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CooperVision Lens Manufacturing Shift Manager - 1st Shift in Gilbert, Arizona

CooperVision, a division of CooperCompanies (NYSE:COO), is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of soft contact lenses. The Company produces a full array of daily disposable, two-week and monthly contact lenses, all featuring advanced materials and optics. CooperVision has a strong heritage of solving the toughest vision challenges such as astigmatism, presbyopia and childhood myopia; and offers the most complete collection of spherical, toric and multifocal products available. Through a combination of innovative products and focused practitioner support, the company brings a refreshing perspective to the marketplace, creating real advantages for customers and wearers. For more information,

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Who We Are

Paragon Vision Sciences, Inc., a Cooper Vision specialty eye care company, is a world leading manufacturer of specialty contact lenses and oxygen permeable contact lens materials. Our CRT® lens (a class three medical device) is considered the lens of choice by many eye care professionals around the world. Paragon’s office is located in Gilbert, Arizona.

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Why Work With Us

We are certified as aGreat Place to Work®! Our environment recognizes each employee as a vital member of the team. Integrity and respect are fundamental to our working relationships. We are friendly, inventive, and dedicated. We don’t quit until the job is done right! Our lenses don’t just change vision, they change lives. Join a team that is passionate about improving other’s visual health and quality of life.

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Working hand-in-hand with the Sr. Operations Manager, the Manufacturing Shift Manager monitors all daily and weekly production activities to deliver production goals while maintaining a positive and motivating environment for all production employees in the assigned area and shift. The Manufacturing Shift Manager ensures that all tactical goals are met in the areas of safety, quality, productivity and on-time delivery. This role provides leadership to shift production employees and is expected to do so in accordance with CooperVision/Paragon policies and values.


  • Manages activities of the day to day production of finished goods and WIP including both: Lens production and labeling to ensure a smooth and efficient operation.

  • Monitors safety, quality and housekeeping to ensure compliance with established company standards and industry regulations.

  • Adheres to budget and cost control practices while meeting scheduled production expectations.

  • Provides day-to-day leadership and management to all shifts and adheres to the core values of the company.

  • Demonstrates proficiency at running any piece of equipment or process in assigned area and shift.

  • Hires, trains, develops and appraises staff effectively. Takes corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy.

  • Provides guidance, support, and coaching assistance as appropriate to all employees and interacts with support functions to maximize the assigned production areas’ effectiveness.

  • Understands and adheres to specified Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), work instructions (WI), complying with FDA requirements and ISO standards.

  • Conduct all job duties with professionalism.



  • Computer systems knowledge – ERP Systems and Time Keeping Systems.

  • Working knowledge in Excel and Microsoft Office experience required.

  • An understanding of team building and working with people.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Knowledge and experience in manufacturing production is required (Production of medical devices is an advantage)

  • Leadership, motivation and management

  • Professional Competence & Knowledge

  • Problem Solving

  • Decision Making

  • Communications


  • The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

  • Work environment is in a manufacturing facility with moderate noise level. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, stand, and use the hands to handle, finger, or feel objects, tools, or controls. Occasionally, the employee must crouch or kneel.

  • Successful performance requires specific vision abilities that include close vision.

  • Our environment works 7 days per week, schedule depends on shift.


  • Engineering or Operations Management BS degree or equivalent experience


  • 3 years of experience in manufacturing preferred.

  • Supervisory experience required.

Job: *Manufacturing

Organization: *CVI Paragon

Title: Lens Manufacturing Shift Manager - 1st Shift

Location: Arizona-Gilbert

Requisition ID: GIL0002