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Title:  Manufacturing Team Lead (8 Hour Nights)

Requisition ID:  63330
Date:  Jul 20, 2024

St Petersburg, Florida, US

Department:  Operations


Shift Hours (9:30PM - 6:00AM)


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:

Coordinate the activities of Compounding Department to ensure the moldline is properly stocked and to notify management of any deficiencies.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Adjust the schedules as necessary to keep moldline supplied.
  • Keep track of all rework and rollends in the rework area and process as necessary.
  • Verify production data is accurately recorded
  • Promote and support a Lean Manufacturing environment within the facility
  • Performs other duties, as assigned based on business needs
  • Constantly evaluate existing processes and works towards continuously improve these processes
  • Document and schedule all scrap and batch reassignment. Perform month end inventory for close.
  • Assign operators to appropriate machinery according to scheduling.  Perform relief duties.
  • Perform Compounding line clearances for the moldline.
  • Provide mixer/mill operators with schedule and mix procedures and calendar operator with calendar specifications.
  • Coordinate batches being precut.
  • Fill out Scrap Report and forward to Production Manager and Accounting.
  • Report all mechanical problems to maintenance and management.
  • Solve problems, investigate mix-ups.
  • Provide managers with daily information on mixing schedule and what is going on in the department.
  • Track MOs with managers and MUO’s throughout the day.
  • Use designated cleaning agents and materials to clean rubber residue from stock leaf carts.
  • Use good housekeeping practices to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe work area.
  • Performs other duties, as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual, and predictable attendance.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience
  • Qualifying scores on Wonderlic tests.  Good communication skills to interact with others in a positive manner.  Capable of being certified on all machines in Compounding Department and have 2 years of experience.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
    • List any safety requirements applicable to role within your country
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.
    • List any quality requirements applicable to role within your country


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 0% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs. frequently and push/slide up to 100lbs. occasionally.
  • Must be able to read and write
  • Good communication skills to interact with others in a positive manner
  • Must be able to understand direction and adhere to established procedures
  • Must be able to perform job duties as required with limited physical demands



  • Non-US only where required for certain levels









West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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