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Philips Manufacturing Supervisor -3rd Shift in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



In this role, you have the opportunity to:

Lead production and coordinate the materials supply chain and finished goods inventory processes for multiple devices and support products to satisfy customer demand. Directly supervisor third shift direct labor and 1-3 manufacturing specialists. Accountable for maintaining quality system compliance. The primary internal customers of this position are the leaders within the RIST Operations organization, in New Kensington, as well as the global Philips Respironics distribution network. This is a 3rd shift position.

You are responsible for:

  • Develop and execute a demand-based manufacturing strategy, which supports high customer satisfaction while balancing raw material and finished goods inventory levels

  • Coordinate activities of QC Technicians, Buyers, Product Engineers, and Process Engineers as their functions impact the team’s area of responsibility

  • Direct multi-departmental resources for projects which may include cost reductions, manufacturing process improvements, and corrective action investigations/ implementationsIdentify, develop and implement operational and technical strategies to continuously improve the effectiveness of the manufacturing process to achieve benchmark-class standards

  • Be responsible for developing, implementing, and trending process metrics to continuously monitor and improve the manufacturing process

  • Be responsible for leading and personal development of the production team including direct labor, production specialists with respect to training, performance management, salary administration, overtime authorization, hiring, firing, administering disciplinary action, and application of organizational policies

  • Make staffing recommendations and implementing staffing plans along with providing input to and operating within the departmental budget

  • Ensure regulatory compliance while promoting safe working methods and a safe environment

  • Contribute to and execute upon capacity studies to ensure high levels of product availability

You are a part of:

The Sleep & Respiratory Care (SRC) business unit, which exists to restore natural sleep and breathing. Our success spans more than three decades and can be attributed to our passion for deeply understanding the needs of the patients we serve. We leverage these insights to develop intuitive and seamlessly connected solutions that improve quality of life and help people rediscover their dreams.

To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience


BS degree in Business or Technical Field related to logistics or manufacturing or equivalent work experience


  • Minimum 3 years proven in the manufacturing industry

  • Demonstrated leadership experience, particularly in the area of taking the lead role in solving multi-disciplinary operational issues

  • Experience working and/or leading within a demand-based manufacturing environment

  • Experience in a regulated manufacturing environment, preferred. Experience in an ERP environment is a plus.

  • Ability to work independently and complete multiple assignments on time

  • Certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt, preferred.

In return, we offer you:

The opportunity to interface and collaborate with several different Business Groups, leadership and peers, while delivering meaningful process improvements with qualitative and quantitative benefits for New Kensington Operations.

Why should you join Philips?

Working at Philips is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the health continuum. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.

To find out more about what it’s like working for Philips at a personal level, visit the Working at Philips page on our career website, where you can read stories from our employee blog. Once there, you can also learn about our recruitment process, or find answers to some of the frequently asked questions.

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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