Performs functions relating to the processing of drug products, ensuring product compliance to established current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs), customer requirements and in conjunction with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). This is a Lead role, is considered a process expert, and is a Certified Trainer of other Operators. This role supervises the day-to-day activities of the Operators and provides guidance on tasks that are being performed on the line. Often, this position is involved in the Operator interview process but are not decision makers in terms of hiring decisions, promotions, annual evaluations, etc. Follows standard procedures to complete tasks, some of which may vary in scope, sequence, complexity, and timing. Applies skills and knowledge to recognize process issues and to increase efficiency, throughput, and quality. Proactively identifies and resolves complex problems where considerable judgment is required in choosing among multiple options. Troubleshoots process issues, analyzes root causes, and makes recommendations. Understands and runs processes to meet the assigned standards/routers and fulfills the assigned schedule; when these are not achieved, participates in the debrief to understand the reasons why and what needs to be corrected moving forward. Responsible for the safe and efficient execution of job duties. Oversees and coordinates Manufacturing Operations work unit for a single location. May fill in for supervisor as necessary.