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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Onsite
Onsite Location(s): 

Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Additional Location(s):  N/A

Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role

Boston Scientific in Arden Hills, MN is looking for a Production Supervisor (2nd shift) to join their team. The Production Supervisor will lead a diverse team of direct labor employees in safely producing high quality medical devices and equipment for the customer – directly impacting patients’ lives around the world. In this role, you will have the opportunity to grow your leadership skills as you lead, coach, and mentor the production and support team personnel creating a culture of engagement and continuous improvement. In addition to daily execution of line performance with project leadership and change management, you will ensure your team meets safety, quality, service and cost goals.


Boston Scientific offers you the ability to work for a leading medical device manufacturer in a wonderful facility and environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits with a variety of opportunities for growth and development. If you have a passion for leading and developing teams and obtaining visible results, this could be a great role for you. Come join us in Advancing Science for Life!


Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Produce high quality products, safely, on time for the customer at the lowest cost
  • Facilitate and partner with a cross functional production team of production, quality and manufacturing engineering team members to achieve annual safety, quality, service and cost goals while maintaining a high engagement & high-performance culture
  • Identify customer requirements to deliver the right products at the right time
  • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands
  • Achieve & exceed product cost goals
  • Support new product development readiness activities for the line team
  • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards and ensure compliance to all Boston Scientific policies and regulations
  • Promote safety, quality & compliance among the team while maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices
  • Foster teamwork and enable a culture of Operational Excellence throughout the entire cross-functional team
  • Ensure effective two-way communication between the production line team and cross-functional support teams
  • Manage, motivate, develop, and involve product builders through coaching and performance management 
  • Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviors
  • Utilize production area planning tools to ensure all resources are in place to achieve team commitments such as Direct Labor Staffing, Equipment Capacity, Support Team, and Space
  • Ensure product builder training is effective & efficient and maintain training versatility across entire team
  • Utilize leader standard work to ensure lines are meeting standards and escalate appropriately
  • Lead & create team engagement around continuous improvement goals for safety, quality, service, cost and space through the utilization of lean and operational excellence tools and best practices
  • Benchmark and share best practices
  • Partner with materials management team for build planning and material delivery systems and tools 
  • Analyze build plan requirements and provide forward looking monthly production commitments
  • Anticipate requirements and position resources to meet & exceed the customer needs
  • Provide appropriate input into the long-term planning of the production area


Required Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • 1 year of supervisor/management experience
  • Solid computer skills required including Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated Lean tools/systems experience
  • Continuous Improvement experience


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in a regulated environment or the medical device industry
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to be flexible and agile
  • Ability to be a self-starter


Requisition ID: 564120

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


Please be advised that certain US based positions, including without limitation field sales and service positions that call on hospitals and/or health care centers, require acceptable proof of COVID-19 vaccination status.  Candidates will be notified during the interview and selection process if the role(s) for which they have applied require proof of vaccination as a condition of employment.  Boston Scientific continues to evaluate its policies and protocols regarding the COVID-19 vaccine and will comply with all applicable state and federal law and healthcare credentialing requirements.   As employees of the Company, you will be expected to meet the ongoing requirements for your roles, including any new requirements, should the Company’s policies or protocols change with regard to COVID-19 vaccination.

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