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Supervisor, Operations, 1st Shift, Complex Instruments, Screws, Burrs, & Dental Drills

Company: Orchid Orthopedics
Location: Bridgeport
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY OF POSITION

The Supervisor, Operations, 1st Shift, Grind, Bench, Surface Grind/ Notch, Gundrill, Screws is responsible for supervising the day-to-day operations by providing direction and managing employees engaged in shop-floor processes or operations. They review production schedules, assign work, coordinate set-ups and ensure that materials are available to complete scheduled work.

The Supervisor supports cells 01, 03, 07, and 08, while reporting directly to the Manager, Operations, Value Stream 1.

SHIFT

No Shift ($0) (United States of America)

WHAT YOU WILL DO

* Lead and develop team members following the One Orchid global talent management approach to select, manage, and develop our best team. Ensure the growth of our positive business culture through behaviors that align with our core values and leadership competencies.
* Provides direction to employees directly engaged in shop-floor processes or operations. Ensures that the process/area maintains operations by managing employee performance and absences. Reviews production schedules, assigns work, coordinates set-up and ensures that materials are available to complete scheduled work.
* Supervises work activities and resourcing for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications under the guidance of the Manager, Operations, Value Stream 1.
* Supervises work activities and resourcing for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications under the guidance of the Manager, Operations, Value Stream 1.
* Manages labor and resource requirements such as: materials, headcount, overtime needs, equipment, etc.
* Recommend measures to improve production methods, worker performance, quality and delivery of product
* Utilizes knowledge of continuous improvement concepts to improve plant efficiency and productivity. Utilizes A3 process.
* Coordinates and monitors work flow to through cells/departments to ensure established task times are met. Moves work and creates production gaps as required for maintenance to complete repairs or preventative maintenance.
* Reports department metrics and leads daily Gemba walks and lean daily management (LDM)
* Keeps the Manager, Operations, Value Stream 1 promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance.
* Establishes or adjusts work priorities to meet production schedules.
* Collaborates in the development and implementation of procedures and ensures compliance. Supports the development of compliance procedures.
* Manages employee performance. Rewards high performers and address underperforming employees. Writes and delivers performance evaluations and development plans, utilizing feedback from Team Leads.
* Addresses employee issues, escalates and/or redirects as needed. Involves and consults with Human Resources. Participates in the selection of talent for organization. Participates in hiring and termination decisions.
* Continuously develops the team by ensuring that employees have necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in their roles. When skill gaps are identified, develops/implements action plan to address and eliminate these gaps. Identifies the knowledge, skills, and abilities required for each employees.
* Consults with others (such as Team Leads and Managers) regarding policies, procedures, specifications, and other customer & quality requirements, as needed.
* Enforces the 6S policy and overall cleanliness of the facility.
* Manages safety non-compliance in a timely manner. Works with team leads to adhere to safety policies and procedures and the safe operation of all processes and equipment.
* Ensures team members adhere to standard operating procedures (standard work)
* Participates in daily production meetings. Regularly conducts Team Lead meetings and ensures Team Leads are have information to successfully perform their duties. Proactively eliminate hazards within their departments and ensures safe operating practices are demonstrated
* Informed/involved with complex problem solving. May decide on actions to take. (e.g. Kaizen)
* Participates in planning and equipment maintenance and repairs to support production schedule. Working with maintenance, oversees and manages maintenance of all equipment. This includes preventive and predictive repairs. Keeps informed of and tracks machine breakdown reasons and works to prevent them.
* Oversees the training of new employees on standard of work instructions and policies and procedures. Ensures required training is provided and validates effectiveness of training
* Collaborates in the development and implementation of procedures and ensures compliance. Supports the development of compliance procedures.
* Proactively eliminates scrap and improves product quality through problem solving and investigation.
* Achieves productivity targets consistently and actively pursues continuous improvement.
* Leads safety by leading by example and complying with safe practices and ensuring employee compliance with safe practices. Manages non-compliance in a timely manner. Works with team leads to adhere to safety policies and procedures and the safe operation of all processes and equipment.
* Support quality and compliance by adhering to all Quality Management Systems (QMS) documentation requirements and establishing/supporting plan(s) to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Quality that support Safety, Compliance, Six Sigma Quality, On-Time Delivery (OTD) and financial objectives.
* Ensure team members have the required knowledge and skills prior to performing job duties independently, including conducting, documenting and evaluating training effectiveness.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

WORK EXPERIENCE

2+ Years of experience in a leadership position in a manufacturing environment (Required), Experience in a FDA regulated environment (Preferred), Manufacturing Experience (Preferred)

EDUCATION

Bachelor, , High School Or Equivalent Required, Associates

CERTIFICATIONS

None - N/A

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS THAT ENABLE SUCCESS

Accuracy and Attention to Detail (Working Experience), Coaching (Extensive Experience), Communication (Working Experience), Computer Knowledge (Working Experience), Decision Making and Critical Thinking (Extensive Experience), Effective Presentations (Extensive Experience), Interpersonal Communication (Extensive Experience), Leadership (Extensive Experience), Lean Manufacturing (Working Experience), Managing Multiple Priorities (Extensive Experience), Manufacturing Industry (Working Experience), Manufacturing Regulatory Environment (Extensive Experience), Manufacturing Safety (Extensive Experience), Mathematical Ability (Working Experience), Operational Functions (Working Experience), Performance Management and Development (Working Experience), Problem Solving (Extensive Experience), Quality Management (Extensive Experience), Standard Operating Procedures (Subject-Matter Expertise), Team Management and Team Building (Extensive Experience), Time management (Working Experience), Training (Extensive Experience)

WHAT WE OFFER

* Opportunity to work in a growing company
* Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
* Comprehensive benefit package
* Ability to work in an organization that values:
* Integrity First: We do the right thing
* Teamwork: We are one Orchid
* Results: Our results matter



PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

* Frequent and repetitive use of hands and fingers, and handle small objects and tools
* Corrected vision of no less than 20/20
* Viewing parts under microscope for extended periods of time
* Lifting of materials to 60# up to 33% of the time.
* Requires repetitive grasping, manipulation of materials.
* Requires occasional sitting with frequent walking and/or standing.
* Requires talking and hearing.
* Requires occasional lifting and/or moving up to 60 pounds.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

* Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
* Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Orchid Orthopedics, Flint , Supervisor, Operations, 1st Shift, Complex Instruments, Screws, Burrs, & Dental Drills, Hospitality & Tourism , Bridgeport, Michigan

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