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Manufacturing Supervisor II

Req # JR - 024206 Location Hayward, California, United States Job Category Manufacturing Date posted 07/09/2020

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The Supervisor II position is responsible for providing supervision and implementation of all activities within the manufacturing area to ensure goals and project deadlines are met with a maximum and efficient use of staff and materials as well as strict adherence to cGMP, environmental health and safety guidelines and any other related regulations which could apply.

  • Supervisor is expected to provide guidance, support, direction and leadership through positive interactions with all personnel during daily operations.
  • Responsible for supervising the day-to-day production, scheduling, staffing, material management, compliance, training and auditing activities and to meet customer requirements including deadlines and quality standards.
  • Interview, hire, coach, motivate, develop and discipline staff. Conduct annual performance reviews for all direct reports. Assist in setting performance objectives and development plans. Monitor progress.
  • Review, approve, and manage documentation for batch and system records. Assist in release of product for distribution. Assist in meeting product release time goals.
  • Emphasize training programs designed to enable staff to consistently execute all manufacturing processes with strict compliance to cGMPs and EHS regulations.
  • Develop and implement performance measurement and internal auditing programs in order to routinely evaluate operation efficiency and quality. Implement changes as needed based on assessments.
  • Perform/lead technical reviews, investigations and process improvement projects. Provide manufacturing input into integration and validation of new equipment and processes.
  • Resolves technical, material and cGMP problems that may impact project deadlines. Provide guidance and troubleshooting assistance as needed during a deviation in the process.
  • Represent the company during FDA inspections. Provide information as necessary to FDA that establishes credibility and demonstrates compliance with cGMPs. 10) Provide a positive and equitable working environment emphasizing the Baxter Shared Values: Respect /Responsiveness / Results.


  • Demonstrated interpersonal and leadership skills with ability to interface well with other departments, and lead effectively and efficiently in a team environment.
  • In-depth process knowledge of related manufacturing equipment and processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting.
  • Ability to analyze and interpret scientific, and statistical data.
  • Strong professional writing skills and ability to prepare technical reports.
  • Experienced understanding of cGMPs and other regulatory guidelines applicable to the medical/pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong assessment and troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to respond to detailed inquiries, and present information to groups and senior management.
  • May be required to supervise multiple groups/shifts.
  • Overtime may be required at times.
  • Good computer skills.
  • BS degree in a scientific or engineering discipline with 3-5 years of manufacturing experience or AA degree or equivalent manufacturing experience.  Plus 4-6 years supervisory related experience required.
  • Regular attendance is necessary to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Light work, frequent lifting up to 10 lbs; frequent standing/walking/gowning is required.
  • Frequently gowns into an Iso Class 7 and 8 cleanroom environments.
  • Hazards that the incumbent may work with are: alcohol, acids, sodium hydroxide, cyanogen bromide, buffers, etc.

  • Minimal travel required.
  • Normal office and cleanroom working conditions: computer, phone, files, fax, copier, cleanroom
  • Personal Protective Equipment:safety glasses, gloves, hearing protection, surgical mask, safety shoes as required
  • Will work in controlled environment that requires special gowning and protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet, and body.

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