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Title:  Manufacturing Supervisor

Requisition ID:  57163
Date:  Mar 17, 2023

Williamsport, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Operations



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


2nd Shift Position

Job Summary:

The planning and execution of all production schedules through use of administrative resources, communication with technical coordinator of his/her logical and timely evaluation of administrative deviations and the implementation of systematic corrections.  This communication will result in correct coordination between all administrative, planning, and technical functions. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safety, health and hazardous communications.  Must be a member of plant safety committee.
  • Coordinate administrative activities for shift to include monitoring of quality, production, human resource allocation, supply and housekeeping.
  • Plan daily activities of administrative group and communicate priorities for technical group.
  • Implement plan to meet daily production schedule through accountability of administrative resources and technical group.
  • Reporting of quality and production through the Mattec System or other information system.
  • Basic troubleshooting of the Mattec System or other information system.
  • Perform routine visual inspection of work areas for unusual occurrences, safety hazards, housekeeping, work space organization and generate work orders where appropriate.
  • Creation and maintenance of a positive work environment.
  • Understanding and communication of West’s philosophies and expectations through group meetings.
  • Coordination of training and certification on all related direct labor procedures.
  • Adjust direct labor staffing to support demand and maintain direct labor budget.
  • Ensure compliance with established Company and Plant policies, rules, regulations and procedures are followed.  Define and document incidents.
  • Assist in preparation of annual operation and capital budgets.
  • Lead special projects as directed and assigned.
  • Participate in cost and process improvement project teams.
  • Communication and participation in the achievement of the plant 5-up goals.
  • Actively participate and comply with all West HSE programs and regulations.
  • Maintain a neat and orderly work environment in accordance with West 5S program.
  • Other duties as assigned.





Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school
  • Minimum 2-4 years of experience in an industrial/manufacturing setting; related experience in diagnosing and maintaining injection molding and injection blow molding machines and technical management.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of management experience.


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be familiar with computers and various software programs.
  • Familiarity with SAP, Master Control or similar systems and databases, a plus.


Travel Requirements:

  • Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time


Physical & Mental Requirements:







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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