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Supervisor, Production (2nd Shift) (R475499)

Manufacturing and Production

Production Supervisor



Mahwah, New Jersey, United States

Why manufacturing at Stryker?

We are proud to be named one the #1Best Workplace in Manufacturing and Production in the United States by Fortune Magazine since 2017!

Are you interested in getting hands-on experience with products that are making an impact on people’s lives? As a member of our manufacturing team, that is exactly what you will do! At Stryker, you will join a team of amazing people who treat each other like family, while working with products that are improving and saving people’s lives.

Need another reason to apply? Here are 5 reasons to join our manufacturing team:

Our benefits include bonuses; commissions; healthcare; insurance benefits; retirement programs; stock based plans; paid time off plans; family and parenting leaves; tuition reimbursement; wellness programs; onsite fitness centers and cafeterias; discount purchase programs; and service and performance awards – not to mention various social and recreational activities.

Who we want-

  • Managers who drive performance. People who implement process improvements and leverage the talent of their team to consistently increase performance and productivity.

  • Metrics-oriented managers. People who are always tracking important business metrics to ensure projects meet expectations and budget.

  • Talent developers. Growth-oriented managers who recruit and hire top-performing talent and prioritize the development of their team members.

What you will do-

The supervisor is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of a production team. The supervisor will carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with Stryker policies and applicable law. Responsibilities include planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrate a primary commitment to patient safety, product quality and compliance with the Stryker, Quality Manual and its governing regulations.

  • Lead a production team to achieve plant and business objectives by creating a self-directed team environment.

  • Modify daily schedule according to needs.

  • Work with customers and third party vendor to ship and receive packages.

  • Manage overtime levels and monitor controllable expenses to meet budget goals.

  • Manage staffing levels through visual staffing plan tools. Ensure 100% compliance to on-time training. Develop positional rotation to support continuous improvement and operator development.

  • Evaluate employee performance, conduct performance appraisals and provide feedback to employees. Recommend promotions, transfers and recognition. Proactively address employee relations issues. Manage performance and carry out actions and respective follow-up.

  • Verify and approve attendance reports and manage transfer of hours. Manage employee relations per Stryker policies including but not limited to: FMLA, Code of Conduct, Attendance and the Employee Information Guide (EIG).

What you need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • 4 + years of relevant work experience required.

  • Prior leadership experience is required.

  • Prior manufacturing experience- highly preferred.

  • Lean Six Sigma certification- highly preferred.

** This position will work 2nd shift: 3:30pm-12am

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About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes.

We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine! Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting