Supervisor, Fabrication

Job Location US-MN-Rochester
Job ID
# Positions
Posted Date
1 week ago(2/15/2018 9:48 AM)

Why Us?

With a mantra of Empowering Human Potential, Hanger, Inc. is the world's premier provider of orthotic and prosthetic (O&P) services and products, offering the most advanced O&P solutions, clinically differentiated programs and unsurpassed customer service. Hanger's Patient Care segment is the largest owner and operator of O&P patient care clinics nationwide. Through its Products & Services segment, Hanger distributes branded and private label O&P devices, products and components, and provides rehabilitative solutions to the broader market. Built on the legacy of James Edward Hanger, the first amputee of the American Civil War, Hanger is steeped in 150 years of clinical excellence and innovation with a vision to be the partner of choice for products and services that enhance human physical capability. Collectively, Hanger employees touch thousands of lives each day, helping people achieve new levels of mobility and freedom.


Hanger, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer - female/minority/disability/vet.

Could This Be For You?

Coordinate the work activities of a small team for timely and cost effective delivery of fabricated devices. Ensure adherence to all safety and administrative policies and procedures.

Your Impact

  • Plan and coordinate available resources to achieve quality, production and financial objectives.
  • Organize daily work flow to produce highest productivity possible within the department while maintaining product quality.
  • Responsible for scheduling and expediting all work through the department.
  • Order all necessary materials and components required to meet daily production schedule.
  • Assist the Manager to recruit, hire, train, and develop department personnel.
  • Facilitate communication between practitioners and technicians on technical issues to enhance quality control.
  • Build good communications between the Fabrication department and its customers, branches, Purchasing and all departments within Hanger.
  • Provide all pricing for work performed.
  • Ensure a safe working environment and promote “safety awareness” among employees.
  • Ensure compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standards and other governmental rules and regulations.
  • Create and distribute all department reports and summaries.
  • Assist the Central Fabrication Director or Manager with all personnel issues.
  • Ensure adherence to all administrative and financial policies and procedures; develop company spirit and teamwork within the department.
  • Performs other duties or special projects as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  • BS in Business Administration, Production Operations, O&P or equivalent experience
  • Five years orthotics/prosthetics fabrication production experience preferred.
  • American Board Certified (ABC) registered technician preferred in Orthotics and or Prosthetics


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift necessary supplies or materials frequently throughout the course of a work day/shift; must be capable of easily lifting fifty (50) pounds of weight alone.
  • Ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a work day/shift.
  • Visual acuity (near and distant) sufficient to maintain records, understand written direction, and fabricate or repair orthotic and prosthetic devices.
  • Ability to speak and hear sufficiently to understand and give directions.
  • Fine motor skills adequate for repairing and creating orthotic devices.
  • Ability to participate in sustained activities for many hours in duration and in accordance with state labor laws.

Additional Success Factors

  • Proven problem solving skills.
  • Proven organizational and time management skills.
  • Proven interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Proven supervisory or leadership skills.
  • Ability to organize, prioritize and manage multiple projects as well as ongoing production work.
  • Proven track record of production
  • Proven track record of quality assurance
  • Computer skills must include word processing, spreadsheet, and data entry experience.
  • Ability to create, develop and maintain positive working relationships
  • Willing to travel
  • Act with integrity in all ways and at all times, remaining honest, transparent, and respectful in all relationships.
  • Keep the patient at the center of everything that you do, building lifelong trust.
  • Foster open collaboration and constructive dialogue with everyone around you.
  • Continuously innovate new solutions, influencing and responding to change.
  • Focus on superior outcomes, and calibrate work processes for outstanding results.

Our Investment in You

  • Competitive salary.
  • Competitive health and insurance benefits.
  • Annual target bonus or commission.
  • Paid vacation and sick time.
  • Frequent company update talks with our leadership team.



Hanger, Inc. is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship. All conditions and privileges of employment are administered to all employees without discrimination or harassment because of race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, religion, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, special disabled veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. The Company will comply fully with all applicable state or local fair employment laws that forbid discrimination or harassment on the basis of other protected characteristics. Retaliation against any employee for filing or supporting a complaint of discrimination or harassment is prohibited.​​


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