Value Stream Supervisor in Carlsbad, California at Radiometer

Date Posted: 7/10/2019

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Job ID: AME000176

About Us

At Radiometer, our mission is to help caregivers make diagnostic decisions that save lives. To provide caregivers the insight and confidence that help them arrive at the right diagnostic decisions – decisions that in the end help save lives.
On a yearly basis millions of lives are touched by the information our solutions provide and that’s a fact, we take very seriously; the more critical the setting, the greater the requirements are and that’s why we’ve made it our vision to improve global healthcare with reliable, fast and easy patient diagnoses.
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Our people
At Radiometer, we acknowledge that the information our products provide is often the difference between life and death; an acknowledgement that drives and unites us as a company. From biotech and software specialists to financial controllers and engineers, all 3200 colleagues are committed and dedicated to help realize life’s potential.

If you aspire to be part of a purpose, performance and values driven organization whose mission and vision guide every action, we are eager to hear from you.


Lead the achievement of daily, monthly, and yearly operational objectives for defined areas of responsibility within a Value Stream in the SenDx’s Carlsbad, CA site. This position will have direct responsibility for the production operations on all three shifts, within a fast paced, high growth environment.  This position is responsible for daily results in-line with established yearly improvement goals in the critical KPI areas of Safety, Quality (internal & external), Delivery, Inventory Accuracy, and Productivity for the Value Stream(s) of responsibility.


  • Achieves yearly Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Productivity targets through effective and efficient Daily Management execution leadership.
  • Effective and efficient Problem Solving using the formalized Danaher Problem Solving Process.
  • Builds a Winning Team.  Performs supervisory activities including recruitment and selection, training and development, coaching and administering performance and compensation review process for direct reports.  Also makes recommendations for direct labor staffing requirements in accordance with capacity models for current and future KPI success.
  • Promotes and leads the utilization of DBS tools & lean concepts to improve manufacturability, productivity, yields, cost, process variation and customer quality.  Prioritize focus on reducing process variation, establishing and ensuring adherence to Stand Work and Work Instructions.
  • Supports overtime reduction/management goals by working closely with the VS Leads on OT reduction plans
  • Develops and implements manufacturing procedures and methods to ensure compliance with FDA, GMP, ISO, Canadian Medical Regulations, and QA/QC medical, state and local regulatory agencies.
  • Takes the lead in developing well-functioning cross-departmental relationships for the achievement of the business’s prioritized objectives.
  • Drives the year-over-year improvement in employee engagement survey results within areas of responsibility.  Ensure proper communication for full-company alignment.
  • Administers company policies and procedures knowledgeably, including but not limited to the attendance and “time clocking” policies.  Ensures timely, consistent, and accurate tracking of Attendance Policy “points” and adherence to Attendance Policy disciplinary procedures.
  • Leads the performance management and merit planning & execution process for employees of responsibility.
  • Within areas of responsibility, direct/lead the maintenance of a safe and healthy working environment by eliminating hazards, training employees, and promoting safety awareness.  Continually upgrade, direct, comply with, and enforce Company safety programs and policies.
  • Supports implementation of Operations Strategy deployment.
  • Responsible for cross-training plan development, execution, communication, and matrix updating.
  • Manages the new-hire on-boarding process.
  • Supports VS Leads in Cycle Count discrepancy root cause investigation and countermeasure development.
  • Job duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to those listed.

Job Requirements


  • Associates degree or equivalent experience required, bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Prior “front line” manufacturing production supervision experience, required.
  • Prior experience being the owner of S.M.A.R.T. performance metrics requiring plan development and plan execution, required.
  • Prior effective visual daily management and demonstrated process improvement experience, required.
  • Prior experience with utilizing lean methodology and tools to improve operations and / or overall business processes, highly preferred.
  • Demonstrated success in building winning teams through Topgrading, development/coaching, organization planning, etc., highly preferred.  Ability to set and hold others to high performance expectations, required.

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 applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 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 #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 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.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.