BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Production Shift Supervisor in Broken Bow, Nebraska

Job Description SummaryGrade JG3Provides the leadership and administrative skills necessary to assure proper management direction of production. Coordinates the functioning of this department in an efficient manner meeting master schedule requirements, achieving budgeted costs of production and achieving quality levels and goals. These goals will be achieved through a combination of delegations of authority to key subordinates.

Job Description

The essential functions of this position include but are not limited to:

Insure that every associate is treated fairly and equally.

Assists in the planning and scheduling of product manufacturing requirements supplied from Material Control

Assures employee involvement is actively pursued, targeted at increasing capacities, improving quality, reducing waste levels and improving the working environment.

Directs hourly personnel within the department.

Monitors daily productivity and waste reports. Identifies problem areas deterring from the department meeting established budgeted costs of operation and reviews with the department supervisor appropriate corrective actions.

Plans staffing needs for meeting production schedules. Coordinates requisitioning of personnel with the lead facilitators and the department manager.

Interviews job applicants and assure all new hired employees are provided on-the-job training and that this training is documented.

Assures all product produced on the shift meets all established quality guidelines and all operations meet GMP requirements.

Assures pro-active measures are employed to provide a safe working environment and that safety is emphasized to all personnel.

Assures company equipment and other company investments within the department are maintained properly.

Maintains and reviews appropriate attendance and performance records on all employees taking preventative and corrective measures to control below standard behaviors and performance.

Consults with management regarding special employee problems, needed policy changes, and labor relations climate.

Informs all personnel within the department of changes of policy and appropriate management communications.

Makes suggestions to management regarding standards, equipment modifications, and tooling for needed improvement within the department.

Assists in coordinating necessary preventative maintenance work.

Keeps abreast of machine developments or modifications that are applicable to the production operations and makes recommendations as appropriate for new equipment acquisitions.

Assists in assuring all equipment maintenance and rebuilds are planned and completed during the annual shutdown period.

Reviews pertinent information relative to the preparation of the annual budget for the department.

Assists in the preparation of the annual budget process.

Participates in the development of Plant policies. Administers wage and salary administration practices within Plant policy guidelines.


Ensure new employees review and understand their Job Safety Analysis.

Review on-the-job safety with employees during performance reviews.

Update department Job Safety Analyses when a job process changes.

Work with the Safety Steering and Safety Rep. Teams on safety audits, review and respond to audit issues.

Establish and report on annual safety and environmental goals as set out in Standards of Performance. Goals to be specific, measurable, trackable, and include as many parameters as possible.

Provide and maintain a safe and healthful place to work:

Know the actual conditions of the operating equipment and environment.

Be constantly alert to observe and correct unsafe conditions and practices.

Be proactive in communicating safety awareness, correct unsafe conditions to mitigate the risk of a safety incident.

Investigate reports of unsafe conditions and correct the cause.

Know what, where, when, and why personal protective equipment should be worn.

Follow up. In addition to issuing work orders, project requests, etc.; check the progress frequently until results are obtained.

Maintain good housekeeping.

Provide and maintain a safe process to follow:

Know process and the "why" of it.

Know the properties and hazards of the materials involved.

Be alert to improve the present processes from the safety standpoint based on knowledge of the materials and methods involved.

Evaluate new and existing processes from a safety standpoint.

Encourage suggestions for improved job methods, but stress that approval must be obtained before any changes are tried.

Prevent "shortcuts" by being certain that employees know the job hazards and the corrective measure for each.

Primary Work LocationUSA NE - Broken Bow

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status