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Production Supervisor II (Reagent Manufacturing)

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Production Supervisor II (Reagent Manufacturing)

  • 2021-24522
  • Hercules, California, United States

Bio-Rad is looking for a Production Supervisor II to provide leadership and direction to a manufacturing team of Production Chemists and Technicians. 


This role is responsible for the formulation of Chemical and Biological products and intermediates according to established procedures and in compliance with Good Manufacturing Practice/Good Laboratory Practice (GMP/GLP).  The Production Supervisor II also works with Process Development and Research and Development to transfer new products into production and to continuously improve existing products.


  • Supervises a production team in the formulation and assembly of chemical/biological reagents according to established processes with a safety first mentality.
  • Schedules, assigns and manages the daily activities of a team.
  • Communicates priorities, performance results and objectives to team members.
  • Responsible for meeting key metrics such as production schedules, quality standards, production yields, cost targets and the like.
  • Provides skilled technical troubleshooting and process guidance for resolution of production problems and addresses customer concerns.
  • Provides input and assists with the establishing of annual budgets.  Tracks and controls expenses against said budgets.
  • Coaches and trains employees on day to day activities and work with them to further their career development/goals.
  • Monitors employee performance and prepares and communicates performance reviews. 
  • Makes salary recommendations based upon individual performance
  • Recruiting: Interviews and selects personnel.
  • Participates/Leads teams in New Process Development and Continuous Improvement projects.


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Chemistry, Biology, or related field.
  • 5+ years manufacturing production experience, preferably in a regulated environment, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3+ years of supervisory experience.
  • Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, and relevant applications.
  • Strong analytical, communication, decision-making, and project management skills.
  • Knowledge of inventory management, demand flow technology, production processes and related technologies.
  • Thorough understanding of ISO 13485, FDA regulations, GMP and GLP required.
  • Familiarity with SAP or similar ERP systems a plus.


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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