Supervisor - Textile Manufacturing - 2nd Shift

Date: Nov 19, 2021

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 51279 
Title: Supervisor - Textile Manufacturing - 2nd Shift 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Ave Maria, FL









Arthrex Manufacturing is hiring for a Supervisor for second shift to work in our Sutures department. This position will oversee, manage and provide direction to the Suture manufacturing department that will effectively and profitably meet or exceed the internal and /or external client’s expectations by providing superior quality products and service. The location for this position is Ave Maria, FL. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Perform training of manufacturing teams, test comprehension and evaluate training effectiveness
  • Monitors production plan meeting daily production schedules and reports status
  • Ensures that production goals are met consistently
  • Gives input for introduction of new products into the plant
  • Assures proper maintenance of equipment and tooling
  • Monitors employee performance through goal setting
  • Identifies and promptly tackles morale problems
  • Delegates responsibility and works with others to develop their capabilities
  • Maintains attendance records, overtime, work schedules and implements company policies.
  • Reviews, counsels, evaluates, disciplines, hires and discharges employees with the assistance of HR
  • Monitors and controls scrap
  • Recommends proper staffing levels based on production needs
  • Maintains currency with ISO/FDA and internal quality assurance policies


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required
  • Bachelor's degree in Operations Management, Business, or related field is preferred
  • 3 years of previous manufacturing/assembly leadership experience required
  • Experienced in Medical Device industry, in both manual assembly process but also automation manufacturing environment a plus
  • Experienced in suture assembly and processing techniques, including needle attaching, winding techniques and packaging highly preferred


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

  • Demonstrates process improvement skills
  • Self-motivated individual, with ability to take new products and establish supporting manufacturing documentation including SOP’s, standard work instructions
  • Well versed in Lean Manufacturing / Visual management techniques, promotes them and able to apply them to manufacturing processes to optimize process and ensure Quality is built in
  • Quality Focused, active contributor to addressing Quality issues in a timely manner and able to participate in Root Cause Analysis to ensure issues are dealt with effectively
  • Strong safety/environmental background, experienced in the safe handling and processing of routine chemicals a plus


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • Textiles/Sutures/Braiding experince preferred.
  • Proficiency with standard MS Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.


Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above. Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management. Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. To bend frequently and lift 50-70 lbs on a regular basis.


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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