Supervisor, Manufacturing (2Nd Shift)

Hologic San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 4 weeks ago

Hologic Inc Is hiring a 2nd shift Manufacturing Supervisor to join our team in San Diego!

  • This position will be working 2nd shift, Mon
  • Fri, 2pm

  • 10:30pm*

This position is responsible for supervising collection kit manufacturing in the TCF Department. Current area of responsibility will be the Thermoformer & Flow Wrapper Manufacturing suite consisting of 12-17 direct reports.

Scope of responsibility may change to include other production areas as needed. He or she is expected to drive employee engagement, safety, quality, productivity and continuous improvement with department personnel to meet or exceed KPIs and business goals.

The selected candidate will be the immediate backup to the TCF Manufacturing Manager. He or she will be responsible for a wide variety of tasks such as tracking department metrics, driving improvements, employee development, nonconformance investigation, batch record review, technical report reviews, performance evaluations, and goal setting.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Drive a culture of safety, quality, and continuous improvement on the manufacturing floor

  • Hire, train, and develop department personnel

  • Act as primary contact for internal/external audits as required

  • Ensure production requirements are met

  • Engage, manage, and mentor team to achieve goals

  • Sets performance expectations and encourages employee engagement through delegation, continuous feedback, recognition, goal setting, and performance development planning.

  • Conduct performance evaluations for direct reports

  • Participates in the planning and scheduling of workloads and maintains employee work schedules

  • Perform nonconformance investigations and complaint investigations

  • Responsible for CAPA/Task completion, tracking, date extensions, audit findings, etc.

  • Act as a technical expert for the manufacturing area

  • Review and approve manufacturing batch records

  • Lead and support Continuous Improvement and cost saving initiatives

  • Execute reagent filling, thermoforming, flow wrapping, collection kitting as needed

  • Track department metrics and taken actions as appropriate

  • Perform Rapid Problem Solving (RPS) to resolve manufacturing issues

  • Ensure efficient equipment and personnel resource utilization

  • Perform lab audits for cGMP and safety compliance

  • Cycle count entry, variance investigation and justification write-up

  • Provide weekly Hot Topics to management

  • Identify and implement SOP/MFG batch record improvements

  • Assist with process transfers and development manufacturing

  • Schedule and coordinate vendor activities with maintenance group

  • Review and approve for ECOs, SCOs, Validation Reports, Technical Reports and Risk Assessments

  • Create Planned Deviations (PDVs) and product test plans as needed

  • Act as a point of contact for 1st shift employees

  • Generate Facility Service Requests and Change Controls

  • Coordinate lab shutdown activities to prevent production disruption

  • Perform backup activities for other MFG Supervisors/Managers and other duties as assigned


  • Demonstrated strong emotional intelligence leadership skills with ability to lead organization of 10+ team members.

  • Experience with cGMP, manufacturing, machine operations, and data entry.

  • Working knowledge of safety regulations, federal regulations and other regulations, e.g. QSR, ISO, ISO 13485, etc. in a laboratory environment.

  • Experience with automated and semi-automated equipment.

  • Detail oriented with strong verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions in a manufacturing GMP environment.

  • Lean manufacturing certification and experience strongly desired.

  • Understanding of manufacturing systems (documentation, compliance, inventory control, production scheduling/controls, time and attendance, etc.).

  • Solid understanding of the product and manufacturing processes.

  • Excellent computer skills.


  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent in Manufacturing Engineering, science or related discipline.

  • Extensive experience as a Supervisor may be considered in lieu of a BS/BA degree.


  • 5-8 years related manufacturing experience in a cGMP environment, with at least 1-3 years of experience in a leadership role such as a Supervisor or Group Leader.

Physical Demands

  • Sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls.

  • Stand; walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

  • Lifting/moving and carrying products weighing up to 40 pounds.

  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration and/or moderate noise levels.

  • Exposure to hazardous chemicals or other materials.

  • Safety Shoes with Impact and Compression Protection Must be worn

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.

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