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Manufacturing Supervisor-Split Shift

Manufacturing Operations
20000AMA Requisition #
Careers that Change Lives

Your dedication to quality is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients. As the Manufacturing Supervisor, you will directly supervise and lead 20-30 hourly employees while achieving quality and production objectives for the Pilot and Power Focus Factory.  This role supports a split shift of 2nd and 3rd shift staff with standard hours of 4:00 pm to 1:00 am with one-hour break.

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives — starting with your own.  

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.  SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.   We value what makes you unique.  Be a part of a company that thinks differently to solve problems, make progress, and deliver meaningful innovations.  

A Day in the Life 

Reporting to the Production Manager, the 2nd/3rd Shift (Split Shift) Manufacturing Supervisor will ensure compliance with Quality System Regulations (QSRs) and International Organization for Standardization (ISO) while promoting World-Class Manufacturing. You will lead and develop an environment which fosters teamwork and innovation performance management inclusive of administration of company policies and procedures, and safety and good housekeeping. 

You will oversee your assigned Focus Factory which includes Assemblers, Manufacturing Employees, and Team Leaders.  You will lead your team to successfully manage performance, develop talent, support and encourage engagement and inclusion, communicate business and operational developments while planning and prioritizing the team’s output. 

You will:



  • Drive a culture where Safety and Quality are the norm throughout the Manufacturing Department including compliance to all laws, regulations and standards.  Ensure manufacturing practices are consistent with Medtronic Policies and Procedures and relevant Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ISO, and OSHA guidelines and regulations.  

  • Manage, monitor, mentor, and support the activities of direct reports to ensure focus factory and personal development objectives are met. 

  • Support, lead and facilitate COS/MOS implementation & Lean Manufacturing activities and initiatives on the off-shifts 

  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the Manufacturing Department using training, Operational Excellence tools and other methods 

  • Provide effective training, clear performance expectations, specific feedback on behaviors, effective coaching and mentoring, identifying and providing developmental opportunities, and accurate, timely performance appraisals. 

  • Develop and prioritizes schedules and manpower requirement for assigned areas. 

  • Strive to improve the skills of associates by providing clear performance expectations, specific feedback on behaviors, effective coaching and mentoring, identifying and providing developmental opportunities, and accurate, timely performance appraisals. 

  • Provide appropriate responses and support when involved in NCR’s or CAPA’s; verifies solutions. 

  • Control further processing, delivery or installation of non-conforming product until it is corrected.











Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience

Nice to Have
  • 3+ years solid supervisory experience in a Manufacturing setting
  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing work environment
  • Previous experience implementing Lean Manufacturing projects
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to interact and interface with production personnel as well as management
  • Strong computer software capability and experience with manufacturing management systems
  • Knowledge and experience in Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Barcode labor tracking/material tracing, Statistical Process Control (SPC)/Defect tracking, FDA, ISO, and Device History Record (DHR) requirements and regulations, Just-In-Time (JIT) inventory practices, Good Manufacturing Practices, OSHA and basic Cost Accounting
  • Ability to work 4:00 pm to 1:00 am with one-hour break








About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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