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Lead Business Unit Coordinator (Molding Lead)

Apply Now Job ID R-26941 Date posted 01/17/2018

Job Description Summary

Under the direction of the Business Unit Manager for the assigned Business Unit (High Flow, Low Flow, Special Products, Molding), the Lead Business Unit Coordinator (BUC) is responsible for achieving production requirements including Plant Safety Standard, GMP and quality standards, weekly scheduling requirements, and budgeted costs of production. The Lead BUC is also generally responsible for coordinating plant objectives through delegation of responsibility and accountability to shift facilitators and hourly personnel.

Job Description

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to: 

  • Assist with daily planning/scheduling and coordinate the day-to-day operation of assigned Business Unit (High Flow, Low Flow, Special Products, and Molding).
  • Provide direction to shift facilitators and hourly workforce within the areas of safety, staffing, scheduling, methods/means of production, quality and waste standards, efficiencies and productivity, employee relations, and reinforcement of company policies and procedures.
  • Promote positive employee relations.  Consult with, and take direction from, Human Resources and Business Unit Manager, regarding special employee problems, policies, discipline and labor relations initiatives or issues, etc.
  • Support BD/plant improvement initiatives such as Six Sigma, Validation, LEAN, and training, working to provide the necessary resources to drive the success of these programs.
  • Direct effort toward the reduction of process variation, while ensuring that manufactured products meet quality and GMP requirements.  Monitor and react to daily productivity and waste issues.
  • Work closely with the Business Unit Manager to establish departmental budgets, C2W goals and utilization or improvement objectives.  Communicate and reinforce objectives with direct subordinates and Core Team Members.
  • Monitor staffing needs and communicate staffing issues or shortages to Business Unit and Human Resources Managers.  Coordinate and/or initiate personnel requisitions for approval.

  • Develop direct reports and provide performance feedback to direct reports.  Generate preliminary annual performance appraisals for review by the Business Unit and Human Resources Managers.  The Lead BUC will administer performance appraisals to his/her direct reports, provide feedback and direction regarding personal contribution or effectiveness, goals, objectives and recommendations for personal development. 
  • Ensure that associates receive effective performance related feedback and training. 
  • Monitor and protect company assets. 
  • Reinforce company expectations regarding employee contribution and behavior/ conduct.  
  • Interact with the Business Unit Manager and Engineering Core Team Member to coordinate preventative maintenance.  Assist with the scheduling and coordination of work during the annual shutdown period. 
  • Facilitate weekly Core Team Meetings and provide monthly report to the Leadership Team.

Safety And Environmental Performance Standards

  • Reinforce safety as a critical issue, within the workplace ensure facilitator/employee interaction regarding the identification of hazards and elimination of accidents.  Assist in meeting Plant safety goals.
  • Ensure supervisors help new hires and employees moving to new job positions acclimate to their new job responsibilities through training and the review of Job Safety Analysis information.
  • Work with Human Resources Department to ensure Job Safety Analysis documentation and training is accurate and amended as systems changes occur.
  • Actively participate in accident investigations and promote the use of JSA’s within accident investigations.
  • Support and serve as a resource for the Employee Safety and Environmental Committee. Promote supervisory and employee involvement while working to ensure appropriate follow up occurs regarding corrective action.
  • Staff Managers
  • Ensure safety and environmental tours of area are conducted.
  • Discuss and document pertinent safety and environmental management topics at staff meetings.
  • Ensure that management review meetings of lost time injuries, significant damage, and high-potential incidents are held no later than the next working day.
  • Ensure all projects and new equipment have full and documented safety review.
  • Work in conjunction with the Human Resources and Business Unit Manager to establish annual safety goals for operating departments.  Monitor and report safety and environmental performance as established.
  • Promote a safe and healthful place to work:
  • Put emphasis on a accident free work environment and expect that direct supervision possess a strong knowledge of the plant’s operating conditions regarding employee health and safety.
  • Promote effective housekeeping and appropriate employee safety behavior/work habits.
  • Reinforce front line supervision’s lead role in effective accident investigations for the purpose of determining causation and eliminating future injuries.  Ensure corrective action occurs within appropriate timeline on all accidents.
  • Understand and reinforce the use of personal protective equipment.  Ensure strict adherence to established safety policies or procedures.

Other Responsibilities

  • shares management’s general responsibility to comply with and enforce local, state, federal laws as well as BD safety regulations, policies and procedures.

  • Comply with all local BD quality policies/procedures/practices through consistent application of sound Quality Assurance principles.  Ensures compliance through appropriate communication, training, and education of sound Quality Assurance principles.  Responsible for the activities and programs as defined for this position in the Quality Systems Manual - BD Broken Bow.
  • Reinforce safety, environmental, quality system and company standards.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Consideration towards reasonable accommodation will be granted to those individuals determined to be a qualified person with a disability, as defined within the Americans with Disability Act (ADA).
  • Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees.
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their facilitator. 
  • Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the incumbent will possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently.
  • This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" employment relationship.

Qualifications

Education

  • A four (4) year degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or related field required.

Experience

  • Three (3) to five (5) years experience as a supervisor within an industrial/manufacturing setting.  Previous experience supervising salaried and hourly employees with multi-shift and cross-departmental responsibilities preferred.  Experience in setting and working toward the achievement of manufacturing budgets, developed interpersonal skills and the ability to reinforce expectations or goals while holding employees accountable to desired results and an applied understanding of industrial safety and OSHA and regulatory compliance.

Physical Requirements

  • Medium Work:  Exerting 20 to 50 pounds occasionally or 10 to 25 pounds frequently, or up to 10 pounds constantly.  Physical demands requirement are in excess of those for Light Work.

Cognitive Requirements

  • Developed oral and written communication skills.  Proven analytical and problem solving skills. Strong organization skills and logical thinking.

Equipment Use

  • Ability to utilize computer based information systems.

Working Conditions

  • The position is subject to inside environmental conditions providing protection from weather conditions.  The worker is subject to noise, however, noise threshold values do not require hearing protection throughout the entire plant.  Areas within the plant requiring hearing protection are identified.
  • Although every effort has been taken to eliminate and/or reduce known workplace hazards, associates must continue to utilize required personal protective equipment and abide by established safety-related protocol and policies.  All individuals must remain cognizant of their proximity to moving mechanical parts, sharp objects or chemical/heat exposure, sources of energy, moving power equipment such as forklifts, etc.

Supervision – Listing of Direct Reports

  • This position has the following positions directly reporting:
  • Shift Facilitators
  • Production Associates

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status.

Primary Work Location

USA NE - Broken Bow

Additional Locations

Work Shift

1st Shift 730am-4pm (United States of America)
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