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Production Supervisor

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Production Supervisor

  • 2021-25002
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for a Production Supervisor. This position supervises a large team of manufacturing associates in a chemical/reagent manufacturing environment. This position plans and assigns work to direct labor personnel, implements policies and procedures and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions within established delivery, quality, compliance, safety, budget, and cost standards.  Works in a controlled environment involving protective garments. Work swing shift with flexibility in hours and weekends.


  • Supervises production assembly and packaging according to established processes, techniques and policies.
  • Schedules, assigns and manages the daily activities of a team.
  • Monitors employee performance and prepares and communicates performance reviews. 
  • Coaches and trains personnel in their duties.
  • Assists in the development of documentation procedures.
  • Responsible for meeting key metrics such as production schedules, quality standards, production yields, cost targets and the like.
  • Monitors processes and makes adjustment to stay within schedule, budgets and established targets.
  • Participates in a variety of standing meetings and on projects as needed.
  • Communicates priorities, performance results and objectives to team members.
  • Troubleshoots production issues and escalates as appropriate.
  • Interviews and selects personnel.


  • High school diploma.
  • Associates degree or equivalent experience preferred.
  • 3-5 years manufacturing production experience in a chemical processing environment.
  • Production lead experience is a plus.
  • Familiarity with assigned products.
  • Proven analytical, communication and some project management experience.
  • Computer experience and SAP (ERP) knowledge a plus.

Vaccination Requirement:

Due to the higher threat of more infectious and deadly COVID-19 variant strains emerging, Bio-Rad recently announced a new mandatory vaccination policy requiring its US employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Bio-Rad will make reasonable accommodations for valid exemptions based on disability, medical, or religious reasons. With this policy, Bio-Rad joins a growing list of companies that are prioritizing sound science and available facts to best ensure the ongoing safety of its employees and the community.


About Bio-Rad:


Bio-Rad is a global leader providing a broad array of clinical diagnostics and life science research products. With a team of more than 8,000 employees and a global network of operations serving our customers, we help people live longer, healthier lives.


Bio-Rad was founded over six decades ago and has continued to provide the healthcare industry with innovative and useful products that help life science researchers accelerate the discovery process and medical diagnostic labs obtain faster, better results.


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