Supervisor - Manufacturing - Component - Weekends

Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 55397 
Title: Supervisor - Manufacturing - Component - Weekends 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education. Arthrex is actively searching for a Weekend Shift Supervisor in our Component Manufacture group. The Weekend Shift is every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 6am-6pm. The successful candidate will show strong leadership skills and high mechanical aptitude in a machining background. Seven (7) plus years of manufacturing experience is required with three (3) or more years of those years being in a leadership capacity. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Main Objective:

To oversee, manage and provide direction to the 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.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Recommends proper staffing levels based on production needs for area of responsibility
  • Monitors production plan by consistently meeting daily production schedules and reports status
  • Gives input for introduction of new products and processes into the plant
  • Ensures operator rotation program is functional
  • Recognizes and addresses process problems regularly
  • Assures proper maintenance of equipment and tooling
  • Monitors employee performance through goal setting
  • Perform attendance and time clock management
  • Ensures proper communication between shifts and crews covering production status, backorders, quality, safety and other production issues. Including communication to managers and fellow supervisors.
  • Ensures daily housekeeping and organization standards are followed
  • Reviews, counsels, evaluates, disciplines, hires and discharges employees with the assistance of HR
  • Comply with LEAN initiatives and create culture of accountability in a LEAN environment
  • Provides employees with development/training opportunities.
  • executes corrective actions to reduce/eliminate scrap
  • Performs Safety training for direct reports.  Monitor areas for potential hazards.
  • Ensures compliance by all employees to policies and procedures 
  • Stays current with ISO/FDA and internal quality assurance policies


Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • 7 years of manufacturing experience required, preferably in a machining environment. Including 3 years of leadership experience required within a machining environment, five or more preferred.
  • Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment is desirable
  • Experience in medical devices or another highly regulated industry is preferred
  • Proficiency with standard MS Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required


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

  • Demonstrated process improvement skills
  • The ability to prioritize, work in a fast-paced environment, handle multiple tasks, and work under time constraints
  • Able to communicate effectively, in both written and verbal formats, using spoken and written English
  • Must have leadership skills and be able to effectively supervise and motivate team members
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, and / or schedule form


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Lathes preferably Swiss, Milling Machines and Wire EDM’s


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 


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 to 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 30 pounds. 


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.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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