Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift - 29666BR - EN in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 5/8/2018

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Job Description

The supervisor is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of a production team and will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Stryker policies and applicable law. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems. Typical shift will be from 2:30 pm to 11:30 pm
  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker, Quality Manual and its governing regulations.
  • Lead a production team to achieve plant and business objectives by creating a self-directed team environment.
  • Modify daily schedule according to needs.
  • Work with customers and third party vendor to ship and receive packages.
  • Manage overtime levels and monitor controllable expenses to meet budget goals.
  • Manage staffing levels through visual staffing plan tools. Ensure 100% compliance to on-time training. Develop positional rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.
  • Evaluate employee performance, conduct performance appraisals and provide feedback to employees. Recommend promotions, transfers and recognition. Proactively address employee relations issues. Manage performance and carry out actions and respective follow-up.
  • Verify and approve attendance reports and manage transfer of hours.
  • Manage employee relations per Stryker policies including but not limited to: FMLA, Code of Conduct, Attendance and the Employee Information Guide (EIG).

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in CIS, a minimum of 3 years professional experience and previous people management experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience. Proven results in reducing cycle time and improving labor efficiency. Experience with production tools such as lean manufacturing and demand flow preferred. Experience in medical device industry and familiarity with modern process controls preferred. Understanding of GMP, QSR and ISO 9000 requirements is a plus. The successful candidate must demonstrate strong leadership skills with a history of driving performance.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems. Knowledge of Oracle is a plus.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public. Must have the ability to communicate and understand technical terminology.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios and proportions to practical situations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Computer literacy and use of Windows and Microsoft Office required. Ability to instruct and train subordinates in manufacturing procedures, quality guidelines and safety requirements.
  • Medical products experience – Preferred.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrate good interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and implement instructions both verbal and written.
  • Ability to conduct basic arithmetic calculations.
  • Read, write, speak and understand English language.

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