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Process and Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor
About the role:
The Process and Mfg Eng Supervisor supervises, leads, and provides technical direction to a group of technicians and/or engineers. This is a unique opportunity for a highly capable experienced engineer to leverage their broad engineering and business skill sets as they identify, scope, and lead manufacturing initiatives that take the business to the next level in terms of supporting production excellence.
You will act as a Subject Matter Expert on the internal Sterilization process, related hardware, procedures, documentation and associated external standards; focus both on internal sterilization processing and Global Sterilization initiatives. Coordinate with quality, engineering and maintenance teams to facilitate priorities, process development and equipment improvements to support business needs. Serves as main interface with Global Sterility Assurance (GSA), on technical standards, validations, and the broader sterilization network performance and best practices.
Your responsibilities will include:
Engineering Planning & General management activities:
Assists manager, develop and provide long-range planning concerning staffing, budget, equipment requirements, methods improvements, capital equipment, and technology improvements.
Provide and implement short-range planning concerning staffing requirements, schedules, and budget. As required, write justifications for additional personnel, obtaining approval for changes, and coordinating the selection process with Human Resources.
Establish and drive departmental goals to achieve plant/department cost and budget objectives.
Perform administrative duties, such as monthly employee meetings, Kronos/attendance, performance appraisals (input w/ mgr.), disciplinary actions, job descriptions, interviewing, rewards & recognition, and training/development.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Lead the engineering team to achieve results, and promote high engagement & performance culture:
Monitors/manages engineering team, daily responsibilities, and projects, and sets priorities by assessing overall site/functional needs, workload and available resources. Provides direction and guidance to engineers and technicians to achieve goals.
Motivate individuals to achieve results, perform or direct the training of team, and recruit and maintain a high-quality staff.; Ensure training is effective & efficient.
Successfully guide engineering team through production support, process development and documentation/compliance responsibilities and tasks.
To act as subject matter expert on the internal sterilization process, related hardware, procedures, documentation, and associated external standards;
Provide on-going support for manufacturing related sterilization operations including: process improvements, troubleshooting of sterilization equipment, process, and material related issues, complaint trend review, and resolve non-conformances
Support all sterilization process development and validation activities as required including development of applicable protocols and reports;
Oversee creation, execution and analysis of experiments using statistical methods, including working with the Global Sterility Assurance and QA teams;
Oversee preparation of sterilization technical reports, validation protocols and reports for EtO sterilization;
Has authority to stop production as necessary for safety or quality compliance.
Enforce compliance to quality systems and partner with Quality function.
Investigate root cause(s) of non-conformances (i.e. NCMR, audit, etc.), identify and execute corrective actions by expected completion date(s).
Promote, monitor and ensure a safe work environment.
Ensure compliance to site, Corporate, FDA, ISO, EN, and other regulatory requirements
Ensures policies and processes are followed.
Foster teamwork and collaboration within the engineering team, and other functions/stakeholders:
Liaison and representative with Global Sterility Assurance team on joint programs and support needs.
Represents site in new product development teams.
Partner with cross-functional groups (i.e. engineering, maintenance, Global Sterility Assurance, and quality) to identify and resolve production/engineering/ equipment issues, while achieving department, site, and function objectives.
Support the installation, maintenance, operation and adjustments made to the sterilization equipment and building controls systems.
Interacts and collaborates with internal and external customers to meet joint priorities, improve communication/awareness/status, and drive network continuous improvements (i.e. Plants, SFMD's, DC, Planning, etc.).
Lead and create engagement around continuous improvement within the production area and site:
Successfully completes manufacturing engineering project work on Value Improvement Process (VIP), Strategic Activity Review (STAR) projects, or new product development.
Site lead on identification of engineering best practices, and implementation of supporting sustain processes and tools.
Promote use of problem solving processes and tools (i.e. DMAIC, Lean, Engineering essentials, etc.) Site lead for Engineering Essentials.
Establish, prioritize and ensure accountability to projects in improving department or plant performance
Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviors.
What we're looking for in you:
Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, preferably mechanical, and chemical engineering
Minimum 3 years of engineering experience, or equivalent
Must have practical understanding of manufacturing problem solving and process improvement tools such as DMAIC and production flow tools such as LEAN manufacturing.
Must be able to communicate effectively, by analyzing, summarizing, and presenting ideas concisely via visual communication methods i.e. tables, graphs, Visio diagrams, and PowerPoint presentations
3+ year of technical professional experience
1-3 years of supervisory experience preferred
Experience in a Eto, or equivalent, sterilization manufacturing environment;
Flexible to work other times s requires (i.e. 2nd/3rd shift hours).
Experience in a regulated environment preferred
Demonstrated cross functional collaboration skills and experiences.
Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
Project management experience
Demonstrated leadership of problem solving in a Production/Engineering support role
As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you're looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there's no better place to make it happen.
Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran
Requisition ID: 453676