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Sr Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift Job

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Date: Nov 26, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, United States, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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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:

The Sr Production Supervisor role is a critical role at our Arden Hills site. This role is responsible for producing high quality medical devices for our customers and patients on high model mix production lines. In this role, you will lead a diverse 2nd shift team (DL Core Hours of 1 PM- 9 PM) of about 30 employees, coaching and mentoring them on lean initiatives and continuous improvement projects while meeting Safety/Quality/Service goals. 

This position also has a Manufacturing Team Lead/ Production Coordinator reporting into them and will be a key member of driving our Business Unit strategy.  Therefore, expected working hours for the supervisor are approximately 11 AM- 7 PM,  with the ability to flex hours into the daytime or toward shift end based on business need.  These hours enable the supervisor to collaborate and engage more strategically with core team partners (engineering staff, 1st shift supervisors, management, etc).

If you have a passion for leading and developing teams and obtaining visible results, this could be a great role for you!

Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Produce high quality products, safely, on time for the customer at the lowest cost
    • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards and ensure compliance to all Boston Scientific policies and regulations
    • Identify customer requirements to deliver the right products at the right time
    • Lead and support new product development on the production line
  • Lead the cross functional production line/area team in achieving a high engagement & high-performance culture
    • Promote safety, quality & compliance among the team while maintaining good manufacturing practices at a high level within the department
    • Manage, motivate, develop, and involve product builders through coaching and performance management.
    • Foster teamwork within the production line/area cross-functional team
    • Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviors
  • Lead & create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area
    • Achieve continuous improvement goals (safety, quality, service, cost, space, etc.) through the utilization of the business essentials & operational excellence techniques
    • Benchmark and share best practices​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​
  • Production Line/Area Planning
    • Analyze S&OP (Sales & Operating Plan) requirements and provide production commitments for the production line/area including non-commercial requirements
    • Provide appropriate input into the long-term planning of the production line/area.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher
  • A minimum of 2 years of people leadership or team leadership experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lean tools and principles
  • Experience working in a Regulated industry, preferred
  • Experience leading continuous improvement projects, preferred


Requisition ID: 506439


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.


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