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Operations Supervisor, Finishing Department

Company: Orchid Orthopedics
Location: Vancouver
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

The Supervisor, Operations is responsible for providing direction to the team to ensure the day to day operations in the his/her assigned areas meet established KPIs. The supervisor will provide direction and managing employees engaged in shop-floor processes or operations. The supervisor will review production schedules, assign work, coordinate set-ups and ensure that materials are available to complete scheduled work.

The Supervisor, Operations reports directly to the Senior Manager, Operations for the Oregon Plant.

No Shift ($0) (United States of America)

Lead and develop team members following the One Orchid global talent management approach to select, manage, and develop our best team. Ensure the growth of our positive business culture through behaviors that align with our core values and leadership competencies.
Provides direction to employees directly engaged in shop-floor processes or operations. Ensures that the process/area maintains operations by managing employee performance and absences.
Supervises work activities and resourcing for manufacturing products in accordance with cost, quality, and quantity specifications under the guidance of the Manager of Operations.
Manages production budget to adhere to overtime, labor, and materials requirements
Utilizes knowledge of continuous improvement concepts to improve plant efficiency and productivity. Uses A3 process.
Recommends measures to improve production methods, worker performance, quality and delivery of product
Reports department metrics daily on Gemba walk; prepares report for daily Gemba; participates in Gemba walks.
Approves employee time cards daily and weekly, fixing any mistakes as needed.
Reviews, approves and communicates incoming employee time off requests in a timely manner.
Addresses employee issues; escalates or redirects them as needed
Administers annual employee reviews
Keeps the Manager, Operations promptly and fully informed of all problems or unusual matters of significance.
Coordinates and monitor work flow through the cell/department to ensure that established task times are met; escalate issues that need to be addressed by other departments
Develops and implement procedures and ensure they are being followed
Establishes or adjust work priorities to meet production schedules.
Runs daily (weekly) team lead meetings; run weekly update meetings with team.
Places work order for machine repairs; tracks progress and reports to leadership.
Moves work and creates production gaps as required for maintenance to be able to do repairs or PMs
Leads safety by complying with all safety procedures and promoting the health and welfare of all team members.
Lead quality and compliance by utilizing One Orchid global processes and complying with all Quality Management Systems (QMS) documentation requirements and establishing/supporting plan(s) to meet/exceed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Quality that support Safety, Compliance, Six Sigma Quality, On-Time Delivery (OTD) and financial objectives.
Ensure team members have the required knowledge and skills prior to performing job duties independently, including conducting, documenting and evaluating training effectiveness. Oversees the training of new employees on standard work instructions and policy/procedures.
Perform other duties as required or directed.


3+ Years of experience leading people (Required), 5+ Years of Experience in a Manufacturing Environment (Required), Cross-functional experience (Preferred), Exposure to integrated business planning (Sales & Operations Planning process), quality system deployment, and lean manufacturing in an industrial setting (Preferred)

Bachelor of Science (B.S) - Business, Manufacturing, Engineering, or Related Field, , ,

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Coaching (Working Experience), Communication (Extensive Experience), Decision Making and Critical Thinking (Working Experience), Flexibility & Adaptability (Working Experience), Lean Manufacturing (Working Experience), Manufacturing Process (Working Experience), Manufacturing Safety (Working Experience), Performance Management and Development (Working Experience), Team Management and Team Building (Working Experience)

Opportunity to work in a growing company
Ability to help people live a longer, more active life
Comprehensive benefit package
Ability to work in an organization that values: Integrity First: We do the right thing
Teamwork: We are one Orchid
Results: Our results matter


Required frequently to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
Occasionally moves heavy equipment, boxes, and other materials and tools.
Requires sitting for extended periods of time.
Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as determined for the position.
Able to work in a fast-paced, quality oriented environment

Candidates offered employment may be required to submit to a pre-employment background check and pre-employment drug-screening based on position requirements
Candidates must be able to provide proof of eligibility to work in the United States through eVerify

EOE, including disability/vets

Keywords: Orchid Orthopedics, Vancouver , Operations Supervisor, Finishing Department, Other , Vancouver, Washington

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