Danaher Corporation Production Supervisor in Lodi, California
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Associate engagement: communicating job expectations and goals; planning, monitoring, and appraising training and development; coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees when necessary; ensure company policies, and procedures are being followed.
Participate in Kaizen events. Continuously work to improve our processes, standard work and work instructions.
Maintain workflow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources; studying methods; developing reporting procedures and systems; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
Sustain 5S efforts and contribute to a safe and clean work environment by educating and coaching personnel on the importance of 5S to maintain a “World Class” facility.
Follow leaders standard work and perform layered process audits
Learn and utilize DBS tools: Problem Solving Process (PSP), Daily Management (DM), Standard Work (SW), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Etc.
Complete production build plan by scheduling and assigning personnel to appropriate work areas; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems; reporting results of on shift production summaries.
Ensure proper operation of equipment by escalating issues for repairs
Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data; answering questions and responding to requests.
Stay current with professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops.
Create a team environment while focusing on the company’s core value drivers and leadership anchors.
Being a leader that embraces diversity and inclusion.
Understand and utilize our business systems to perform job tasks
Talent Assessment/Management: Recruit, interview, select, on-board, train and develop top talent.
Hold regular 1:1’s with direct reports and develop comprehensive Performance 4 Growth (P4G) and Development 4 Growth (D4G) Plans.
TRAINING RESPONSIBILITIES: (REQUIRED)
Complete all assigned and required training satisfactorily and on time
For people managers, ensure your associates attend and complete all required trainings satisfactorily and on time.
Education and Experience:
High School degree with a minimum of 8 years of experience or Bachelor's degree with 5 years of experience.
3 to 5 years in an FDA/ISO regulated manufacturing environment; 2 years minimum in a leadership role
Knowledge and skills:
Possess the skills necessary to create and lead a culture of commitment to the values vital to organizational development and growth
Proven ability to deliver productivity to plan
Problem solving, root cause analysis and corrective action/preventative action
Ability to collaborate and work effectively with diverse groups, incorporate the input of others to improve our processes, and align with internal customers
Committed to developing and empowering others; to accomplish goals through the skills of persuasion, influence and negotiation
Must have excellent communication skills (listening, written, verbal, presentation)
Ability to interface and exchange information with all levels within the company's workforce
A team player that works with management and technicians to strive for continuous improvement
Knowledge of bills of materials and other planning activities
Demonstrated proficiency of manufacturing systems and requirements
Must be able to lift 25 lbs. Must be able to stand for several hours. Work may involve repetitive arm/wrist motions.
Stand for extended durations while on the shop floor
Experience in a clinical diagnostic or medical device environment
Statistical, Lean, and Six Sigma training
Knowledge and experience with IQ, OQ and PQ validations
cGMP/GLP experience is highly preferred
Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .