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Production Supervisor- PM shift

Req ID:  3231

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 

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

Job Description

The Supervisor Production is responsible for supervising endoscope technicians and their work processes to achieve production repair plans quality and delivery targets and documentation of production activities while improving safety ergonomics and processes. This position will manage and train production technicians to meet safety, quality, production, and cost goals.

Job Duties

* Provide leadership to customer product repair lines by directing technicians in prioritizing activities and achieving daily output goals.


* Monitor the flow of work through the repair line(s) and take necessary steps to resolve repair problems.


* Review the work environment; consult with Engineering Environmental Health and Safety and Quality about perceived problems and implement measures to assure safe working conditions.


* Assure the attainment of quality cost and production targets as measured by time schedules and work outputs.


* Identify training needs and assure repair staff is adequately trained in all areas of the repair process in order to support business plans and ensure employee development.


* Implement effective solutions to resolve employee performance issues.


* Deal swiftly with customer issues complaints by identifying the cause of the problem and resolving outstanding issues.


* Perform all other related duties assigned.

Job Requirements


* High School Diploma or equivalent is required. An Associate's or Bachelor's is preferred.


* Minimum of five years experience in assembly of precision instruments or related field required.


* Knowledge of quality theory and Electromechanical production required.


* Strong math skills required.


* Experience in a customer service environment required.



* Previous supervisory experience desirable.


* Effective written and verbal communication skills


* Familiarity with current production and repair processes.


* Compliance experience QSR (Quality System Repair) and MILSPEC experience desired.

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.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. 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.

Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus 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: || États-Unis (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || 

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