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Suez-Na Consumables Production Manager in Boulder, Colorado

WE'RE LOOKING FORConsumables Production Manager

Employment typeRegular / Permanent


6060 Spine Road

Boulder, COLORADO, 80301-3687

United States

Reference Numberreq20133

Who we are?With 90,000 people on five continents, SUEZ is a world leader in smart and sustainable resource management. We provide water and waste management solutions that enable cities and industries optimize their resource management and strengthen their environmental and economic performances.

SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions looks for innovation everywhere. For more than 100 years, SUEZ has been at the forefront of innovation, from the SUEZ Canal to addressing water scarcity. Finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the Resource Revolution!

Who are we looking for?


•Bachelor’s degree

•At least 5 years of manufacturing chemistry lab work experience

•At least 3 years in a people management role

Skills and Abilities

•Attentive to details and accuracy

•Ability to work with limited supervision, independently or within a team environment

•Proficient computer skills and good working knowledge of Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Power-point) and general database usage

•Experience in Lean Manufacturing environment

•Experience with using root cause analysis and Lean Six Sigma tools for process improvement and waste reduction

•Proven ability to implement and enforce process improvement initiatives

•Strong decision-making skills

•Excellent verbal and written communication skills

•Detail oriented and highly organized with excellent follow-up practices

•Ability to supervise hourly team members and interact with all levels of management to maintain a positive and productive work environment

•Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to manage and coach team members

•Proven problem solving and organizational skills

•Ability to flourish in a fast-paced and diverse work environment.

What will you be doing?

This position will have overall responsibility for leading and directing all consumables manufacturing; including the laboratory production team (Chemists and Assemblers), Chemical and Vial packaging team and the Instrument Consumables assembly team. This role will be a key member of our supply chain team, reporting directly to the Sr. Operations Manager.

Primary responsibility will be ensuring the safe, on-time production of high-quality products in a cost-efficient fashion and developing long-term strategies for optimization/automation of manufacturing operations in concert with company objectives. This role also requires oversight and leadership, supporting production in accordance with all employee safety guidelines, quality standards, production schedules, delivery, cash, cost, and expense budgets.

Essential Functions/Responsibilities

•Oversee manufacturing of reagents and consumables following manufacturing standard operating procedures

•Lead transfer of new products from Development to Manufacturing and production optimization activities

•Support planned process development, scale-up, and verification/validation activities in assigned manufacturing areas

•Control and maintain inventory of reagent materials in formulation lab

•Ensure a safe working environment and that personnel work in a safe manner

•Supervise and assist employees including; assigning and directing work, investigating incidents & issues, effectively resolving conflict

•Proven ability and experience in building highly effective teams with accountability

•Develop talent within the existing team and ensure training is complete and effective

•Use root cause analysis tools to identify preventative and corrective actions to eliminate problems

•Recommends measures to improve quality of service, increase efficiency of department, work crews and equipment performance

•Pro-actively confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities between departments and serve internal customers

•Meet functional responsibilities by effectively interacting with Maintenance, Quality Assurance, Human Resources, Material Handling and Finance departments

•Support all regulations, policies, procedures, and work rules

•Performs other related duties as required and assigned

Compensation:Annual 0.00 - 0.00 USD

Is relocation for this position offered:No

Number of Job Openings:1

Company Grade/Band:Lead Professional

SUEZ’s Water Technologies and Solutions (SWTS) offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.

WTS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Suez WTS is NOT accepting unsolicited assistance from search firms. All resumes submitted by search firms to any employee of Suez WTS in any fashion without a valid written search agreement in place will be deemed the sole property of Suez WTS. No fee will be paid if a candidate is hired by Suez WTS based upon an unsolicited referral.