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Sr. Production Supervisor - 1st Shift Job



Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.


About the Role:

  • To lead the production line/area cross-functional team in safely producing high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost


Your Responsibilities Include:

  • Produce high quality products, safely, on time for the customer at the lowest cost
    • Manufacture products to the highest quality standards and ensure compliance to all Boston Scientific policies and regulations
    • Identify customer requirements to deliver the right products at the right time
    • Be responsive & flexible to customer demands
    • Achieve & exceed the product cost goals
    • Lead and support new product development on the production line
  • Lead the cross functional production line/area team in achieving a high engagement & high performance culture
    • Promote safety, quality & compliance among the team while maintaining Good Manufacturing Practices at a high level within the department through the involvement of all team members.
    • Enable a culture of Operational Excellence throughout the production line/area cross-functional team
    • Ensure effective two way communication within the production line/area cross-functional team
    • Manage, motivate, develop and involve product builders through coaching and performance management.
    • Foster teamwork within the production line/area cross-functional team
    • Embed the company values through demonstration & recognition of individual & team behaviours.
  • Manage the production line/area and set cross-functional team priorities accordingly
    • Ensure all resources are in place to achieve production and non-commercial commitments; Product Builders, Equipment, Core Team, Line Support, Space, etc.
    • Ensure product builder training is effective & efficient.  
    • Ensure appropriate flexibility & versatility in the production line/area
    • Complete leader standard work to ensure line to standard or escalate appropriately
  • Lead & create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area
    • Achieve continuous improvement goals (safety, quality,  service, cost, space, etc.) through the utilization of the Business Essentials & operational excellence techniques
    • Benchmark and share best practices
  • Production Line/Area Planning
    • Analyse S&OP (Sales & Operating Plan) requirements and provide production commitments for the production line/area including non-commercial requirements
    • Anticipate requirements and position resources to meet & exceed the customer needs
    • Provide appropriate input into the long term planning of the production line/area.


Key Metrics:

  • People: Versatility, Attendance, Skills Development, Attrition, Overtime, HR Corrective Actions, EOY Distribution curve, EOY Reviews (2/year)
  • Safety: Near Misses, Ergo Rotation, First Aids, Recordables
  • Quality : Non Conformance Events / Preventive, Quality Incidents, Audit Adherence (Practice vs. Procedure)
  • Service: Production Output, Committed Build Plan, Backorder, Service Level, Cycle time, Openings
  • Cost: Efficiency, Scrap, Yield, Production Spend, Inventory, Gross Margin, Spending Control, Labor Variances, Overtime, Training (Versatility Matrix to support VSP/WCG), Equipment Availability
  • New Products Excellence: New Products Commitments
  • Maintain the Core five boards


Expected Activity Profile:

  • Production Line/Area Planning
  • Produce high quality products on time for the customer at the lowest cost
  • Manage the production line/area CFT priorities
  • Lead and create engagement around continuous improvement within the production line/area CFT
  • Lead the CFT in achieving a high engagement and high performance culture


What We're Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required.
  • 1-3 years of supervisor/management experience.
  • Experience in a regulated environment preferred
  • Ability to be flexible and have good communication skills
  • Solid computer skills required including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Flexible to work other times than 1st Shift hours.




About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.

Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Requisition ID: 407756


Boston Scientific
Full time
Maple Grove, Minnesota 55311, US