- San Diego, CA
Production Supervisor - Non-Precious - 1st Shift
Hours: 8:00am-4:30pm, Monday-Friday
Argen Corporation currently has an exciting opportunity for a Production Supervisor to join a growing, technology-focused and service-oriented team. Do you thrive in a fast- paced and dynamic environment? If you would like to be a part of an organization with an unwavering commitment to quality dental solutions, then explore our career opportunities and get to know Argen.
Argen is a family-owned and privately held company based in San Diego, CA with a state-of-the-art manufacturing center that provides high quality dental solutions to dental labs of all sizes. Founded as a precious metals company in South Africa, Argen has evolved into a dynamic, technology-based manufacturing organization focused on three key business segments, including dental alloys, zirconia, and digital dentistry solutions. Argen continues to invest in innovative product improvement initiatives through its Quality Management System to provide our global customers with affordable, high-performance products and industry-leading excellent service. Argen’s products are FDA regulated and ISO certified.
In this role, the successful candidate will:
• Supervises operations and production in assigned area to ensure the safe, timely, and quality completion of all production work by effectively utilizing people, equipment and material.
•Ensures that employees and teams follow SOP’s with 100% conformance and high overall quality levels (quality of product or department work) and on-time delivery schedules are maintained.
•Supervises employee activities including evaluation and overall performance management, training and development, initiating or suggesting plans to motivate workers to achieve goals, and effective communication with associates.
•Maintains safe working conditions in assigned area by continually working on safety awareness with associates and enforcing safety regulations.
•Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production/department schedules and goals.
•Makes recommendations to improve production methods, equipment performance, overall work quality, working conditions, and use of equipment.
•Coordinates time and production records and ensures that job assignments and work are set up for employees in the department.
• Coordinates maintenance activities with department requirements and schedules.
•Actively participates with the entire Operation Team to support and implement initiatives.
• Assists employees with diagnosing malfunctions in machinery and equipment and alerts maintenance and management of problems with equipment.
•Assures the accurate and timely reporting of various records which may including time sheets, production reports, rework reports, check sheets, employee job transfers, etc.
•Communicates with other supervisors or managers as needed to coordinate activities of respective departments or areas.
•Develops high performing work teams and appropriate performance monitoring systems.
•Other duties as assigned.
What does it take to be successful?
•High School (HS) diploma required.
•Manufacturing certification or related training preferred.
• Two to three years’ supervisory experience in a high-volume, low automation assembly or light manufacturing environment.
•Knowledge of cGMP regulations ISO 13485, 21CFR Part 820, CMDR SOR/98-282, 93/42/EEC, RDC 16 2013, MHLW MO 169 and TG(MD)R Sch3 preferred.
•CAD/CAM production environments preferred.
•Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing methodologies and techniques preferred.
•Management experience for staff levels between 10-20 FTE.
•Demonstrated ability to develop SOP’s and ensures compliance to achieve top tier performance management.
•Proven ability to effectively lead and direct the work of others, and delegate as needed.
•Advanced usage of Microsoft Excel to complete data analysis and generate graphical output for management.
• Ability to establish and maintain a work environment/climate of mutual respect, safety and cleanliness.
•Ability to successfully complete basic supervision course work and to utilize principles of the training.
Our Awesome Benefits!
Working for a growing innovative company like Argen means exciting opportunities for training and learning, career development and advancement from only the best in the dental industry. With all that hard work, Argen is committed to ensuring the welfare of its employees and provides an amazing benefit package that includes:
• 401k with Employer Match
• Paid Vacation, Holiday and Sick Time
• Employee Events
• Wellness Programs
• Discounts for home, travel, entertainment, relaxation that includes Mobile phone service, Technology, Airline and Hotel, Theater/Theme Park tickets, Restaurants and so much more!
EOE/M/F/Vet/Disabled VEVRAA Federal Contractor
Back to top