Shire Manufacturing Supervisor (Wed. - Sat. 1200 - 2200) in Thousand Oaks, California

This position reports to Swing Shift. The regular schedule is Wednesday thru Saturday from 1200 to 2200.

The operations supervisor position is responsible for supervision of all activities for the department specialists and manufacturing warehouse area to ensure manufacturing goals and project deadlines are met while maintaining compliance with current good manufacturing practices (cGMPs), good documentation practices (GDPs) and any other regulations that could apply. This position shall be responsible for the execution of activities as they relate to operations of the department specialist group. Promotes, develops, and evaluates employee’s performance. May monitor and control labor and capital expenditures. Recommends manufacturing policies, procedures and programs.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervise the day to day operations of the department specialists activities, including supervision of inventory control, scheduling, staffing, material management, material cycle counts, change control, compliance, training, and auditing activities for area of responsibility

  • Develop and manage performance of direct reports

  • Resolve technical, material, and cGMP issues

  • Manage documentation control

  • Manage material cycle counts

  • Interact and coordinate with other departments.

  • May perform other duties as assigned


  • Must have excellent technical writing, verbal communication skills, the ability to effectively troubleshoot, investigate and analyze inventory discrepancies.

  • The incumbent must possess a thorough understanding of current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).

  • Good interpersonal skills and be able to work effectively and efficiently in a team environment.

  • Understands the flow and design/inter dependency of manufacturing support departments

  • Basic scientific understanding of microbiology, chemistry, and sterility as it applies to the manufacturing process

  • Passion for Improving Lives.Must be able to put our patients at the center of everything we do.

  • Quest for Innovation.Must be able to operate with agility and a learning mindset so that we can accelerate breakthrough innovations.

  • Inspired Teams environment.Must be able to thrive in diverse high performing teams.

  • Engaged with the World Around Us.Must be able to embrace change and seek diverse perspectives and partnerships to benefit patients and make a positive impact on the world.

  • Knowledge of 5s methodology

Education and/or Experience

Bachelor’s Degree plus 5 years of manufacturing experience. Minimum of 0-2 years of leadership experience. Scientific or engineering degree preferred.

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Shire is the leading global biotechnology company focused on serving people with rare diseases and other highly specialized conditions. We strive to develop best-in-class products, many of which are available in more than 100 countries, across core therapeutic areas including Hematology, Immunology, Neuroscience, Ophthalmics, Lysosomal Storage Disorders, Gastrointestinal/Internal Medicine/Endocrine and Hereditary Angioedema; and a growing franchise in Oncology.

Our employees come to work every day with a shared mission: to develop and deliver breakthrough therapies for the hundreds of millions of people in the world affected by rare diseases and other high-need conditions, and who lack effective therapies to live their lives to the fullest.