Title: Lead II
Reports to: Value Stream Manager
Hours: 5:00 a.m.
5:30 p.m., Fri
Sun (3-Day Weekend Shift)
This position is responsible for leading a manufacturing shift to ensure meeting quality, cost, delivery, safety and other goals established by the Innovize compass and annual objectives. Through hands-on training and mentoring of production staff, this position requires taking a leadership role in understanding Lean Six Sigma and ISO13485 initiatives introduced by Value Stream Managers and successfully translating those initiatives into sustained behavior on the production floor. It will have responsibility for some equipment maintenance, both preventive and repair. This position ensures that work teams consistently follow procedures, recommend improvements, and enthusiastically meet the needs of customers.
Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Maintain a high level of professionalism, integrity, and leadership consistent with the organization's core values and purpose and giving all production associates feedback to the same standards.
Drive the overall cleanliness and orderliness of work areas consistent with Lean Six Sigma concepts like 5S, Visual Factory, and Kaizen, and also compliant with ISO13485 and FDA standards.
Ensure material I.D., status, segregation, and traceability during all phases of production.
Provide leadership, performance and overall work direction for a manufacturing shift consistent with priorities established by the Value Stream Manager or Shift Advisor.
Utilize tools such as run boards, graphs, charts, trending tools to ensure accountability of associates to meet production and quality goals.
Assist the Value Stream Manager or Shift Advisor to ensure all training is current and is documented and behavior is in compliance with Innovize procedures.
Review the contents of job jackets daily, identify factors which may be limiting production's ability to follow work instructions, meet quality requirements or meet the quoted estimate for material and labor, and forward recommended updates to the Value Stream Managers for review and approval.
Accountable for ensuring company safety goals are met
Accountable for no findings attributed to inaccurate documentation.
Accountable for current and up to date documentation.
Accountable for meeting company Product and Service Quality.
Accountable for meeting company On-Time Delivery to promise date goals
Under the guidance of a Value Stream Manager or Shift Advisor, the Lead is accountable for process improvements including implementing front-line Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing behavior that focuses on eliminating non-value-added activity such as wasted human talent, defects, inventory, overproduction, waiting time, motion, transportation time, and processing waste as well as maintaining statistically based process capability in production.
Accountable to achieve goal for profit contribution dollars
Accountable for completing personal learning and development goals.
High School diploma
Post High School education preferred, preferably a technical degree or certification.
A minimum of 2 years leading others in a manufacturing environment preferred
3 years manufacturing experience, 2 years medical manufacturing preferred
Work experience and or training in Lean Six Sigma manufacturing a plus
Proficient PC skills in Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Experience in a ISO13485 and GMP compliance environment preferred
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to recommend and submit production procedure changes for review and approval in accordance with Innovize documentation change control requirements
Strong math skills with ability to understand basic statistics such as means, standard deviation, and control charting
Ability to read blueprints, understand geometric dimensioning and tolerances, and identify non-conformances or borderline quality conditions that require corrective action
Exceptional organization skills, self directed, and results driven
Ability to process conflicting information, search for facts, problem solve, and make responsible decisions while under pressure
Excellent coaching skills to gain commitment of associates to solve quality and production problems.
Can speak, understand and write English
EOE Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Innovize is a drug and alcohol free workplace.
Pre-employment screenings are conducted.
Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation to complete this application should contact Innovize HR @ 651-490-0000.