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Harmac Medical Products Production Supervisor in Buffalo, New York

Production Supervisor

About the Organization Harmac Medical Products, Inc, based in Buffalo, N.Y. is a leading, award-winning contract manufacturer of single-use medical devices, serving the global marketplace for more than 40 years. With manufacturing locations in the U.S., Ireland and Mexico, the privately held company provides innovative technical solutions and manufacturing services for leading Fortune 500 med-tech companies and high potential start-ups. Harmac's mission is to change the lives of patients, employees and the communities in which we work.

EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Category Operations

Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time

Shift First

Number of Openings 1

Salary Range Starting Salary: $72-78K


Job Summary

The production supervisor monitors the manufacturing processes critical to the company's operation. The schedule will be 1st shift (6:30am to 3:30pm).

Job Duties

  • Schedules production and qualifications for their departments

  • Design the room schedule based on demand, constraints, etc.

  • React to change regarding scheduling (change in demand, change in resources, etc.)

  • Responsible for changeover improvement plans, performance tracking

  • Monitor job processes.

  • Fills our paperwork for jobs completely and properly.

  • Manages people; consistent policy deployment (safety, absenteeism, interviewing, termination, operator discipline, systems)

  • Responsible for the training of operators.

  • Handle any quality and/or people issues.

  • Accountable for business metrics (safety, quality, delivery, and cost)

  • Constant communication with the team leads.

  • Develops Team Leaders

  • Hourly timekeeping approval

  • Support lean initiatives and workshops on the plant floor

  • Conduct quality audits

  • Leads walkabout process for their area (visual boards maintained, task trackers, etc.)

  • Demonstrates Harmac’s core values of honesty, integrity, and respect.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Monitors daily manufacturing processes for their department to ensure production of received orders.

  • Communicates with Operations Manager to make necessary changes for production of product.

Why work at Harmac?

Harmac provides our employees with more than just a great place to work. Our comprehensive benefits package, employee wellness program, and a suite of perks help our people to get the most out of their workplace experience.

Harmac offers the following perks and benefits to all employees:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance

  • 401K and 401K matching

  • Paid holidays and vacations

  • Tuition reimbursement program

  • Quarterly bonuses

  • Peer recognition initiatives

  • Summer scholarships for children and grandchildren of employees

  • On-site gym

  • Employee of the Month program

  • Onsite social worker to assist with important life events

  • Daily free fruit and on-site cafeteria

Starting Salary: $72-78K

Position Requirements

Safety Responsibilities

Supervisors are responsible for making sure that all employees comply with safety rules and regulations. Supervisors have the authority to take corrective action as appropriate.

The supervisors' responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Carrying out safety policy and procedures as directed by the department manager.

  • Promoting and maintaining enthusiasm with respect to safety.

  • Conducting thorough accident investigations and submitting them to appropriate personnel on a timely basis.

  • Conducting periodic safety inspections of their areas.

  • Assuring that employees are provided with and wear proper protective equipment.

  • Participate in Job Hazard Analysis, by identifying and documenting any safety concerns.

  • Participating in safety meetings and providing ideas to improve the safety function.

Skills/Technical Skills

  • Communication and people skills

  • Lean Manufacturing, 6 Sigma, Black Belt preferred

  • Leadership

  • Computer skills required, including Microsoft Office Applications, Lotus Notes, and E-mail.

  • Working knowledge of MRP systems

  • Ability to work any shift including 2nd and 3rd shifts.


  • Understands regulated type industries – FDA, FAA, ISO

  • Knowledge of medical device manufacturers and supplies knowledge preferred

  • World-class manufacturing knowledge preferred

Physical Requirements

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.


  • Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) from a four-year college or university.

  • Engineering degree a plus.


  • 3-5+ years prior experience managing people, planning, scheduling, working with lot controlled product and related paperwork (DHRs/Travelers), and implementing lean preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

This position is currently accepting applications.