Leads and supports manufacturing employees to manufacture safe, quality products per cost standards while meeting manufacturing schedule requirements.
Job Responsibilities and Essential Duties
Leads activities of shift performance to meet manufacturing schedule.
Completes production requirements by expediting work results; monitoring progress; resolving problems.
Improves workflow by eliminating stoppages; analyzing delays; recommending new methods.
Leads/participates in timely resolution of activities related to non-conformances.
Maintains team/line/associate productivity & efficiency to meet or exceed standard labor requirements.
Provide guidance, direction and leadership to establish and maintain a strong (resilient) manufacturing team by orienting, assigning, and coaching employees; communicating job expectations; developing personal growth opportunities, appraising job contributions.
Maintain timely execution of job specific training for manufacturing team members to meet organizational requirements.
Maintains safe and healthy work environment by following and enforcing standards and procedures; complying with legal regulations.
Interfaces with Materials Management to coordinate materials for production.
Track and maintain employee attendance records & address performance problems.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
Bachelor's degree, or equivalent (Operations Management, Engineering, or other technical discipline preferred).
Minimum four years leadership experience in a manufacturing environment, two of which must be direct supervisory experience, preferably in a medical device environment.
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Team Leader capable of developing team structure, demonstrated Leadership Skills.
Experience in the implementation and sustainability of lean manufacturing concepts
PC proficiency required (email, MS Office applications).
Ability to manage multiple priorities in a manufacturing plant setting.
Demonstrated business ethics, integrity and discretion required.
Flexible and adaptable to changing circumstances, procedures, and environment.
Working knowledge of Quality Systems Regulation requirements for medical devices.
Strong computer skills, including MS Office (Word/Excel) applications.
Knowledge of Oracle a plus.
Supervision/Management of Others
Supervisory Skills - The ability to coach, develop and motivate associates to optimize team effectiveness. Ability to impact team morale, sense of belonging and participation.
Internal and External Contacts / Relationships
Build Quality into all aspects of their work by maintaining compliance to all quality requirements.
Ensure compliance to all FDA and Worldwide Quality & Compliance regulations (As applicable to the job function).
Must have the education and experience to understand and comply with U.S. and Worldwide medical device regulations (As applicable to your job function).
Attend all required Quality & Compliance training at the specified interval.
Adopt the "Beyond Compliance Quality Culture" in the work environment; always meet and exceed requirements.
Environmental/Safety/Physical Work Conditions
Ensures environmental consciousness and safe practices are exhibited in decisions.
Duties are performed in a Controlled Environment manufacturing environment.
May require the use of personal protective equipment as dictated by the work environment.
Use/work in the immediate vicinity of 70/30 isopropyl alcohol (IPA) solution used for the preparation of work areas (line clearance) and used during the manufacturing process.
The above information in this description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed. It does not contain nor is it intended to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.