Manufacturing Supervisor in Richmond, VA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 10/2/2018

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Job Description

Apex Life Sciences has an immediate Manufacturing Supervisor opening with a leading client in Richmond!

Job Description

The Manufacturing Supervisor will be part of a core manufacturing team that assists shift Manufacturing Manager and Assistant Manager and engineers in changing the world one package at a time.  Incumbent has a supervisory role in guiding the staff and process on a day-to-day basis to meet production, quality and capability metrics. 

Essential Job Functions: 

  • Demonstrate proper safety leadership and guidance while managing 24/7 production of extruding and converting operations.
  • Monitor and manage production quality and operating conditions to maintain and improve KPIs.
  • Coordinate with the Manufacturing Manager, Manufacturing Assistant Manager and maintenance as required for complex or rapid diagnosis and repair of issues.
  • Analyze the production data and team performance and recommend improvement opportunities.
  • Participate in improvement projects and implementation of machine or process upgrades such as reliability, safety improvements and quality development.
  • Monitor temporary workers’ hours and adhere to allotted labor budget.
  • Meet or exceed daily production goals.


  • 3+ years of manufacturing, warehouse or industrial experience.
  • 1+ year of supervisory experience preferably in a manufacturing environment

Education and Certifications: 

  • 4-year college education, with a degree in Business Administration, Management, Engineering, or Industrial Technology preferred.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 

  • Knowledge of general industrial safety regulations and requirements.
  • Basic knowledge of safety rules including lockout/tagout.
  • Knowledge of product specifications. 
  • Knowledge of manufacturing process flow from raw materials to finished goods.
  • Ability to work any shift and on-call as needed.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with others and as part of a team including across functional areas such as R&D, sales, and operations.
  • Able to wear PPE (for example, safety glasses, ears plugs, closed toed shoes, respirator and overalls) for extended periods.
  • Able to lift 50 pounds unassisted.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated computer skills.

For immediate consideration please forward a copy of your resume to Jessica Corliss at!


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Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.



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