Full Time

Supervisor of Packaging

Posted 2 months ago
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Our client, a leading pharmaceutical company, is experiencing rapid growth and is seeking a talented Packaging Supervisor to join their dynamic team in Chicago. As a Packaging Supervisor, you will play a crucial role as a shift leader in their packaging operation. Your responsibilities will include ensuring the production of high-quality products in compliance with regulatory requirements, operational plans, and company policies. Join our client’s team and make a significant impact on their success!


Supervision and Guidance: Lead and guide packaging floor personnel to ensure efficient use of equipment and materials for high-quality product outcomes in accordance with cGMP and production plan.

Team Development: Provide coaching, counselling, and development to direct staff, conducting annual performance reviews.

Goal Alignment: Maintain alignment with department goals and objectives.

Safety and Compliance: Promote safe work practices and compliance with policies and environmental, health, and safety standards.

Training: Train personnel on equipment, processes, and SOPs.

Schedule Management: Develop and manage packaging schedules within budget.

Project Coordination: Ensure timely project completion and participate in qualification and validation activities.

Problem Solving: Investigate and resolve problems, propose process improvements and foster collaboration.

Process Monitoring: Monitor processes, generate reports, and provide operational direction.

Documentation: Review documentation for compliance standards and establish timelines.

Cross-Functional Collaboration: Participate in multi-functional project teams and perform additional tasks as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, pharmaceuticals, related life sciences, or equivalent with 4+ years of experience.
  • Master’s degree in engineering, pharmaceuticals, related life sciences, or equivalent with 2+ years of experience.
  • Preferred experience in aseptic processing, manual visual inspection, and finished product packaging with serialization.
  • Strong communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proficient in technical writing, MS Office applications, and leading operational teams.
  • Familiarity with FDA cGMPs and regulations.
  • Ability to work in office and biotechnology manufacturing environments.
  • Flexibility for different shifts, overtime, and travel.

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