Packaging Supervisor

Title: Packaging Supervisor

Job Summary


The Packaging Supervisor is responsible for the operation of the packaging lines on an assigned shift. Manages Line Leaders and employees in Packaging. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.




Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Insures that production standards are met or exceeded. Informs manager of line efficiency and production problems.
  • Assigns operators to specific packaging lines
  • Monitors the packaging operation to ensure compliance with cGMP and all applicable SOPs’
  • Expedites production line changeovers and communicates status to label control and quality assurance
  • Assures that scheduling priorities are met
  • Monitors utilization of components to insure that usage is within waste standard allowance.
  • Supervises line leaders, ensures that all conditions of line operations and documentation are according to cGMP and SOPs
  • Enters required information for completed jobs into system
  • Handles employee related issues in a manner that is consistent with company policies
  • Monitors production line operations and makes recommendations to improve component, operator and product performance
  • Conducts GMP and SOP training sessions for department personnel
  • Follows safety regulations
  • Must participate and successfully complete all training as required
  • Perform other duties as assigned


Education, Skills, and/or Experience

  • High School diploma required (college degree preferred)
  • 5 years’ experience as a Production Supervisor or equivalent combination of education and /or experience
  • Pharmaceutical packaging production experience a strong plus
  • Strong knowledge of cGMP and SOPs
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office and other applications as applicable, plus the ability to learn company applications as required
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