Kelly Services Manufacturing Supervisor in Emeryville, California

Kelly Scientific Resources is a specialty service of Kelly Services®. As the world's largest provider of HR solutions to the scientific community, Kelly Scientific Resources is focused exclusively on placing skilled scientific professionals in contract, contract-to-hire, and full-time science jobs across a full spectrum of related industries and disciplines. We have an exciting temporary opportunity in Emeryville CA for a Manufacturing Supervisor.

Job Title:

Manufacturing Supervisor


The Manufacturing Organization supports the Technical Operations TechOps business by compliantly successfully producing antigen-based products in line with commercial cGMPs.

The main responsibility for the Supervisor will be to:

  • Lead and oversee all functional activities associated with manufacturing operations in a multi-product GMP facility.

  • Collaborate with cross functional partners such as Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Supply Chain, Manufacturing Science Technology, Engineering and Validation to accomplish organizational objectives.

  • Supervise the activities of production operators to ensure safe compliant production of commercial antigens including purification/analytical testing stages.

  • Responsible for all regulatory compliance activities.

  • Assures group compliance to cGMP regulatory requirements through monitoring, trending and auditing.

  • Ensures safety compliance regulations are enforced.

  • Follow valid manufacturing procedures and documentation.

  • Ensure batch records, logbooks, inventory forms, in-process data spreadsheets and associated attachments are completed in a timely manner accurately.

  • Ensure applicable Change Control policies procedures are followed for new or modifications to existing facility equipment processes.

  • Assist in the investigation of deviations in a timely manner to identify root causes of problems and to implement appropriate corrective actions to prevent reoccurrence.

  • Analyze production process environment to identify opportunities for continuous improvement and to develop a culture of operational excellence.

  • Develop new Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).

  • Modify or eliminate outdated/ineffective SOPs when appropriate.

  • Be a liaison to other Technical Operations Quality groups promoting cross collaboration for organizational projects.

  • Ensure appropriate planning for successful execution of production activities.

  • Ensure SAP transactions are being performed per agreed timeframes for different stages in the manufacturing process.

  • Assist in the training development of personnel as well as evaluate the effectiveness of training set for individual group goals.

  • Monitor adherence to corporate training initiative requirements.

  • Manage group budget.

  • Lead special projects as needed.


  • Must have purification experience.

  • Must have in-depth knowledge of Commercial Manufacturing. Downstream Commercial is preferred.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of cGMPs.

  • Must be creative, highly organized, self-motivated, perceptive, innovative.

  • Must have strong written verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to manage a diverse group of people with different strengths of skill sets.

  • Must have highly developed individual management skills as well as team performance management skills.

  • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and delegate responsibilities while maintaining quality.

  • Must have excellent team building project management skills. Lean, 5S, Operational Excellence a plus.


  • BA/BS degree in chemistry, biology, or related field.

  • Actual cGMP Manufacturing experience will be considered.

  • Minimum of 6+ years of GMP experience including 2+ years of supervisory or team leadership experience.

Why Kelly ® ?

With Kelly, you’ll have access to some of the world’s highest-regarded scientific organizations—

providing you with opportunities to work on today’s most challenging, research-intensive, and relevant

projects. Our connections can lead you to innovative scientific pursuits you’ll be proud to help

advance. We work with 95 of the Fortune 100™ companies, and found opportunities for more than 9,000

scientific professionals last year.

You pursued a career in science to fuel your quest for knowledge and your desire to make the world

a better place. Let Kelly fuel your career—connect with us today.

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