Parenteral Inspection & Packaging Supervisor, Senior Job

Bristol-Myers Squibb
United States, Manati
Jul 2012
This job posting expired on September 7, 2012.


One shared journey is moving us forward at Bristol-Myers Squibb. Around the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious disease. Empowered to apply our individual talents and ideas so that we can learn and grow together. And driven to make a difference, from innovative research to hands-on community support.

Oversee resources availability (material, equipment, personnel - regular and lease workers) necessary to meet and comply with timely production plan. Verify adherence to procedures and controls and, provide corrective feedback during operations by frequent monitoring of production activities. Provide the necessary technical and regulatory documentation direction, support and advice to the Inspection/Packaging Manager in terms of outstanding events or issues on daily basis; including to facilitate the necessary information related to support the packaging processes and fast tracking for documenting and implementing process modifications. Ensure budget objectives and productivity or process/line defects are on targets. Drive area projects to completion. Plan work schedules, set priorities with urgency, keeps work pace, and meet deadlines within a complex, rapidly changing environment. Perform systematic walkthroughs of operation floors. Establish corrective actions plan to eliminate process deviations and documentation errors. Support efforts to release lots on hold and conduct thorough reviews of investigation reports. Prepare and/or approve necessary SOP's and forms to be in full compliance with cGMPs and reflect inspection and packaging processes. Monitor scrap factor, equipment downtime, and labor utilization on a regular basis for effective and efficient production plan execution. Identify opportunities to improve process performance and / or safety requirements and support continuous Improvement initiatives in the daily operation activities and any other assignments based on business needs. Generate and approve changes as per the established change control procedure. Execute supervision role in the area including, but not limited to: defines job skill requirement for the inspection and packaging positions, which include back up operators for critical positions and support the training program design assuring adherence to training plan including employee certification and re-certification program; on time personnel performance appraisals, vacation schedules and approval, attendance (Kronos) administration for payroll processing, personnel leave of absences administration and standard development, etc.; manage disciplinary actions when necessary as per company policies, monitoring of attendance trends enforcing applicable company policies and procedures, promote and model BMS-Core Behaviors, facilitate teamwork, provide coaching and feedback etc. Perform as the back-up person of the area Manager as required. Support Maintenance Program by assuring on time execution of applicable preventive and corrective maintenance plans.


Bachelor degree in Science, Administration, or Engineering. Five (5) years of experience in inspection and packaging for sterile operations processes, including liquid and lyophilized vials and pre filled syringes within pharmaceutical environment or within a medical device industry. Three (3) years of solid (evaluating, disciplinary actions, performance appraisals, developing succession planning, etc) supervisory experience, or leading multidisciplinary teams. Knowledge in product transfer validation within the pharmaceutical environment. Ability to facilitate continuous innovation initiatives, foster team building and simplify processes. Ability to maintain good employee relations and to handle grievances and complaints. Self-starter with strong leadership characteristics, analytical, administrative and people skills. Ability to communicate and work effectively in a team oriented environment. Knowledge of cGMPs, safety and environmental regulations, human resources and labor laws. Personal computer skills, knowledge in Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Internet. Fully bilingual oral and written (Spanish/English). Technical writing skills.Sense of urgency and business needs. Capability to use protective gowning. Willing to work irregular hours, rotating shifts, weekends and holidays, when necessary.

Job Function: Manufacturing Operations
Primary Location: NA-US-PR-Manati

Organization: Tech Op - Puerto Rico - Manati
Reference number: 1201329
Disciplines: Pharmacology