Production Supervisor

Category:  Manufacturing

Tianjin, Tianjin, CN


Qualifications (minimum requirements) 任职资格
Education 教育背景
•    Bachelor’s degree in relevant fields or equivalent industrial training which includes a thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical and control systems, Master is a plus.
•    Excellent command of written and spoken English
•    Computer skills    Professional experience 专业经验
 •    Minimum 2 years’ experience in cGMP regulated pharmaceutical industry. 
•    Qualified to perform operation activities on Packaging process equipment. 
•    Experience with planning & organizing, managing execution, checking results.
•    Demonstrate a systematic approach to problem solving.
•    International experience desirable.

Job content 工作内容描述
Key areas of responsibility 主要工作职责:

Responsible for supervising and ensuring that the processes under his/her responsibility are executed according to the internal and external standards and for developing the team in a self-sustained way with a high excellence level, aiming at achieving the targets defined for his/her area and constantly seeking continuous improvement of the processes related to his/her area.

    Main job tasks 主要工作任务: 
    •    Ensure the implementation of and the compliance with the production targets and quality procedures in the area he/she supervises, contributing to the definition of the Balanced Scorecard for the area;
    •    Coordinate the execution of the training plan for his/her area, ensuring its accomplishment;
    •    Coordinate the workflow in the area he/she supervises;
    •    Ensure the reliability and availability of the production data of the area he/she supervises;
    •    Approve records and documents related to the area’s processes according to the standards defined by the company, ensuring the reliability of the batches produced;
    •    Coordinate projects in his/her area of expertise, oriented towards the cLEAN® culture and benchmark of the best practices of the area;
    •    Negotiate cross-departmental demands that influence the performance of the area he/she supervises, implementing actions that comply with the agreements set.
    •    Communicate the actions of the area he/she supervises to the company;
    •    Answer for internal and external audits in the area;
    •    Coordinate personnel management in the area he/she supervises;
    •    Prepare and deliver trainings on topics of his/her expertise;
    •    Follow up the Operator, Operational Technicians and Operational Coordinators performances, providing technical and behavioral feedback;
    •    Coordinate the use of material, financial and personnel resources, assessing the area’s needs and contributing to the establishment of the budget for the area;
    •    Coordinate with the competence management in his/her own team;
    •    Ensure the implementation of IDP and performance in own team.
    •    Be responsible for overview any safety and EHS issues in production area
•    Production Supervisor is responsible for making sure the BPR has been reviewed by designated person, and then sign on the BPR as person responsible for packaging operation.
Other individual assignments 其他工作任务:

Supplementary job description 辅助工作描述
Degree of independent decisions 独立决定的程度
Very high degree of independent decision making in own area.
Level of independence, innovation and initiative 独立性,创新和主动的级别
There will be a very high level of independence.
Successful delivery of the main tasks will rely on very high levels of initiative, innovation, leadership, influence, process improvement knowledge and management skills.
Main stakeholders / reputation and results 主要联络对象
•    FP Management team in site Tianjin.
•    FP TS manager, TS engineer, CS engineer
•    QA
•    WH,
•    Planner
•    cLEAN partner,
•    EHS
Degree of influence on departmental/function/NN results 对部门/职能/NN结果的影响度
Very high degree. 
Successful delivery of the main tasks will affect NN results.
Set direction and strategy for his/her own shift and develop the organisation.

Communication / Interaction with other internally or externally 内部或外部的沟通
 Play an active role in ensuring delivering the business result of Site Tianjin. From communication/interaction perspective this includes:
•    Communicate decisions and initiatives
•    Communicate with stakeholders at management level
•    Communicate and collaborate with stakeholders from many parts of the global Novo   Nordisk organization
•    Challenge ”the way as it is”, drive and persuade continuous improvement
•    Has good change management skills and can prepare and deliver change communication 
•    Has a global mindset and be able to work cross-culture
•    Has very diverse professional and/or cultural background
•    Demonstrate strong negotiation skills when negotiate with external vendors

We commit to an inclusive recruitment process and equality of opportunity for all our job applicants. 


At Novo Nordisk we recognize that it is no longer good enough to aspire to be the best company in the world. We need to aspire to be the best company for the world and we know that this is only possible with talented employees with diverse perspectives, backgrounds and cultures. We are therefore committed to creating an inclusive culture that celebrates the diversity of our employees, the patients we serve and communities we operate in. Together, we’re life changing.