Operations Supervisor

Posted 09 Feb 2024

Santa Clara, California - United States

Req Id 271853


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.  


Everything we do in EMD Electronics is to help us deliver on our purpose of being the company behind the companies, advancing digital living. We are dedicated to being the trusted supplier of high-tech materials, services and specialty chemicals for the electronics, automotive and cosmetics industries. We foster a global collaborative organization made up of individuals who have the passion to win, obsess about the customer, are relentlessly curious and act with urgency. Together, we push the boundaries of science to make more possible for our customers.


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

Your Role:

EMD Electronics is seeking an Operations Supervisor for its MEGASYS® team at Santa Clara, CA. The Supervisor will lead all aspects of technicians working on systems that maintain supply of chemicals to a semiconductor manufacturing environment that makes the chips used in electronic devices such as Smart Phones, LED's, and Flat Screen TV's. This is a meaningful, hands-on, exciting job opportunity for people who want to join a growing business!

This role is responsible for coordinating and supporting total gas and chemical management project, operations scheduling, execution, and completion activities and is a key customer interface for all operations, along with project-related and special requests:


  • Drives safety-first culture with constant safety messages, communications, and team interaction to meet ZERO targets in safety and quality performance. Supervise BSP safety processes/requirements for shifts and assigned employees (spot checks)
  • Drives a continuous improvement culture of making operational changes based on site needs and critical metrics. Responsible for implementing change across shifts; inspires change notification and compliance of changes across shifts
  • Works with other department interactions. Provides backup vacation relief in the absence of peers
  • Shift change responsibility reinforcement; ensures flawless handoff from shift-to-shift ensuring accurate communication on customer expectations and project deadlines
  • Main customer contact for all Operations and project activities. Drives accurate completion of all sustaining activities, maintaining ZERO gas or chemical interruptions
  • Communicates customer activity, such as reporting on delayed service requests, equipment reset status, and action item list completion
  • Trains and certifies technicians to attain the level of proficiency required to perform service in each of the skill areas according to the scope of work
  • Completes preventative and corrective maintenance and takes ownership of non-conforming events database (MAXIMO). Maintains online systems to address operational concerns in a timely manner reducing the amount of downtime
  • Performs 8D investigations with the use of the 8D problem-solving format. Conducts root cause investigations, develops and closes action items
  • Monitors and reports on any equipment or service excursion and performs appropriate escalation to customer
  • Maintains online shift schedule, supervises all attendance and performance-related issues, and delivers employee feedback as recommended or required


Who You Are:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • 3+ years of demonstrated supervisory experience in fast-paced gas/chemical manufacturing or semiconductor field
  • 2+ years’ experience in MAXIMO or other maintenance database systems


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an Engineering discipline
  • Knowledge of gas and chemical systems and SEMI construction standards
  • Proficient in MS applications such as SharePoint, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Adobe Acrobat



Pay Range for this position - $49,500 - $148,900


Our ranges incorporate all levels and career types available within this specific role, and are derived from relevant industry market data.  Should we decide to make an offer, we will consider several factors, including but not limited to your location, skills, experience, career level, and other job-related factors.  This role may offer the following benefits: medical, vision, and dental insurance; life insurance; disability insurance; a 401(k) matching program; paid time off; and paid holidays; among other employee benefits. This role may also be eligible for short-term or long-term incentive compensation, including, but not limited to, cash bonuses.


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

If you would like to know more about what diversity, equity, and inclusion means to us, please visit https://www.emdgroup.com/en/company/press-positions.html

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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.

We are committed to an equitable hiring process for candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds. As part of this commitment, applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodations. Please contact USLeavesandAccommodations@milliporesigma.com, if a reasonable accommodation is needed or if you otherwise need assistance to participate in the hiring process.

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