Opelika, Alabama Production Supervisor

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  • Requisition Number ECF5459
  • Full Time Full Time - Regular
  • Shift 24/7 Days Shift 4 Rotating
  • Area of Interest Manufacturing
  • Location Opelika-OPEL

Production Supervisor - 12 HR Shift

Opelika, AL

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Working at Pharmavite is an experience like no other. With a focus on complete nutrition for all, each endeavor is urgent and every day counts. You'll have the opportunity to work on the #1 selling national vitamin and supplement brand, Nature Made, as well as an exciting portfolio of other products that are shaping the future of the healthy living industry. Consumer-driven innovation, high quality products and a promising portfolio, all driven by a team with a shared sense of purpose -- that's Pharmavite. Join us to bring the gift of health to life.

The Production Supervisor will inspire manufacturing operations to achieve timely results while meeting department schedule adherence and attainment goals. Models Pharmavite' s purpose, beliefs, and values for their employees by embedding the first-time-right mentality to reduce operational NCRs and reject/destruction costs, promoting robust root cause problem solving/CAPA development capability within their team, and meeting schedule adherence and attainment goals to deliver customer requirements.

At Pharmavite, every employee has a stake in bringing the gift of health to life. We never shy away from disruptive innovation and tough challenges, because we're making real nutrition accessible to consumers everywhere in new and different ways. And because we know every nutriment, we make matters, we must make sure each one is just right before we make it ready for use. With this great responsibility comes the satisfaction that your contribution makes a real and significant difference.

Critical contributions this role is counted on to deliver include:

  • Lead and improve production efficiencies within the area to meet safety, quality and on-time delivery goals.
  • Ensure productivity, safety, housekeeping, and quality product goals are met/exceeded; coordinates daily scheduling with other departments to facilitate the flow of materials and finished goods through the department.
  • Collaborates with various departments to expedite and facilitate the flow of raw materials, compounds, bulk, and finished product through the department.
  • Investigate NCRs working in partnership with Quality to drive root cause problem-solving with urgency.
  • Engage and inspire teams to perform their roles on the team at the highest level capable, fostering a continuous improvement mindset.

The ideal candidate demonstrates the ability to lead and coach teams to high-performance results. You will delegate and empower individuals while cross-training the team. This person demonstrates managerial courage while driving production efficiencies. Has the ability to influence others without authority.

You'll be most successful in this role if you have:

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral) to engage and inspire a diverse group of team members.
  • Advanced ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of complex production issues, can be technical and supply chain.
  • Ability to lead the delivery of required results in various areas, having a holistic view of the operation.
  • Strong prioritization, organization, and delegation of operational tasks and duties.
  • Experience in continuous improvement and lean methodologies.
  • Can embrace the concept of a servant leader.

It's an exciting time in Pharmavite' s history. After 50 years of leading the healthy living industry with award-winning vitamins and supplements, the company has experienced great success and has gained the trust of consumers, healthcare professionals, and retailers alike. But there's more growth ahead of us than behind us, and for our employees this translates into opportunity. Our rapidly changing business enables employees to take on new challenges and transform Pharmavite for the future.

In order to take on these challenges, you'll need to have:

  • Requires at least 4 years experience in manufacturing to include supervisory/leadership experience.
  • Experience in manufacturing is preferred, and CPG or VMS experience is highly desired
  • Lean/Continuous Improvement certification is desirable. Understanding of OEE and production metrics.
  • Experience with JDE, SAP, Microsoft Office and PLM is desirable.
  • Ability to become certified in Basic Rapid Problem Solving and Lean Systems Green Belt within 18 months of employment.
  • 4-year degree or its equivalent combination of education/relevant work experience.


Here, career paths aren't predefined, and bureaucratic limitations don't exist -- you can grow, learn from industry pioneers, and develop the way you want to. Pharmavite is investing more in the development of our team -- to help us deliver on our purpose and help you achieve your career aspirations. Our environment is geared to fuel curiosity, encourage experimentation, and generate learning as this is the way we develop ourselves and our organization.

Pharmavite is committed to meeting the needs of our employees and their families with a Total Rewards package that's as comprehensive as the vitamins and supplements we deliver to consumers. With competitive compensation programs and standout benefits, we provide employees with optimal health and well-being -- as well as peace of mind. These rewards -- plus our new recognition program -- ensure employees feel supported both at work and home.

Visit Pharmavite.com/careers to learn more about our mission and discover an opportunity that's right for you. Health and wellness begin with us.

Pharmavite is an equal employment and affirmative action employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status, or any protected status. We do not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other basis covered by applicable law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.


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