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Company Information

Septodont is a leading manufacturer of dental pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The French-based company employs over 1,000 people. We have six manufacturing plants in France, India, North and South America, and an international distribution network that is dedicated to serving the needs of dental professionals in more than 150 countries.

Job Description

We have the following opening at our sterile injectable manufacturing facility in Cambridge, Ontario:

Production supervisor – night shift

The Production Supervisor position is accountable to the Production Manager for the operation of the shift through its material flow, human resources, documentation flow and training. This also includes employees’ performance, efficient equipment operation, and in-process IPQC testing to meet the Company’s objectives in accordance with the requirements outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures and GMP.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Coordinates shift changeover by ensuring:

    • Machinery and human resources are optimal and report any deficiencies in a timely fashion.

    • Availability of components and supplies.

    • The area is clean and organized.

  • Maintains a visible presence on the production floor and resolves issues related to production/output.

  • Monitors job duties to ensure that all pertinent SOP’s are followed and all activities are documented properly.

  • Issues, investigates and rectifies Quality Assurance deviations, including:

    • Revising departmental SOPs and other GMP documents.

    • Fixing documentation errors and coaching related operators on documentation practices.

  • Maintains a high degree of co-operation with other departments and participate in cross-departmental activities.

  • Acts as a resource to educate and train direct reports on the Safety Program. Holds employees accountable for following safety rules / regulations.

  • In conjunction with Production Managers and Human Resources Department, conduct Employee Relations activities such as: completion of employee performance reviews, carrying out performance improvement initiatives and guiding employee improvement action plans, recommend and administer disciplinary action, and guide resolution by investigating employee complaints and initiating suitable resolution.

  • Coordinates and/or conducts related new employee training and other training requirements of production staff through identifying training gaps and initiating cross training plans.

  • Participates in the Quarterly Shift Rotation to share knowledge, build relationships with peers and staff, and to continually develop personal leadership skills.

  • Drives GMP and regulatory requirements and ensures quality standards are met.

  • Completes Batch Record Reviews and daily shift reports for output, efficiency, downtime and other required matrix.

  • Performs other related duties as required.   



  • Degree in a related discipline such as Science or Engineering.

  • Formal Management or Professional Studies/Training or Certification would be an asset.

  • Minimum of 3 years of related experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or a related environment with a combined minimum of 1 year of management experience.

  • Demonstrated people management and interpersonal skills with the ability to provide leadership.

  • Strong knowledge of Health and Safety legislation and other employment related legislation such as Employment Standards Act.

  • Proven analytical and problem solving skills with the ability to make recommendations.

  • Demonstrated organizational skills with the ability to manage projects and multiple priorities with minimal direction.

  • Effective communication skills both verbal and written with the ability to delegate and to work within interdepartmental teams.

  • Excellent customer service and troubleshooting skills.

  • Must be able to attend all shifts


    What we offer:

  • Excellent compensation/benefits package.

  • Bonus and reward programs

  • Discounted gym memberships

  • Programs supporting work life balance

  • Employee recognition program

  • Professional and personal development programs

  • Social events and spirit day


Please Apply Via Our Career Page


We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted directly.

Contact Information

Posting Date: 16-Dec-2016Engineering Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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