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Sr. Production Supervisor 3rd Shift Job

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Date: Jul 17, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific



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.



Sr. Production Supervisor 3rd Shift

About the Role:


The Production Supervisor plays a critical role in the Operations Team. This individual is responsible for overseeing the daily manufacturing of high quality products for our patients.  In this role, you will lead a diverse team of about 30 employees, provide coaching and mentoring on lean initiatives, and drive continuous improvement projects. 


If you have a passion for leading and developing a team, working in a high paced environment, or if you are looking to gain experience managing a team, this could be a great role for you!


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:

  • Associates degree required, bachelors degree preferred 
  • Minimum of 1 year of people leadership experience in a manufacturing evironment
  • 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
  • Must be available to work 3rd shift hours - Monday-Friday, 10 pm to 6 am




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


Requisition ID: 483929


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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