Manufacturing Supervisor

Posted 29 Dec 2022

Sheboygan Falls, Wisconsin - United States

Req Id 259805


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This role does not offer sponsorship for work authorization. External applicants must be eligible to work in the US. 

Your Role: 


The Manufacturing Supervisor at MilliporeSigma, will supervise personnel and resources in support of chemical manufacturing. The position involves developing a group’s knowledge and skills in order to improve performance, expand abilities and coordinate the group’s efforts in meeting department and company goals and objectives. The Manufacturing Supervisor will:


  • Assist in the selection process of candidates in a manner consistent with company policies
  • Ensure direct reports are trained for the tasks and procedures assigned and have access to proper equipment
  • Lead and motivate through positive reinforcement, encouragement, example, and communication of company values
  • Quickly resolve personnel conflicts and problems as they arise
  • Ensure skills and knowledge development occurs to allow employees to maximize performance in their current positions
  • Encourage/assist development toward individual career objectives or potential consistent with company needs
  • Provide guidance, additional training, and development opportunities
  • Ensure information is passed on to direct reports in a timely fashion
  • Evaluate employee performance and provide timely feedback
  • Communicate information to other groups or individuals to ensure company objectives are met
  • Encourage collaboration between subordinates and other groups
  • Organize the group’s efforts and oversee production processes
  • Schedule tasks and processes to meet department and company objectives
  • Ensure resources are available when needed, which may include production of more difficult products and/or scale up of processes
  • Pro-actively review “Safety Procedures”, MPR’s, MMP’s, MMF’s Operating Procedures, etc. for inconsistencies and errors and modify as appropriate in a timely manner
  • Identify, evaluate, and implement process improvements and expand group’s abilities through subordinates.
  • Identify, evaluate, implement PDSA’s, and support the company’s 5S system
  • Create/maintain positive pro-active approach toward quality compliance and safety
  • Ensure group maintains acceptable housekeeping to meet company standard
  • Report incidents, assist in investigating causes, and follow up with appropriate actions
  • Exemplary attendance and adherence to schedule


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or other Chemistry discipline


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Master’s Degree or higher in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, or Business Administration
  • 2+ years of supervisory experience
  • Experience leading, training and/or motivating people
  • 3+ years of manufacturing production or R&D experience
  • Project management and/or planning & scheduling experience
  • SAP experience
  • Strong leadership skills in order to motivate and coordinate employee activities, as well as deal with any disciplinary issues
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with all levels of the organization and across functional groups
  • Excellent problem-solving & analytical skills to analyze information and make decisions based on needs, priorities, changing business conditions and budgetary constraints
  • Attention to detail including quality control, cleaning, and upkeep & safety standards
  • Self-starter, ability to work independently
  • Fundamental understanding of quality systems and requirements (ISO standards, semiconductor practices, GMP, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of safety, environmental, regulatory, and equipment maintenance


Hours:  12 hour night shift (C shift), 6:00 PM - 6:30 AM - 2/2/3 schedule (M/T on, W/R off, F/S/S on, M/T off, W/R on, F/S/S off, repeat)

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