Integra LifeSciences

Supervisor, Production

Vacancy ID
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.


Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery. In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 3,300 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."




Promotes employee safety. Maintains adequate staff support for production requirements. Delegates functions to the Group Leaders in order to accomplish Departmental Goals and Objectives. Ensures production plans are accomplished. Manages on-going cost reduction and continuous improvement programs to the manufacturing process. Handles disciplinary needs, attendance and individual employee matters of direct report personnel. Maximizes all resources with respect to space, parts, tools, and people. Ensures products conform to quality standards by taking the following actions: Initiates corrective action to prevent product nonconformance. Identifies and records product quality problems. Initiates and recommends solutions. Verifies solutions. Controls further processing, delivery or installation of nonconforming product until correction of the deficiency. Participates in committees and teams, as necessary. Performs other duties and responsibilities, as required. Interacts with Q.A. on issues related to product quality and Good Manufacturing Practices. Interacts with Materials/Purchasing to ensure departmental supply and equipment needs are met. Interacts closely with Operations Engineering on product changes, improvements, and new product introductions. Interacts closely with Customer service and Production Planning to ensure adherence to production schedules and customer demand. Interacts with Personnel on company policy and procedures. Interacts closely with Manufacturing Manager to achieve departmental goals.

  1. Responsible for performance management and development of direct reports including written performance appraisals;
  2. Administers company policies and procedures in the Manufacturing Department;
  3. Ensures compliance with Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP and ISO), safety policies, and good housekeeping;
  4. Responsible for initial training of new employees and on-going training of subordinates to ensure quality of work, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP and ISO), and other regulatory compliance;
  5. Promotes and emphasizes an environment to foster teamwork;
  6. Assist in developing and maintaining departmental budgets.



Bachelor’s degree preferred, high school diploma required.


  • Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to interface with production and supervisory personnel.
  • Ability to work in a Continuous Improvement environment.
  • Knowledgeable in the following areas:
  • Materials Requirement Planning (MRP) paperwork (Bills of Materials (BOM’s), Pick Lists, Routers.
  • Labor tracking/Materials tracking, production planning, quality system regulations, problem solving skills, process improvement techniques and Food and Drug Administration (FDA), ISO Standards, GMP.
  • 5 year’s supervisory experience, or equivalent combination of education, in a labor-intensive manufacturing work environment, preferably in the medical products field.
  • Experience reading, interpreting, and writing work instructions and procedures. 
  • Must observe company policies and safety procedures at all times.
  • Must be able to give and welcome constructive feedback; contribute to building a positive team spirit.
  • Must treat others with respect; work with integrity and ethically; uphold organizational values.


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