Role of the Supervisor within Production is to plan, organize, supervise and direct the daily activities and schedules of associates who are engaged in the production of medical device products and/or components and to manage projects and process improvements within respective areas, all while maintaining regulatory compliance.
Provide front line supervision, leadership and work direction to production technicians, including time and attendance, performance management, training oversite, and development. Operates in accordance with established policies and procedures to meet production commitments within Alcon’s standards (production, quality, cost, conduct, and safety). Troubleshot problems regarding product quality and equipment. Provides direction, correction and discipline as needed in accordance with Alcon policies. Manages multiple priorities, and effectively holds others accountable for results. Manages conflict and deals effectively with others in a diverse workforce. Lead and implement continuous improvement processes within the manufacturing area utilizing industry known lean manufacturing principles (Six Sigma, GEMBA, Kaizen, etc.). Occupational Demand Requirements: Position may require visual acuity, standing, pulling, repetitive motions, walking, reaching, pushing, grasping, reading comprehension, reasoning, verbally communicating, learning and retaining, presenting, negotiating, meeting deadlines, exerting up to 20 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.
Production indicators: Work-in-process (WIP), product cycle time, throughput. Financial indicators: Cost of goods, overtime, associate utilization and efficiency. Safety Indicators: Reduction in TRCR (recordable rate) and LTIR (Lost time rate). Quality Indicators: Reduction in repeat deviations, successful audit outcomes, improved yields. Regulatory Indicators: Maintain regulatory compliance with governing body requirements and maintain proper documentation. EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years of directly related experience English 18 months Leading People + 3 Years in the Specific Field
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