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    Senior Manufacturing Supervisor

    Area Medical device

    Who are we:

    Mentor Medical Systems

    Mentor Medical systems is specialist in manufacturing breast implants for the global market. Within operations the implants are produced from raw materials to end product including sterilization and packaging.

    Mentor Leiden serves all global markets except the US market, which is delivered from the Mentor Texas facility.

    Job Description

    The Sr Supervisor is as people leader end to end responsible for the operation process and works to meet production goals. Manage production supervisor in establishing personnel schedules and product lines based on business needs. Provides input to production flow and identifies potential manufacturing issues and solutions. Is responsible for meeting safety, quality and service standards. Compiles and submits data for production and operating reports.

    Schedules and/or trains staff in the areas of safety and quality when required. Reviews work to ensure compliance with the standards. Recommends changes to standard operational and working practices. Monitors employees and observes to ensure understanding and compliance. Provides input to operational budget. Manages costs to improve business' financial results.

    Is a connection within the business with all supporting departments.

    Duties & Responibilities:

    Senior Supervisor is responsible for:

    • Supporting the introduction of New Products/Equipment.
    • Leads a Shift Team as part of the End to End production for which he / she is responsible for
    • assigning supervisors;
    • keeping the data relating to the team up to date and determined as part of the annual budget cycle if the team needs adjustment, including supplying this data for the Five Year plan;
    • timely identification of the need for additional Asset(s).
    • Ensures a safe environment and ensuring that subordinates follow all Company guidelines related to Health, Safety and Environmental practices and that all resources needed to do so are available and in good condition, if applicable
    • Follows the CREDO and stimulates empowerment
    • Responsible for communicating business related issues or opportunities to next management level.
    • Performs other duties assigned as needed
    • Responsible for keeping all documentation that is necessary for the execution of the process up-to-date
      Performs Periodic Review on his / her team.
    • Reviews and approves deviations.
    • Responsible to provide information in relation to NC’s, CAPA’s, Incidents or comments. Can use the related system(s)
    • Supports CAPA’s and can be part of an investigation group.
      Supports Operations in his / her area of expertise where it is expected that he / she can solve the most common problems independently.
    • Acts as an SME for processes for which he / she is responsible.
    • Identifies improvement options for the processes and equipment. These are weighted and well-founded advice for implementation.
    • Supports improvement processes
    • Handles Change management of changes which effects employees.
    • Be the representative of the department in multidisciplinary and global projects.
    • Performs process confirmation checks as required incl TWI checks


    Level of education

    • Minimum Educational level: HBO


    • Minimum 8 years of working experience.


    • Fulfilled the training to obtain full VCA certification
    • Verbal and written communication skills in English and Dutch,
      business/financial acumen,
    • six sigma and process excellence tools/methodologies,
    • presentation skills,
    • people leadership, talent development
    • Computer skills in relation to usage to automation software such as Excel, Windows, ERP software
    • Analytical skills, interpretation of facts, observations and signals to avoid roadblocks
    • Diversity & Inclusion: Optimal use of the different talents, knowledge and skills
    • Strategic thinking: create targets and development plans to meet business needs
    • Has detailed knowledge of the manufacturing Process, end to end.
    • Can collect and analyze the available data sources to arrive at decision making that is data driven.
    • Familiar with the cGMP requirements insofar as these relate to his / her work.
    • Is responsible for being trained at all times in the applicable procedures.
    • Familiar with the EHS & S requirements insofar as these relate to his / her work. The Sr. Manufacturing Supervisor is responsible for being trained at all times in the applicable procedures.


    The Sr Supervisor is showing the following behaviors:

    • Innovative
    • Need for priority
    • Quality driven
    • Is building on proper communication and relationships
    • Drives continuous improvements
    • Flexibility
    • Results driven
    • Capable of decision making
    • Looking for solutions

    Employment Type


    Job Function

    • Management within Manufacturing

    Primary Location
    Netherlands-South Holland-Leiden-
    Mentor Medical Systems, B.V. (8808)
    Job Function
    Requisition ID
    Open Positions from Johnson & Johnson Family of Companies
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