Supervisor Production Operations

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Miscellaneous

The Supervisor Instrument Manufacturing manages the daily manufacturing operations of a product line as measured by meeting SQDIP targets. The incumbent critical success factors will include maintaining a disciplined Daily Management process utilizing DBS tools (DMP, SW, 5S, PSP,QSB), developing talent & building teams

Primary duties include:

  • Ensures safe processes and actions, sustains proactive hazard identification programs.
  • Prioritizes production schedules based on product introductions, equipment efficiency and materials supplies
  • Mentor & develops hourly associates. Maintain flexible workforce of both regular & temporary employees.
  • Utilizes problem solving techniques to implement both containment & root cause countermeasures.
  • Strives for external quality levels of > 95% FPY (First Pass Yield). Owns quality in area by utilizing QSB including documentation & follow up, internal quality improvement & scrap reduction. Maintains procedures in an ISO & regulated environment.
  • Act as Kaizen champion for team. Strives for one piece flow manufacturing. Drives team to identify & implement improvement opportunities in lead time & manufacturing costs.
  • Ensures all FDA, ISO and related regulatory requirements are consistently met
  • Partners with support teams including Materials, Technical Operations and Finance.
  • Manages both direct & indirect costs of the product line.
  • Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Administration and 5 years of experience or High School diploma with 8 years of experience.
  • Experience working in FDA controlled production environment using cGMP's. 
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel, Advanced skills in Excel preferred.
  • Interfaces with the Development, Quality, Manufacturing, Purchasing functions as well as suppliers to conduct problem solving activities
  • Participates in or lead problem solving team projects

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