VS Supervisor

Date: Jun 5, 2024

Location: Kamunting, 08, MY

Company: Teleflex

Expected Travel: None

Requisition ID: 8441


About Teleflex Incorporated

Teleflex is a global provider of clinically effective medical technologies designed to improve the health and quality of people’s lives. We apply purpose driven innovation – a relentless pursuit of identifying unmet clinical needs – to benefit patients and healthcare providers. Our portfolio is diverse, with solutions in the fields of vascular and interventional access, interventional cardiology, surgical, anesthesia, cardiac care, interventional urology, urology, emergency medicine and respiratory care. Teleflex employees worldwide are united in the understanding that what we do every day makes a difference. For more information, please visit teleflex.com.


Global Operations - Global Operations is a complex and diverse organization within the company which is responsible for product fulfilment to all our customers from end to end. We pride ourselves on being totally Customer Centric in our unrelenting focus on Improving Quality, Service and Value as perceived by our customers. Our employees are dedicated to the Global Operations Enterprise Excellence journey. Join a dynamic, growing team that offers healthcare providers an array of medical technology solutions that make a difference in patients’ lives.

Position Summary

Principal Responsibilities

1.    The VS Supervisor is front line workers who lead a team and are expected to work well with the employees they supervise. The VS Supervisor should be able to function well without a lot of supervision, yet also report important events or problems to the manager they work under.
2.    The VS Supervisor understands the expectations of higher management and how to meet or exceed these goals. The VS Supervisor is responsible for getting the most of the goals from the production stuff by inspiring and motivating them by communicating job expectations; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results; coaching, counselling, and disciplining employees; initiating, coordinating, and enforcing systems, policies, and procedures. 
3.    To organize and control all activities smooth running of the production floor so that the desired level of quality as per assigned standard is achieved. A VS Supervisor also must work directly alongside Team Leaders, Buddies and employees to accomplish tasks.
4.    To work closely with demand planning department in Production Planning, scheduling and execution. 
5.    To involve in Identification of non-conformities in production floor and come up with improvement proposals.
Resolves production problems by analyzing data; investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending actions.
6.    To follow up in Planning and implementation of preventive maintenance.
7.    To plan tools and spares requirements for production needs.
8.    To control all material usage and set up waste in production floor and support CIPS, MUV, LUV indicators.
9.    To develop process improvement activities
10.    Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process; setting processing variables; observing control points and equipment; monitoring personnel and resources allocated is effectively; studying methods; implementing cost reductions; developing reporting procedures and systems; facilitating corrections to malfunctions within process control points; initiating and fostering a spirit of cooperation within and between departments. 
11.    To ensure work stations are well keeping all the times and properly maintain premises and work environment safe and clean by ensure the team under supervision is comply with Safety Regulation, Occupational Safety and Health Act 1994 and other legislative requirements.   
12.    To ensure quality initiatives i.e. TPS, 5S Poka-Yoke, TPM, Kaizen and other continuous improvement activities are promoted and carried out in the shift.
13.    To ensure periodic training of the subordinates allocated so that their resources will be efficiently utilized.
14.    Creates and revises systems and procedures by analyzing operating practices, record-keeping systems, forms of control, and budgetary and personnel requirements; implementing change.
15.    To inform superior/relevant personnel in event of major problems pertaining to prolonged overtime, rejects, industrial unrest, fire, water shortages etc. 
16.    Maintains staff moral  by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees; developing personal growth opportunities.

Education / Experience Requirements

Qualification        : 
Bachelor Degree or above in Engineering or Science.

Experience        :    
Min 2 years working experience in related field prefer in plastic extrusion, blow molding, injection molding, production. 
Experience in directing and supervising production personnel

Specialized Skills / Other Requirements

Other Competencies/ Skills    :    
Able to carry-out training skill in new product development
Possess technical knowledge and be adapt at all phases of the manufacturing processes
Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, such as Power Point, Word, and Excel
Ability to lead and drive continuous improvement
Comprehensive knowledge with good communication skill and understanding of human relations skills, Interpersonal skill, principles and team building processes
Able to work a flexible schedule

Note: As with all positions, due to the dynamic nature of Teleflex Medical business, key responsibilities may evolve and change over time. 

Teleflex is an equal opportunities employer

Teleflex is the home of Arrow®, Deknatel®, Hudson RCI®, LMA®, Pilling®, Rüsch®, UroLift® and Weck® – trusted brands united by a common sense of purpose. Teleflex, the Teleflex logo, Arrow, Deknatel, Hudson RCI, LMA, Pilling, Rüsch, UroLift and Weck are trademarks or registered trademarks of Teleflex Incorporated or its affiliates, in the U.S. and/or other countries.