Allergan Supv Production, Packaging in Waco, Texas

Supv Production, Packaging

Waco, Texas, United States at

Oct 11, 2016Post Date

148980Requisition #

Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) is a bold, global pharmaceutical company and a leader in a new industry model – Growth Pharma. Allergan is focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing branded pharmaceuticals and biologic products for patients around the world.

Allergan markets a portfolio of best-in-class products that provide novel treatments for the central nervous system, eye care, medical aesthetics and dermatology, gastroenterology, women's health, urology, anti-infective and cardiovascular therapeutic categories. With commercial operations in approximately 100 countries, Allergan is committed to working with physicians, healthcare providers and patients to deliver innovative and meaningful treatments that help people around the world live longer, healthier lives.

Our success is powered by our world-class team’s commitment to being Bold for Life. Together, we build bridges, power ideas, act fast and drive results for our customers and patients around the world by always doing what it is right.

Join one of the world’s fastest growing pharmaceutical companies!

At Allergan you will have the opportunity to thrive in a fast-paced, strategic environment where bold, innovative thinking isn’t just welcomed, it’s encouraged. Across all functions, we relish the opportunity to help our people fulfill their potential. Our rapid growth strategy means plenty of opportunities to step into the spotlight.

Position Description

Supervises the daily operations of a manufacturing area and ensures that all department operations are accomplished in compliance with cGMP/ISO regulations, as well as meeting production standards

Main Areas of Responsibilities

  • Ensures all necessary components / resources are available and capable to meet production schedule and established quality standards and goals, and that all department operations are in compliance with cGMP/ISO regulations, as well as meeting production standards.

  • Responsible for success of one or more areas and shifts.

  • Supervise the daily activities of employees by providing training, direction, guidance, counseling or disciplinary action when necessary, and, in conjunction with HR, makes decisions regarding personnel actions (hiring, terminations, promotions, etc.).

  • Serves as a mentor to Supervisory staff through training and leadership.

  • Drives compliance improvements.

  • Oversees department functions across shifts and is responsible for success of multiple areas and shifts.

  • Participates in both departmental staff meetings and in operations staff meetings. Assists Department Manager in strategic planning (scheduling) and financial planning (labor standards, departmental budget).

  • May fill in for Department Manager. Only one incumbent per department.

  • Maintain a clean and organized work area.

  • Assist Allergan in achieving environmental, health, and safety goals by working safely and observing all general plant and department safety policies.

  • Perform all assigned duties according to departmental SOP’s and cGMP’s.

  • Remain current on proper procedures by reviewing current, revised, and new SOP’s relating to the job and to the department.

  • Complete and remain current with all required cGMP and safety training.

  • Perform tasks as required to support the production / packaging of product to provide on-time delivery to customers.

  • Assist daily production in operating and monitoring technical, computerized, production machinery, ensuring quality standards are maintained.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


The following listed requirements need to be met at a minimum level to be considered for the job:


  • B.S. or B.A. in Business or Technical Field required


  • Supervisory

  • Two (2) years experience in supervision

  • Applicable to Plastics Dept Only

  • Experience Operating Injection or Injection Blow Machines

  • Regulatory

  • Experience working in a GMP regulated environment preffered

  • Aseptic

  • Experience working in an Aseptic Production environment preferred

  • IT Systems

  • Proficient in Microsoft Word or Excel

Preferred Skills/Qualification

The below skills are attributes that may not be mandatory, but are definitely desired in the ideal candidate.

  • Knowledge and application of fundamental concepts of manufacturing, including CGMP/QSR.

  • Demonstrated managerial ability.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Excellent organization skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Plastics Department Only: Thorough understanding of Plastics Processing and must be able to troubleshoot root cause of common plastics molding defects.

  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated

  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity.

  • Excellent math skills; ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide.

  • Ability to read, comprehend, write, and communicate effectively in English.

  • Ability to carry out detailed written or oral instructions.

  • Ability to work and communicate with others in a professional and effective manner, within a team-oriented environment.

  • Basic user knowledge and understanding of Windows based computer systems such as Microsoft Office, with an ability to learn other computer based systems.

  • Ability to work any shift (up to 12-hours) as required dependent on business needs.

  • Physically able to continuously stand and walk.

  • Physically able to lift up to 40 lbs. for men and 35 lbs. for women

  • Physically able to bend, climb, lift, squat, stoop, and stretch to reach frequently.