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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
1/23/2018
Job Category:
Manufacturing
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PRODUCTION MANAGER
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Valtronic | Solon, OH
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Job Description

Valtronic Technologies (USA), Inc. is dedicated to transforming lives through innovative medical device solutions that improve the health of patients.

Valtronic Technologies (USA), Inc. is located in Solon, Ohio. Our sales, engineering, supply chain, quality and manufacturing operations team provide critical assistance to our customers from initial concept, design, development, prototyping, and manufacture of microelectronic medical (Class II and III), industrial, and aerospace electronic devices.

Valtronic has successfully developed, miniaturized, and manufactured active devices for medical solutions ranging from cochlear implants, neurostimulators, drug delivery devices for diabetes and chronic pain management, blood infusion, physiological monitoring, surgical assist robots, and diagnostic imaging telemetric sensors.

Summary

The Production Manager will plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing operations of the Company. As the Production Manager, you will be responsible for manning shift operations for producing quality electronic medical devices.

Production Manager is responsible for ensuring and improving the performance, productivity, and efficiency through the provision of effective methods and strategies to include Lean (TPS) and Six Sigma methodologies. This position reports directly to the Operations Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for manufacturing quality electronic medical devices; quality, time and attendance, and overall performance of employees performing assembly and test functions.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate shift production and will work directly with other supervisors and managers to coordinate materials, labor, quality, and shipment of product and to improve manufacturability of product.
  • Responsible for the identification of opportunities and implementation of lean manufacturing initiatives.
  • Develop and implement cost reduction plans through process improvements, system automation, and other action designed to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency.
  • Lead the daily activities of group leaders and production workers
  • Provides leadership and direction for all direct reports including recommending hiring, developing and day-to-day supervision, discipline, and performance management as required.
  • Work cross-functionally and cross-organizationally to resolve issues and/or determine how to accommodate new or unexpected requests for implementation in the short-term
  • Remove obstacles to solve problems and exceed expectations. Serve as a change agent to initiate new policies, procedures, and systems, as required
  • Foster the overall growth and development of direct reports to meet current and future business needs through empowerment, special assignments/projects, cross-training, and coaching
  • Flexibly assign tasks and resources among team members to support changing business priorities and needs and eliminate tasks that no longer serve a purpose

Skills and Qualifications

Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering or Operations Management with seven to ten years' experience in manufacturing processes for an electronic medical device contract manufacturer including rapid prototype development and electronic contract manufacturing. Experience in an ISO13485 manufacturing environment is helpful.

Proven experience with Lean (TPS), Six Sigma implementation, and kaizen team development across the production floor. Our ideal candidate shall have the ability to participate in and coordinate multi-functional teams, collaborate with departments, customers, and business partners. Demonstrated leadership ability to drive results and influence others to meet department objectives.

Valtronic will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or religion or any other legally protected status. Valtronic Technologies USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO) and welcomes all qualified applicants. No third party resumes or telephone calls.

Please include Production Manager in the subject line of your reply. Please send resume with salary history in Microsoft Word format.

Qualifications

Applicants must be eligible to work in the specified location

About Valtronic

Valtronic Technologies is a global company with over 600 employees and facilities in Switzerland, USA, Morocco and Romania.