Manufacturing Supervisor - Night Shift

Posted 12 Feb 2024

Lenexa, Kansas - United States

Req Id 271924


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 


Your Role:

The Manufacturing Supervisor – Night Shift on the manufacturing team works to ensure safety and product quality, maintain compliance with standard operating procedures, and coach/develop direct reports. Job duties include:


  • This is a rotating 12 – hour night shift with hours of 7:00pm – 7:00am, and every other weekend
  • Complete on-the-job training to become proficient at the manufacturing process. 
  • Manage Formulation and Processing manufacturing teams to safely conduct operations according to all established procedures and specifications. 
  • Provide guidance, feedback, and training to team members on your shift.   
  • Achieve company production goals and safety standards. 
  • Identify and implement improvements in quality and productivity. 
  • Maintain and establish production department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
  • Audit staff and systems to ensure all SOPs are being followed, current and accurate as written. 
  • Develop systems to measure and control production cost, quality, and efficiency.  
  • Perform employee performance reviews. 
  • Establish standards for performance measurement.
  • In conjunction with the Production Planner, confirm production schedules and deploy resources to meet the agreed upon schedule. 
  • Assist in the implementation and validation of new products and production systems. 
  • Interact with all other departments as required. 
  • Control and maintain department supply inventory levels to ensure sufficient quantities to meet of Production. 
  • Identify areas for optimization of equipment and supplies and assist with problem resolution. 
  • Act as lead investigator for deviations occurring in your area of responsibility and recommend and implement appropriate corrective and preventive action. 
  • Provide Management reports and perform other duties as required. 


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Biology, or other Life Science discipline
  • 2 + years of experience in chemical, pharmaceutical, or other life science manufacturing




  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3 + years of manufacturing experience in life science or similar industry



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven leadership and communication skills 
  • Knowledge of safety and ergonomic issues in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills

What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!


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