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Pharmaceutical Packaging Supervisor

Posted 1 week ago
Application ends: 27 October 2023
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Packaging Supervisor – Chicago

Global Life Science Hub is partnered with a niche, specialist biopharmaceutical company offering next-generation drug delivery technologies and an advanced pipeline of oral and biosimilar drugs. They aim to improve patient outcomes through innovative drug delivery technologies and therapeutic solutions.

The Packaging Supervisor will play a pivotal role in ensuring the safe, efficient, and compliant packaging of pharmaceutical products as the company ramp up production efforts by 3x. you will oversee a team of packaging technicians, manage production schedules and uphold high standard cGMP requirements.


  • Lead and mentor a team of packaging technicians, providing guidance and support to ensure they meet productivity and quality goals.
  • Schedule and allocate tasks to team members, optimizing production efficiency.
  • Conduct regular performance evaluations and provide constructive feedback.
  • Ensure all packaging activities comply with cGMP and other regulatory guidelines.
  • Oversee quality control checks and inspections to maintain product integrity.
  • Investigate and resolve packaging-related deviations and non-conformities.
  • Develop and manage production schedules to meet customer demand and company objectives.
  • Coordinate with other departments, such as Manufacturing and Quality Control, to ensure a seamless production process.
  • Monitor and report on KPIs related to packaging operations.
  • Ensure that packaging equipment is properly maintained and calibrated.
  • Collaborate with the maintenance team to address equipment issues promptly.
  • Maintain a safe and organized packaging area, adhering to safety protocols.
  • Maintain accurate records of packaging activities and compliance documentation.
  • Prepare and submit reports on production performance, quality metrics, and any deviations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant life science field
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in pharmaceutical packaging
  • At least 1 years supervisory experience
  • Strong knowledge of cGMP regulations and quality standards.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem-solving abilities and a proactive approach to process improvement.
  • Proficiency in using computer software for documentation and reporting.
  • Lean Six Sigma certification or equivalent process improvement training is highly advantageous
  • Experience with automated packaging equipment and serialization systems.
  • Familiarity with pharmaceutical product serialization and track-and-trace requirements.


The Global Life Science Hub are a niche Life Science headhunting firm. We place professionals across Europe and the US for a variety of Biotechnology, Pharmaceutical and CRO companies ranging from small start-ups to large global organisations.

If you’re interested, please apply below. If this position doesn’t interest you, please visit our website for a list of more vacancies – www.glshub.com