This video adapted from Connecticut's College of Technology/Regional Center for Next Generation Manufacturing features Jeff Hotaling, biomanufacturing supervisor for a leading medical device maker. Jeff talks about the challenges and opportunities he faces in his factory workplace, which assembles retractable safety syringes. He explains that all assembly equipment is software driven, and that machine operators need to know how to run the program. He also details his typical day, which involves leading group meetings, discussing product quality and equipment issues, preparing production reports, and managing both payroll and inventory.
This media asset was adapted from Manufacture Your Future: "Biotechnology Technician Supervisor".