manufacturing experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment with positions of progressive responsibility OR Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in a science or engineering related field, plus three (3) years’ experience in a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment with positions of progressive responsibility.

  • Requires two (2) years of Supervisory experience or equivalent in a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment leading teams in a cGMP pharmaceutical manufacturing environment

  • Experience interviewing, hiring, training, supervising, coaching, motivating, developing and disciplining Manufacturing Staff.

  • Experience coordinating the day-to-day activities, overseeing manufacturing teams, manufacturing investigations/CAPAs, performing FMEA & gap assessments and production planning/scheduling concepts.

  • Excellent oral communication skills

  • Must be able to motivate and mobilize staff

  • Must exercise rapid learning ability, attention to detail, excellent computer skills, team player, organized analytical thinker with a high level of energy and self-motivation.

  • Ability to read, develop, and understand procedures and other controlled documents

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to establish highly functional relationships with diverse personalities both within and outside the manufacturing.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office programs and associated computer programs.

  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

  • Requires intermediate understanding of biopharmaceutical manufacturing, resource planning, performance management and coaching concepts. Requires prior demonstrated supervisory competencies and strong interpersonal skills.

  • Ensures compliance with all manufacturing processes in accordance with Government (cGMP, FDA, DEA, OSHA, and Safety) and Company Policies, Procedures, Goals and Objectives.

  • Demonstrates good knowledge of GMP, FDA and European regulations.

  • Follow all relevant department policies, procedures, SOP and other requirements during project execution and act at all times within the BI standards/ethics policies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.

  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required)

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

Our Culture:

Boehringer Ingelheim is one of the world’s top 20 pharmaceutical companies and operates globally with approximately 50,000 employees. Since our founding in 1885, the company has remained family-owned and today we are committed to creating value through innovation in three business areas including human pharmaceuticals, animal health and biopharmaceutical contract manufacturing. Since we are privately held, we have the ability to take an innovative, long-term view. Our focus is on scientific discoveries and the introduction of truly novel medicines that improve lives and provide valuable services and support to patients and their families. Employees are challenged to take initiative and achieve outstanding results. Ultimately, our culture and drive allows us to maintain one of the highest levels of excellence in our industry. We are also deeply committed to our communities and our employees create and engage in programs that strengthen the neighborhoods where we live and work. Boehringer Ingelheim, including Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Boehringer Ingelheim USA, Boehringer Ingelheim Animal Health USA, Inc., Merial Barceloneta, LLC and Boehringer Ingelheim Fremont, Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status, including protected veteran status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Boehringer Ingelheim is firmly committed to ensuring a safe, healthy, productive and efficient work environment for our employees, partners and customers. As part of that commitment, Boehringer Ingelheim conducts pre-employment verifications and drug screenings.

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Organization: US-BI Fremont

Title: Supervisor, Manufacturing - Upstream

Location: Americas-US-CA-Fremont

Requisition ID: 1813271