Endologix, Inc

  • Production Supervisor

    Job ID
    2018-1831
    Location
    US-CA-Irvine
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

     

    Endologix develops and manufactures the latest innovations in endovascular aneurysm repair and sealing. We are a fast-moving, high energy organization. Employees are offered development opportunities and new responsibilities that might have taken them significantly more time in other organizations. Our commitment is to promise the development and refinement of skills while providing competitive compensation and benefits.

     

    Provide leadership to manufacturing personnel to produce high quality products for our customers.  Responsibilities include direct management of production assemblers, fulfillment of the production schedule, and ensuring quality compliance.  Provide operations expertise to the supervision and support of manufacturing personnel to achieve New Product Development, Continuous Improvement, Quality, Compliance and Operational metrics. Supervise the activities of assemblers and manufacturing leads in the production area.  Ensure that daily production schedules are met, manufacturing procedures are followed, and all production personnel trained to those procedures.  Ensure fair and equitable treatment of their employees by following company policies and department guidelines.  Promote and develop LEAN initiatives and Kaizen events.

    Responsibilities

    • Supervise production personnel and activities to effectively support manufacturing needs to meet customer requirements for existing commercial products, new product introductions, clinical builds and R&D builds. 
    • Hire, train, develop and evaluate production personnel to ensure the appropriate resources and talent are in place. 
    • Plan and schedule resources and activities to ensure business needs are satisfied. 
    • Tracks, analyzes, summarizes and reports key indicator data and metrics for area(s) of responsibility. 
    • Evaluate direct reports performance on an annual basis in a written performance review
    • Maintains timecards and attendance records for employees.
    • Responsible for ensuring compliance to quality systems (FDA, GMP, QSR, ISO), product specifications, process instructions, safety requirements and company policies.  Includes the diligent management of non-conformances to ensure appropriate corrective and preventive actions.
    • Collaborate with Supply Chain, Logistics, Manufacturing Engineering and Quality to drive value stream and lean manufacturing improvement initiatives.
    • Identify and implement lean manufacturing opportunities in effort to improve quality, increase productivity, reduce costs and reduce cycle times.
    • May perform production engineering activities depending upon qualifications and training.
    • Develop and sustain the manufacturing team as a quality minded culture driven by focusing on customer service (external and internal), outstanding compliance, continuous improvement activities that support business objectives
    • Supervise up to 60 staff members consisting of Manufacturing Leads, and Production Operators.
    • Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • High School Diploma or equivalent
    • Supervisor Certification or AA preferred

    Experience:

    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • MRP system experience (QAD preferred)
    • 1- 4 years Manufacturing Supervisory experience (Medical Device preferred)
    • Expected travel time:  Minimal (5% or less).
    • Experience and/or certification in LEAN Manufacturing principles preferred.

    Specific Skills, Knowledge & Behaviors

     

    (To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies):

    Supervisor Core Competencies:

    Leading Change: Develops and implements strategies and approaches for leading and managing organizational transformation at individual , functional, and enterprise levels, and influences change where needed

    Inspiring the Workforce: A compelling storyteller, motivates and engages employees at individual and group levels towards results

    Selecting & Developing Talent: Assesses, selects, coaches, mentors, provides constructive feedback, empowers and develops the workforce at individual and group levels

    Strategic thinking: Creates the vision and direction, assesses priorities, understands , analyzes, and acts upon drivers of business and operational success at a departmental, functional, and/or enterprise level

    Global & systems thinking: Understands and embraces global nuances, leads across functions and geographies, builds alignment across diverse groups , and looks at the company holistically

    External Industry Leadership & Knowledge: Connects with and influences health care and/or functional industry regulatory and government organizations, and understands external industry factors that impact the company and products

    Continuous Improvement: Leverages best practices tools and methodologies to assess, identify, and executes on opportunities to improve; Focus on learning and building new capabilities into self and team

    Problem Solving & Problem Prevention: Uses strong problem solving methodologies and tools, focuses on root cause analysis, and shows orientation towards problem prevention

    Accountability: Drives and focuses on results, takes initiative without direction, takes broad ownership for all work within scope, builds relationships and works across departments, functions, or areas of responsibility

    Core Competencies:

    Interpersonal Effectiveness: Actively seeks to understand perspectives and interpersonal needs and expectations of others at all levels, builds self-awareness, flexes personal style appropriately, and works through conflicts constructively and appropriately

    Communication: Effectively uses all mediums of communication as appropriate, presents well to groups, actively listens, and continuously identifies opportunities to build communication skills

    Collaboration & Teamwork: Actively works together with formal and informal team members to build relationships and achieve team goals

    Prioritization: Effectively prioritizes work to ensure timely completion of work within scope

    Global & Systems Thinking: Continuously seeks to learn about and embrace global nuances, works across functions and geographies, seeks to align with diverse groups, and seeks to understand interdependencies and impacts of actions across functions and the company

    Technical Expertise: Continuously builds functional and technical expertise, and pro-actively applies that technical expertise in progressively broader scope

    Continuous Improvement: Learns and uses best practices tools and methodologies to assess, identify, and executes on opportunities to improve; Focus on learning and building new capabilities into self

    Problem Solving & Problem Prevention: Learns and uses strong problem solving methodologies and tools, focuses on root cause analysis, and shows orientation towards problem prevention

    Accountability: Focuses on results, takes initiative without direction, takes ownership for all work within scope, builds relationships and works across departments, functions, or areas of responsibility

     

    Endologix, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex including sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, protected Veteran Status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

                                                

    If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our career center as a result of your disability. To request an accommodation, contact a Human Resources Representative at Endologix Global Headquarters at 949-595-7200 or Endologix Santa Rosa Facility at 707-543-8800

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