Manufacturing Supervisor in Yorba Linda, California at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 3/10/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB001825

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications. Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


Responsible for the safety, quality, and delivery for a defined production area. Creating a winning team which will continuously strive for improvements driving customer satisfaction and improving costs.   
  • Accountable for quality, safety, delivery, inventory and productivity of their team over 24-hour period, and for leading daily management to assure KPIs are met and countermeasures are taken.
  • Create a high performing team by:
  • Hiring talented individuals
  • Using the strengths of each individual,
  • Developing the skill level of associates on the team through continuous performance feedback.
  • Developing growth and training plans for each team member that benefit the individual and the business.
  • Share resources with other Teams for the benefit of the plant.  Support rotation of associates to/from other Teams.  Make decisions consistent with the objectives of the plant.
  • Have a clear understanding of targets, actual performance, and the gap between them.  Establish countermeasures that will close the gaps.
  • Quickly address associate safety concerns, product quality issues (including customer complaint investigations), and regulatory compliance concerns (using the CAPA system).
  • Coordinate work with cross functional resources; specifically, Quality, Maintenance, Process Engineering to achieve agreed results.
  • Communicate with Production Planning to assure production priorities are clearly understood and accomplished.   
  • Create, sustain and optimize Standard Work.  Record Standard Work in SOPs as needed. 
  • Use DBS tools, including PSP, Daily Management, Standard Work, and Transactional Process Improvements.  Participate in, or lead kaizen events to initiate improvements in the work team.

Job Requirements


Critical Knowledge and Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree required; engineering, supply chain, or related field is preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience working in a team environment in a manufacturing facility required.
  • 2+ years’ experience leading people and/or projects in a manufacturing environment required; regulated industry experience preferred.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing principles required.

Qualified Candidates will possess: 
  • Proven history of working with operational excellence.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to motivate people to attain excellent results.
  • Knowledge of a regulated manufacturing environment ("Good Manufacturing Practices").
  • Ability to interpret and analyze data from Key Performance Indicators and formulate action plans to effectively close performance gaps.

Nobel Biocare is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and industrial solutions. Our globally diverse team of 59,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #144 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 2,000% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.