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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.
POSITION TITLE: Manufacturing Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Reagent Manufacturing
COMPANY: BD Diagnostics – Women’s Health and Cancer
LOCATION: North Carolina
REPORTS TO: Reagent Production Manager
Basic Job Purpose:
Ensures safety, quality and production goals are met, inventory levels are actively managed, equipment is serviced and maintained as required to ensure optimal uptime, and accurate documentation is maintained in a safe and effective manner.
Ensures adequate trained staffing to operate all work cells required to meet production schedules on a daily basis. Able to perform additional duties as required by Production Manager.
Direct reporting responsibility for all Reagent and Liquid Media Manufacturing Associates.
Facilitate team meetings to keep and increase communication within department.
Recommends and/or initiates personnel activities such as selection, transfer, discharge, disciplinary actions and associates complaints in a fair, consistent and timely fashion so as to comply with company Human Resources policies and the BD Way.
Responsible for attaining weekly and monthly production goals by supporting the daily schedule sequence and allocating the appropriate resources.
Manages and escalates exceptions as appropriate. Maintains current technical knowledge base for all Reagent and Liquid Media manufacturing processes.
Serves as the shift leader for execution of the Lean Daily Management System (LDMS), driving improvements on a daily basis as part of standard work processes, participating in improvement projects, and implementing the output from improvement projects.
Forms strong working relationships with other departments (Planning, Shipping, Quality, Facilities, Product Support and Engineering) to enable effective daily operations with minimal input or intervention from higher-level management.
Ensures all manufacturing documentation /reconciliation is completed following GDP for all cGMP processes.
Advocates a proactive approach to next-level Safety performance, seeking to continually identify and eliminate risky conditions/behaviors/processes before an accident happens.
Initiates and maintains accurate records and reports of daily production and waste, associate status changes, levels of absence, disciplinary warnings and any other records necessary for the satisfactory performance of the operation.
Initiate, gather and complete Quality non-conformances records.
Handles hazardous waste as appropriate. Perform SAP transactions.
Review all manufacturing batch records Maintain and order non-inventory manufacturing supplies Participate on Gemba walks, Process Improvement team, Safety team and Continuous improvement teams Performs other duties as required.
Executes manufacturing plans according to schedules or in response to visual pull signals.
Operates independently on a daily basis, requiring continual interactions with area Planners/Buyers and Packaging Operators, Machine Operators, Team Lead, Line Leads and Maintenance personnel across manufacturing operations site wide.
Education and Experience Required:
Associate’s degree by an accredited institution.
5+ years supervisory experience in a cGMP manufacturing environment
Experience working in an FDA, ISO-regulated environment.
Must be able to comprehend and effectively communicate written and verbal instructions in English.
Must have demonstrated leadership abilities; excellent organizational & critical thinking skills; high sense of urgency; strongly motivated; balanced perspective; and an effective communicator at all levels.
Exposure to Lean manufacturing required.
Strong computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Office (i.e. Word, Excel, Power Point).
Proficient wit SAP or similar ERP system transactions.
Working experience writing non-conformances, assessing/identifying root cause and initiating corrective actions/preventive actions to reduce or eliminate the recurrence of the events.
Education and Experience Preferred:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Operations Management
Green Belt training/certification
Will supervise from 15-25 Manufacturing associates depending on business needs and organizational structure.
For most roles at BD, employment is contingent upon the Company’s receipt of sufficient proof that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In limited circumstances, weekly testing for COVID-19 may be available instead of vaccination. Consistent with BD’s Workplace Accommodations Policy, requests for accommodation will be considered pursuant to applicable law.
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.
To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/
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, or any other protected status.
Primary Work LocationUSA NC - Mebane
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