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Production Supervisor

  • Location: Sunrise
  • $ Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 20 days ago


Responsible for the manufacturing assemblers including leading other manufacturing group leaders. This includes meeting daily manufacturing commitments, managing D/L and head counts to budgeted levels, track productivity, ensure quality system compliance and develop personnel to take on additional responsibilities.


  • Supervision/Human Resource Management
    • Supervision of Group Leaders and Direct Labor employees in managing goals and expectations; will ensure staffing and indirect support is at adequate levels to achieve established production plans and quality objectives; management of employee safety issues; Supervisor will manage overtime according to approved plans
    • Operator Training and facilitation of employee involvement in continuous improvement initiatives; ensure communication of complaints and customer feedback as well as general organizational priorities
    • Drive teamwork within team
    • Completion of Performance/Merit reviews and Compensation Recommendations
    • Manage time and attendance
    • Human resource management including completion of performance and merit reviews, compensation recommendations, management of disciplinary issues, as well as maintaining high motivation and morale, including appropriate reward and recognition activities as appropriate
    • Provide effective feedback to team as needed to develop excellence; including appropriate reward and recognition activities as appropriate
    • Assist Manufacturing Manager in managing:
      • Manufacturing design and flow, as applicable
      • SAP integration project
      • Other integration projects
      • Quality and Compliance (NCR, Audit response, CAPA)
    • Willing to work day shift, night shift, and/or weekends plus extended hours
    • Ensure compliance to quality system regulations (21CFR820, ISO13485) for areas of responsibility and training for production operations; ensure compliance to in-process inspections as well as general procedures such as Work Station Practices and Controlled Environmental Area Procedures for personnel; routine quality system audits are to be performed
    • Manage manufacturing interruptions and quality and scrap events ensuring management awareness and request for adequate technical resources; Supervisor will participate in the initiation, creation, and execution of various process improvement evaluations, validations, and documentation necessary for implementation
    • Participation on the production planning in support of the manufacturing schedule
    • Availability of necessary tools, supplies, equipment, and materials to complete work assignments; this includes management of tools per approved procedures
  • Labeling
    • Create and print finish product labels
    • Verify finish good product labeling as completed according to product spec
    • Confirmation of unit labeling completion per customer requirements
    • Preparation of the finish good unit packaging and labeling
    • Ensure compliance to quality system requirements for areas of responsibility
    • Maintain records of applicable documentation
    • Complete all transactions for Work Order Creation, Goods Issued, Good Receipt as required in SAP
  • Other Duties
    • Participate in planning meetings as scheduled
    • Place purchase requisitions for required supplies to maintain stock levels as needed
    • Participate in systems upgrades, enhancements and implementations for supply and operations planning as required
    • Review, analyze and report on monthly transportation costs to ensure efficient use of transport lanes
    • Record and monitor all items with shelf-life daily and notify appropriate personnel when material is pending expiration
    • Prepare monthly reports for cycle count and pick-lists count for monthly highlights


  • BS in Science or Engineering or related field is helpful, however equivalent experience and training is applicable
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in manufacturing environment as a supervisor
  • Experience working in a highly regulated industry (e.g. Medical Device, Pharma, etc) is preferred
  • Knowledge of quality system regulations (21CFR820 and ISO13485) and detailed knowledge of Manufacturing and Quality Instructions and related documentation within the area of responsibility
  • Understanding of both basic QS requirements as well as higher level procedures (SOPs, etc) relating to general operations compliance is a plus but not required
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes, understanding of basic material characteristics, process cause/effect knowledge, engineering drawings and schematics, as well as basic use of instruments and measurement techniques, tolerances, and maintenance of engineering notebooks for technical issues relating to production
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • Ability to complete professional, high quality presentation, trending, research, and data compilation for communication with subordinates and management
  • Strong management skills in the areas of control, accountability, delegation, planning, basic understanding of finances, organizational development, prioritization, etc
  • Strong judgement skills, ability to manage potential risks, understanding of organizational priorities and how to communicate these to subordinates
  • Strong capability to implement systematic solutions to problems and performance objectives, Quality System requirements, human resource management issues, as well as a high degree of multi-tasking simultaneous priorities