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Grafton, WI 53024

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Production Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Summary:  Responsible for leading and supervising production employees in a team environment to meet the company’s On-Time-Delivery and Quality objectives; ensures that manufacturing processes are efficient and meet regulatory standards, and that instrument production meets intended design requirements.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Directly supervises applicable employees and operations to achieve production, performance and quality objectives.
•Continually evaluates production processes and methods; recommends and implements continuous improvement initiatives regarding production equipment, performance, processes, procedures, safety and quality of product.
•Works with Scheduling team to prioritize and streamline work flow to maximize production capacity; assigns work to production employees.
•Effectively participates on cross functional teams to address and resolve manufacturing processes and quality issues; provides technical support on components, materials, and equipment.
•Encourages and contributes to a positive work environment and culture through effective communication, coaching, teamwork and leadership; commits to corporate values, goals, mission and vision; leads by example.
•Maintains an effective production team by interviewing and hiring new employees, assigning work, resolving employee conflicts, evaluating performance and delivering performance reviews, handling disciplinary discussions, actions and terminations, in collaboration with Human Resources.
•Effectively trains and coaches employees in the processes and methods required to achieve company standards for quality, quantity and safety, and to develop and advance skill sets.
•Accurately and timely completes required paperwork, documentation, and records; analyzes production activities and performance metrics.
•Works with Maintenance to plan preventative maintenance (PM), and to repair machines and equipment to minimize downtime.
•Assists with capital equipment research and plant layout.
•Successfully supports customer and regulatory audits.
•Performs other production assignments as necessary.
•Strives to improve productivity, reduce scrap and material waste in an efficient manner.
•Maintains continuity among work shifts by effectively documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing production needs.
•Maintains a professional working relationship and effectively communicates with all employees, managers, vendors, customers and regulatory agencies.
•Understands and complies with company policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and safety regulations; maintains a clean and organized work area.
•Regular attendance at work is required.
•Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in a Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering, Industrial Technology or related field, and a minimum of 3 years of Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment; or high school diploma or general education degree (GED) with a minimum of 10 years of Supervisor experience in a manufacturing environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Demonstrated ability to lead people and get results; solid teamwork skills; applicable technical experience in a manufacturing environment; basic computer skills to include utilization of Microsoft Office and MRP/ERP software.
•CNC Machinists with programming, setting up and operating experience preferred; this is a working supervisor position, as we build our 2nd shift team.


Gauthier Biomedical is an equal opportunity employer.