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(Senior) Line Supervisor / Work Cell Leader - Device Assembly

SHL Medical

SHL Medical

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People & HR, Operations
Charleston, SC, USA
Posted on Monday, December 5, 2022
Full Time Charleston (South Carolina) US

(Senior) Line Supervisor / Work Cell Leader – Device Assembly

SHL Medical is the world-leading solution provider in the design, development, and manufacturing of advanced drug delivery systems with more than 5000 employees worldwide. Our customers include top pharmaceutical and biotech companies from around the globe that require innovative devices such as auto-injectors or pen injectors to effectively deliver their drugs. Headquartered in Switzerland since late 2018, with sites in Sweden, Taiwan, and the United States.

Job Overview

This role is embedded in the Operations group in North Charleston, South Carolina, within our Global Operations team.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure the safe & effective operation of an automated assembly line/work cell while maintaining a high level of focus on Quality.
  • Key accountabilities: Ensure the process and team performs per plan; confirm adherence to standards and procedures; solve problems
  • Execute the production plan by leading the operation, monitoring, and controlling of equipment, systems, and processes within the work cell / assembly line
  • Enforce all safety and environmental requirements in the performance of duties
  • Help facilitate a productive, engaging, and safe working environment
  • Setup next team for success
  • Coordinate Maintenance activities, scheduled by Maintenance Planning, supported by maintenance technicians
  • Lead team in Event Response/RCA with assistance from production engineer/technician and Production Manager
  • Schedule work cell resources, to include breaks, lunches, and other activities
  • Address any safety, quality, staffing or personnel issues and escalate to Production Manager if necessary
  • Monitor performance and the completion of training to assure the competency level of work cell team members. Ensure team members are trained to the standard
  • Responsible for cGMP documentation
  • Provide performance review input for work cell team members as required by Production Manager
  • Spend 20% – 50% of time operating as an operator at the work cell / assembly line
  • Other accountabilities as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • Associates Degree in relevant field or equivalent military training or industrial training which includes a thorough understanding of mechanical, electrical & control systems
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of relevant work experience, FDA regulated preferred
  • Qualified to perform operator & maintenance activities on work cell equipment
  • Demonstrates a systematic approach to problem solving & troubleshooting. Supports & actively participates in event response activities for the process. Documents problems & works to bring them rapidly to solution

Desired Qualifications

  • Knowledge / experience with the following systems: Compressed air/pneumatic controls, Electromechanical controls, Electrical/Mechanical assemblies and systems; instrumentation, robotics and optical sensors
  • Proven experience with automated records systems such as SAP, schematics, wiring diagrams & other technical documents
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience with planning & organizing, managing execution, checking results, & revising the work plan to meet daily work plan targets

Physical Demands

  • Ability to move equipment and/or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds within the facility using various body positions
  • Routinely operates and inspects manufacturing equipment using hands
  • Ability to be on feet for up to a 12-hour shift
  • Corrected vision to 20/30
  • Occasionally ascends/descends a ladder to service equipment; ability to work atop elevated positions
  • Occasionally works around odorous and/or hazardous materials. May be required to wear latex gloves
  • Occasionally positions self within confined spaces for inspection, repair and maintenance of equipment
  • Ability to work in loud noise environments with hearing protection
  • (Ability to attain clean room gowning certification and work with hazardous materials, including sanitants)
  • Frequent bending, stooping and prolonged working overhead
  • Ability to work the hours necessary to support a 24/7 continuous manufacturing operation

We Offer

  • Competitive compensation package
  • Modern working environment with state-of-the-art facilities and technologies
  • Challenging assignments in a fast growing and innovative industry
  • Position in a dynamic, international team of highly skilled professionals
  • Various opportunities for personal and professional development within a global organization

Interested in joining SHL Medical and in supporting us with your expertise and personality? Then we look forward to receiving your application including your CV, motivation letter, and all other relevant documents to our Talent Acquisition Department at RecruitUS@shl-group.com.

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