Supervisor - Textile Manufacturing - SC

Date: Nov 18, 2022

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 56658 
Title: Supervisor - Textile Manufacturing - SC 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 

 

 

 

 

Arthrex Manufacturing is hiring for a Supervisor for dayshift 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 Pendleton, SC. 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 or 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.
  • Experience with standard MS Office desktop applications (Word, Excel, Outlook) is required.

 

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.


Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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