Manufacturing Supervisor - 2nd Shift

Posted: 01/05/2022

Careers that Change Lives

We seek out and hire a diverse workforce at every level: We need fresh ideas and inclusive insights to continue to be an innovative industry leader — that’s why we make it a point to seek out, attract and develop employees who are patient-centric, passionate, and who represent the same wide variety of life experiences as our patients.


Medtronic’s Fort Worth Facility is looking for a Night Shift Manufacturing Supervisor to coach and supervise a group of Production Associates and Team leaders working in multiple work cells to assure the timely and cost-effective manufacturing of high quality medical devices.


The ideal candidate will have a passion for the patients we serve and an unrelenting desire to improve our business and products. The candidate must have a continuous improvement foundation, problem solving skills, scientific thinking, interpersonal skills, scientific rigor, and able to lead in a high paced team-oriented environment.

A Day in the Life

As Night Shift Manufacturing Supervisor you will provide proactive leadership and hands-on continuous improvement.
 You will have overall responsibility and authority to deliver value to customers, including people and process management, safety and quality compliance, cost management, continuous improvement, planning, etc. 

 You will lead a team of direct and indirect employees to achieve the expected results in terms of safety, quality, delivery and cost.  This will include coordinating all activities with cross functional teams.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:



  • Manage workflows on site to deliver expected results using lean manufacturing techniques.
  • Strive to reach and maintain best in class backorders/product availability and work diligently to resolve and communicate issues a timely manner.
  • Identify resources necessary; personnel, tooling, equipment, facilities, and production.
  • Drive a culture where Safety and Quality are the norm throughout the Manufacturing
  • Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply
  • Work within tiered management processes that prioritize work, drive accountability, and improve performance
  • Communicate business plans, new developments, and other matters of importance to subordinates in an organized and regularly scheduled manner.


  • Create and foster an employee-oriented culture supporting engagement and diversity.
  • Lead the creation of the current-state and future-state value-stream maps and the implementation plan for getting from present to future. 
  • Lead and execute improvements as well key COS transformations
  • Lead activities to improve processes and systems for safety, quality, cost reduction, and lead-time.
  • Develop, sustain, and grow lean culture.


  • Ensure that department personnel are properly qualified and trained. 
  • Manage, monitor, mentor, and support the activities of direct reports to ensure KPIs and personal development objectives are met.
  • Drive strategic initiatives to meet the organization goals. 
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
  • A High School Diploma AND a minimum 5 years of manufacturing work experience OR An Associate’s Degree AND a minimum 2 years of manufacturing work experience OR A Bachelor’s Degree AND 1 year of manufacturing experience

Nice to Have
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Medical device manufacturing experience
  • Experience in MRP
  • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
  • Lean Six Sigma Experience/Knowledge
  • Excellent coaching and people skills
  • Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills
  • High customer focus and understanding of customer needs.
  • Good communication skills and established leadership ability 
  • Ability to recognize and support site priorities
  • Capable of managing projects and prioritizing effectively
  • Solid Financials Skills
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and the ability to interact with all levels of employees.

About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.  We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

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