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Sr Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift Job

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Date: May 23, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the Role:


As a Senior Production Supervisor, you will be primarily responsible for leading the production lines cross-functional team in safely producing high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost. Our machined, molded, and stamped components are an integral part of finished medical devices across the entire BSC network.  This business unit is a rapidly growing area and is an integral part of new product development.


Your Responsibilities:


  • 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
    • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands
    • Achieve & exceed the product cost goals
    • 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 through the involvement of all team members.
    • Enable a culture of Operational Excellence throughout the production line/area cross-functional team
    • Ensure effective two-way communication within the production line/area cross-functional team
    • 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.
  • Manage the production line/area and set cross-functional team priorities accordingly
    • Ensure all resources are in place to achieve production and non-commercial commitments; Product Builders, Equipment, Core Team, Line Support, Space, etc.
    • Ensure product builder training is effective & efficient.  
    • Ensure appropriate flexibility & versatility in the production line/area
    • Complete leader standard work to ensure line to standard or escalate appropriately
  • 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
    • Anticipate requirements and position resources to meet & exceed the customer needs
    • Provide appropriate input into the long-term planning of the production line/area.

What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required.
  • 1-3 years of supervisor/management experience.
  • Experience in a regulated environment preferred
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to build cross functional relationships
  • Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Experience with SAP is a plus.
  • Primarily a 2nd shift role with some flexibility built in the schedule.



About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 446745


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