Supervisor, Chemical/Pharmaceutical Operations - Nights

JOB TITLE: Supervisor, Chemical/Pharmaceutical Operations - Nights


Cardinal Health PET Manufacturing Services is responsible for manufacturing PET (Positron Emission Tomography) isotopes to enhance patient treatment through improved disease diagnosis, staging, and monitoring.

Leveraging our fully integrated network of domestic nuclear pharmacies, Cardinal Health PET Manufacturing Services compounds, dispenses and distributes patient-specific, unit-dose PET products in pharmacy markets today.

What Chemical/ Pharmaceutical Ops contribute to Cardinal Health
Operates automatic and manual manufacturing and chemical process equipment of varying complexity in various production processes in accordance with operating procedures. Performs a variety of tasks related to the processing of ingredients and/or pharmaceutical products. Handles raw materials and intermediate or finished products. May perform general maintenance as required on pumps, homogenizers, filter presses, machines, etc. Performs standard operating procedures to meet current good manufacturing practices (GMP). Maintains records as required. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.

Location: Denver, CO

What is expected of you and others at this level in Manufacturing for functional success

  • Coordinates and supervises the daily activities of operations, or business support staff
  • Administers and executes policies and procedures
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a direct impact on work unit operations and customers
  • Frequently interacts with subordinates, customers and peer groups at various management levels
  • Interactions normally involve information exchange and basic problem resolution

Accountabilities in this role

  • Oversee and Supervise small team of personnel in the manufacturing of PET radiopharmaceuticals
  • Review and manage site budget and P&L
  • Responsible to oversee cGMP and NRC regulatory compliance programs at the site level
  • Makes decisions, often difficult and/or unpopular, by carefully weighing pros and cons and acting for the benefit of the work team; coaches/supports subordinates in their decision-making efforts
  • Provides direction in discussing and creating development plans
  • Builds confidence and respect of others through a positive and energizing style
  • Assists work team in the achievement of goals/ commitments; achieves own goals/commitments regardless of obstacles
  • Works within budgetary/ financial objectives set by manager, applying knowledge of profit drivers to work processes within own area
  • Builds customer relationships, interprets customer needs and assesses their business requirements
  • Resolves day-to-day or routine problems using defined processes
  • Works/brainstorms with work team and provides suggestions for solutions that contain the appropriate level of risk; ensures work team understands and supports the focus on operational excellence
  • Actively builds relationships across functions/businesses that bring value to the company, encouraging the participation and perspectives of all team members, regardless of background; mentors and empowers others to achieve success

Qualifications

  • Bachelors degree in a science required
  • A minimum of 2+ years related work experience in a regulated environment required
  • Demonstrated success in managing people and leading a team
  • Strong communication skills
  • Management/Supervisory experience strongly preferred
  • Understand how to review and manage P&L
  • Lifting: Frequent lifting between 50 lbs.
  • Ability to see fine particulate and differentiate colors in liquid solutions.
  • Ability to hear, write (English), and speak (English) clearly in order to communicate in manufacturing setting. 
  • Manual dexterity required for equipment operation and occasional reach and lifting of small objects.
  • Typical shift may start between the hours of 2AM - 4AM but can vary and must be flexible
  • Some nights required

The primary work environment consists of a pharmacy which must be kept clean, orderly, properly lighted and maintained in optimum operating condition. Employees handle radioactive materials and are exposed to very low amounts of radiation that are deemed safe by current standards. The facility is operated under well-controlled and closely monitored conditions that are regulated by both State and Federal agencies, and that are enforced by the corporate internal quality and regulatory group. Each staff member will receive specific training in keeping radiation exposures within regulatory guidelines and he/she will be routinely monitored for their exposure to radiation. Noise levels are considered low to moderate.