Manufacturing Supervisor (Downstream) - Days
Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.
The Manufacturing Supervisor (Downstream) is responsible to oversee the production of therapeutic proteins (API) under current Good Manufacturing Practice (cGMP) conditions. Supervisors are expected to plan and prepare for production, schedule tasks, and assign duties to operators to meet the production schedule, assess production records and meet release timelines to deliver quality product to our customers. Supervisors are expected to set the example safety and compliance for their teams, and demonstrate expertise and breadth of knowledge in executing process recipes across a variety of production activities. Supervisors are expected to train and coach their team members, review and manage performance, and support career development for employees. They are expected to demonstrate expertise and technical leadership in cGMP compliance and an in-depth understanding of process flow and be able to make decisions based on that experience.
Key Accountabilities and Duties:
- Set up, operate equipment, and monitor production processes, including clean-in-place (CIP) and steam-in-place (SIP) operations and report production in written and electronic documents in accordance with good documentation procedures (GDPs), troubleshooting issues and review documentation as appropriate.
- Train other personnel on equipment operation, cGMPs, documentation, technical theory, or other tasks. Maintain individual training plan.
- Review documentation (batch records, SOPs, Logbooks) for completeness, clarity, accuracy and submit edits to documents for revision as required.
- Administrative tasks – leading shift exchange, meetings, sending/receiving emails, participating in projects.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
- High School Diploma or Equivalent minimum; AS/BS preferred. Preferred area of study in a science related discipline
- Significant experience in manufacturing; GMP setting preferred, and/or some working knowledge as a Manufacturing Associate/Technician Level III in bio-pharm, biotech, life science, or medical device industries.
- Proven logic and decision making abilities, critical thinking skills.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.
- The employee is living the cultural beliefs with the flexibility to adapt to changing business priorities. Is open to and actively seeks out feedback on their performance and translates that feedback into action.
Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievement themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.
People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.
Lonza is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a qualified individual with disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law