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Sterile Shift Manager- 3rd Shift

Date: Dec 30, 2020

Location: Lebanon, PA, US

Company: SCHOTT AG

International technology group • specialty glasses and glass-ceramics • more than 130 years experience • more than 15,500 employees in 34 countries • innovative ideas for the world of tomorrow


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Sterile Shift Manager- 3rd Shift


Our Business Unit Pharmaceutical Systems is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of pharmaceutical primary packaging and analytical lab services. More than 600 production lines in 13 countries worldwide produce more than 10 billion syringes, vials, ampoules, cartridges and special articles of tubing glass or polymer.

SCHOTT Advanced Optics, with its deep technological expertise, is a valuable partner for its customers in developing products and customized solutions for applications in optics, lithography, astronomy, opto-electronics, architecture, life sciences, and research. With a product portfolio of more than 120 optical glasses, special materials and components, we master the value chain: from customized glass development to high-precision optical product finishing and metrology.

Our Business Unit Lighting and Imaging offers challenging lighting and image transmission solutions for applications in the markets of automotive, aviation, medical devices, as well as industrial and safety engineering. With production units in Europe, North-America and the worldwide SCHOTT sales organization Lighting and Imaging is a leading supplier for fiber optic components.

SCHOTT Electronic Packaging is a leading developer and manufacturer of hermetic housings and other components for the reliable, long-term protection of sensitive electronics. Our core technologies are glass-to-metal and ceramic-to-metal sealing, thermal sensing components as well as a variety of cutting edge specialty glass competences.

SCHOTT Flat Glass meets the high requirements in creating aesthetic and individual glass solutions for household appliances, kitchen and living. With decades of know-how in glass processing and customized solutions, SCHOTT Flat Glass is the preferred partner in the household appliance industry. Cross linked production sites all over the world enable us to be a flexible and secure partner offering products complying with international standards.

Our Business Unit Home Tech with its unique and innovative solutions made of glass ceramic and borosilicate glass, is a leading global supplier in the home appliance industry and many others. CERAN® glass-ceramic panels for cooktops are one of SCHOTT’s great success stories. But glass-ceramic cooking surfaces are only one of our many brands in our portfolio. Numerous processing technologies, materials, components and modules allow individual solutions with applications in the areas of cooking, baking and safety, which includes fire protection.

SCHOTT Tubing offers tailor-made products & services for international growth markets such as pharmaceuticals, industrial and environmental technology as well as electronics. With a production capacity of more than 140,000 tons and production sites in Europe, South America and Asia, SCHOTT Tubing is one of the leading manufacturers of glass tubing worldwide. Innovative services such as the eCommerce ordering systemor Scientific Services round out our spectrum of services.

Your Tasks
  • Lead, coach, and motivate team within respective area of responsibility, while providing direction to achieve department deliverables and site objectives
  • Help develop departmental budget and investment plan(s) according to long-term strategic objectives
  • Cultivate employee talent through training and coaching measures, while also conducting employee performance reviews, along with interviewing for new hires/transfers
  • Assist in developing and implementing programs for employee training needs per positon
  • Review production metric reports for accuracy and control production order variances (hours/material/consumption)
  • Review and manage re-inspection backlogs, quality issues, machine changes, handling and material issues
  • Perform audits and provide control measures within the range of responsibility, while determining necessary improvement activities
  • Create planning documents (holiday planning, shift planning, training plans) and schedule/organize staffing to meet business needs
  • Participate in routine production meetings and report on production quantities, quality, accomplished order production, tool availability, maintenance tasks, etc.
  • Perform daily communication meetings and provide employee instructions
  • Implement the IMSU/EHS directives and promote/maintain a clean and safe workspace in area of responsibility
  • Manage assigned CAPA(s) by performing root cause investigations, while defining resolution actions; implement preventive and corrective actions in a timely manner as a result of customer complaints or customer audit findings
Your Profile
  • High school diploma or equivalent education and/or experience
  • Leadership training and college/university degree, preferred
  • Minimum (2) years of experience in a manufacturing leadership role
  • Understanding of LEAN, 5S, ISO and cGMP
  • Exposure to glass forming industry and pharmaceutical industry experience, preferable
  • Solid knowledge and experience using MS Office applications and SAP
Your Benefits
  • Motivated and committed employees are essential to the success of our company.
  • At SCHOTT, you will find a cooperative and dynamic work environment which encourages you to share your innovative ideas, supports your development and celebrates achieving successes with your team
  • You can expect interesting tasks and challenging projects, as well as motivated and friendly teams in fields that influence our future
  • Healthcare benefits available from Day 1 of permanent employment

As an employee of SCHOTT North America, Inc., you can anticipate challenging responsibilities and meaningful projects and tasks; centered on teamwork and cooperation throughout all levels of the Pharmaceutical Systems Business Unit.   Do you want to be a part of our team and move your career forward, while positively influencing the world around you? Then please consider applying to our position.   Your energy and innovation could be what we are looking for!


SCHOTT North America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.  Applicants considered without any regard to race, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.  Any form of unlawful harassment is prohibited. 


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