- Associate's Degree
- Bachelor's Degree
- High School Diploma or GED
- Lean Manufacturing
- Microsoft Word
- Microsoft Office
- Leadership Experience
- Health Insurance
- 401(k) Matching
BestCo Inc. is a privately-held manufacturer located and operated in Mooresville, North Carolina. BestCo is known industry-wide as a leading developer and marketer of innovative, consumer health care products for retailers and marketers of OTC drug products and dietary supplements. BestCo specializes in manufacturing solid dose lozenges, soft chews, and other confectionery-based delivery forms of consumer healthcare products for both private label and contract manufacturing partners. BestCo combines nearly a century’s worth of confectionery experience with emerging consumer healthcare insights to create unique products for our customers. BestCo strives to be a pioneer and innovator in the field of confectionery delivery forms of OTC drugs and dietary supplements.
BestCo is currently searching for a Production Supervisor, 12 hour Night Shift, to be located at our Mooresville, North Carolina facility.
Position Summary: Responsibilities: This position is responsible for supervising shift operations in a fast paced manufacturing environment that produces over-the-counter products according to cGMP requirements. The Supervisor in this position will ensure adherence to established safety, quality, and production standards, and maintain a competitive advantage in our industry.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Effectively communicate and coach shift teams to achieve department safety, quality, and production goals, including changeover, cleaning, processing, and packaging activities.
Ensure compliance with all FDA, OSHA and EPA requirements.
Ensures right first time production through ownership of the team’s activities, ensuring products are produced according to batch record instructions and standard operating procedures
Demonstrate ownership of and adherence to facility and equipment standards
Organize the shift team to provide optimal use of personnel and equipment
Hold direct reports accountable.
Conduct performance evaluations, monitor compensation and overtime
Motivate and communicate in order to maintain good morale and adherence to standard work
Conduct thorough shift exchange with both supervisors and operators
Follow weekly production schedule, predict production start and finish times, coordinate raw material and component delivery with the warehouse, and order production batch records
Conduct routine housekeeping inspections and observe team behaviors to ensure consistency with standard operating procedures.
Prepare for and participate in both internal and external safety and cGMP audits
Lead investigations into safety, quality, and production downtime events, determine root cause, and develop effective corrective and preventive actions
Develop and revise standard operating procedures.
Communicate cross-functionally with safety, quality, and maintenance support leaders, escalating problems in the plant that can impact safety, quality or productivity and propose solutions while demonstrating due diligence to fully understand problems and communicate clearly
Collect and analyze relevant production statistics using data spreadsheets.
Conduct recruiting interviews; recommend hires, promotions, transfers and discharges.
Cross-train in other production areas in an effort to be able to cover during vacations and absences of other Supervisors.
Proactively manages shift to meet labor and scrap cost standards.
Ability to quickly learn technical processes and machinery to assist with real time troubleshooting and decision making for direct reports.
Other duties as assigned
Supervise 15 – 25 team members
High School Diploma/GED
At least 2 years prior supervisory experience in a GMP manufacturing or similar regulated environment or at least 3 years of demonstrated leadership ability in a skilled operator or team lead position at BestCo
Committed to high level of ownership of safety, hygiene, quality and GMP practices
Demonstrated trouble shooting ability, excellent attendance and safety record, strong work ethic
Ability to coach, motivate, and hold employees accountable
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills required; must be able to communicate at all levels of the organization
Must be able to work independently under pressure in a fast-paced, team oriented, ever-changing manufacturing environment
Basic proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word).
Associate Degree, Technical Certification/Diploma or Bachelor’s degree
More than 2 years supervisory experience in a GMP manufacturing environment
Confectionary, pharmaceutical or food manufacturing experience
Experience with Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, 5 S and Kaizen events
Knowledgeable in cGMP and 21CFR
"NO OUTSIDE RECRUITING AGENCIES"
BestCo offers competitive wages in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including a 401(k) with company match.
BestCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer
BestCo will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen and verification that you are legally authorized to work in the United States for this Company.
It is the policy of BestCo that applicants for employment are recruited and hired on the basis of individual merit and ability with respect to positions being filled.