Manufacturing ShiftSupervisor


  • Gather and analyze Process data relating to Continuous Flow process
  • Utilize knowledge of process control for manufacturing decision-making
  • Directly supervise all shift personnel responsible for the manufacturing of products related to the Life Sciences businesses to ensure that daily production quantity and quality standards are met
  • Ensure daily that employees provide a concise and accurate documentation and communication of variances in process, procedures or production priority, along with corrective action taken
  • Ensure resource planning aligns with production/scheduling need
  • Play a key role in supporting continuous improvement efforts to achieve and sustain equipment availability and line performance goals.
  • Define and achieve quality performance that allows Oneonta to meet or exceed expectations and manufacturing goals and cost objectives
  • Hold teams to standard operating procedures, code of conduct, plant/company and safety rules, collective bargaining agreement
  • Engage the Union workforce through setting clear expectations and holding the team accountable
  • Drive continual process improvement utilizing Six Sigma Process
  • Achieve and maintain superior safety and housekeeping performance
  • Contribute to company s identified goals and objectives
  • Support new product implementations as required

Travel Requirements:

  • <10%, Occasional trips to Corning, NY or Tewksbury, MA.


  • Third shift position, Monday Friday, 11:00 pm 7:00 am, some flex time as required.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors degree in an Engineering discipline (Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical, Electrical, Ceramics/Plastics).
  • Minimum 1+ years supervisory or manufacturing experience.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent leadership skills, ability to work at all levels of the organization, continuously mentor, coach or teach.
  • Critical decision-making skills, lead to SOP, trouble shoot and act under pressure.
  • Ability to work towards root cause analysis and direct Engineering solutions.
  • Ability to understand and own multiple areas in the plant in order to prioritize and assign work and resources.
  • Ability to coordinate multiple tasks at once.
  • Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) Intermediate level

Desired Skills:

  • Basic Statistical knowledge.
  • Understanding of manufacturing systems/operations.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience.

Soft Skills:

  • Active Listener
  • Strong Social skills
  • Genuine desire to see others succeed
  • Creative / innovative problem solving.
  • Able to collaborate/communicate across organizational boundaries and integrate original solutions.
  • Results oriented and high commitment.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Military veterans encouraged to apply.

This position does not support immigration sponsorship.

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