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Manufacturing Team Leader - United States  

Becton Dickinson (company)

Posted on : 03 September 2017

Project Description

The Manufacturing Team Leader drives product lines forward to unparalleled quality and efficiencies. The Team Leader is also responsible for QSR/GMPs, high speed efficiency, process improvement, lean manufacturing, team development and overall production management, utilizing six sigma principles to achieve and/or exceed production objectives, quality standards, process yields and machine efficiencies.  This position will also be responsible to achieve continuous improvement in production operations, waste reduction and resource utilization

Job Description

* This is a Night Shift position, 630 PM - 630 AM, 3-2-2-3 rotation.


Essential functions include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Delivers needed business results. Creates a learning environment. Creates understandings common to teams and team leaders regarding goals and purpose of team and plant goals.
  • Develops and coaches people.
  • Enables teams to make improvements by helping set objectives; helping set boundaries; opening doors or breaking down boundaries that are perceived or unnecessary, keeping the ownership and responsibility with the individual or team where appropriate.
  • Is accessible to all Associates. Enables Associates to be success by: creating opportunities for development; breaking down barriers; and challenging Associates to assess performance on a regular basis.
  • Focuses on yearly and quarterly goal achievements.
  • Builds organizational capability. Holds Associates accountable for results, including: safety, quality, strategic, operational, and tactical.
  • Is dedicated to business success. Develops and achieves business plans.
  • Ensures that both production and people are scheduled responsibly.
  • Ensures regulatory compliance. Focuses on the customer and the customer’s expectations of our products and services.
  • Supports management and its policies as well as Associates.
  • Champions safety and quality.
  • Communicates and supports the vision for BD Holdrege and creates a line of sight for each Associate.
  • Fosters a trusting environment and leads by example.


  • Bachelor degree from an accredited college or university (engineering, business or related major preferred)  OR  commensurate experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience.
  • Minimum of 3 years prior manufacturing supervision experience.
  • Previous experience in a high performance, team-based environment.

Preferred and Additional Skills and Abilities:

  • MBA or Masters degree in engineering, quality or related discipline.

  • Six Sigma experience and/or Black Belt certification.

  • Coaching
  • Motivating, influencing, persuading and accomplishing results through others.
  • Communication skills to communicate clearly and effectively.
  • Strong facilitation skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strategic thinking.
  • Excellent PC skills.


  • Approximate direct reports: 35-50 Associates

Primary Work Location

USA NE - Holdrege

Additional Locations

Work Shift

12 Hour day Shift 5pm-530am (United States of America)