Manufacturing Supervisor, 3rd Shift

Nashville, Tennessee
Operations – Manufacturing /
Full-Time /
Headquartered in Nashville, TN – one of the fastest-growing and most exciting cities in the United States – August Bioservices is a privately-owned, high-growth, and high-impact Contract Development Manufacturing Organization (CDMO).  As a US-based outsourcing partner that provides a wide array of expert drug discovery, drug formulation, and drug manufacturing services to pharma and biotech companies of all sizes, we play a vital role in the global pharmaceutical industry. Our work is instrumental in helping to develop molecules today that can become the life-changing therapies of tomorrow. To support our growth plans, August is investing significant capital in a two-phase expansion project – including building a new state-of-the-art facility adjacent to our current facility. For those seeking dynamic opportunities, rewarding career paths and a chance to make a difference in global health, come grow with August!

The Manufacturing Supervisor is accountable and responsible for leading the 3rd shift manufacturing team at the Nashville, TN site. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the buildout and qualification of a new manufacturing facility for Aseptic Formulation and Filling to establish a state of art manufacturing operation. The Manufacturing Supervisor will report to the Manager of Manufacturing Operations. The position will be located in Nashville, TN.


    • Accountable for production activities spanning equipment preparation, formulation, filling, packaging and other related processes. Primary container platforms include Vials, Syringes, Bags and Tubes
    • Responsible for execution of the manufacturing schedule and oversight and development of the team and related KPIs. 
    • Provides training, coaching, mentoring and discipline to team members to ensure development as individuals contributing to the goals of the department and company
    • Sets goals for team members to deliver the vision of the manufacturing operation aligned with site and company objectives
    • Leads deviation assessments and implements corrective actions (CAPAs)
    • Drives change controls for process improvement / changes or CAPAs
    • Establishes requirements and develops on-the-job-training plans for the Manufacturing team
    • Ensures personnel are qualified and proficient with applicable cGMP requirements and internal governing procedures.
    • Maintains cleanroom environments to cGMP requirements
    • Develops and manages departmental goals and corresponding budget in alignment with the corporate and site goals
    • Expected to develop cross-functional knowledge and qualify on processes to support operations as needed.


    • 4+ years of cGMP manufacturing experience; previous supervisor experience preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent pharma manufacturing experience
    • Must be able to qualify in Aseptic Grade A/B gowning
    • Ability to operate equipment utilized in aseptic operations, including HMI controls
    • Comprehensive knowledge of cGMP regulatory requirements for aseptic manufacturing
    • Demonstrated ability to troubleshoot, solve problems, synthesize data, summarize outcomes and provide recommendations on a compliant path forward, and own deviation investigations
    • Demonstrated ability to successfully execute responsibilities in a fast-paced environment, collaborating across corporate functions and multiple stakeholders
    • The ability to work flexible hours on short notice due to manufacturing demand
    • Self-starter and ability to work independently
    • Strong written/verbal communication and presentation skills
    • Team player with well-developed interpersonal skills and excellent organizational skills
    • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
At August Bioservices, Our Credo is our culture. Everything we do, we do with great care. We believe in the promise of discovery and the power of science to transform lives. We assert that excellence is not a static destination, but a standard, and an every-day measuring stick of our advancement. We aspire to unlock the potential in every person, every process and every molecule – from start to finish. We are committed to doing the right thing the first time and every time, meeting or exceeding all regulatory requirements. We strive to be exceptional, preferred and indispensable partners for our customers; responsible and engaged citizens within our communities; and active, mindful stewards of our environment.
We are August Bioservices. We are pointing the way forward. If this sounds like your kind of working environment, we want you on our team!

August Bioservices  is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. August Bioservices does not discriminate on the basis of any status protected under federal, state, or local law.