Production Supervisor Packaging Pharmaceutical Industry

  • Recrutement Maxeor
  • Saint-Laurent, Montréal, QC, Canada
  • 28 août, 2020
Permanent - Temps plein Biotechnologies Industrie chimique Industrie pharmaceutique

Description de l'emploi

Maxeor Recruitment is looking for his client, an important international pharmaceutical company for a packaging supervisor for their production plant in Ville Saint Laurent (Montreal )

Under the supervision of the Plant Operations Manager, the Production Supervisor is responsible for overseeing the department's resources to ensure that production schedules are met, as well as for the coordination and smooth running of daily activities within the Packaging department. This individual must ensure that internal standards requirements as well as regulatory/quality and Health & Safety requirements are thoroughly respected. The supervisor must skillfully manage the work force to ensure good labour relations and employee engagement.

Team management

  • Provide strong leadership, advice and business vision to team members,
  • Ensure an active presence on the floor with his employees,
  • Manage interventions relating to interpersonal communications, discipline, absenteeism, etc.,
  • Participate in creating a climate of safety, respect, trust and well-being within the team,
  • Support the development of skills and continuous training for his team members.

Service & Operations

  • Participate in optimal resource planning in order to meet deadlines and ensure a high level of service,
  • Work in conjunction with Finance, Quality, Engineering, Product Development, Validation and other operations groups to support the team in achieving their sector goals.
  • Participate in the analysis of production performance indicators (KPI).
  • Support updates to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), production records & change controls.

Health / Safety & Environment

  • Actively participate in the development of a culture of safety for all production employees.
  • Ensure the application and respect of the health & safety and hygiene standards,
  • Carry out area tours and task observations aimed at keeping the work floor and equipment clean and safe,
  • Suggest and implement improvements aimed at improving the environmental footprint of the plant.


  • Ensure that products are produced in accordance with specifications and meet quality requirements (GMP),
  • Participate in the drafting and approval of master production documents, investigations, procedures and other clerical tasks in his sector
  • Carry out investigations and problem solving with a scientific approach and timeliness.


  • Ensure that the execution of packaging operations is conform to operational procedures,
  • Eliminate waste of time and material,
  • Verify production reports,
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement projects in operations,
  • Perform any other related task as assigned by his superior.



  • University degree in science, engineering or operations management,
  • 5 to 8 years of experience as a production supervisor in a pharmaceutical or regulated environment.
  • Good knowledge of Lean / Shingo concepts. Lean accreditation, an asset
  • Have knowledge and ease with the use of computer software: SAP, MS Office, etc.
  • Knowledge of ISO standards and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) will be considered an important asset;


  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
  • Very strong leadership, initiative, observation, decision-making and business acumen,
  • Diplomatic, insightful, proactive and results-oriented approach,
  • High analytical skills and technical problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and ability to work under pressure
  • Bilingualism is essential (French - English).