Production Manager - Manufacturing


Production Manager needed for high-speed pharmaceutical packaging manufacturer.

Position: Production Manager – Manufacturing
Location: Lancaster, PA
Type: Full-Time, Permanent
About the Company:  A leading production contributor to the pharmaceutical parenteral packaging industry, the company manufactures all products using excellent raw materials and uses up-to-date technologies and state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities worldwide. Their innovative product solutions contribute to the high demand for products such as syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges, and other specials glass tubing or polymer products specific to the medical industry.
The firm maintains a core of well-respected international clients and continues to grow and expand.  The culture of the organization is vibrant, fun and extremely collaborative. If you enjoy working on a variety of projects, and with other intelligent, hard-working people in a team-oriented environment, then this is the place for you.

  • Minimum of 2-4 years of manufacturing production supervisory experience
  • Pharmaceutical industry experience preferred
  • Well-organized and team-oriented, with strong leadership abilities; excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Proven ability to work effectively and accurately in a high volume, fast paced environment.
  • Must pass drug panel and have a clean criminal background
  • Must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent education and experience
  • Leadership training or college degree preferred
  • Ability to clearly communicate in English (both verbal and written) is required
Major Duties:
Responsible for the throughput and product quality of assigned shift.
  • Review production metric reports for accuracy and control production order variances (hours/materials/consumption).
  • Review and manage re-inspection backlogs, quality issues, machine changes, handling and material issues.
  • Lead, motivate, instruct and teach shift members to ensure productions deliverables are achieved.
  • Supervise work performance, perform audits, provide control measures within the range of responsibility, and determine necessary improvement activities.
  • Participate in the preparation and modification of job descriptions and the hiring process (interviews).
  • Create planning documents (holiday planning, shift planning, training plans) and schedule/organize staffing to meet the needs based on the production schedule, vacation schedule, call-offs and special needs.
  • Participate in the production routines and report the relevant data (production quantities, quality, accomplished order production, tool availability, maintenance tasks)
  • Perform daily communication meetings at the beginning of shifts and ensure correct and timely reporting instructions is provided to employees within shift.
  • Assist in development and implementation of training programs and evaluate training needs for each position.
  • Implement the IMSU/EHS directive and maintain a clean and safe workspace in area of responsibility.
  • Perform personnel evaluations and coaching’s on regular basis. Document performance issues, as needed.
  • Follow and enforce cGMP requirements and applicable HR policies.

If interested in this opportunity, please contact me directly.

Bill Glose

Practice Leader & Sales Manager
Manufacturing & Mechanical Construction
O: 610-628-2240
Twitter: @BillGlose4