COMPANY: A leading pharmaceutical company headquartered in Indianapolis, IN
LOCATION: Fort Dodge, IA
The basic purpose of this position is to provide technical direction and supervision in their assigned biological or pharmaceutical production area according to company policies and corporate business plans, to provide technical competence through proper selection and training the work force, to insure a safe work place through proper training of the work force and to implement and maintain compliance status (cGMP, OSHA) within the department.
Supervise personnel and activities in the assigned area in order to produce high quality product or results.
Effectively schedule employee's works; Bargaining unit and technician levels.
Troubleshoot production problems, document findings, and implement solutions to resolve problems.
Keep updated and train personnel in scientific principles, time management, GMPs, technical requirements, and all other policies and regulations governing the production of assigned product.
Communicate to management progress of the department, problems, employee actions, new ideas, and all other pertinent information
Administration of company policies and safety programs and understanding and enforcing terms of the union contract.
Interface with other department Team Leaders and employees in a professional manner to coordinate the activities and issues.
Requisitions purchase of operating supplies and recommends purchase of new or replacement equipment.
Make recommendations to hire/terminate personnel and discipline personnel as needed according to policies and procedures.
Participate in and/or chair appropriate meetings and committees as assigned
Leadership experience required. Leading employees, projects and businesses/functions
Strong verbal and written communication, coaching, organization and teamwork skills. Demonstrated leadership ability and aptitude to train and utilize workers in a multi-faceted environment.
: Planning and Organizing
: Delivering Results
: Business and Technical Competence
: Managing Conflict
: Quality Orientation
Requires a supervisory skill set in order to formally supervise a small work unit.
EDUCATION: BS in related discipline required; minimum of 1 year experience in related industry and/or supervisory role preferred.