Production Line Leader Aerosols

Production Line Leader Aerosols

Fareva is currently seeking an experienced Production Line Leader Aerosols to join our team in Richmond, VA.?

Who we are:

Fareva is a leading contract manufacturer of pharmaceutical and personal care products. Located at intersection of Darbytown Road and Laburnum Avenue in Eastern Henrico County. Employs 600 full time employees. Comfortable climate controlled facility covering over 745,000 square feet.??

About the role:?

This position leads the activities of one or more aerosol lines as assigned, with duties involving quality, training and operational responsibilities.

This position performs all required functions within the assigned area including quality checks, operation, equipment adjustments, cleaning, and changeovers with minimum supervision.?

This person has first line accountability with the Supervisor for the OEE results of their operation, with a particular focus on the changeover activities.?

Provides feedback to management on performance and competencies of personnel to which work direction is given?

What you'll do:?

Line Lead Responsibilities

  • Assures the proper line set-up for correct components, product, orders, as well as proper associated documentation on all required line documents. Maintains compliance for any additional components that may be used during the manufacturing/packaging operation.

  • Assures that packaging line cleaning/clearance procedures are performed correctly and in a timely manner as described in SOP?s and/or Job Aids for product and lot changes for all assigned manufacturing/packaging lines.

  • Has first line accountability with the Supervisor for the OEE results of the lines, with a particular focus on the changeover activities.

Operations, Compliance & Safety/ Collaboration/ Communication/ Teamwork

  • In addition to these current responsibilities for a production line operator, the production line leader will be responsible for organizing and executing the line changeovers in a timely manner?

  • Plan and organise the changeovers before production is completed?

  • Direct the line team to ensure a fast and efficient changeover?

  • Ensure the proper machine setting are used and record any variance if necessary?

  • Propose changes in process, tooling and machinery to reduce changeover time together with the CI team?

  • Leading a line for new products / line trials / first productions / verification etc?

  • NB : Must be prepared to work overtime / different shifts to be involved with change overs, and production of new products


  • Validation / assessment of peoples competence in fulfilling roles (against pre-determined criteria) / tasks on the aerosol lines

  • Execute training as necessary to improve the overall competence of the team with respect to changeovers, production of new products and production efficiency.?

Our ideal candidate:

  • Must be an experienced production operator

  • Knowledge/experience in some or all of the following:

  • Understanding SMED techniques

What we offer:?

Competitive salaries, comprehensive health/vision/dental insurance, company paid short term disability, company paid life and accidental death insurance (after 30 day waiting period), 401(k) plan match of 4.5% with immediate vesting, generous employee referral program, 12 days of vacation annually, 12 paid holidays annually, onsite cafeteria, job advancement opportunities. Manufacturing employees also receive company paid work shoes, uniforms and prescription safety eyeglasses.?

To Apply:

Please submit your resume via the "APPLY NOW" button

Equal Opportunity Employer

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