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Manufacturing Technical Leader

Job type:Permanent
Town/City:North Canaan
State:CT
Salary/Rate:$95,000 - $105,000 per year
Business Sector:Engineering
Job ref:TS691389126
Post Date:January 26, 2024
Lighthouse Professional Services, a division of Staffing 360 Solutions group of companies, has been providing contract and direct hire talent to client companies, ranging from small businesses to Fortune 500 corporations for over 50 years. Our offices are in New York, Connecticut, and Massachusetts, and we work with clients across the country. Our management and recruiting teams are led by experienced industry professionals. We invest in excellent working partnerships, powered by people.
 
We are currently seeking a Manufacturing Technical Leader in Canaan, CT.
 
This role will master the Production Technology and Maintenance Techniques being responsible for:
  • Loss (Breakdown, Waste, Speed), Investigation and Resolution
  • Development of Maintenance standards
  • Implementation of basic maintenance processes for the designated product lines
  • Building maintenance skills for the operators
  • Execution of maintenance activities in the line (planned/ unplanned when available)
Ensures compliance with BD quality systems, policies, procedures, and best practices, and all local, state, federal and BD safety regulations, policies and procedures. Regular, punctual attendance is an essential job function. Ability to read and write and converse in English. Willing and able to uphold BD Values.
 
As a (an) Manufacturing Technical Leader your day-to-day duties will consist of and may not be limited to: 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Loss (Breakdown, Waste, Speed) Investigation and Resolution
    • Attend Tier 1 and Production Analysis Board (PAB) meetings providing engineering status of line and agree resource deployment and timings to close losses.
    • Resolve repeat loss issues using systematic problem-solving techniques to determine root cause.
    • Support Shift Technicians in Investigation of losses (Breakdowns, Waste, Speed) to ensure countermeasure is effective.
    • Coach Technicians and Operators in quality and effectiveness of problem-solving tools and robustness of countermeasures
    • Support all CI projects/validations as required to help improve equipment reliability
  • Development of Maintenance standards
    • Engage with Operators and Technicians to effectively use Daily Task Maintenance and Planned and Preventative Maintenance to increase OEE and safety performance
    • Provide details to improve Maintenance Standards and execution (Frequency, Breakdowns and Repairs) to Reliability Leader based on problem solving outcomes and DTM/PPM activity. Coaching on continuous improvement methodologies & tools
  • Implementation of basic maintenance process and settings for the designated product line(s).
    • Engage in planning process for Maintenance activities.
    • Lead Maintenance activity for respective line in conjunction with Preventative Maintenance Leader.
    • Maintain critical equipment settings, standards and close loop on changes made.
  • Building maintenance skills for Technicians and Operators.
    • Provide Training and Coaching to Operators and Technicians on DTM/ PPM Maintenance activities and standards.
 
  • Execution of maintenance activities in the line (planned/ unplanned when available).
    • Ensure all preventative maintenance activities are performed effectively, including opportunistic maintenance working with Preventative Maintenance Leader to plan same.
    • Record maintenance details in full on the designated forms/ SAP.
    • Report and action any abnormalities observed during Daily Task Maintenance / Planned Preventative Maintenance to reduce losses.
    • Record spares used during maintenance / unplanned breakdowns in line Maintenance requirements.
  • Responsible for equipment breakdown response and escalation process in an expedient manner.
  • Other duties as required to support the needs of the business.
 
Requirements: 
Minimum Education:
This position has the following minimum educational requirements:
  • High School Diploma/GED: Required
  • Associates Degree: Required
  • BA/BS Degree - Preferred – Industrial or Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • In lieu of BA/BS degree, 10 years of Technical or Manufacturing experience required
  • 2 years medical device manufacturing experience preferred
 
Minimum Experience:
  • 3 years people leading experience preferred
  • 5 years’ experience with high-speed automated assembly and packaging equipment required
  • Some PLC experience preferred but not essential
 
Minimum Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities (KSA’s):
  • Effective Oral/written Communication - Proficient
  • Ability to work as part of a team / Teambuilding - Advanced
  • Independent thinking / Self Driven - Proficient
  • Decision Making Ability - Proficient
  • Machine Design – Proficient
  • Troubleshooting / Problem Solving - Advanced
  • Safety & Ergonomics Expertise – Basic
  • Project Management - Proficient
  • Quality Systems Knowledge – Proficient
  • Logistics & Planning Knowledge – Basic
  • Computer Skills / Microsoft Office - Proficient
  • Financial Acumen - Proficient
 
DETAILS
  • Duration: Permanent  
  • Location: Canaan, CT
  • Salary: Depending on Experience 
Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply immediately!
Please include a clean copy of your resume and salary expectations and any references.