Senior Supervisor, Production
Company: Nordson Corporation
Posted on: November 18, 2023
Collaboration drives Nordson's success as a market leader in
Industrial Precision Solutions and Advanced Technology. Our
employees thrive in an environment where we help each other reach
our personal best and enable our company to continuously improve
and grow, and our customers to succeed. You will find Nordson
employees sharing our success by giving back in the communities
around the world where we live and work.
Nordson MEDICAL designs, engineers and manufactures complex devices
and components with applications in wound healing, surgical and
minimally invasive, fluid management, pulmonology and
interventional and structural heart. Our pioneering Advanced
Polymers team was the first to manufacture and supply medical
balloons to the medical device industry. - Nordson MEDICAL works
with doctors, start-ups and large medical companies around the
world at any point in the product lifecycle, from concept to launch
and beyond. -
Job SummarySuccessfully supervise our high volume clean room
operations for a $70M+ manufacturer of fluid management solutions &
technology for the Medical industry. - The Senior Production
Supervisor is responsible for managing day-to-day performance of
our high volume clean room production including injection molding
and mold setup. - The Supervisor will support these teams in
exceeding customer expectations while meeting key performance
indicators (KPIs) focused around safety, quality, delivery,
inventory, and productivity. The Supervisor will direct,
coordinate, and manage day shift operations while using lean
manufacturing strategies to drive a culture of safety and
continuous improvement. The Supervisor is responsible for ensuring
quality, cost management, workforce planning, and departmental
administration in partnership with department supervisors on other
Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities
- Drives engagement in safety vision, Journey to Zero, to prevent
incidents through focus on unsafe behaviors and conditions. -
- Plans and coordinates injection molding activities through the
utilization of manpower, skills, and processes to ensure on-time
delivery and quality standards are achieved daily.
- Plans and facilitates daily huddles leveraging visual daily
management to review safety information, department metrics, and
daily objectives with the team.
- Executes to a sales forecast managing the priorities of the
shift operations to optimize daily output. - Utilizes ERP system to
optimize throughput while achieving the highest efficiency.
- Demonstrates strong talent management ability focusing on
hiring, coaching, directing, and developing employees while
increasing engagement aligned with Nordson's values and
- Partners with Finance team on measurement and reporting of
manufacturing metrics and cost control activities.
- Oversees development and maintenance of appropriate work
- Communicates daily output and status updates to department
supervisors on other shifts.
- Frequently interacts with other supervisors and functional peer
groups at various levels. - Interaction normally requires the
ability to gain cooperation of others, answering time sensitive
communication, conducting presentation of information concerning
specific projects/schedules and daily review of Safety, Quality,
Delivery, Inventory, Productivity and Cost metrics.
- Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
Education and Experience Requirements
- Associate Degree in Operations, Engineering, Business or
related field is required. - Bachelor's degree is strongly
- Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a
manufacturing or operations supervisor role is required
- Experiencing utilizing an ERP system in an Operations setting
- Proven experience in leading and implementing lean
methodologies with measurable results is required
- Experience with injection molding manufacturing is a plus
- Experience working in ISO13485 manufacturing environment or
- Experience operating in an FDA regulated environment is a
Skills and Abilities
- Detail oriented self-starter that can lead team to accomplish
- Ability to proactively work through issues while still
achieving schedules and on time performance.
- Strong decision-making skills in response to high pressure
- Results oriented approach focused on developing and building
high performance teams.
- Above average communication and interpersonal skills with the
ability to communicate effectively at any level.
- Proven ability to drive and implement process management, value
stream execution, and continuous improvement activities.
- Strong computer skills with Microsoft suite (Outlook, Excel,
Word, PowerPoint), SAP/IFS, Kronos and Workday)
Working Conditions and Physical DemandsTo perform this job
successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential
duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are
representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Base Salary Range for this position is: $89,000 to $102,000, and
bonus target is 3%;---shift---premium may be available depending on
shift associated with the specific job opportunity.
Benefits---including Medical, Rx, Vision, Dental, and Health
Savings Account (HSA), Retirement and Security---benefits including
401k and Life Insurance. In addition to Paid Time Off and paid
Holidays, each---employee receives 16 hours paid time each calendar
year to perform volunteer services for Nordson-sponsored events.
Ample opportunities for giving exist at Nordson including our
Matching Gifts---Program. -
The base salary pay range for this job level is a general guideline
and not a guarantee of compensation or salary.--- -Individual
salaries are determined by a variety of factors including but not
limited to internal equity, business considerations, and local
market conditions, as well as candidate qualifications, such as
education, experience, and skills.--- -
Travel Required - -None
Nordson Corporation provides equal employment opportunity to all
applicants and employees. No person is to be discriminated against
in any aspect of the employment relationship due to race, religion,
color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, sexual
orientation, gender identity, genetic information, citizenship
status, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status or any other
status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. All
employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our
pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check,
consistent with applicable laws.Third party recruiters and agencies
should not contact employees of Nordson or its subsidiaries
directly. Any resumes sent to a hiring manager or submitted to
Nordson employees are considered unsolicited and property of
Nordson. Nordson will not pay a placement fee unless the agency or
recruiter has a signed contract with Nordson's Human Resources
department in advance of submitting a candidate for consideration.
Verbal and written approvals will not be considered a valid
contract for service.
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