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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Instrument Production Supervisor in San Jose, California

Job Description Summary

Responsible for the management and coordination of associates responsible for the production and testing of instrument products. Works with associates, planners, and engineers to ensure products move through the production line in a smooth and problem free manner. Ensures data collection is gathered per management’s requirements and is involved in the analysis of this data. Will be responsible for helping to lead teams for resolution/correction of process issues. Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Acts as advisor to subordinates to meet schedules and resolve technical problems. Develops and administers work schedules and provides management with updates on production and shortage status. Performs other tasks assigned by management as required.

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Provides supervision to non-exempt production personnel with responsibility for results in terms of costs, methods and employees. Coordinates the activities of assembly and test personnel:

  • Assigning daily work assignments.

  • Assuring build schedules are communicated, tracked, and met.

  • Tracking & trending cycle times.

  • Tracking defects by product.

  • Administering training and tracking employee training records to ensure associates have adequate skills to perform their assigned tasks.

Ensure quality systems and procedures are followed.

  • Coordinate resolution of technical issues.

  • Works closely with manufacturing engineering to provide feedback and ensure:

  • All OMS’s are up to date and employees are trained accordingly.

  • Associates have the tools, fixtures, and workstations needed to get the job done.

  • Technical issues are assessed and resolved. Ensures there is a closed loop corrective action in place to ensure closure.

  • Makes recommendations for corrective action required to meet/exceed manufacturing and quality specifications.

  • Support implementation and verification efforts for new products.

  • Administers and monitors budget. Ensures adequate resources are provided and are utilized in most efficient and cost effective manner to meet operational objectives.

  • Administers company policies and procedures and performs human resource management responsibilities such as hiring, job assignments, disciplinary actions, transfers, promotions, salary actions, and processes performance reviews on time.

  • Ensures effective use of material, standards, processes, equipment, and personnel in producing quality products at a reasonable cost, following Good manufacturing Process (GMP's).

  • Support the implementation of Lean Manufacturing and 6 Sigma. Review manufacturing/testing SOP's. OMS’s, Quality defects and specifications, and ensures adequate training of staff.

  • Responsible for ensuring Training Records are kept up to date and are in compliance with relevant SOP’s.

  • Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for FDA and ISO compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.

  • Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work.

  • Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management. Follows BDIS Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) policies and procedures.

  • Takes responsibility for safety in immediate work area. Participates in EH&S programs.

  • Notifies management of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.

  • May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.

  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

  • Knowledge of GMP.

  • Demonstrated ability to use process and quality control statistical methods to identify and correct or improve production processes.

  • Effective planning and organizational skills.

  • Effective interpersonal skills.

  • Effective English written and oral communication skills.

  • Effective goal setting skills.

  • Effective analytical, technical, and problem-solving skills.

  • Effective presentation and meeting facilitation skills.

  • Effective leadership and coaching skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to promote teamwork and to motivate exempt and non-exempt associates.

  • Inventory management and control skills. Knowledge of DFT processes. SAP experience a plus.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Microsoft Excel & Word.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Typically requires a BS or BA degree and/or minimum of 3 years experience in supervision/management.

  • Five years experience in a high technology manufacturing environment preferred.

At BD Becton, Dickinson & Co., you are one person making one big difference. You are a key member of a team that is an important part of a leading, purposeful company committed to advancing the world of health. No matter what role you play, you can be confident that you are improving lives, all over the world. And, as you progress with us, your impact will only grow.

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.

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Jose

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 8am-5pm (United States of America)

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, or any other protected status.

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, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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