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Production Lead

Company: West Pharmaceutical Services
Location: Scottsdale
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate - which all help contribute to a Healthier World.

At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients' lives each and every day - our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA-our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.

Job Summary:

In this role, you will be a selfdirected operator with good leadership skills and the ability to assist the Production Shift Supervisor in the daily scheduling, operation and evaluation of production staff assigned to their work group. You will need to coordinate and or assist in all materials, production, quality and documentation of raw materials and finished parts with Supervisors, Material Handlers, and Production Engineering. You also will need to assist the Supervisor in training, coaching and performance evaluation as well as assisting as needed in the Supervisor's absence.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist and directs the activities and resources of daily production assigned to the work group including; interviewing, work assignments, break scheduling and relief, and shipping and packing label generation.
  • Establishes team objectives and measurements for production, calculates and compares production results with daily production reports, and enter results in ERP system. Is the lead role going to be doing this or the supervisor?
  • Coordinates with other departments to ensure variety of production necessities such as; documentation, labeling, packaging, part quality, equipment control(s) are set and functioning correctly, and line purges are completed for changes in production and/or customer specifications.
  • Coordinates with the other Production Leads and Shift Supervisor on all production and personnel matters as needed to meet work objectives.
  • Maintains a clean, neat, and safe work environment. Identify and resolve potential safety hazards.
  • Lead continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste within the production environment.
  • Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.
  • Contributes to continuous process improvement efforts to reduce scrap, cycle times, improve efficiency, and eliminate waste.
  • Provides a "Customer Service" attitude when interacting with internal and external customers while accomplishing work, production, and achieving quality standards.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly and safe workstation and environment at all times.
  • Conforms with and abides by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and safety rules.
  • Exhibits regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.

Performs other duties as assigned based on business needs.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Education or Equivalent Experience: High School or equivalent
  • Experience: 0-3 years of experience in manufacturing.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience in plastics injection molding as a competent operator/inspector.
  • Experience supervising others.

Travel Requirements:

  • N/A

Physical & Mental Requirements:

  • Medical Device manufacturing requires strict adherence to standards. Working environment is a manufacturing facility, which houses plastic injection molding machines. Must tolerate fumes and particulate generated from various plastics. Work areas are equipped with adequate lighting, cooling/heating and equipment that are in a good working condition. Must work constructively in an environment that may be stressful due to competing resources while at all times maintaining company confidentiality.
  • Office or manufacturing environment, depending on position's location

West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to kimberley.eby@westpharma.com. Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

Keywords: West Pharmaceutical Services, Scottsdale , Production Lead, Other , Scottsdale, Arizona

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