Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift
Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Posted on: February 13, 2019
Thermo Fisher Scientific is currently seeking a Manufacturing Supervisor-2nd shift for an exciting opportunity to join our team in Kalamazoo, MI.
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.
Mentors direct reports to improve their skills and overall effectivenessMaintains positive employee relations through the use of proficient and open communication skills. Listens, supports, engages and encourages employee suggestions and input to achieve excellent resultsDrives accountability throughout the operationSupport cost reduction initiatives and first pass yield improvementSupport Practical Process Improvement Business Systems into operationsSupport implementation of lean tools throughout manufacturingParticipate on continuous improvement teams and drive actions to improve process and product flowManage key operations metricsSupport and participate with Quality, R&D, and Engineering on new product introductionsDemonstrates Thermo Fisher Scientific values - Integrity, Intensity, Innovation and InvolvementDemonstrates Role Model Leader CharacteristicsPlans and assigns work, implements policies and procedures, and recommends improvements in production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditionsParticipate in applicable Tier level stand-up meetingsProvide consistent shop floor leadership presenceEnsure effective employee relations. Provide employee coaching and development. Makes employment decisions.Maintain a culture of accountability and colleague developmentEffectively manage a meaningful Performance Management process for direct reportsBalance safety, quality, productivity, cost, and morale to achieve positive results in all areasPerform accident investigationsTrack absenteeism and timekeeping. Manage disciplinary action processDrive housekeeping and 5SWork closely with Training Coordinator to ensure complianceCollaborate with Scheduling/Planning to maximize throughput and attainmentRequirements:
BA or BS degree in applicable field preferred5+ years of related work experience in a Manufacturing facilityContinuous Improvement experience is preferred, such as PPI (Practical Process Improvement)Excellent communication and attention to detailAbility to work independently and as part of a teamMust demonstrate strong organizational skills and be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneouslyMust demonstrate leadership skillsERP software experience, JD Edwards a plusProficient 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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