• Packaging Team Supervisor

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  • Overview

     International Vitamin Corporation (IVC) is a leading global manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements with more than half a century of private label and contract manufacturing experience, an impeccable quality and regulatory compliance record, and with new resources focused on enriching the health and lives of others. We currently have an opening for a Packaging Supervisor in our Philadelphia, PA facility.

    Responsible for maintaining GMP quality standards, plant safety and manufacturing productivity through-our Packaging department. Requires working knowledge and understanding of all packaging equipment to support set-ups, changeovers, adjustments, minor repairs, and routine operations in accordance with company SOP’s and manufacturer's specifications.  Performs and/or reviews all batch documentation and performs timely computer transactions Direct reports include all on-shift operators in Packaging.


    1. Supervises operators and monitors equipment throughout shift to ensure all SOP’s are properly followed and executed. Coaches operators on proper operation and addresses violations with proper documentation.
    2. Directs machine operators and service personnel in details of daily schedule, standard operating procedures and production requirements. Responsible for shift reports, production out-puts and overall quality of work produced.
    3. Ensures production schedule is maintained by making necessary corrections and adjustments to equipment to maintain maximum performance. Reports issues that may result in schedule not being maintained to management immediately. Supervises all packaging personnel and operations on the shift.
    4. Ability to objectively evaluate employees with regard to their needs, desires, motivations and problems. The ability to quickly and fairly resolve complaints and problems. Additionally, The ability to encourage employee’s ideas and respond to them promptly and meaningfully.
    5. Ensures accurate and timely completion of all equipment logs and documentation.
    6. Ensures proper cleanliness and assembly of all manufacturing equipment per the approved SOP.
    7. Responsible for maintaining a neat, clean and safe working environment at all times.
    8. Understands and adheres to all cGMP and FDA regulations.
    9. Identifies and reports any quality issues to supervisor or quality department.
    10. Understands and adheres to all Company policies, procedures, SOPs and Safety regulations.
    11. Other duties as assigned


    • Experience in GMP environment (Preferably in Pharmaceutical Industry)
    • Team building skills and leadership qualities. Most possess strong leadership skills to foster a team environment using sincerity, decisiveness, tact, courtesy and integrity.
    • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
    • Ability to understand basic math.
    • Ability to follow SOPs and cGMPs, i.e., wearing appropriate clothing, beard covers, gloves, etc.
    • Basic computer knowledge.
    • Must maintain a positive attitude and a willingness to learn and develop skills.      
    • Ability to interact with other department Technicians, Schedulers, Product development and Information Services.
    • The ability to work independently, within a production team and without supervision.
    • Willingness to work overtime when needed.
    • Develop and Coach operators as needed.

    IVC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V – EOE


    Working Conditions

    • Ability to work Mandatory Overtime (Weekends) and Shift Work with required notice


    Physical Requirements


    • Job requires the ability to stand for long periods of time
    • Requires the ability to lift 50 lbs
    • Perform repetitive tasks
    • Ability to operate a forklift or pallet jack                                               




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