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Job Description

Technical Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with Sr. Manager, Manufacturing Operations in their area of responsibility to ensure successful manufacturing operations.
  • Lead/Assist in troubleshooting and problem solving as directed.
  • Lead/Assist in CAPA, NCR and other investigation processes.
  • Manage daily production schedules, provides manager feedback and updates on daily schedule of activities and follows up with the technicians.
  • Engage and encourage working relationships with peers in all other departments.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Maintain and improve operational safety, efficiencies, product quality and regulatory compliance.
  • Provide employees with the tools necessary to work safely and efficiently, and encourages positive employee motivation and job satisfaction.

Leadership Responsibilities:

  • Acts as a leader in the team.
  • Work with Team to identify issues, resource needs and improvement opportunities. Offer suggestions for resolution/improvements.
  • Participate/Lead in hiring/recruiting process.
  • Participate/Lead Continuous Improvement (CI) events and problem solving. Assist employees with CI process.
  • Monitor, track and provide feedback on employee performance through PMD process.
  • Provide coaching and corrective actions when needed.
  • Manage employee time and attendance.
  • Continuously monitor work area to maintain safe conditions and take immediate action to correct unsafe conditions.
  • Participate in project implementation.

Job Related Responsibilities:

  • Ensure company policies and procedures are adhered to and that personnel are compliant.
  • Execute employee performance evaluations and recommend salary adjustments.
  • Conduct employee coaching as needed to maintain performance management and development.
  • Lead production effectiveness by communicating and cooperating with other departments and shifts to maintain or improve quantity or quality of production.
  • Schedule and lead the interviewing and candidate selection process.
  • Lead and provide training and development opportunities for assigned employees to enhance skills, and improve overall department performance.
  • Prepare, review, update, and/or approve standard operating procedures.
  • Lead root cause corrective measure investigations and improvement opportunities.
  • Initiate, track, monitor and analyze production performance indicators for the purpose of controlling and reducing waste/scrap and improving efficiencies.
  • Monitor efficiency of production systems and work with Team Members to recommend equipment, adjustments, repairs and modifications to enhance the system.
  • Continuously monitor the physical condition of the workplace regarding safety and ergonomic correctness. Execute corrective action and make recommendations when warranted.
  • Lead and organize production flow to ensure production schedules are met.
  • Recommend and ensure appropriate departmental housekeeping activities are maintained.
  • Create and maintain a safe work environment for the safety of the employees, reporting any actual or potential safety hazards to JHSC and Senior Management.
  • Promote continuous improvement on site, utilizing lean principles (PPI, 5S and Kaizen)

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 1 to 3 years of manufacturing experience at the Supervisor level, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • College or Science Degree in a related field preferred.
  • Must be willing to rotate shifts.
  • Demonstrated experience with LEAN Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and/or PPI is an asset.
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Leadership capabilities.
  • Knowledge of ISO 13485 is preferred.

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