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3rd Shift Shop Floor Group Leader

Company: Akorn, Inc
Location: Decatur
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY: The Shop Floor Group Leader provides direct oversight of assigned production fill room, equipment preparation, glassware preparation, and capping/traying employees. They carry out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization---s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include the training of employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Must be able to communicate effectively with all levels of colleague throughout the organization. The Shop Floor Group Leader must be able to perform simple math calculation and be able to solve problems, handle conflict, and make effective decisions under pressure.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSBILITIES:

  • 95% of time spent coordinating and driving the inside/outside operations on the shop floor (Equipment Prep, Compounding, Glass Prep, Capping, etc.)
  • Communicate directly with other shop floor leads to coordinate the inside and outside operations of the aseptic core
  • Maintain a positive attitude and encourages a culture of professionalism, dignity, respect and transparency among colleagues.
  • Perform real-time in-process batch record reviews
  • Ensure that operators are properly documenting activities in the Batch Record and log books as needed.
  • Perform accountability calculations and tracks hourly run times and conveys the information to colleagues and leadership
    • Perform regular check-ins with the Shift Lead and backfills their role when necessary.
    • Interact regularly with support group operators
    • Lead Media fill protocol execution and enforce strict adherence to the Batch Record and Media Fill SOP requirements.
    • Interact regularly with operators and backfills their roles when necessary.
      • Loading and unloading sterilized equipment and components from autoclaves
      • Loading and operating depyrogenation equipment
      • Set up and perform sterile solution filtration processes
      • Perform fill weight checks, headspace analysis, torque and quality checks on filled product containers
      • Communicate regularly with mechanics and supports their reactive and planned activities.
      • Perform regular and critical online quality checks
      • Ensure personal and team adherence with Batch Record, Standard Operating Procedures, Job Aids and Production Schedule.
      • Lead the colleagues in the maintenance of a clean and sanitary production environment.
      • Perform immediate and critical decision making to reduce downtime events and maintain product quality standards.
      • Perform and facilities coaching and on the job training of colleagues.
      • Coordinate and monitors operator activities (e.g., breaks, side activities etc.)
      • Support validation and requalification activities of equipment, processes, and products.
      • Other duties may be assigned as appropriate

Keywords: Akorn, Inc, Decatur , 3rd Shift Shop Floor Group Leader, Hospitality & Tourism , Decatur, Illinois

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