• Cleanroom Supervisor

    Avantor, Inc.Devens, MA 01434

    Job #1116236319

  • Job SummaryResponsible for all production activities in a cleanroom environment. This includes direct supervision of all production personnel ensuring all quality and safety procedures are followed and that manufacturing output results are achieved.

    MAJOR JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (List in order of importance)

    • Train, coach and motivate staff. Execute disciplinary action of personnel when necessary.

    • Plan work assignments based on schedule to ensure maximum uptime of the area and assist in the assembly process where necessary.

    • Respond to quality issues, material shortages and equipment malfunctions and find solutions to each.

    • Ensure quality and safety procedures are followed and goals are met on a consistent basis; ensure all cleanroom guidelines are strictly followed.

    • Ensure all cleanroom prep work is properly completed by self and staff.

    • Review the manufacturing process and final output pieces to ensure all steps have been completed.

    • Maintain accurate production and inventory records to ensure accuracy and traceability.

    • Develop manufacturing protocols for assemblies consistent with the requirements from the Engineering department.

    • Interface with other departments as required ensuring all department and company goals are achieved.

    • Oversee production workers by inspecting their work; ensures orders are completed, inspected, tested, packed, and shipped on time and that all work is completed in accordance with the company's quality guidelines, corporate safety program and standard operating procedures.

    • Maintain all production equipment ensuring that regular maintenance requirements are completed and documented according to the company's operating procedures; report any malfunctions to management and makes recommendations for problem resolution.

    • Ensure that materials required for production are available; orders additional materials when needed.

    • Notify management if production schedules cannot be met and recommends a change in priorities.

    • Develop and implement operating procedures designed to reduce operating inefficiencies or problems and to improve product quality.

    • Evaluate and implement process improvement activities while following appropriate change control requirements.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    QUALIFICATIONS (Education/Training, Experience and Certifications)

    • Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    • Minimum of 5 years applicable experience in assembly/fabrication; at least 3 years of cleanroom experience

    KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES (Those necessary to perform the job competently)

    • Strong communication skills

    • Strong leadership skills

    • Perform duties with the highest regard for safety and quality

    • Ability to understand and follow site protocols, policies and procedures

    • Must be flexible, forward- thinking, motivated, and have the ability to act independently

    • Must be able to lift 50lbs minimum

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office with proficiency in Word and Excel

    • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines

    • Problem-solving skills

    ENVIRONMENTAL WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL EFFORT (Under Typical Positions)

    The work environment characteristics and physical effort described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Typically works in a production/clean room environment with adequate lighting and ventilation and a normal range of temperature and noise level.

    The associate is required to stand and walk for the majority of the working day. The physical requirements of the job are for associates to talk, hear, bend/stoop, squat, crawl, climb height, reach above shoulder height, crouch, kneel, balance, and push/pull. Furthermore, the job requires associates to lift/carry/push or pull up to 50 pounds with or without assistance. Associates use both hands for repetitive actions such as grasping and manipulating as well as both feet for repetitive movement operating foots controls. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    DISCLAIMER:The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.Avantor is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    EEO Statement

    We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state/province, or local law.

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    Avantor® is a leading global provider of integrated, tailored solutions for the life sciences and advanced technology industries. Strengthened by the recent acquisition of VWR, the Company is a trusted partner to customers and suppliers from discovery to delivery. With operations in more than 30 countries and a diverse portfolio that includes more than four million products, Avantor enables customer success through innovation, cGMP manufacturing and comprehensive service offerings. Collectively, we set science in motion to create a better world.

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