Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift
New Oxford, PA 
Posted 23 days ago
Job Description

Production Supervisor

Sartorius is seeking a collaborative supervisor for our 2nd shift (hours 3:30 p.m. - 1:30 a.m.). In this key role you will be responsible for supervising a high performing team of manufacturing employees to ensure achievement of results in our dynamic, fast paced, growing environment. You will mentor and guide the team, communicating job expectations, planning schedules, monitoring performance, coaching, counseling, and addressing employee relations issues.

Available Shift: 3:30pm-1:30am

What you will accomplish together with us:

  • Orient and train employees and provide general guidance and mentoring.
  • Initiates and fosters a spirit of cooperation within and between departments - monitors processes for adherence to established policies, ensuring adequate resources, and overseeing efforts of the team.
  • Works in close alignment with the Operations Manager on the production schedule.
  • Coordinates production plan: working in collaboration with other shift supervisors to ensure optimal scheduling and assignment of employees; revises shift schedule as needed to meet the demands of the business
  • Ensures achievement of required work results, establishes priorities, monitors Reports results of the processing flow on shift production summaries
  • Maintains quality service by establishing organization standards and ensures team adherence.
  • Responsible for ensuring equipment is operational; arranging for repairs as needed and evaluating new equipment and techniques to enhance efficiency
  • Approve timecards and PTO for the team utilizing timekeeping system.
  • Compiles relevant manufacturing information (initiates, sorts, and analyses production performance records and data), and addresses inquiries and requests
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing the team on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources, maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Addresses employee issues by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; and recommending action
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops

What will convince us

  • High School diploma or GED
  • 3 years' experience working in a manufacturing, production, or assembly operations environment
  • Good communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to pass along instructions to the team in a clear, understandable manner
  • Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlookand general PC aptitude
  • Effective supervision and problem-solving skills
  • Comfortable working with tight deadlines
  • Strong communication skills and work ethic and attention to detail
  • Collaborative, team-oriented work style
  • Knowledge of biotech or life sciences industries would be a benefitbut not required
  • Identification with our core values: Sustainability, Openness, Enjoyment

As a federal contractor subject to Executive Order 14042, we require all of our employees to be vaccinated as a condition of employment, subject to reasonable accommodations for reasons related to a disability or for religion. If you will require an accommodation, we will discuss this with you should an offer of employment be extended to you.

What we offer

Sartorius' ambition is to simplify progress in the bio-pharmaceutical industry to help translate scientific findings into new therapeutics faster and more efficiently. Nearly 10,000 employees at more than 60 sites are working together on achieving our goal: Better health for more people. And together, we have grown strongly over the past years. Enjoy the advantages of working with a global player:

  • Opportunity for international career development:
  • a global network offering seminars and training sessions, expert and manager career paths
  • Open and highly collaborative culture: mutual support within teams and working as equals, team spirit and international collaboration
  • Work-life balance: Working from home at many sites
  • Intelligent working environment: working in smart buildings with the latest technology and equipment
  • Ambitious goals: Sartorius plans to double its sales revenue approximately every five years and expects to grow its global team to approximately 15,000 people in 2025.

We offer a wide array of benefits to include: 3 weeks' paid vacation (prorated in first year), paid sick time, 11 corporate holidays, 2 floating holidays, community service day, medical, dental, vision and 401k with generous company match, employee assistance program, health and wellness program, referral bonus program, company paid life insurance and supplemental life insurance in addition to other benefits.

All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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Sartorius is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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We look for employees who would like to grow with us and move the innovative life sciences sector forward. In the process, we focus on agile project work, mutual support within teams and working as equals. Sartorius thrives as a company with people who give their very best every day and who are eager to develop personally and professionally.

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, or national origin. We are also an equal opportunity employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
3+ years
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