1 Year (12 Month) Co-op Opportunity for an eligible Co-op Student
Assists with regular Production Coordinator responsibilities and may include duties outlined in the role described below :
Summary of Role :
Develops visual factory management infrastructure through maintaining metrics, dashboards, and KPI’s via data collection and analysis.
To support and participate in production support projects aimed at driving continuous improvement and process optimization.
To monitor, review, revise, prepare and train on Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) within the production department, ensuring the SOPs reflect current Good Manufacturing Practices, and efficient work activities.
To develop and maintain technical documents related to equipment and facility in the Production area.
Essential Functions :
Production Management Infrastructure
Maintains and develops Access Databases and Excel Workbooks to consolidate production data including OEE, OPE, Productivity, RFT, CI Metrics, Quality Metrics, Inventory, and others
Develops and maintains production balanced scorecards and analytics reports, hosts and facilitates production metrics review meetings (Daily, Weekly, Monthly) as required
Supports daily shift reports & production throughput reports for processing and packaging.
Maintains and administers production pull system (POLCA)Maintain POLCA indicators & conduct periodic analysis to optimize production queue levelsIdentify opportunities to level load production WIP & optimize cycle time
Continuous Improvement and PMO
Works with production management to prioritize and schedule production improvement and innovation initiative pipeline
Develops & maintain architecture to manage production projects hopper
Coordinates production CI huddle cadence including 5S, RFT, A3’s, JDI & Eureka, and TPM
Coordinates, level loads assignment of CI initiatives to production frontline leadership
Participates in operational opportunities within department by conducting detailed operational, value stream and financial analyses, interviewing key personnel, and observing operations as directed by the Management team.
Participates in departmental projects and cross-functional project teams to meet project and team objectives
Technical Documentation Coordination
Reviews, revises and prepares SOPs for compliance to Good Manufacturing Practices and to reflect current work activities in production department
Supports production document review systems to drive RFT metrics through sustaining document RFT review process
Liaise with maintenance and tech ops to implement and sustain TPM through develop technical operation & troubleshooting guides for key production equipment
Deviations Reports (DRs) / CAPAs and Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)
Works closely with Compliance Department to ensure SOPs are reviewed and revised appropriately and training is provided
Recommends, facilitates and monitors teams to solve DR problems or implements CAPA and increase efficiency and quality in production
Investigates deviations as required. Facilitates RCA (root cause analysis) workshops, interviews stakeholders, and writes deviation reports.
Training & Development
Prepares documents and materials for informal (e.g. on-the-floor training) and formal training
Assesses the learning styles and requirements of employees, develops training infrastructure to cater to learning styles, designs evaluation methods to track training success
Develop e-training material for equipment operation & troubleshooting
Other duties as required
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an equal opportunity employer andis committed to the principle of diversity and is particularly interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of people.
Accommodations for job applicants with disabilities are available upon request.