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Medtronic Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift in Boulder, Colorado

Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift


Boulder, Colorado, United States

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Post Date:

Mar 30, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

In Surgical Innovations, we advance minimally invasive surgery to improve outcomes for patients and providers around the globe. From concept to commercialization, we bring meaningful innovation to our robust and growing portfolio of surgical devices and technologies. Through wise investments, thoughtful planning, and world-class partnerships, we help patients get the care​ they ​n​eed from diagnosis to treatment when they need it.

A Day in the Life

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

Responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.

Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.

Plans and administers procedures and budgets.

Makes budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.

Selects and develops personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function.

Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.

PEOPLE MANAGEMENT FUNCTIONAL CAREER STREAM: Management and supervisory professionals with one or more employees who are focused on tactical, operational and some strategic activities within a specified area. Levels within the management career stream typically have six or more direct reports. The majority of time is spent overseeing their area of responsibility, managing performance, developing talent, engagement and inclusion, communicating business and operational developments, planning, prioritizing and / or directing the responsibilities of direct reports. Goal achievement is typically accomplished through performance of direct and / or indirect reports. A key responsibility of roles in this career stream is managing people. which includes: accountability for mentoring, developing and coaching staff on meeting/exceeding performance expectations and defined objectives, providing leadership to staff ensuring the prioritization of strategic and department level initiatives to include defining performance goals and targets, conducting performance reviews, and staff 1:1s to guide performance management and employee development efforts and manage toward departmental goals



Autonomy: Supervises team members providing tactical and/or technical supervision.

Spends a portion of time performing individual tasks.

Receives assignments in task-oriented terms and delivers results according to established procedures.

Organizational Impact: Plans operational objectives for a team of support personnel, typically within (1) department.

Decisions impact team schedules or the allocation of time or material resources.

Typically does not have budget or PL accountability, but may manage day-to-day elements of the budget (eg, overtime for staff).

Innovation and Complexity: Adjusts or recommends enhancements in systems and day-to-day department processes.

Problems and issues faced are generally defined and may require understanding of broader sets of issues.

Communication and Influence: Communicates with internal and external customers and vendors.

Shares and exchanges relevant information to reach solutions.

Typically presenting information and exchanging information.

Leadership and Talent Management: Supervises a team consisting of employees in the Support career stream only, such as production, technician, or clerical individual contributors A first level supervisor.

Provides day-to-day work direction for team, focused on maintaining steady workflow, resource allocation and productivity .

Provides primary input to hiring, firing, promotion, performance and rewards decisions for direct reports.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant experience

Nice to Have

Strong lean and continuous improvement methodology; Green Belt, Six Sigma

Successfully navigating new product launch activities within the manufacturing environment

Familiarity with operating in a heavily regulated environment (FDA, ISO.)

Strong employee engagement practices

Prefer Technical Degree

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services 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 want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

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. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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.