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Supervisor, Production (nights)

Company: Fresenius Kabi US
Location: Melrose Park
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary

Responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of employees engaging in component preparation, filling, capping, autoclaving, terminal sterilization, compounding, and lyophilization production. Ensures the proper systems and resources are in place to meet production schedules on time and that product is manufactured to specification and in accordance with SOP's, cGMP's, and safety procedures.


  • Supervises manufacturing group leaders and hourly staff in proper operating techniques and procedures.
  • Develops information and compiles reports concerning scheduling, production goals, equipment and maintenance problems and other studies or reports as requested.
  • Assists in establishing production schedules.
  • Confers with other department management to coordinate the scheduling of operations to achieve required deadlines.
  • Develops department employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of rules and policies while building employee morale and motivation.
  • Maintains compliance with company policies, cGMP's, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
  • Monitors and controls production schedules and activities to ensure the meeting of departmental performance objectives and budgets.
  • Supervises, coordinates and controls the production and operating activities to ensure optimum utilization of personnel, materials, and equipment.
  • Conducts continuous review and follow-up on projects to ensure completion of assigned work.
  • Evaluates the performance and production of staff; maintains records on performance.
  • Advises department management on matters relating to daily operations and makes recommendations for improvements when feasible.
  • Recommends and implements value and process improvement programs.
  • Ensures adequate resources are available to manufacture product (equipment, supplies, and labor).
  • Performs/ensures investigations and document corrections/modifications are done effectively and in a timely manner.


  • Bachelors of Science degree plus two to three years supervisory experience in a pharmaceutical or food plant.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proven communication and employee relations skills necessary

Additional Information

We offer an excellent salary and benefits package including medical, dental and vision coverage, as well as life insurance, disability, 401K with company match, and wellness program.

Fresenius Kabi is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disabilities, or protected veteran status.

Keywords: Fresenius Kabi US, Chicago , Supervisor, Production (nights), Other , Melrose Park, Illinois

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