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Supervisor Production

Company: CURIUM
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Curium is the world's largest nuclear medicine company with more than a century of industry experience. We develop, manufacture, and distribute world-class radiopharmaceutical products to help patients around the globe. Our proven heritage combined with a pioneering approach are the hallmarks to deliver innovation, excellence, and unparalleled service. With manufacturing facilities across Europe and the United States, Curium delivers SPECT, PET and therapeutic radiopharmaceutical solutions for life-threatening diseases to over 14 million patients annually. The name 'Curium' honors the legacy of pioneering radioactive researchers Marie and Pierre Curie, after whom the radioactive element curium was named and emphasizes our focus on nuclear medicine. The tagline 'Life Forward' represents our commitment to securing a brighter future for all those we serve: An enhanced quality of care for our patients. A trusted partner to our customers. A supportive employer to our valued team.

Summary of Position A Supervisor of Production is responsible for ensuring accountability, transparency, and effective communication cross-functionally and within his/her team while ensuring information is timely, clear and accurate. By coaching and developing his/her team to High Performance, he/she will foster a culture of team ownership that ensures compliance with all Corporate and Local policies, procedures and regulations. While supervising in a cGMP environment, he/she must maintain operational compliance with U.S. and international regulatory agencies (i.e. FDA, NRC, BDB, DHSS, etc.) In addition, he/she must supply the highest level of both internal and external customer service. To effectively recognize and reward performance, the supervisor must measure and communicate the team's progress against individual, team and site goals and Key Performance Indicators (KPI's). The Supervisor is responsible for supervising the operations associated with the manufacturing of a radioactive drug product which meets site specifications by supervising from the floor in the areas of clean up, set up and operation of equipment by trained and qualified personnel. Areas of operation to include: formulation, dispensing, packaging, and release of final drug product. This position is also responsible for support activities such as maintenance and disinfection. Work Schedule: Sunday - Wednesday 5:00pm - 3:30am. Overtime as required to ensure timely release of products. Essential Functions

  • Support all aspects of the operation under area of responsibility including but not limited to: Production, Maintenance, Safety, Environmental, Quality, Service, Budgeting, Cost Reduction Programs, Process Improvements, Special Projects, and Employee Relations.
  • Responsible for seeing that all tasks are performed in a manner that complies with Maryland Heights Quality Management System, Safety and Environmental Management System, and all governing regulatory bodies.
  • Partner with quality/safety leadership to ensure good quality/safety practices are aligned with production.
  • Coach and develop Detectnet team members.
  • Lead, coach, and train employees toward team concepts and foster an empowering and high performing environment.
  • Ensure all direct reports are properly trained in areas directly related to their job responsibilities as well as company policies, quality policies, and safety/environmental policies.
  • Responsible for driving creation and implementation of Cost Reduction Programs.
  • Lead and drive Continuous Improvement philosophy and practices including but not limited to Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, TPM, SMED, 6S, and OEE throughout the focus factory.
  • Responsible for monitoring weekly production schedules and changes.
  • Responsible for all special projects assigned by the Production Manager, to include but not limited to Lean Manufacturing initiatives, six sigma projects, safety initiatives, etc.
  • Maintain specified product quantity levels, including raw materials and product specifications.
  • Partner with Human Resources and CHP Management on performance management, bonus & salary planning, employee relations matters.
  • Conduct team meetings as well as 1 on 1 coaching sessions with employees in the department.
  • Set clear vision by ensuring tactical goals and objectives are aligned with site strategies through performance management for each team member.
  • Lead and/or support investigations, manufacturing exceptions, product failures, RCA and customer complaints at the appropriate level with complete and comprehensive detail.
  • This position reports to the Manager of Production. This position will have responsibility for managing the day to day operations function as it relates to the Cyclotron Hot Products Department and Finished Fill Hot Products Department. The position will also include interfacing with other functions at the site. Requirements
    • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Science or a related field (preferred).
    • Seven years of overall experience required, five years of manufacturing operations experience in Pharmaceuticals or related field, preferably in a cGMP environment.
    • Minimum of two years of experience in a Supervisory role.
    • Ability to work flexible hours.
    • Six Sigma Green Belt/Lean Certification preferred. Lean tools, Regulatory Compliance knowledge, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
    • Must be an agent of change.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to develop and coach others.
    • Ability to give focus, structure, and direction to execute goals.
    • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, changing environment.
    • Solid conflict resolution skills.
    • Action oriented/drive for results.
    • Able to deal effectively with ambiguity.
    • Must be approachable.
    • Must have excellent decision making, problem solving and analytical skills.
    • Excellent organizing and planning skills.
    • Ability to drive continuous improvement.
    • Team orientation/strong team player.
    • Managerial courage.
    • Detailed-oriented with the ability to work under tight deadlines.
    • Excellent interpersonal skills. Working Conditions:
      • Standard office environment, coupled with time in radiopharmaceutical manufacturing and laboratory environments.
      • Must be willing to wear a variety of personal protective equipment.
      • Willingness to work in a team based environment.
      • Close attention to detail required.
      • May be required to sit or stand for long periods of time while performing duties.
      • Must be able to work outside of regular work hours.
      • Willingness to work in plant producing radioactive materials and requiring all employees to participate in safety programs designed to minimize potential and/or actual exposure levels.
      • Responsibilities also include the ability to lift, walk, bend, stoop, push, pull, reach, and climb stairs, ladders and steps with or without accommodation.
      • Must possess good hand-eye coordination.

Keywords: CURIUM, St. Louis , Supervisor Production, Professions , Saint Louis, Missouri

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