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Production Supervisor - Second Shift in Salt Lake City, UT at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/24/2018

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Job Description

The Salt Lake City Stryker manufacturing site is experiencing phenomenal growth.  We pride ourselves on our new state of the art facility where we create amazing medical device products. We also have a nationally renowned “hands-on” medical device physician training center. 

We invite you to join our diverse workforce where you can take advantage of flexible work arrangements, outstanding benefits, ping pong table, spectacular mountain views, and our employee fitness center—we even have a climbing wall!  And this is all within a short drive from the airport or downtown!
We create multiple products that treat stroke patients and these state-of-the art devices save lives.  You will work with people here who value integrity, accountability, performance & people.  



What You Will Do

You will be responsible for operations activities related to the manufacturing of medical devices. You will also be responsible for producing, tracking and managing the associated metrics, including Quality, Customer Service, Cost , People Development and Innovation for the responsible area.

This  second shift position begins at 2 pm and ends around 11 pm M-F.

You will:

Focus on leading the team to enhance the Quality First Culture and meeting quality expectations.

Drive Lean Effort and Team engagement to meet the overall business result.

You will also:

  • ​Lead, oversee, coordinate and facilitate the activities in a production area ensuring safety, quality, and compliance while achieving production goals, efficiency and yield targets and cost objectives.
  • Manage self and team in a manner that demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker, Quality Manual and its governing regulations.Ensure product is manufactured to the most current/validated method/process and specification and DHR for every lot is correctly filled in per GMP & QS requirements.
  • Proactive capacity management  (Manpower and equipment) with associated inter-disciplinary coordination. Make budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct labor resource planning
  • Work with planning team Ensure appropriate build scheduling and execute to meet customer requirements.
  • Ensure traceability and inventory accuracy/control including components, sub-assemblies and finished goods
  • Provide strong supervison of human resources including, recruiting, interviewing, hiring, Deveopment and performance management,  Improve the organization capability for the responsible area.
  • Lead the team create a respect, open communication, positive and team oriented work environment.
  • Drive employee engagement across the second shift team, building the culture.
  • Lead or participate in continuous Improvement projects  leveraging Lean "lighthouse", Kaizens and other lean methodology to improve quality, increasing capacity, improving efficiency, reducing scrap  improve space utilizationand other activities as business needs
  • Ensure equipment, tools, fixtures, gages and measuring devices are properly used, maintained and calibrated in reponsable area .
  • Interact  with Manufacturing Engineering, Equipment Engineering, Quality and materials colleagues to drive results with highly efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Participate in quality systems  audits (i.e., internal & external)
  •  Participate in budget process and manage the budget implementation for the responsible area.
  • Work on other continuous improvement projects, as assigned.


What You Need

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business related discipline (i.e. Engineering, Science, Finance, Supply Chain, Business)
  • 3+ years experience in business, operations, or manufacturing, preferably in medical device or other highly regulated industry.
  • 2+ years of experience in a supervisory role.

And if you have any or all of these preferred qualifications...

  • Lean/Six Sigma experience preferred
  • System experience such as SAP, MES is a plus
  • Working knowledge & understanding of general Quality System & ISO 9001 requirements.
  • Working knowledge and understanding the overall business process from material receiving to finish goods shipping.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, and 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 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.  Must have the ability to resolve daily production problems.
  • Understanding of team dynamics, and ability to maximize organizational results.
  • Self-starter with the ability to accomplish tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent communication (verbal & written) skills in English.
  • Ability to maintain high morale within a diverse workforce.
  • Demonstrated Strong leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated effective interaction skills across multi-disciplinary functions (lateral & upward/downward).

We would love to talk to you!

Why Stryker?  “It’s the people.” That’s the answer you’ll hear most often when you ask our employees why they love working here.

Come join our team in Utah at Stryker!

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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