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Sr. Production Supervisor - 1st Shift Job

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Date: Jan 14, 2021

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

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.


About the Role:


The Sr Production Supervisor role is a critical role at our Maple Grove site. This role is responsible for producing high quality products for our customers. In this role, you will lead a diverse team of about 30 employees, coaching and mentoring them on lean initiatives and continuous improvement projects.  


If you have a passion for leading and developing a team or you are looking to get experience managing a team, 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.


What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required for this role
  • A minimum of 3 years of supervisor or management experience
  • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated knowledge of lean tools and principles
  • Experience working on or leading continuous improvement projects


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: 473605


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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