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Who we are

You enjoy creating and innovating. You never stop striving for better. You take responsibility and you get results. You love being part of a team. Above all, you want your work to matter: Welcome to our world! At Sonova we create sense by bringing sound to life. Our innovative hearing care solutions help millions of people enjoy life’s unforgettable moments.

We offer exceptional career opportunities through market-leading brands from consumer to medical, products and services that keep pushing hearing care forward, and a culture where you can quickly belong and perform at your best.

If you want the freedom to explore, opportunities to grow, and make positive change on people lives through your work, this is the place for you.

Join Sonova. Create sense.

Valencia (CA), United States

Production Supervisor

Covid Protocol:

Upholding the company values is extremely important to Sonova, we take the health and safety of our employees, patients, customers and their families very seriously. To that end, we have concluded that the best way to ensure the safety of these individuals is to mandate that all our newly hired employees be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Therefore, when considering whether to apply for this position, please know that in order to become employed by Sonova (if otherwise eligible), you must provide satisfactory proof, such as a vaccine card or other documentation, that you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19. You will not be required to provide this proof unless and until you receive a formal job offer from Sonova. Please also know that Sonova will provide accommodations to qualified individuals who cannot receive the COVID-19 vaccination because of a sincerely held religious belief or due to a medical issue or pregnancy.

 

Overview

 

Fully responsible for overseeing production assemblers and test technician personnel for multiple shifts.  Execution of material and production plans, manufacturing scheduling and implementation of document and engineering changes into manufacturing.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Review and distribute daily, weekly, and monthly schedules to support MPS.
  • Attend all meetings related to Department performance, QIT, DMAIC, MPS, and product training.
  • Setup capacity plan for production, design and implement training objectives for the PFT and personnel.
  • Execute MPS accordingly.
  • Candidate must have a strong knowledge of bill of material, KANBAN and the concept of Point-of Use. 
  • Must be self-motivated, require minimal direction and able to assist in cross functional meetings; exhibit the ability to define problems, collect and analyze data, establish facts, and recommend corrective actions. 
  • Possess good interpersonal skills and be able to effectively present information to peers and co-workers.

 

What you bring to the team:

 

Education

  • H.S. Diploma is required

Nice to Have

  • -Bachelors or A.A. Degree is preferred.
  • -APICS certification or courses in lean manufacturing (DMAIC, 5S, and Kaizen) is preferred.

 

Work Experience

  • Must have at least 3-5 years’ experience in supervision. Preferred within a FDA regulated (Medical Device) environment.

Nice to Have

  • Preferred experience in a lean production environment.

 

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

  • Must be able to take the lead role, especially when conducting production meeting and interaction with engineering, planning, QA and R&D.
  • Perform capacity analysis and generate reports in response to questions regarding production scheduling.
  • Lead production meetings regarding Performance Metrics, floor training and QIT. Knowledgeable in Line Clearances and compliance as it relates to FDA CFR's for medical devices. 
  • Attainment and understanding of production schedules, material handling and lean manufacturing.  Experience with ERP systems (i.e. Dataflo), MS Access, Word and Excel.

 

Language(s) / Level   English Profiency

 

 

Our offer:

 

  • Exciting and challenging work environment
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Training and development opportunities – we believe every employee deserves a development plan. Come, learn, and grow with us!

Don't meet all the criteria?  If you’re willing to go all in and learn we'd love to hear from you! 

We love to work with great people and strongly believe that a diverse team makes us better.  We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of race, color, creed/religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, mental or physical disability.

We thank all applicants in advance; however only individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.  All applications will be kept confidential. Sonova is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants who require reasonable accommodation to complete the application and/or interview process should notify the Director, Human Resources.

 

Sonova is an equal opportunity employer

We team up. We grow talent. We collaborate with people of diverse backgrounds to win with the best team in the market place. We guarantee every person equal treatment in regard to employment and opportunity for employment, regardless of a candidate’s ethnic or national origin, religion, sexual orientation or marital status, gender, genetic identity, age, disability or any other legally protected status.