Production Supervisor roles - Expressions of Interest - – Various Shifts (Day,Afternoon & Night shifts)

Production Supervisor roles - Expressions of Interest - – Various Shifts (Day,Afternoon & Night shifts)

Baxter | toongabbie, NSW, AU

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Expression of Interests - Production Supervisor roles – Various Shifts (Day, Afternoon & Night shifts)

We are seeking experienced Production Supervisors to supervise the operating and employee activities of the Production department to achieve optimum efficiencies, meet all quality standards, scheduled production and Environmental, Health & Safety requirements. Ideally you will have experience 2+ years supervising teams of 20+ and come from a manufacturing background within the pharmaceutical or food production industry or similar.

In this role you will be required to:

  • Supervise and co-ordinate the Production department employees to meet the production schedules.

  • Maintain communication and control of the Production department over day work or shift operations if required.

  • Manage the department’s operation to meet budgeted spending, labour efficiency and conversion loss standards.

  • Implement corrective actions in accordance with quality standards as required.

  • Make recommendations and implement value improvement programs. Continually strive for quality and process improvements to reduce product cost. Set and co-ordinate small projects in the department using technical background and knowledge to full advantage.

  • Ensure conformance to specifications of all products and processes in order to maintain compliance with company policies, safety standards and Good Manufacturing Practices.

  • Maintain the Quality Manuals for the department to ensure compliance to current production practices.

  • Supervise the training program for the department so that both new and experienced staff are trained and assessed as competent to undertake the tasks required of them.

  • Co-ordinate maintenance resources and preventative maintenance on all equipment in the department.

  • Co-ordinate the routine checking and refurbishment of all of the Production department equipment in the department via the use of outside contractors who provide appropriate testing and measurement tools.

  • In conjunction with the Planning department organise the weekly production schedules to best meet the balance of inventory and efficiency.

  • Conduct monthly, and if required, more regular stocktakes for inventory management purposes.

  • Give direction to staff on appropriate corrective action when needed; make appropriate decisions on when to stop production lines if yields are not being met, or quality is compromised in order to ensure the quality of the product is met.

  • Submit quantity forecasts for the department and contribute appropriate expenditure in the budgeting process having input into labour and conversion loss standards.

  • Supervise employees in resolving any minor employee issues that may arise in the department.

  • Report regularly to the Production Manager on all production and staff matters in order to maintain communication and feedback.

  • Take appropriate actions to support the Enterprise Management System EMS requirements including engagement of staff in continuous improvement.

  • Ensure business relationships reflect the basic principles of Leadership Expectations , integrity, respect for individuals, responsiveness to quality, teamwork, empowerment and innovation.

  • Ensure we treat all employees fairly, according to their skills, education, qualifications, experience, abilities and aptitudes, without discrimination so that decisions are based on merit and equal opportunity for all.

  • Employees at every level are responsible for quality and regulatory performance in the department.

  • Ensure compliance with government regulations, legal documents and safety and ethical standards.

  • Consider and, to the extent practicable, minimise EHS impacts when undertaking construction and renovation operations, and process and equipment changes.

  • Incorporate EHS considerations into design, construction and other agreements, as appropriate.

  • Other duties, as may be required.

  • Skills, Qualifications and Experience:

  • Must be able to perform the Primary Function demonstrated by passing the First Competency Assessment and Annual Competency Assessment.

  • Meet the key manufacturing Values, Competencies and Personal Attributes for Leadership Expectations

  • Works well under pressure, is approachable and a strong team player

  • Spoken Communications - Able to clearly present information through the spoken word; listens well

  • Policy & Procedures - Able to relate to routine operational procedures; comply with policies and procedures

  • Commitment to Task - Able to start and persist with specific courses of action while exhibiting high motivation and a sense of urgency

  • Interaction - Able to communicate with others in a helpful manner while simultaneously building credibility and rapport.

  • Team Work - Able to work with people in such a manner as to build high morale and group commitments to goals and objectives

  • Decision Making & Problem Solving - Able to take action in solving problems using sound judgement

  • Why Baxter?

    At Baxter ANZ, we are focused on being a Best Place to Work where our people can be their authentic self, feel valued and respected. We are committed to a culture where all employees can collaborate and work together effectively. 

    Relationships are a key component in how we operate in Baxter and we share the common traits of being reliable, ethical, caring, having empathy, actively listening to our colleagues as well as being open minded to new ideas and perspectives. Baxter is an organisation that makes inclusion and diversity a priority and that seeks to promote and improve gender equality in the workplace.

    We are proud to be recognised among the top 120 companies for the seventh consecutive year as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality for delivering support structures for working families; stronger actions to address pay inequalities; and strategic recruitment and promotion practices that help to encourage the full participation of women at work. We are also pleased to be the winner of the 2021 & 2019 Women in MedTech Champion Company Award.

    Situated in Western Sydney, and featuring and onsite cafeteria and café, gym, we offer a dynamic and future focused work environment offering workplace flexibility, development & career growth, volunteering leave, 12 weeks parental leave, income protection insurance and a strong value driven culture focused on diversity, equality, and inclusion.

    Reasonable Accommodations

    Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.