Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift
Company: THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC
Posted on: February 12, 2019
Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift Thermo Fisher Scientific is currently seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor-2 nd shift for an exciting opportunity to join our team in Kalamazoo, MI. Position Summary: The Manufacturing Supervisor is a strategic partner in manufacturing operations with responsibility for leading a team of manufacturing colleagues to achieve required business results. The Manufacturing Supervisor ensures products are manufactured with the highest level of quality in a safe and timely manner that will meet or exceed customer expectations. This role develops and builds strong working relationships with their own team and with employees from other functional areas and shifts. This position works closely with the Manufacturing Manager on matters related to plant operations. The Manufacturing Supervisor is directly responsible for overall performance of his team/shift including safety, people, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity. The Supervisor will be responsible for meaningful performance management of manufacturing colleagues. Responsibilities : Mentors direct reports to improve their skills and overall effectiveness Maintains positive employee relations through the use of proficient and open communication skills. Listens, supports, engages and encourages employee suggestions and input to achieve excellent results Drives accountability throughout the operation Support cost reduction initiatives and first pass yield improvement Support Practical Process Improvement Business Systems into operations Support implementation of lean tools throughout manufacturing Participate on continuous improvement teams and drive actions to improve process and product flow Manage key operations metrics Support and participate with Quality, R&D, and Engineering on new product introductions Demonstrates Thermo Fisher Scientific values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and Involvement Demonstrates Role Model Leader Characteristics Plans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions Participate in applicable Tier level stand-up meetings Provide consistent shop floor leadership presence Ensure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Makes employment decisions. Maintain a culture of accountability and colleague development Effectively manage a meaningful Performance Management process for direct reports Balance safety, quality, productivity, cost, and morale to achieve positive results in all areas Perform accident investigations Track absenteeism and timekeeping. Manage disciplinary action process Drive housekeeping and 5S Work closely with Training Coordinator to ensure compliance Collaborate with Scheduling/Planning to maximize throughput and attainment Requirements: BA or BS degree in applicable field preferred 5+ years of related work experience in a Manufacturing facility Continuous Improvement experience is preferred, such as PPI (Practical Process Improvement) Excellent communication and attention to detail Ability to work independently and as part of a team Must demonstrate strong organizational skills and be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously Must demonstrate leadership skills ERP software experience, JD Edwards a plus Proficient in MS applications (Excel, Word, Outlook) Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of more than $20 billion and approximately 65,000 employees globally. Our mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. We help our customers accelerate life sciences research, solve complex analytical challenges, improve patient diagnostics, deliver medicines to market and increase laboratory productivity. Through our premier brands Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific and Unity Lab Services we offer an unmatched combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and comprehensive services.
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