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AMRI Production Relief Supervisor in SPRINGFIELD, Missouri

Title: Production Relief Supervisor

Location: US-MO-Springfield

Job Number: 1004537

Production Relief Supervisor in Springfield, MO


The Production Relief Supervisor provides vacation (or other absence) coverage for Production Supervisors. During this coverage, this position is responsible to direct all production activities normally carried out by the Supervisor normally filling this position. See below for additional core functions of this role.


In addition to providing relief coverage for Shift Supervisors, this position is responsible for:

  • Managing departmental/site projects as assigned.

  • Supporting manufacturing operations by maintaining Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

  • Development, delivery, and oversight of applicable training programs including periodic assessment of trainee progress. Including but not limited to operator skills, safe work practices, industrial lift trucks, etc.

  • Troubleshooting equipment or process problem.

  • Managing operating shift staffing requirements to ensure adequate resources are scheduled to support the production schedule (vacations and other shift vacancies).

  • Assist in coordination/scheduling of construction projects in manufacturing areas (issue safe work permits, coordinate equipment schedules for maintenance) and process change-over and start-up activities (shift coverage, maintain task lists, cleaning activities, training, documentation, etc.).

  • Development, revision and improvement to Batch Sheets, SOPs, work instructions, etc.

  • Collaboration with QA & Process development in batch sheet writing, Process and cleaning.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Essential functional duties of the position

Must be able to work a flexible schedule to provide shift coverage when needed.

Requires working 12-hour vacation relief shifts (day shift or night shift)

  • Coordinate daily production activities various production plants.

  • Direct all activities of Pilot Plant Technicians, Chemical Operators and other support employees supporting the operating shift.

  • Supervisor responsible for all site activities (production, maintenance, laboratories and security) when covering plant during weekends and evening shifts.

  • Oversee and ensure all activities are performed in accordance with applicable SOPs, Regulations, Batch Records, etc…

  • Troubleshoot equipment and diagnose process problems.

  • Enter process order and material movements and maintenance work requests into the SAP ERP system.

  • Lead emergency response teams in HazMat incidents

  • See Production Supervisor job description for additional detail.

  • Review and approve employee time cards.



The following knowledge and proficiency skills are required for this position to be acquired through a minimum of a high school diploma/GED (some college hours preferred), and at least 5 years of relative experience in regulated API.

Must meet all requirements of, and be capable of performing all essential functions of the Production Shift Supervisor.

In addition, the following skills are desirable:

Good written and verbal communication skills, along with team oriented management skills.

Understand chemical processes and equipment operations under his/her supervision.

The ability to properly prioritize simultaneous events.

Computer familiarity with MS Office products, ADP, SAP, Process Control Systems, and other software tools utilized by the company.

Previous supervisory experience at the facility.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear, stand and walk. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel, reach with hands and arms above shoulder height, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, and crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required in this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Position requires the use of a full face respirator.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to work in a manufacturing office environment and is regularly required to enter the production area of a typical manufacturing facility which has moving mechanical parts, and may have fumes or airborne particles, extreme heat, wet and /or humid conditions, low levels of toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the environment is usually moderate.

All interested applicants must apply online. AMRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Job descriptions are not intended, and should not be construed, to be exhaustive lists of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with a job: They are intended to be accurate reflections of those principal job elements essential for making fair pay decisions about jobs.

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