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Production Manager, Chemical Processing

Company: Bevov
Location: Cedar Rapids
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionOur client is the small molecule company that provides drug substance, drug product and analytical services across the entire drug lifecycle. Known for their scientific and manufacturing excellence and customer focus, they offer a range of career opportunities across our global network of locations. As a team, we share one goal to improve the quality of life for our customers patients across the world.

The primary purpose of this position is to manage the operation of assigned production work centers/facilities in order to meet customer and business demands while maintaining regulatory compliance and following company standards and requirements. In addition to meeting manufacturing schedules, line responsibilities include development, direction and guidance to production supervisors, production engineers and plant operators. To lead and promote safety, environmental awareness, quality, cost savings, and compliance with all regulatory programs. Provide inter and intra departmental technical assistance facilitating company growth. The Production Superintendent will work closely with all departments to ensure timely shipment of quality products, meeting or exceeding customer expectations.
Responsibilities

  • Ensuring assigned production areas meet or exceed all safety and quality requirements
  • Scheduling operations and maintenance activities in a manner that prevents delays and efficiently utilizes manpower
  • Ensuring adherence to Standard Operating Procedures in all operations and activities
  • Work closely with the product supervisors to ensure employees are properly trained and evaluate their performance
  • Exercising proper care in the utilization of buildings, equipment and services
  • Identify and implement process improvements that positively impact items such as yield, throughput, waste, labor, raw materials, product quality and cycle time
  • Investigate operational issues and work with support groups to resolve and implement corrective and preventative actions
  • Work with Process Engineering and Chemical Development during the implementation of new products in the manufacturing area
  • Participate in process or capital project evaluations as assigned
  • Coach production supervisors and their subordinates on company policies and procedures. Conduct training pertaining to the employees and company needs. Provide guidance to increase the employees understanding and knowledge of the plant operation. Identify and promote activities which enhance the work environment.Qualifications
    • High School Diploma or equivalent, BS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering, MBA or MS in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering highly beneficial
    • 8-10 years of experience in the industry with prior management experience (preferably a few years of management)
    • 4+ years of chemical processing/manufacturing experience with prior supervisory experience preferred
    • Sound written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to conduct employee training, conduct presentations, actively participate in regulatory and customer audits
    • Strong leadership skills
    • Financial knowledge relevant to manufacturing
    • Strong computer knowledge in Windows based software - Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint
    • Ability to obtain DEA clearance for drug manufacture
    • Respirator use required
      BenefitsOut client is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Bevov, Cedar Rapids , Production Manager, Chemical Processing, Executive , Cedar Rapids, Iowa

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