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Senior Production Supervisor

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Company: Teva Pharmaceuticals
Contract: PERM
Location: North Wales, Pennsylvania, United States

Company Info

Teva is a global pharmaceutical leader and the world's largest generic medicines producer, committed to improving health and increasing access to quality health solutions worldwide. Our employees are at the core of our success, with colleagues in over 80 countries delivering the world's largest medicine cabinet to 200 million people every day. We offer a uniquely diverse portfolio of products and solutions for patients and we've built a promising pipeline centered around our core therapeutic areas.  We are continually developing patient-centric solutions and significantly growing both our generic and specialty medicines business through investment in research and development, marketing, business development and innovation. This is how we improve health and enable people to live better, healthier lives. Join us on our journey of growth!

Job Description

Teva Pharmaceuticals is looking to fill a Senior Production Supervisor for our site in North Wales, PA. This role will supervise the Distribution Center to ensure timely receipt of finished goods and/or shipment of products to meet corporate goals and achieve a high level of customer service.  Directly supervise up to 20 material handlers and indirectly manage up to 40 material handlers.  Assist Associate Director of Distribution and interface with other departments to achieve productivity and quality goals.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Supervises the activities of material handlers to ensure adequate coordination of the Distribution Center workload and meet expected customer service levels         
  • Supervises the activities of material handlers to ensure adequate coordination of SOP, cGMP and Safety training as well as ensure SOPs remain current
  • Conduct daily staff meetings
  • Supervises the performance of direct reports:
           o Conduct performance evaluations and merit reviews,
           o Coach/mentor direct reports, set goals
           o Schedule staff to meet business requirements  
  • Ensure Distribution Center automated equipment is operating properly
  • Coordinate with contractors to resolve issues and implement enhancements on material handling equipment (MHE)
  • Ensure lift equipment maintenance programs are current  
  • Ensure Distribution Center Warehouse Management System is operating properly and adequately
  • Coordinate with IT and contractors to resolve issues and implement enhancements
  • Collaborate with Customer Service, Quality Assurance, Security Operations, Safety, Health, Environment (EHS) to achieve common goals
  • Follows Teva Safety, Health, and Environmental policies and procedures.
  • Support Operational Excellence (OPEX) initiatives
  • Possible weekend work when necessary

Other duties, as assigned, or as business needs require:

  • Participate in monthly Operations Reports
  • Participate in system validation and testing, when necessary
  • Participate in budgeting and procurement
  • Apply and pass state examinations to be eligible to serve as Designated Representative for the site.
  • Interviewing and hiring staff for vacant positions

Primary Outcomes:

  • All Distribution employees work completed in a proficient and accurate manner according to SOPs and cGMPs
  • All Distribution employees work performed in an ethical and safe manner according to Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA), Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, as well as company policies
  • Ensures all direct reports and indirect reports are properly trained and performing according to company policies and SOPs, as well as operating in a safe and ethical manner
  • All distribution orders are shipped within customer agreed timelines.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and related experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervision experience in an automated distribution/warehouse system environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with start-ups, implementation of systems, Operational Excellence/Six Sigma/Lean Distribution.
  • Bachelor of Science in Logistics or Business Administration preferred.
  • Experience with start-ups, implementation of systems, Operational Excellence/Six Sigma/Lean Distribution.

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