Production Supervisor II

Job Posted 1/3/2022
Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc.
5731 W. Las Positas Blvd
Richmond, CA 94804
United States
Category BioTech
Job Description

This position will the second shift supervisor the Bulk Resin and Buffer Production departments with 12+ operators.


  • Handling assigned role independently and with a minimum of supervision.

  • Supervises production according to established guidelines.

  • Schedules, assigns and manages the activities of team members.

  • Conducts performance reviews.

  • Hires and trains staff as needed.

  • Ensures customer service level, cost and quality, efficiency are maintained.

  • Participates in Change Control meetings.

  • Troubleshoots production issues.

  • Monitors processes and makes adjustments to stay within schedule, budgets, and established targets.

  • Identifies and implements cost and quality improvement and workflow optimization.

  • Coordinates with other teams on procedures and improvement opportunities.

  • Provides skilled technical guidance for production issues, and addresses any customer concerns.

  • Provides product leadership by assessing results through finished product release.

  • Develops strategy to meet business goals and schedules according to plan.

  • Assists with establishing annual budgets, and track and control expensed against budget established.

  • Perform production related SAP transactions and evaluates recipes and recommends changes as appropriate.

  • Called upon to lead special project teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering, chemistry and/or biology or related field or 5+ years of supervisory experience.

  • Prefer 3+ years chemical manufacturing experience, preferably in a regulated environment.

  • Prefer knowledge of compliance issues, e.g. GMP, ISO, BAAQMD, OSHA, CUPA, etc. and equipment system, like reactors.

  • Desired- knowledge of polymer manufacturing, hazardous materials handling and advanced knowledge of unit operations, equipment, controls and instrumentation.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects.

  • Relevant certifications or training a plus.

  • Strong computer skills. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Thorough understanding of quality systems as they relate to production operations.


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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