C. R. Bard, Inc.

  • Team Leader I - Gesco 3rd Shift

    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/10/2018 8:02 AM)
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  • Overview

    Bard (NYSE:BCR) is a $3B high-quality developer and manufacturer of life-saving medical devices. Product families include balloons used to relieve blocked veins and arteries, ports used to deliver chemo-therapy treatment, filters that prevent blood clots from traveling to the lungs and heart, urological catheters, and guidewires necessary for almost every medical device procedure. The Corporation has 26 locations and 13,000 employees world-wide.

    (For more about the Corporation, please explore our website at www.crbard.com )


    The Glens Falls Operation is known as Bard’s Technology Center and is Bard’s largest domestic manufacturing facility employing approximately 700 in a three shift operation. The Glens Falls Operation manufactures over 20 different product lines serving all Bard Divisions.

    Summary of Position with General Responsibilities

    Leads and manages diverse individuals, groups and teams utilizing lean concepts to reduce cost and enhance bottom line performance.     

    Essential Job Functions

    Managing Employees:

    • Represent Management- Communicate Vision, Values, Quality & Safety Policies, Strategic Initiatives, Plant Goals, policies and information updates.
    • Performance Evaluation and management (including annual performance reviews, Performance Improvement Plans, Disciplinary process).
    • Handle all Day-to-day employee relations issues with support from Human Resources when needed
    • Manage work schedules
    • Manage Kronos, IBM web pages, vacation, PTO, & OT
    • Hiring (Interviewing & New hire orientation)
    • On-going training (GMP & Manufacturing procedures)
    • Develop high performance teams (Meet key metrics: Efficiency, MPS attainment, MRRs & Safety)


    • Manage product through entire manufacturing process utilizing the Management Operating System to  drive continuous improvement .
    • Ensure a safe work environment (reinforce safety culture, Hazcom, incident investigation and follow up, ensure stretching and job rotation, support ergonomic initiatives, etc)
    • Assure compliance to our quality systems
    • Manage all headcount requirements.
    • Support and execute new product introductions, transfers & CIPs.
    • MRB coordination
    • Develop and meet department budget requirements.  Ensure accuracy of supporting documentation i.e. standards, routings and spending history.
    • Approve all standard changes to bill of materials and routings made by engineers, production clerks, etc.
    • Management in conjunction with planners, of shop floor inventory.


    Basic Qualifications


    • Demonstrated leadership qualities and the ability to coach/mentor others.
    • Solid communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Business & Financially Oriented. 

    Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge

    JDE/ERP experience a plus.

    Ability to deal with and manage change.




    Education and/or Experience

    • Bachelors degree preferred, and/or minimum 2-4 years of experience in manufacturing environment.
    • Demonstrated performance results.
    • Prior supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment.

    Physical Demands

    Occasionally requires light physical effort as in periods of prolonged standing, sitting at files or work tables or bending, stooping or reaching and/or occasional lifting of light items (i.e. up to 30 lbs). May require some exposure to chemicals used in manufacturing processes.

    Work Environment

    Some minor physical inconvenience or discomfort occasionally present in the work situation (moderate noise, disagreeable odors, etc.). OR potential of occasional exposure to minor injury or other health hazard requiring some precaution.


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