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Job Type: Full-Time
Category: Operations
Location: Plano, TX, United States
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Inogen Job Title: Operations Supervisor II
Position Description:
The Supervisor is responsible for the manufacture of INOGEN products, including direct management of 10+ operations associates and leads in a safe manufacturing environment. Also responsible for the implementation of lean/visual manufacturing techniques to maximize flow and minimize cost. Excellent communication and coordination with Project Management, Engineering, Production Planning, and Inventory are required to assure that INOGENs overall project goals are achieved. The position includes all other duties as assigned.
  • Direct supervision of assembly department(s) both mechanical and electrical, including manufacturing leads, hourly team members, and temporary/contingent workers.
  • Design work cells/lines for optimal flow based on stated takt times.
  • Assist in the overall coordination with Project Management, Design Engineering, Procurement and Production Planning to ensure timely delivery of finished components and solutions to INOGENs customers.
  • Open communication and collaboration with Project Managers, Design Engineering, Production Planning, Procurement, Inventory, Controls & Software Engineering, and Finance are required to ensure that INOGENs overall program and financial goals are achieved.
  • Lead with acontinuous improvement mindsetto improve workflow efficiency, product quality, team member effectiveness, and timeliness of production schedule.
  • Active participation and leadership in the continued development of an effective safety program, lean manufacturing, and direct reports growth training opportunities to maximize team member safety and minimize INOGEN liability and risk.
  • Conduct administrative tasks including timecard hours verification, PTO approval, scheduling workflow, employee counseling and corrective actions, quarterly reviews, manufacturing operations KPI metric reporting as designated by senior mgmt.
  • Maintain the 5S program to ensure efficiency.
  • Calculate metrics daily, weekly, and monthly and present to management and team members.
  • Track inventory accuracy for area responsible and root cause variances.
  • Will be able to mentor and train junior staff members.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent listening, written, and oral communication skills
  • Evidence and examples of where you have led by example, and with openness and optimism.
  • Evidence of root cause problem solving and making data based decisions.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Quick learner, ability to pick up and create procedures and processes quickly.
  • Evidence of being a self-sufficient leader\
  • Evidence of leading and completing complex, cross functional projects.
Position Qualifications:
Level 1
  • Bachelors or Associates with relevant years of experience preferred.
  • 1-2 years in a lead or supervisory role in a manufacturing or engineering environment required.
  • Knowledge and ability to speak on lean manufacturing methodologies required.
  • Previous Quality Assurance and ISO program experience required.
  • Direct supervision of a team size of 10+ required.
  • Evidence of operating an ERP/CMMS system required.
Level 2
  • In addition to Level 1 qualifications, Level 2 requirements include:
  • Bachelors degree preferred.
  • Evidence of increasing responsibility in Engineering and/or Manufacturing roles required.
  • 3+ years in a people leader role in a manufacturing or engineering environment required.
  • Experience in management of job, batch and volume production environments manufacturing complex mechanical, electrical, electronic, or robotic assemblies required.
  • Direct experience in lean/visual manufacturing operations and workflow optimization required.
  • Ability to read engineered drawings, prints, diagrams, and schematics required.
  • Experience in developing and working with mfg. standards, including document and revision control required.
Level 3
  • In addition to Level 2 qualifications, Level 3 requirements include:
  • 5+ years in a people leader role in a manufacturing or engineering environment required.
  • Ability to fill in as a proxy to direct manager preferred.
  • Ability to lead cross functional continuous improvement events preferred.