Production Supervisor in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/25/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    San Jose, CA
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    9/25/2018
  • Job ID:
    R404626

Job Description

Who we want

  • Effective communicators. People who can interpret information clearly and accurately to concisely communicate results and recommendations to stakeholders, senior management, and their teams.
  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
  • Network builders. Managers who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.
  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.

What you will do

As a Production Supervisor, you will direct the development and activities of employees engaged in manufacturing activities including training and supervising, maintaining a positive work environment, ensuring compliance with safety and quality standards in accordance with established policies and procedures. You will supervise all production activities performed by employees, maintaining a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift. Additional duties will also include:

  • Establishes and maintains department standards for productivity, reliability, and accuracy.
  • Monitors and reports daily production results, material usage, waste, and downtime.
  • Reports equipment problems to appropriate department and production manager.
  • Coordinates with quality control to maintain quality standards; takes appropriate corrective measures to resolve deficiencies.
  • Forecasts staffing needs to meet peak demands of the business and staff team accordingly; trains, motivates, coaches, rewards, and disciplines employees being supervised; resolves personnel issues.
  • Manages personnel issues including but not limited to vacation approvals, time card approval, daily and weekly overtime, hiring, and training.
  • Performs required administrative tasks; prepares required reports and correspondence.
  • Assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all established policies and procedures are followed by employees.
  • Inspects for proper sanitation of equipment and facilities; takes corrective action to resolve deficiencies.
  • Resolves production-related issues with representatives from other department throughout the company.
  • Maintains a working knowledge of all operating systems pertaining to the work area.
  • Maintains safety programs and all required safety training for employees.

What you need

  • Bachelors Degree from an Accredited University with at least 2+ years of related experience
  • Knowledge of production practices and procedures
  • Demonstrated proficiency in supervising and motivating direct reports
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Basic competence is direct reports duties and tasks
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and workflow.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of various teams and committees.
  • Proficient on Microsoft applications.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Bilingual skills a plus.
  • Ability to understand any and all safety requirements and cautions.
  • Ability to perform physical labor, if necessary.
  • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand the primary language(s) used in the workplace.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.​​

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: None

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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