Production Supervisor

Posted 04 May 2022

Livingston, West Lothian - United Kingdom

Req Id 239492



A career at our company is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 58,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.


To provide support to the Production Manager, and  whilst ensuring daily schedule requirements are met in the specified time, in accordance with cGMP 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Ensure that all operations are carried out in a correct manner observing appropriate regulatory practices at all times.
  • Ensure that all areas are maintained to a high, clean standard and all operations are logged correctly.  
  • To manage and record personnel issues relating to operators, with regard to induction, holidays, overtime, etc.  Assist in the training of operators.
  • Plan and allocate resources required to achieve the production plan.
  • To enter production information on the relevant systems in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that daily scheduled operations are completed satisfactorily in the specified timescale.
  • Ensure that all relevant batch documentation has been completed satisfactorily following cGMP and assist in the preparation and modification of company documentation, where necessary.
  • Perform investigations of manufacturing operations such as deviation reports, non-conforming product reports, correction action reports, etc.
  • In the absence of the Production Manager deputise where required by liaising with other departments. 
  • Ensure that all procedures are carried out and documented to cGMP in accordance with Company policy. 
  • Update and maintain electronic spreadsheets, databases and planning systems as appropriate.  Provide reports to the Production Manager as required.
  • Produce documentation according to established standards and assist in the preparation of new and/or modification of Company documentation.


Who you are:


  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment working to cGMP in a supervisory role or applicable technical background.
  • Good organisation skills to plan through-put and allocation of operators.
  • Cross functional supervision between areas required.
  • Good computer skills to ensure operation of the Company electronic systems and relevant databases.
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and targets.


What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.


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