Value Stream Leader

Cepheid Putnam , CT 06260

Posted 1 month ago

A Production Supervisor will be responsible for the effective and efficient management of their assigned area's resources, including all personnel (direct hourly), process equipment and materials utilized for the manufacturing of PALL Pensacola media.


Associate (Direct Hourly) Management

Responsibilities:
  • Attendance monitoring and time card approval

  • Adherence to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Good Documentation Practices (GDP), i.e. operational discipline

  • Coordination and tracking of associate training, assuring full compliance with all documented requirements

  • Creation and facilitation of associate career development plans utilizing PALL Career Ladder as guide

  • Write and conduct yearly performance reviews

  • Conflict resolution and disciplinary actions in accordance with PALL Pensacola Employee Handbook

Production Scheduling & Assignment of Work:

  • Schedule work assignments, breaks and lunches to ensure adequate staffing to meet production requirements

  • Assign associates to manufacturing processes based on production needs and level of experience of available, i.e. achieve the highest level of productivity possible

  • Maintain and adjust production schedule to guarantee on-time delivery of products to meet customer demand and to ensure execution of the Level Load process

  • Clearly communicate with outgoing and incoming shift Production Supervisors to disseminate all relevant information, i.e. seamless continuity of manufacturing

  • Participate in weekly scheduling review meeting (as required)

Operations Monitoring & Improvement of Manufacturing Processes:

  • Create and maintain a safe working environment through proactive observations, application of 4E (JSA) and HazMat Handling (where applicable).

  • Monitor Critical-to-Quality (CTQs) media metrics, e.g. Delta-P, KL, Thickness, Basis Weight, etc. through Statistical Process Control (SPC) to maintain manufacture of the highest quality media possible

  • Ensure recognition, coordinate and execution of adjustments to the process using formally documented and approved Corrective Methods (CMs)

  • Review scrap and downtime data sheets at the end of the shift for accurate and timely reporting of downtime and scrap, additionally complete Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE) documentation

  • Escalate any manufacturing process issues in a timely manner to minimize scrap and downtime

  • Utilize company data systems, e.g. SAP, MMIS, MVP, etc.

  • Contribute to improving manufacturing processes through solution-based ideation for continuous improvements and use of Danaher Business System (DBS) tools, e.g. Kaizen, PSP and 4E

Maintaining Daily Visual Management Boards (VMB):

  • On a shift-by-shift basis, complete daily (or hourly) updates to the cell and/or Value Stream level specific VMB for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory and Productivity (SQDIP) to enable effective communication of current manufacturing line status

  • Proper documentation and timely completion of assigned temporary counter measures

Preventative Maintenance of Manufacturing Equipment:

  • Plan, coordinate, and document preventative maintenance and condition monitoring of area specific equipment, including the use of the MVP system

  • Responsible for all area specific manufacturing equipment being maintained in "as-new" condition

  • Develop and maintain area specific critical equipment spares list and work with the maintenance department in maintaining proper storeroom levels of these parts and tooling necessary for the operation of the assigned line

Troubleshooting & Issue Resolution of Manufacturing Equipment:

  • Identify process and equipment problems to determine root cause(s) and implement appropriate corrective action(s) utilizing cross-functional teams

  • Escalate any equipment issues in a timely manner to minimize scrap and downtime

  • Bachelor of Science (BS) in Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Polymer Science, Materials Science or other technically equivalent engineering field with 2 to 5 years' direct manufacturing experience preferred or in lieu of degree, 5 years of relevant experience will be considered

Position Competencies

  • Safety first mentality established through active participation in developing, maintaining and improving safety systems and culture within a manufacturing organization

  • Demonstrated ownership through a high level of accountability and delivering of meaningful results

  • Must act with a sense of urgency in the timely completion of assigned tasks/projects

  • Strong interpersonal skills which facilitates effective and efficient communication at all levels within the organization

  • Strong analytical skills, e.g. use of Structured Problem Solving methodologies, Statistics, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design of Experiments (DOE), Value Stream Mapping (VSM), etc.

  • Experienced in the concepts and implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles; Six Sigma Green or Black Belt strongly preferred

  • Must be proficient in basic Microsoft suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint); Statistical Software such as Quality Analyst, JMP or Minitab strongly preferred

Other Requirements

  • The production supervisor will value and leverage diversity to ensure inclusion at all levels of the organization

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page

Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.


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