Compounding Shift Manager

Deciem - The Abnormal Beauty Company - Etobicoke, ON (30+ days ago)

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What on earth is DECIEM?

DECIEM is a humble and happy umbrella of good beauty brands. We're founded on the principle of doing everything others don't do and we are changing the world of beauty based on this principle. We have more than 10 brands in the beauty world and operate a growing portfolio of more than 300 products in more than 15 markets. We are growing very rapidly and want to do things no one has ever done before. We have been called every good and bad thing you can imagine like “The Hottest Beauty Company Right Now”, “The Most Thrilling Thing to Happen in Skincare” and “Canada's Next MAC Cosmetics”.

We have a very good team and we are growing so quickly that we have lost count. Most of us are doing what we have never done before and have become experts by doing (except for our boring chemists and finance guys who have done the same thing for many decades!). All you need is #deciem and you will understand.

We are growing very rapidly and need someone who shares this vision and wants to grow with


Position Overview

Shift Manager is results-driven/ sense of urgency framework focused on productivity, safety, quality and continuous improvement to meet customer demand and company goals. He will monitor the development of the afternoon shift operation for product manufacturing and will oversee all related health and safety initiatives.

Reports To

  • Head of Compounding

Primary Responsibilities

  • Drive improvements, promote safety and help improve quality and output while managing the manufacturing environment from process development through production life cycles Implementation of continuous improvement programs in the department
  • Ensuring quality of the product as per the guidelines set by QA/QC. Ensure robust communication of performance versus target
  • Lead the team in selection of the appropriate equipment and support systems as needed to support growth of the operation and continuous cost improvements
  • Lead the process design, development and validation activities for new product line Ownership to complete G.M.P. documents, such as the batch records, C & S logs, housekeeping logs and other documents as required, right at first time
  • Develop a culture which minimizes risks throughout the area and ensures compliance with regulations, policies and procedures.
  • Maintain general housekeeping of compounding area includes keeping all pipes, hoses, clamps, gaskets, and other processing equipment off the floor and in proper storage area Implementation of training and development program for each position and new hire.
  • Lead development of all Engineering data related to the associated products, material, BOM's, routers, work centers, process sheets and ensure integration with our existing systems
  • Establish KPIs for the operations and develop annual programs to ensure that continuous improvements are achieved
  • Maintain a clean and organized working environment by promoting good practice of health and safety Train, evaluate, motivate, and instruct direct reports in company goals and responsibilities.
  • Facilitate the continuing education and performance of their direct reports. Set and support goals for appropriate personnel Execute good manufacturing practices while promoting a safe environment
  • Review performance of direct reports and recommend salary adjustments and/or counseling
  • Other duties/projects as assigned

Q*ualifications *& Experience

  • BS degree in Engineering, Pharmacy, Science, Chemistry or related discipline

Experience in managing a multiple shift operation

  • Experience with process troubleshooting

Experience writing technical reports to include developing and updating SOP's Experience in process design and improvement in both batch and continuous operations Comprehensive knowledge of Statistical Process Control and Fish Bone Diagram A minimum of 7-10 years' experience in Health and Beauty or Drug industry product

production, with at least 5 of those in a leadership position

  • Comprehensive knowledge of FDA, Health Canada and CGMP required
  • Experience with ISO 13485, TQM and ERP Systems

Work Environment

The individual will work in Compounding/Pre-weigh Facility located in Etobicoke, ON Constant interaction across various departments Flammable, combustible, toxic and corrosive chemicals maybe present in the work area. Constant change is to be expected in a high-pressured environment.

Work Location

Production facility (ies) - Etobicoke, ON home base/Fraser PPE Requirement upon entering facility


Compensation will be based on qualifications, education and work experience. To be discussed at interview.

We would like to thank all interested applications for your time and interest in the role. However, only those whose qualifications, skills and experience closely matches the job requirements will be contacted.

And the serious stuff*: *

DECIEM is an equal opportunity employer. We prohibit discrimination based on age, color_, _disability, national origin, race, r_el_igion, sex, sexual orientation, and any other legally protected class in accordance with applicable federal, provincial and local laws. We are also committed to creating and m_aintainin_g an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation during the interviewing process, please let us know. R_easonable _accommodation can be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the described essential functions.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent


  • supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)