Manufacturing Supervisor - Wayne, NJ in Wayne, NJ at Getinge

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Wayne, NJ
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Job Description

Together we can make a difference

At Getinge we are dedicated and passionate about helping our customers save lives and ensure excellent care. We provide innovations for operating rooms, intensive-care units, sterilization departments and for life science companies and institutions. Our portfolio combines well-known product brands such as Maquet, Pulsion, Atrium, Lancer and Datascope – just to name a few.

A career at Getinge will provide career opportunities that both inspire and challenge. Here, you can make a difference every day.

Job Functions:

  • Implements departmental plans and regularly updates senior Management.
  • Plans and maintains department resources: people, equipment, and materials to ensure on-time attainment of production schedules, at the best cost, and highest quality.
  • Insures adequate staffing and capacity is in place to achieve production schedules and to address priorities.
  • Insures department meets all Quality Policy requirements.  Takes corrective or preventative actions when necessary  to avoid or resolve production issues.  Is proactive in identifying and implementing quality improvements.
  • Responsible for salary administration, conducting performance appraisals and development plans for direct reports.  Coaches and counsels members of team to improve results.
  • Responsible for positive employee relations.  Acts as a liaison between employees and management and is responsive to all employee concerns in an efficient and prompt manner. Identifies ways to improve the process through employee involvement.
  • Responsible for training personnel in department procedures and work instructions.
  • Sets goals with team, monitors key metrics, and identifies opportunities for improvement.
  • Assist and provide technical support on project teams to improve production quality, pursue new ideas, launch new products, etc.
  • Participates in/lead process improvement projects
  • This is not an inclusive list of job responsibilities

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • A minimum of 2 years supervising or directing work of others is required. Prior experience working in a pharmaceutical or medical device company is highly desirable.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and organizational skills are required.
  • Demonstrated decision making and problem solving skills are required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products or equivalent software application is preferred.   SAP experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and 5S principles are preferred

Experience and Education Requirements:

  • 4 Year technical or business degree is preferred.  Equivalent experience will be considered




We look forward to receiving your application. If you share our passion and believe that saving lives is the greatest job in the world, then we look forward to receiving your application. We hope you will join us on our journey to become the world’s most desired medtech company.