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Production Supervisor-PM shift

Company: Danaher
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

20 FDA-cleared tests and 27 CE-IVD tests have been introduced by Cepheid - from Healthcare Associated Infections to women's health, sexual health, and virology. Current outstanding customer demand and ever-increasing market size necessitates growing the global manufacturing supply base, including worldwide expansion!

This is an exciting supervisory role reports to the Production Manager. You will be responsible for the efficient supervision of your assigned area's resources including all personnel, equipment and tools utilized for operations of Fill & Pack manufacturing function. You will build a positive work environment where people do their best; empower others, and ensure each individual feels his/her work is meaningful. Our Newark Jidoka factory is a 24/7 operation.

This position is located on site in Newark, CA.

Essential job responsibilities:

  • Lead staff resources by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training and developing associates for growth opportunities
  • Works on the shop floor and leads by example
  • Responsible for on time delivery of product from respective work cells
  • Maintain work flow by supervising steps of the process; observing processes and equipment, supervising personnel and resources, utilizing reporting procedures and systems in accordance with company guidelines to ensure success in meeting the Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity goals.
  • Contribute to improving manufacturing processes through solution-based ideation for continuous improvements and use of Danaher Business System (DBS) tools, e.g. Kaizen, PSP and 4E
  • Clearly communicate with outgoing and incoming shift Production Supervisors to disseminate all relevant information.
  • Resolves personnel problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures.

Minimum requirements:

Education or Experience (in years):

  • High School Diploma/GED with 8+ years experience OR Bachelor's degree with 5+ years of experience OR Master's degree with 3+ years of experience
  • 3+ years experience in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to sit and stand for extended periods of time and be able to lift 25 lbs.
  • Experience in a clinical diagnostic or medical device environment preferred
  • Statistical, Lean, and Six Sigma training preferred
  • Knowledge and experience with IQ, OQ and PQ validations preferred
  • cGMP/GLP experience is highly preferred

Knowledge and skills:

  • Possess the skills necessary to create and lead a culture of commitment to the values vital to organizational development and growth
  • Proven ability to deliver productivity to plan
  • Willing to resolve problems
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse groups, incorporate the input of others to improve our processes, and align with internal customers
  • Committed to developing and empowering others; to accomplish goals through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation
  • Must have excellent communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation)
  • Ability to interface and exchange information with all levels within the company's workforce
  • A team player that works with management and technicians to strive for continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of bills of materials and other planning activities
  • Supervisory/leadership background
  • Demonstrated proficiency of manufacturing systems and requirements

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The "EEO is the Law" poster is available here.

Keywords: Danaher, Newark , Production Supervisor-PM shift, Other , Newark, California

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