Production Supervisor: Ion Operations
Posted on: June 23, 2022
Company DescriptionAt Intuitive, we are united behind our
mission: we believe that minimally invasive care is life-enhancing
care. Through ingenuity and intelligent technology, we expand the
potential of physicians to heal without constraints.
As a pioneer and market leader in robotic-assisted surgery, we
strive to foster an inclusive and diverse team, committed to making
a difference. For more than 25 years, we have worked with hospitals
and care teams around the world to help solve some of healthcare's
hardest challenges and advance what is possible.
Intuitive has been built by the efforts of great people from
diverse backgrounds. We believe great ideas can come from anywhere.
We strive to foster an inclusive culture built around diversity of
thought and mutual respect. We lead with inclusion and empower our
team members to do their best work as their most authentic
Passionate people who want to make a difference drive our culture.
Our team members are grounded in integrity, have a strong capacity
to learn, the energy to get things done, and bring diverse, real
world experiences to help us think in new ways. We actively invest
in our team members to support their long-term growth so they can
continue to advance our mission and achieve their highest
Join a team committed to taking big leaps forward for a global
community of healthcare professionals and their patients. Together,
let's advance the world of minimally invasive care. Job Description
Primary Function of Position: Achieve given team performance goals
for Production. The goals will include efficiency, FPY, hours
accuracy, scrap, time lost accuracy, DHR accuracy, and first pass
cycle count. Roles and Responsibilities:
- Ability to conduct root cause analysis with minimal
- Participate in lean initiatives and implements changes with
- Basic Knowledge of PDCA and other advanced lean tools.
Implementation of visual displays, 5s, TPM, Kanban, CI, and COMMWIP
with minimal guidance.
- Learn and become proficient in SAP (PL's, VR's, Routes, ECO
implementations), Agile (know how to generate ECO's and
Deviations). Review/approve ECOs to determine impact on
manufacturing, familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs
and MRP systems, ability to run existing data reporting tools.
- Basic Knowledge of Quality system, understand expectations of
the production cell for internal/external audits. Ensure compliance
within your area of responsibility.
- Participates in cross functional projects, executes on assigned
tasks. Coordination of tasks, delegation and prioritization with
some oversight. Planning of individual contributor work tasks,
basic understanding of project management tools and can create a
plan for a major task implementation with direction.
- Data mine, trend, analyze, and present appropriate
manufacturing metrics and escalate when appropriate. Report Quality
- Working ability to create and communicate effective goals with
some mentorship. Understands and communicates low level goals to
the team, working ability to communicate how those goals are driven
by the corporate level goals. Ability to identify strengths and
weaknesses, and with mentorship can leverage those for better team
performance. Recognizes outstanding performance.
- Ability to identify conflict and suggest appropriate escalation
with some mentorship. Learning to retroactively identify early
- Ability to identify leaders within the team; may need
mentorship to create a development plan. Can set effective goals
for individuals on the team.
- Minimal oversight required for problems or assignments of
reasonable difficulty. Makes decision in an efficient manner. (e.g.
Gets consensus, works through challenges. Understands the why and
priority behind projects and tasks to facilitate decision
- Considers risk mitigation in planning based on lessons learned
or from peers. Reviews previous similar projects and activities as
part of the decision making process.
- Advises peers and leads project teams, see opportunity for
improvement and execute changes by allocating tasks and work
activities. Prepares and provides well thought contributions to
meetings. Can present information effectively to a
cross-functional, management level audience. Qualifications
- Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree Manufacturing
Operations (or related fields), or two-four years of either
supervisory or engineering experience.
- Experience in the medical device industry is preferred,
specifically in the area of high volume instrument
- Working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing, DFT, and 6 Sigma.
- Proficient in the use of personal computers to perform daily
work. Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and MRP
systems. SAP and Agile experience preferred.
- Superb communication skills, including written and verbal
- The ideal candidate will have a strong desire for a fast-paced
and multi-focused work environment. Additional Information Due to
the nature of our business and the role, please note that Intuitive
and/or your customer(s) may require that you show current proof of
vaccination against certain diseases including COVID-19. Details
can vary by role. Intuitive is an Equal Employment Opportunity
Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all
qualified applicants and employees, and prohibit discrimination and
harassment of any type, without regard to race, sex, pregnancy,
sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age,
religion, protected veteran or disability status, genetic
information or any other status protected under federal, state, or
local applicable laws. We will consider for employment qualified
applicants with arrest and conviction records in accordance with
fair chance laws. Shift : Day Travel : None Travel
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