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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 9:40 AM

Job Description SummaryManage department operations and personnel including Coaches, Engineering, and support personnel. Ensure the ultimate objective of 100% up-time and zero product defects at optimum cost. Drive implementation of plant goals in operations and meet cost improvment plans.

Job Description

1. Provide safe working environment to prevent employees from injury. Ensure on-going safety and GMP training occurs at all levels of the organization. Ensure accident investigation procedures are followed and re-enforce safety audits. Institute policies to minimize environmental waste.

2. Manage all production activities to ensure the production schedule is met.

3. Plan and establish the yearly department budget for all activities and controls within the department. Work with the Platform Teams to develop forecasts and develop responses to changes in budgeted volumes and dollars to ensure goals are met and variances are justified.

4. Manage all production activities to ensure established quality specifications are met.

5. Manage or coordinate the engineering functions to ensure reliability and up-time of equipment is at a maximum.

6. Manage production activities to ensure scrap loss standards are met, while striving to reduce them to zero.

7. Directly supervise Coaches, Area Engineers, and Maintenance Associates according to the organizational structure.

8. Interpret and administer company policies as necessary.

9. Provide department training programs for the production employees.

10. Provide growth and development opportunities for employees by providing calibrated performance reviews, training, coaching, and succession planning.

11. Ensure equipment capacity and human resource needs are planned and carried out in order to meet the production volume requirements.

12. Support World Wide Manufacturing personnel to ensure smooth implementation of all new products, processes and equipment changes, as well as, transfers to other BD locations.

13. Review and approve applicable new and revised task documents and specifications.

14. Collaborate with the Sustaining Engineering and Quality Assurance departments to improve quality and reduce costs.

15. Participate and lead improvement teams as necessary.

16. Manage department ESC and participate as a member of the plant ESC.

17. Comply with all local, state, federal, and BD safety regulations, policies, and procedures including RCRA Hazardous Waste regulations.

18. Comply with all local BD quality policies, procedures, and practices through consistent application of sound quality assurance principles.

19. Other duties as assigned.

Drive for Results

* Can be counted on to achieve goals successfully

* Is constantly and consistently a performer who adds value

* Steadfastly pushes self and others for results

Action Oriented

* Demonstrates willingness and commitment to work hard

* Not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning

* Seizes more opportunities than others

* Takes decisive action when needed

Customer Focus

* Is dedicated to establishing and meeting the needs and expectations of internal and external customers

* Gets first hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services

* Establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect


* Listens effectively (actively listens)

* Constructively responds to points of view expressed by others

* Gives others the benefit of the doubt

* Provides support to those who need it

* Recognizes the interests and achievements of others

Continuous and Versatile Learning

* Quickly learns new skills and knowledge

* A relentless learner who utilizes diverse methods and opportunities to learn

* Analyzes both successes and failures for clues to improvement; learns from feedback/coaching

* Teaches others in order to support their continuous learning and to enhance own understanding

Process Effectiveness

* Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done

* Knows how to organize people and activities

* Understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow

* Knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can't

* Can simplify complex processes; get more out of fewer resources

Managing, Leading, and Developing People

* Clearly assigns and delegates responsibility for tasks and decisions to individuals

* Conducts effective performance discussions; plans and writes quality performance appraisals

* Ensures associates create compelling development plans and assists in executing them

* Plans and suggests effective development activities related to current and future jobs

* Coaches situationally, depending on associate's tenure, depth of capability and developmental needs

* Possesses an awareness of and plans accordingly for mission critical vacancies for high potential and solid growth potential associates requiring new developmental assignments in next 12-18 months

Organizational Agility

* Knowledgeable about how organizations work

* Knows how to get things done both through formal channels and the informal network

* Understands the origin and reasoning behind key policies, practices, and procedures

* Understands the cultures of organizations

Leadership Courage

* Doesn't hold back anything that needs to be said

* Quickly and directly faces up to people problems, in any situation or with any person (not only with direct reports)

* Is not afraid to take negative action when necessary and appropriate


Primary Work LocationUSA UT - Sandy

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