Job ID R-413280 Date posted 09/19/2021 Apply

Manufacturing Supervisor - Nights (12 hr shifts)

Job Description Summary

Manufacturing Supervisor - NIGHTS
Reports directly to the applicable Business Manufacturing Leader. Provides leadership to production operations. Full time presence on the production floor. Responsible for safety, quality, production, and continuous improvement requirements.  Works with other Supervisors to drive overall plant performance.  Provides leadership and training for associates on production floor. Must project positive attitude with excellent team skills.

Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Drive the following key metrics: safety, quality, productivity, & customer service.

  • Measure and communicate performance to department leadership.

  • Provide leadership in a team environment.

  • Provide direction to all operators and manage the daily operations to meet established targets.

  • Monitor production machinery as needed to ensure top performance.

  • Ensure product quality through accurate and timely completion of action plans to address deficiencies.

  • Ensure accurate and timely SAP & MES transactions by supervising inventories and addressing discrepancies identified.

  • Drive problem resolution and is the key contact with outside resources (engineers, quality, tech services, document control, tool room) to ensure success.

  • Ensure associates are trained in and follows all safety, quality, and operation procedures.

  • Build and develop teamwork to create a unified organization.

  • Assist engineers/technicians with project work as the need arises.

  • Drive continuous improvement efforts by utilizing CI practices (KAS, Blitz’s) and adhering to standard work practices.

  • Provide 360 degree feedback on associates to drive performance & accountability to all expectations, policies & procedures.

  • Coordinate coverage for vacation, absenteeism, and overtime as required.

  • Follow SOP and GMP best practices.

  • Support other areas and operations as needed.

  • When necessary, substitute for associates to provide coverage for meetings, unplanned absence, etc.

  • Verifies that equipment-surrounding areas are clean during the shift.

  • Performs other duties as the need arises.

Education and experience required:

  • High School Diploma and Technical School

  • Production Supervisor Experience Preferred

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

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