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Manufacturing Supervisor I - Sterilization and Packaging

Company: BAXTER
Location: Camp Hill
Posted on: September 19, 2022

Job Description:

This is where you save and sustain lives At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You ll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients. Baxter s products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work. Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives- where your purpose accelerates our mission. Works under general supervision, setting own priorities in order to achieve maximum manufacturing efficiency by effective organization of direct reports. Controls area of responsibility to achieve end result that supports the broader functional goals. Develop plans and efficiency improvement strategies that integrate with plans and strategies in other areas within the broader function. Successful candidate will supervise manufacturing and maintenance personnel, and be held responsible for proper training and performance evaluation of direct reports. Will on a daily basis analyse the status of the manufacturing line and organize his/her staff to meet department goals as well as propose, support and participate in improvement projects.Due to the nature of this position, a very high degree of leadership, initiative, teamwork and communication are required. No previous experience in the medical device technology field is required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensures operations schedules are met within budget through appropriate use of resources, scheduling and effective problem solving.
  • Accountable for manufacturing team activities to assure schedule adherence.
  • Takes primary responsibility for establishing and maintaining a thoroughly supportive atmosphere throughout the group; encourages every member to participate.
  • Ensures that manufacturing process is in accordance with Quality Manual.
  • Performs performance evaluation of direct reports.
  • Actively participates in the selection and hiring of new production employees.
  • Is responsible for scheduling vacation and other absence times of his/her direct reports.
  • Facilitates conflict management and resolution between co-workers.
  • Delivers quality training modules to teams, assesses the learning impact, and modifies content/delivery accordingly.
  • Assists the team in identifying problems, analyzing causes and selecting appropriate solutions.
  • Fosters self-discovery of alternatives and solutions in the group situation.
  • Participates and promotes subordinate participation on cross-functional and/or inter organizational teams. Frequently leads such teams or task groups especially when the scope is broad and/or the issue complex.
  • Employs coaching and counseling activities throughout the learning process.
  • Works with internal and/or external resources to resolve problems of medium to high complexity. May be primary representative of operations or quality group on projects.
  • Expected to resolve own problems within area of responsibility, recommending and driving changes to operating policy when necessary.
  • Plans and implements organizational changes within area of responsibility.
  • Performs, organizes and supervises training of new employees.
  • Participates in continuous improvement projects.
  • Maintain confidential information as such.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Physical Requirements
    • Must be able to work in an environment without daylight / windows.
    • Ascends/descends ladders to access machinery.
    • Lifting and/or moves up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move in excess of 50 pounds using lifting aids, techniques, or appropriate assistance
    • Duties may require overtime work, including nights and weekends.
    • Use of hands and fingers to manipulate equipment is required.
    • Requires standing, walking, bending, pulling, pushing, climbing and crawling.
    • Ability to work 12 hour rotating shifts to include day and night time hours.
    • Normal visual acuity and the ability to distinguish color are necessary.Qualifications
      • Minimum 4 years experience in managing, directing and planning in a manufacturing environment.
      • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in world class manufacturing practices.
      • Requires a thorough understanding of technology, guidelines and methods applicable to the area and the ability to determine appropriate application.
      • Requires thorough understanding of quality management techniques and experience in developing quality and productivity goals and measures.
      • Strong knowledge of regulatory requirements.
      • Requires leadership and managerial skills.
      • Requires skills in planning, budgeting and project management directed toward achievement of business goals.
      • Requires understanding of financial performance reports and their implications.
      • Ability to work within a team environment.
      • Demonstrates a positive, proactive approach to problem solving and impediments, mentors others to understand and model this approach. Constructive and relentless in pursuit of solutions.
      • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
      • Computer skills including familiarity with word processing programs, spreadsheets, and graphics.
      • Demonstrated desire to continually learn in order to keep up with changing technology
      • Knowledge of manufacturing protocols, statistical tools and methodology, and continuous improvement techniques preferred.Education and/or Experience
        • BS degree (preferred)
        • Minimum of 0-3 years of manufacturing experience or equivalent manufacturing experience
        • Minimum of 4 years leadership experience The successful candidate for this job may be required to verify that he or she has been vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to reasonable accommodations for individuals with medical conditions or religious beliefs that prevent vaccination, and in accordance with applicable law. Equal Employment OpportunityBaxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic. EEO is the Law EEO is the law - Poster Supplement Pay Transparency Policy Reasonable Accommodations Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities globally. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please click on the link here and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information. Recruitment Fraud Notice Baxter has discovered incidents of employment scams, where fraudulent parties pose as Baxter employees, recruiters, or other agents, and engage with online job seekers in an attempt to steal personal and/or financial information. To learn how you can protect yourself, review our Recruitment Fraud Notice . 076076

Keywords: BAXTER, Columbus , Manufacturing Supervisor I - Sterilization and Packaging, Other , Camp Hill, Georgia

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