Visual Inspection Supervisor
at Medix

Date Posted: 8/23/2019

Job Description


The Supervisor of Visual Inspection reports directly to the Manufacturing Manager. Responsible for supervising a team(s) of inspection technicians. Responsible for maintaining timely product inspection, documentation and bulk packing of sterile clinical and commercial products following cGMP's and in-house SOPs.


  • Provides technical support, training and leadership to Visual Inspection Technicians

  • Creates training modules, and performs new employee training

  • Oversees areas with the responsibility of examining materials for quality, defects and planning of work

  • Early detection and troubleshooting of problems arising on the line to prevent downtime

  • Assist and or performs investigations, and resolves deviations associated to Visual Inspection process

  • Manages, creates, plans and maintains metrics relating to defect rate, inspection throughput, and on time and right first time delivery

  • Ensures visual inspection process and operator qualification process maintains compliance to applicable regulatory markets

  • As needed participates in audits by customer and regulatory bodies as the Visual Inspection SME

  • Increase efficiency and productivity by promoting systems, training, and proper record keeping

  • Maintains compliance of company policies, safety standards, quality specifications and regulatory requirements

  • Development of Visual Inspection team through individual reviews, goals and objectives


  • AS/BS degree in related field is highly preferred. Relevant experience in sterile product visual inspection 4+ years

  • At least 5 years' experience in a supervisory role or 8 in a lead role

  • SME in Visual Inspection of large and small volume parenteral, both Liquid and Lyophilized presentations

  • Experience with inspection and manufacturing equipment/processes that comply with regulatory requirements

  • Experienced with GMPs, SOPs and working within an FDA / EU regulated environment

  • Proficient with MS Office (Word/Excel/Access)

  • Work across multiple departments to achieve goals and objectives

  • Ability to coach, train and mentor employees


  • Ability to read, understand, follow and comply with technical and written documents (SOPs) written in English

  • Requires the ability to communicate effectively using speech, vision, hearing and written word

  • Must be able to work while wearing PPE for all GMP areas for an entire shift (Includes non-latex gloves, hairbeard covers and lab coats)

  • The employee is regularly required to sit while performing motions requiring high manual dexterity for up to 8 hours per day

  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision, color vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus; need for 20/20 vision corrected or uncorrected

  • Mental Demands: Reading documents and procedures according to GMP standards and regulations. Basic math skills, verbal and written communication skills


  • Primarily interacts with staff in the following departments at all levels: Operations, Quality, Validations, and Facilities.


  • Manage approximately 10 Direct / Indirect Reports

  • Screens and recommends applicants for open positions.

  • Makes recommendations for promotions.

  • Recommends and or executes appropriate disciplinary action when required

Reference number: 87444

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About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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