Production Supervisor

PNP Pharmaceuticals, established in 1999, has rapidly grown to become one of Canada’s largest contract manufacturers of nutritional supplements. We provide unique and innovative formulations to our client’s specifications. Today, PNP Pharmaceuticals manufactures high quality nutraceuticals and OTC products for markets worldwide.

During this challenging time, the health and safety of our employees, our stakeholders, and our standard of maintaining high quality products are our priority. We have taken additional measures to combat this difficult period. These measures include but not limited to providing PPE, social distancing and implementing pre-shift protocols to ensure we continue to protect our employees and workplace.

Currently, we are seeking a  Production Supervisor to join our Production team.

Hours: (optional to work overtime and weekends depending on volume)

  • 9:00am to 5:00pm, Monday to Friday

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct supervision on site, to production staff and on their activities of the assigned shift
  • Make suggestions to reduce expenses and increase efficiency in all manufacturing areas
  • Set specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and timely production goals in alignment with company’s direction and effectively communicate to key personnel
  • Provide motivation, support and guidance to all production personnel
  • Assist with process/equipment validation processes
  • Responsible for issuance of Manufacturing Batch Records (MBRs) and Packaging Batch Records (PBRs)
  • Establish and monitor key performance indicators (KPI)
  • Make suggestions to processes to improve efficiency, effectiveness, and productivity
  • Monitor in-process production operations Ensure that all production staff are following SOP and meeting production KPIs
  • Communicate any problems or obstacles to the management
  • Draft and update SOPs, when required
  • Provide and supervise production personnel on-the-job training and evaluation
  • Act as an alternate for preparation of Manufacturing Master Formulas (MMFs) and Packaging Master Formulas (PMFs)
  • Provide, deliver, and address performance management concerns
  • Ad hoc tasks, assignments, and responsibilities to support the Production department and PNP, as assigned by Production Manager

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Post secondary education is required
  • Has relevant practical experience in their responsibility area
  • Minimum 2 years of production supervisory experience
  • Experience in nutraceutical, pharmaceutical or food manufacturing would be an asset

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of pharmaceutical equipment operation, including but not limited to tablet press, capsule filler, bottling line,etc.
  • Solid computer skills, with sound knowledge of Outlook, MS Word and MS Excel
  • Solid knowledge of GMP
  • Ability to supervise production shift team, whilst displaying strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Good interpersonal skills, to work effectively and collaboratively with diverse workforce
  • Takes initiatives and pro-active
  • Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects with tight timelines and changing priorities
  • Ability to adapt and be flexible to changing demands

PNP Pharmaceuticals offers a competitive salary, benefits, growth opportunities, company sponsored events, and a safe and inclusive workplace. If you think you’re the right candidate and interested in this position, please apply directly to, with your resume and subject of “Production Administrator.”

We thank all applicants in advance for your interest in PNP Pharmaceuticals, but only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.