Production Supervisor in Mahwah, NJ at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/16/2019

Job Snapshot

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.

Quality-focused team drivers. People who push their team to deliver the highest quality products and solutions in a timely manner.

Goal-oriented orchestrators. People who can effectively coordinate and focus the work of skilled employees toward an important goal, prioritizing to the right activities that lead to success.

What you will do

As a Production Supervisor for our fast paced manufacturing plant in Mahwah, NJ, you will be tasked with leading your team to achieve plant and business objectives by creating a self-directed team environment.  Your responsibilities will include planning, assigning and directing work, evaluating employee performance, conducting performance appraisals and providing timely feedback to employees.  You will manage staffing levels through visual staffing plan tools, support continuous improvement and operator development, modify daily schedules according to needs and manage overtime levels and monitor controllable expenses to meet budget goals.

You will also be responsible for leading operations processes to ensure that all products meet/exceed established quality standards, you will drive compliance to FDA, ISO and company requirements and champion efforts to comply with all safety, quality and operational documentation requirements and practices.

What you need

•Bachelor’s degree or equivalent relevant work experience
•A minimum of 3 years professional experience and previous people management experience; or equivalent combination of education and/or experience
•Educational and/or professional background in engineering is preferred
•Demonstrated ability to drive team productivity while maintaining high levels of quality, employee engagement and morale
•Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to teach and coach individuals from diverse backgrounds with varying communication and technical skills. Must be able to adapt to and coach others in an ever-changing environment
•Demonstrated analytical skills with problem-solving and process improvement orientation
•Knowledge of Lean tools (i.e.: Six Sigma, Visual, Value Stream Management) and supervisory experience in a Lean manufacturing environment is preferred
•Demonstrated communication (verbal & written), presentation, partnership and influencing skills
•Must be challenged by a team-based environment which places a high degree of emphasis on accountability for customer service levels, inventory management, cost reduction and quality/GMP compliance

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: 10%

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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