Production Supervisor in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 9/9/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Who we want-

  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented supervisors who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.
  • Supervisors who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.
  • Network builders. Supervisors who build connections with other teams and divisions and coordinate cross-functional collaboration.


What you will do-

  • Supervises all production activities performed by employees; maintains a high degree of visibility and access to employees throughout the shift
  • Establishes and maintains department standards for quality, productivity, and reliability.
  • Serves as Business Process Owner for key production areas including finished product assembly, material handling, and packaging
  • Leads resolution of production-related issues with representatives from other departments throughout the company (i.e. engineering, supply chain, R&D, etc.)
  • 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, timecard approval, daily and weekly overtime, hiring, and professional development
  • Assists with development and implementation of policies and procedures; ensures all established policies and procedures are followed by employees
  • Monitors and reports daily production results, material usage, waste, and downtime.
  • Maintains safety programs and all required safety training for employees

What you need-

  • Bachelor's degree required; Business or Engineering degree preferred
  • 4+ years of professional work experience required
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency in influencing and motivating teams
  • Ability to appropriate resources based on capacity need; managing constraints and surpluses

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 0%

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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