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Danaher Corporation Production Supervisor in Singapore, Singapore

Leica Microsystems has helped shape the future of microscopy for over 170 years by developing groundbreaking optical and digital solutions. As a global leader, we’re driven by continuous improvement to excite our customers and to create the best work environment for our people. Customer focus, innovation, and teamwork are at the core of our culture and the foundation of our success.

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Production Supervisor, AssemblyOverview

Responsible for directing the manufacturing operations performed in a shift or group of production lines, ensuring they reach volume, quality and cost goals. Controls production activities, material flow, and inventory to achieve cost and quality targets and production schedules of the assigned production line(s). Ensures compliance of standards. Responsible for the management and supervision of the assigned production line(s). Lead a team comprising individual professional to meet quality, cost, delivery and responsiveness requirements.


  • Plan and organizes manpower and equipment to maximize productivity to meet production targets, included redeployment and OT management

  • Lead the team and work closely with supporting departments to meet production KPIs (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory & Productivity), included Absorption

  • Chair the DM of SQDIP and Build Plan at Gemba

  • Lead & resolve material issues (quality or availability) with the respective engineers or buyers

  • Drive the daily top technical issues closure with engineers

  • Ensures Good documentation (GDP) is followed within the production

  • Institute continuous improvement culture to improve the quality of workmanship standards

  • Maintain work area 5S & safety

  • Maintain equipment and tools calibration

  • Supervises co-ordinates and monitors the performances of employees under charge.

  • Induct new hire and conducts performance appraisal for employees and is responsible for making decision on termination, promotion, upgrading etc.

  • Develops and implements training programs to improve performance of employees. Ensures employees training compliance.

  • Lead in lean and continuous improvement initiatives and projects.

  • Comply and adhere to the regulatory and company Quality and EHS requirement.

  • Assists production manager in achieving goals and efficiency

  • Review operations and confer with technical or administrative staff to resolve production problems

  • Review build plan to make decision on resource deployment, inventory requirements, and work closely with Planner to meet the sale orders


  • Minumum Diploma or equivalent / Technical certification with supervisory experienced

  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience, preferably in a medical device company with knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practice

  • Proficient in MS Office

Personal Trait Profile

  • Ability to lead cross-functional team

  • Ability to influence & achieve win-win solution

  • Possess good supervision and leadership skills

  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Possess good planning and strategy thinking

  • High level of responsibility and integrity

  • Self-motivated

  • Have initiative and drive

Key Relationships


  • Manufacturing specialist, technician

  • Supporting function engineers & etc.


  • Suppliers

  • Auditors


  • Equal pay is a given for us.

  • Learn all there is about Kaizen, PSP's and Muda as part of our Danaher Business System (DBS) trainings - if you believe in continuous improvement like us

  • We have no room for prejudices and stereotypes. We promote equal opportunities, diversity and inclusion.

  • We offer a balance between support and autonomy to achieve your own goals in an international environment


Learn more about what we do and who we are by watching our company video “We Are Leica”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1zHmalqMXN4

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do apply online with your complete documents (cover letter, CV, certificates). We are looking forward to your application!

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System (https://www.danaher.com/how-we-work/danaher-business-system) tools and the stability of a tested organization.At Danaher, we value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.If you’ve ever wondered what’s within you, there’s no better time to find out.