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Production Supervisor

March 24 2017
Industries Pharmaceutical, Biotechnology
Categories Operations (manufacturing, packaging), Production and planning management
Laval, QC

ProMetic BioProduction Inc. ("PBP") undertakes the development and manufacture of high-value plasma-derived therapeutic biosimilars for ProMetic's current and future clients in a state of the art facility.

ProMetic BioProduction Inc is experimenting a substantial growth. In order to support operations expansion, the Manufacturing department of PBP is looking for a Production Supervisor, to work at its plant in Laval, Quebec. Under the supervision of the Manager, Production, the Production Supervisor will be responsible for all cGMP manufacturing activities on the plant floor.

The mandate of the Production Supervisor will be to:

  • Responsible for direct supervision and efficiency monitoring of employees performing equipment preparation and operation of manufacturing processes under cGMP procedures;

  • Provide daily job assignments and supervise execution of those tasks in relation to the manufacture of pharmaceuticals;

  • Monitor and ensure compliance by all personnel with cGMP regulations, ProMetic Policies, SOP's and Batch Record;

  • Maintain a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift;

  • Review manufacturing generated documentation and ensure that it complies with Good Documentation Practices;

  • Manage the work schedulefor the production team and control aspects related to absenteeism, over time, etc.;

  • Ensure adequate training is provided to Technicians in order for them to complete their job assignments;

  • Interface with the Quality Assurance, Maintenance and Materials Management to resolve production, supply, and equipment issues. Document issues through deviations and assist with investigations, as necessary;

  • Responsible for typical RH activities as to hire, terminate, discipline or appraise employees;

  • Assist the Validation and Maintenance staff with their job functions and provide provide technical expertise for these projects;

  • Assist the Production Manager with the development and implementation of department policies and procedures.

  • Perform different transactions in ProMetic ERP systems;

  • Other related duties/responsibilities as required or assigned by the Manager.

The selected candidate will hold a Bachelor Degree (BAC) in sciences combined with a minimum of eight (8) years of experience in a regulatory GMP manufacturing environment, including at least five (5) years previous supervisory experience. Bilingualism is essential (English and French) both orally and writing. Experience in protein purification is an asset.

The following criteria are also required:

  • Ability to lead and direct a group;

  • Demonstrate leadership;

  • Strong problem solving skills and ability to identify and resolve issues in a timely manner;

  • Willingness to make decisions and good judgement;

  • Flexibility and the ability to maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work schedule and priorities;

  • Handling multiple tasks and projects at the same time;

  • Good time management.

ProMetic offers a competitive compensation, a complete benefits program, a flexible and a casual working environment.

To apply, please send a cover letter and copy of your resume to **@********.com with the following reference:  PBP-1611. ProMetic is an equal opportunity employer. Only chosen candidates will be contacted for an interview.  For more information about ProMetic, visit our website

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