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Team Leader IV - 12 HR Days Team A


North Haven, Connecticut, United States

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Dec 15, 2020

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

Leads production team work process, equipment testing, manufacturing, disassembly, and reassembly as assigned by supervisor.

Prioritizes use of operators according to build schedule.

Communicates process issues and provides status updates to team supervisor.

Coaches operators/assemblers on production and problem solving skills, performing technical review and machinery setup/breakdown as needed.

Ensures Medtronic company quality and safety standards are upheld.

Safely operate and instruct others to the proper use of production equipment to run efficiently at high quality levels. Follow safety procedures and practices at all times. Maintain a clean and orderly work environment for yourself and those within your area. Conduct quality inspection of work in accordance with SOP procedures. Ensure product work flow to maintain schedules.


Safety oriented.

Inspection of product and labels to ensure product quality and cost accountability.

Leadership ability to manage many different classes of people equally dealing effectively with issues and complaints.

Product Flow management using Kanban.

Plan and assign work to complete production schedule.

Assign priorities to personnel.

Excellent communication skills.

Manage temporary Medtronic employees

Cross train production operators.

Train operators to appropriate SOPs

Use SPC to manage quality of the process.

Follow-up on Quality Notifications (QNs).

Coordinate with the technical teams (Supervisors, Technician, Engineering).

Attend and participate in BU meeting daily.

Follow up with Team Leader and/or production operators from previous shift to be aware of any concerns with equipment, material or personnel issue.

Become involved in six sigma projects by attending product/project meetings or becoming part of a team when requested.

Handle hazardous materials appropriately learning the proper and safe process and implementing it at all times.

Troubleshoot automated manufacturing equipment (mechanical, pneumatics, vision, robotics).

Interact with computer controlled equipment and processes requiring basic computer skills.

Monitor SAP transactions with regards to orders.

Facilitate group discussions to solve problems.

Monitor breaks and lunch (2-20 minute breaks per shift)

Record requested vacation/personal days.

Lead exercise group (calisthenics)

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Minimum of 8 years of experience and may require vocational or technical education or certification in addition to prior work experience

+ High School diploma or equivalent

**Nice to Have**

Good communication skills, both verbal and written.

Works well in a Team environment

Understanding 5S and Lean a plus

Ability to solve problems

Ability to guide others to accomplish goals

**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. Lets 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)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.
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