Instrumentation Laboratory

Manufacturing Group Leader I

3+ months agoBedford, MA



Werfen, founded in 1966, is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and distributor of specialized diagnostic instruments, related reagents, automation workcells, and data management solutions for use primarily in hospitals and independent clinical laboratories. The Company’s business lines include Hemostasis, Acute Care, and Autoimmunity diagnostics, as well as Original Equipment Manufacturing.  Our success comes from a specific focus in these rapidly evolving diagnostic areas, our commitment to customers, and our dedication to innovation and quality. We’re passionate about providing healthcare professionals the most valuable and complete solutions to improve hospital efficiency and enhance patient care.


Our North American Commercial Operations, as well as our Headquarters and Technology Center for Hemostasis and Acute Care Diagnostics, are based in Bedford, MA.  Our Headquarters and Technology Center for Autoimmunity Diagnostics is based in San Diego, CA.


Position Summary:

Assists the Supervisor/Team Leader in assuring that procedures are adhered to while meeting the daily plan. Performs the principal operational duties within the assigned area.


Key Accountabilities: 

  • Performs the principal duties and responsibilities of the department, including assembly and test.
  • Ensures all personnel are following all safety guidelines, including wearing designated PPE.
  • Ensures all personnel in the area are always in compliance with all documentation.
  • Assigns duties in order to meet the production schedule.
  • Ensures that inspections are completed accurately and timely, in accordance with procedures.
  • Ensures production is reported accurately and in a timely fashion.
  • Ensures in-process defects and scrap are reported in an accurate and timely fashion.
  • Ensures gages are in calibration at all times.
  • Ensures material availability for the duration of the shift and for the start of the next shift.
  • Ensures employees are properly trained and audited for quality of work.
  • Responds to problems that arise in the area and either resolve them, or engage the supervisor, engineer and/or technician to resolve it.
  • Maintains a neat and organized area; Uses 5S to improve and standardize the area

Budget Managed (if applicable) N/A


Internal Networking/Key Relationships

  • To be determined based on department needs

Skills & Capabilities:

  • Demonstrates understanding of typical written and verbal manufacturing instructions.


Min Knowledge & Experience required for the position:

  • External hire: 2 to 5 years applicable experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Internal promotion: 1 year's satisfactory performance in a related Manufacturing/QC role (or equivalent). Capable of performing at least 80% of the tasks in the area . High School degree or equivalent education.

International Mobility: Required: No


Travel Requirements: No


If you are interested in constantly learning and being challenged on a daily basis we encourage you to submit your resume or CV. 


Werfen appreciates and values diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V


We operate directly in over 30 countries, and in more than 100 territories through distributors. Annual revenue is approximately $2 billion and more than 5,000 employees around the world comprise our Werfen team

Job ID: 92683995