Supv., Production Engineering

Job ID #:  1506
Company:  Evident
Posting Date:  Nov 3, 2023



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At EVIDENT, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day.


Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

 This position reporting to the Production Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Transducer Production Team.  This is a hands on working supervisor role; a portion of each day will be spent on direct labor activities. Responsible for production work order execution in accordance with the schedule and shop floor production control.  Supervisor will champion our Lean Continuous Improvement program to identify opportunities for process and product quality improvements in order to achieve the company's performance goals. Position also responsible for reporting health and safety hazards when discovered.Â

Job Duties

  Manage activities to meet production goals quality and cost objectives  Perform Production Assembly/Test Operations Develop and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient production Execution of work orders to sustain pre-determined safety stock levels Daily review of customer orders utilizing On-time-delivery tools to ensure on-time delivery  Root cause analysis & coding of late customer order lines Supervise and support employees Train employees on labor reporting in ADP  Authorize time cards and employee paid time-off schedule Train employees on ERP Labor  Reporting/ensure accurate labor reporting & drive to standard times Train employees on manufacturing processes Mentor employees on Lean/Continuous Improvement Drive 5S Improvements / Daily audits to achieve / sustain level 5 Drive labor cost reduction daily including regular employee review of work orders that exceed standard times Manage Employee Performance  Complete performance reviews

Evaluation of performance will be based on ability to:  Achievement of company goals for:o Customer On-Time Delivery o Cost of non-Qualityo Labor Cost Reduction Consistency of production labor costs and meeting labor standards Personal and direct reports participation in the company's Lean and Continuous Improvement programs Achieving 5S goals in all areas of responsibility Personal and organizational adherence to company policies and procedures including but not limited to attendance and safety policies Development of direct reports for expansion of skill sets and achievement of efficiencies and productivities

Job Requirements


 High School Diploma (or GED) plus four years post high school technical degree or equivalent experience 

 Minimum 5 years of Manufacturing experience

 Leadership skills ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE SKILLS AND ABILITIES  Strong leadership and decision-making abilities Functional knowledge MRP systems Knowledge of Manufacturing practices and processes The ability to understand and participate in the ECO process read drawings and comprehend specification sheets Ability to use information to plan workloads and resources as well as to analyze and establish priorities. A strong knowledge of Lean concepts Accomplished “lead-by-example” tactical change agent with strong interpersonal skills and total commitment to being a “team player” Experience implementing and sustaining improvement of work processes and the work environment Strong problem-solving skills Must be able to influence negotiate and resolve conflicts to reach consensus around common goals. Ability to Supervise multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously  Proactive and positive with strong verbal and written communication skills Must be a highly organized self-managed individual who works independently with minimum supervision and the ability to work in fast-paced environment.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences and industrial equipment industries. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world. Today, EVIDENT’s solutions range from industrial microscopes and videoscopes to nondestructive testing technology and x-ray analyzers. These products are widely used for quality control, inspection, and measurement applications. Serving customers in fields such as manufacturing, maintenance, and environment and natural resources, EVIDENT’s technology contributes to the quality of products and adds to the safety of industrial infrastructure and facilities. For more information, Click Here.

It is the policy of EVIDENT to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || State College || 

Nearest Major Market: State College