Manufacturing Supervisor - 12 HR Nights AST

Medtronic Inc.
North Haven
Mar 06, 2018
Apr 03, 2018
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Careers that Change Lives

Your dedication to quality is important to our customers and, most importantly, to their patients. As an important member of Manufacturing team, you will be a key operations representative within the North Haven, CT site and supporting the Advanced Surgical Technologies (AST) Focus Factory. You will be responsible for completing tasks which support the day to day operations and strategic projects to the business.

Do meaningful work, make a difference, and improve lives ? starting with your own.

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

A Day in the Life

You will manage the coordination of departmental functions to ensure business unit realization of safety, quality, service, and financial objectives. This includes leading hourly associates while working closely with others through mutually supportive contributions and effective interactions.

* Work closely with all members of the business unit to ensure that business unit objectives are exceeded. This includes working with the business unit leadership team in setting priorities and properly deploying resources.

* Demonstrate a clear understanding of regulatory requirements and of GMP standards through compliance of the Divisional Quality policy.

* Develop cooperation and teamwork while leading a diverse group of people, working towards solutions which balance business, customer, and associate needs. This includes an ability to work with others easily, establishing a climate of trust, confidence, and mutual respect.

* Demonstrate concern for meeting internal and external customers' needs in a manner that provides customer satisfaction through the effective use of resources.

* Strive to improve the skills of associates by providing clear performance expectations, specific feedback on behaviors, effective coaching and mentoring, identifying and providing developmental opportunities, and accurate, timely performance appraisals.

* Demonstrate a commitment to Operational Excellence through fostering and promoting an environment of continuous improvement.

* Use appropriate interpersonal styles and methods to gain agreement or acceptance of the DuPont STOP Safety principles.

* Work closely with senior management and Human Resources in applying organizational policy, guidelines and procedures correctly and timely.

* Develop and maintain knowledge of products, equipment, processes, regulatory requirements, and safety regulations.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelor's Degree plus 2 plus years of years applicable supervisory or leadership experience

Strong communication, project management, and leadership skills

Solid organizational, functional coordination and presentation skills

Nice to Have

Lean Manufacturing concepts and principles a plus

Bi-lingual a plus


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position. SDL2017