KARL STORZ Endovision (KSE) develops, manufactures and services fiberoptic and digital video endoscopes. KSE services all flexible endoscopes distributed in North America, as well as, many globally distributed endoscopes. The facility also manufactures and services a variety of electromechanical devices -light sources, insufflators and other electronic accessories that provides high quality medical care. To become part of this dynamic team, we invite you to learn more about our opportunities.
The purpose of this position is responsible for staff development to ensure associates are multi-skilled within the business unit. Responsible for sustaining a continuous improvement work environment with a focus on employee motivation, quality, efficient delivery systems, elimination of waste, cost reductions, safety and employee engagement. Plans and coordinates work activities for the applicable shift operation. Established standards and oversees the activities of production, assuring the required products are being assembled according to procedures. Must be able to oversee work activities, delegate tasks and resolve problems.
All employees are expected to be knowledgeable about and follow the Company's Equal Employment and Affirmative Action Policies, including policies on the rights of individuals with disabilities and harassment.
Address and resolve employee relation matters and behavior that do not conform to company policies and core values.Seeks management and Human Resources involvement when necessary.
Oversees the onboarding, training and development of all associates.
Interviews and makes hiring decisions on direct reports.
Completes performance evaluations and oversees employee's ongoing and annual performance evaluations.
Supervise hourly staff and 2-4 Team leads
Trains, coach and develop staff on a continuous basis
Displays Core Values through actions and decisions
Build work discipline
Train and develop staff based on individual and department needs.Implement training programs to close gap to target.
Responsible for employee relations and motivation
Responsible for department communication: daily, weekly and department shift meetings.
Ensures an everyone every day work environment
Approves time cards and time off requests
Regulatory and Quality Systems:
Aware of practices and processes utilizing current management tools.
Ensures that all company policies are consistently observed and enforced.
Prepares work standards and assures they are a heard to on a consistent basis to meet production lead and cycle times.
Conducts Kaizens and other techniques in order to implement quality improvements on a continuous basis.
Maintain employee training records
Writes ECO's for the department
Leads department efforts to ensure a continuous improvement work environment which develops people, and improved production yields and product quality.
Educate and train assemblers to ensure an engaged workforce which understands and support the concepts of lean manufacturing
Interface promptly with assemblers and support personnel to resolve manufacturing issues expedite, MRB, purchase supplies, managing work order and monitor inventory
Oversees MRB and morning market
Ability to pull in technical resources to resolve down times greater than one hour
Monitor and improve department performance, goals and objectives on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Deploy weekly and monthly strategies
Oversees and conduct weekly 5's audits Oversees PM and calibration program for the department
Monitor department performance against metrics, reports results and takes actions to close gaps
Update and monitor visual reporting systems
Monitor and implement cost reduction efforts
Oversees the "Everyone Every Day" continuous improvement initiative.
High School diploma; AS degree desired
2 - 5 years team based leadership
Previous supervisory experience desired
Prior electronics experience
Experience in a manufacturing environment, ideally medical device or equivalent manufacturing industry is preferred.
Strong communication (verbal, written and listening)
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to train, coach and develop all direct reports
Intermediate level computer skills: i.e. Word, excel, PowerPoint and SAP
or related MRP systems
Knowledge of GMP, FDA and ISO standards.
Knowledge and ability to apply lean and continuous improvement techniques
Knowledge of lean, pull systems, Kanban and other related techniques
Karl Storz Endovision Inc