Job Title: Process Leader (Production Supervisor)
Salary: 50 – 65K Location: Wilsonville, OR Relocation Assistance: No
Purpose of Position:
This position exists to ensure safe production of quality products, on time and within established target costs. It also requires leadership and supervision of labor personnel.
Lead a specific manufacturing process in the production of quality Medical Products in accordance with work instructions and company policy to ensure a quality product delivered on time.
Responsible for implementing and maintaining safety standards as required by law and company policy.
Implement job related training for all employees in the department.
Coach and provide technical expertise to resolve processing issues and create corrective actions with appropriate follow through plans.
Create a high morale workplace with the highest ethical standards.
Manage employee performance through effective coaching and evaluation, skill and behavioral training, development, and goal setting. Responsibilities include participation in hiring process and ability to initiate discipline.
Act as a member of the supervisory team and perform other duties as required.
Insure the appropriate level of accountability for respective processes and objectives at the line leader level.
Plan and monitor capacity maximization for a specific manufacturing process.
Monitor and take appropriate timely improvement actions to meet production quality and quantity.
Utilize problem solving techniques, teamwork building strategies, process control, and continuous process improvement tools to meet or exceed the facility key operating metrics.
Facilitate team leader workflow, and team members’ placement to ensure the facility and company goals are successfully met or exceeded.
Assign controls and monitor required recourses to achieve established schedules.
Conduct, lead, or implement the appropriate process audits; the audits will identify the need for the appropriate containment, corrective, and preventive actions, leading to minimizing or eliminating process deviations and non-conforming product root causes.
Maintain adherence to company policies, safety standards, and good housekeeping practices.
Foster an atmosphere of employee involvement and continuous improvement in all areas of responsibility.
Review manufacturing methods and develop product/process/ system strategies to meet company objectives for quality, cost, responsiveness and growth.
Support new manufacturing methods based on optimizing processes, new technology and continuous improvement activities.
Minimum 2 years experience in Manufacturing Operations.
Minimum 2 years supervisory or team lead experience
Project management capability
Experience with computer based Manufacturing Information Systems
Must have knowledge of Total Quality Control and Just In Time manufacturing principles
BA in Business or Operations related field, or BS in Engineering, or equivalent operational experience
Knowledge of Operations Management and modern manufacturing/quality methods/systems
Knowledge of Statistical Process Control
Lean, Six Sigma, TPS, or DMAIC experience is suggested
Demonstrated motivational and leadership skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Effective problem solving skills
Effective human relations and negotiation skills
Strong organization and project management skills
Understanding of team dynamics.