Aseptic Operations Supervisor

Niagara Bottling LLC

At Niagara, we’re looking for Team Members who want to be part of achieving our mission to provide our customers the highest quality most affordable bottled water.

Consider applying here, if you want to:

Work in an entrepreneurial and dynamic environment with a chance to make an impact.

Develop lasting relationships with great people.

Have the opportunity to build a satisfying career.

We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages for our Team Members.

Aseptic Operations Supervisor

The Aseptic Operations Supervisor is responsible for supporting, coordinating, scheduling, and maintaining all manufacturing activities, The Aseptic Operations Supervisor is also responsible for supervising and coordinating the activities of employees engaging in component preparations, filling, capping, autoclaving, depy glass, compounding, filtration, filling, lyophilization and terminal sterilization of finish product production.

Essential Functions

Ensures the proper systems and resources are in place to meet production schedules on time and that product is manufactured to specification and in accordance with SOP’s, cGMP’s, and safety procedures.

Provides and supervises instructions to the manufacturing department to ensure that all activities are followed as guidelines on GMP, Safety, SOPs and policies at Niagara.

Reviews and updates SOPs, deviations, and CAPAs and performs different roles as directed by upper manufacturing management.

Supervises manufacturing group leaders and hourly staff in proper operating aseptic techniques and produces.

Oversees Indirectly/directly all hourly employees in the performance of their duties.

Develops information and compiles reports concerning scheduling, production goals, equipment and maintenance problems and other studies or reports as requested.

Coordinates manpower needs in support training department to achieve personnel training.

Monitors production schedules.

Monitors data during all manufacturing activities.

Drives employee and equipment productivity to achieve optimum results.

Implements strategy from upper manufacturing management.

Provides clear updates, goals, and direction to the team in support of the daily production plan.

Confers with other department management to coordinate the scheduling of operations to achieve required deadlines.

Develops department employees through orientation, training, establishment of objectives, communication of rules and policies while building employee morale and motivation.

Maintains compliance with company policies, cGMP’s, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.

Monitors and controls production schedules and activities to ensure the meeting of departmental performance objectives and budgets.

Supervises, coordinates and controls the production and operating activities to ensure optimum utilization of personnel, materials, and equipment.

Conducts continuous review and follow-up on projects to ensure completion of assigned work.

Review documents such as Protocols, Batch Records, Change Controls, Deviations, CAPAs, Risk Assessments, etc.

Evaluates the performance and production of staff; maintains records on performance.

Advises department management on matters relating to daily operations and makes recommendations for improvements when feasible.

Recommends and implements value and process improvement programs.

Ensures adequate resources are available to manufacture product (equipment, supplies, and labor).

Supports investigations, and document corrections/modification are done effectively and in a timely manner.

Ensure direct reports are trained and work in compliance with applicable SOPs, GMPs, regulatory requirements, safety, environmental and company policies Listen to Group Lead feedback and address team members feedback

Monitor team members’ performance to ensure all training is current and to determine if any additional training is needed and work with the department supervisor to address

Provide leadership and direction to Group Leads and employees on a daily basis

Ensure that all Batch Production Records are correctly filled out and completed in a timely fashion, before it is handled to Quality Assurance for review.

Demonstrate the ability to set-up and operate any equipment used in immediate work area

Troubleshoot equipment and have the ability to problem solve any issues that arise

All other duties as assigned

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

4 Years – Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

4 Years – Experience in Position

4 Years – Experience managing people/projects

experience may include a combination of work experience and education

Preferred Qualifications:

6 Years– Experience in Field or similar manufacturing environment

6 Years – Experience working in Position

6 Years – Experience managing people/projects

experience may include a combination of work experience and education

Competencies

List out all of the competencies required for the position following these guidelines:

List what tools, equipment, or work aids are used and level of proficiency (Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced) expected for the role

Performs work under direct supervision.

Handles basic issues and problems, and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.

Possesses beginning to working knowledge of subject matter.

Strong verbal, writing, and presentation skills to communicate effectively with immediate team and peers.

Analytical and problem solving skills

Ability to work well in collaborative group environments

Strong attention to detail and organization.

Intermediate knowledge of and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook

This position embodies the values of Niagara’s LIFE competency model, focusing on the following key drivers of success:

Lead Like an Owner

Identifies safety issues and takes prompt corrective action

Coaches/corrects unsafe team behavior

Effectively prioritizes quality, productivity, and cost

Encourages honest feedback from direct reports, peers, and up-line manager

Uses customer feedback to improve service levels and internal/external customer relationships

InnovACT

Understands the concepts of process consistency and waste minimization

Modifies goals based on changing business needs

Promotes sharing of opposing viewpoints

Find a Way

Anticipates problems and opportunities within functional area, and recommends proactive solutions

Uses technical knowledge to coach team performance and educate others

Leverages technical know-how to solve challenging problems

Encourages and models teamwork to demonstrate behavioral expectations for Team Members

Builds relationships up, down, and across effectively

Empowered to be Great

Provides effective coaching and feedback to improve individual and team performance

Provides positive recognition for Team Member results

Assigns responsibilities to maximize team strengths

Resolves team conflicts with a calm demeanor and skill

Effectively communicates team and individual expectations and follows up appropriately

Education

Minimum Required:

Bachelors Degree with a certificate in PLC Programming and Electrical Maintenance or other related fields or equivalent experience

Preferred:

Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience

Certification/License:

Required: PLC Programming and Electrical Maintenance

Preferred: N/A

Foreign Language

Required: None Required

Preferred: None Required

Benefits

https://careers.niagarawater.com/us/en/benefits

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Niagara Bottling, LLC has been family owned and operated since 1963. Niagara is a leading bottled water manufacturer in the U.S., supplying major retailers across the nation. With incredible growth over the past several years, the career possibilities at Niagara are endless!

Niagara’s culture is fast-paced, innovative and intensely collaborative. Our Team Members are passionate, driven and always find a way to get the job done. We work hard and play hard while staying true to our family atmosphere.

From competitive benefits and retirement options to educational reimbursements, ongoing training courses and exciting career advancement opportunities, at Niagara we truly take care of our Team Members.

We hope that you consider joining our Niagara family!

Niagara Bottling LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in relation to our recruiting, hiring, and promoting practices.