The Lead Hand I is accountable to the Production Supervisor for all activities relating to the operation, repair and maintenance of equipment and work area. In addition the Lead Hand I will ensure the adequate levels of supply are stocked related to the operation. Main responsibilities are related to equipment operation, training, documentation, and in-process IPQC testing to meet the Company’s objectives and in accordance with the requirements outlined in the Standard Operating Procedures and Good Manufacturers Practices.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Coordinates shift changeover to ensure machinery and human resources are optimal. Reports any deficiencies in machinery, materials or human resources immediately to shift supervisor for timely resolution.
- Actively participates in and supports the continuous improvement initiatives projects.
- Performs the operator’s duties if necessary.
- Ensures the availability of component and supply.
- Takes corrective action to fix documentation errors and to coach the related operators on documentation practices.
- Ensures that the area is clean and organized.
- Assists the other departments if required.
- Issues, investigates and rectifies Quality Assurance deviations and other procedures.
- Responds to and troubleshoots equipment alarms and take corrective action and/or involving maintenance.
- Participates in revision of departmental SOP’s and other GMP documents.
- Conducts on-the-job training including review of related SOP’s for new employees. Works with Production Supervisors and Production Manager to identify/solve any production problems and training needs in the area.
- Enters accurate AX transactions as it relates to the job duties.
- Assists in coordinating, planning and scheduling of employee work rotations.
- Completes and/or reviews documentation entries in batch record and logbooks.
- Coordinates and communicates priorities with other shifts.
- Follows GMP and regulatory requirements and ensures quality standards are met.
- Observes and supports all safety guidelines and regulations.
- Demonstrates the Company Mission, Vision and Values Statements, policies, and current standard business practices.
- Performs other related duties as required.
- High school completion, college certification/diploma or working towards completion
- 1 year experience in pharmaceutical manufacturing or a related environment. Previous leadership experience is an asset.
- Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to positively interact with interdepartmental teams.
- Ability to work independently in a fast paced environment.
- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Analytical and problem solving skills.
- Ability to work on all shifts.
How to attend
Job Fair will held at the Aecon Building.
Parking located on site.
Very acceissble via public transit if you do not have your own vehicle.
On Sheldon in between Hespeler Rd. and Franklin Blvd.
What to prepare
- Please bring a copy of your resume
- A bright smile :)
- Masks are recommended but not mandatory
Preferred dress code
Casual (come as you are, but please be presentable)
About Septodont (Novocol Pharma)
Septodont is a leading manufacturer of dental pharmaceuticals and medical devices. The French-based company employs over 1,900 people globally. 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. Our North American operations has facilities in Ontario, Montreal, and Pennsylvania. It also has Latin American operations with facilities in Brazil and Colombia. We are very proud and excited to be celebrating our 90th anniversary this year!
The Cambridge location is our manufacturing facility in Ontario, which produces dental anesthetics and houses Novocol Pharma. Novocol Pharma is a growing contract development and manufacturing organization (CDMO), specializing in sterile injectable cartridges and combination product manufacturing. We strive for excellence and customer-centricity to deliver value to global pharmaceutical clients through contract services for drug development and commercial manufacturing.
With over 40 years in operation and modern facilities located in Cambridge, Ontario, our team of over 500 employees provide a personalized and responsive experience for our customers. We are focused on serving our strategic partners with quality, integrity, and value.
Our employees are our number one asset!
- Developmental opportunities
- Excellent compensation, shift premiums and benefits programs
- Annual bonus and reward programs
- Signing Bonus
- Discounted gym memberships
- Work/life balance programs
- Employee recognition
- Social events, and spirit days
Perks and benefits
What is a hiring event?
Think of it like a job fair, but for one company and more personal. Hiring events are a great way for employers to fill multiple roles quickly. Hiring is a human process, and they would like to meet you to see if you’re a fit!