• Medtronic GmbH
  • Brighton , MA
  • Miscellaneous
  • Full-Time
  • 413 Market St


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Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.

Operations Director/Site Lead-Danvers, MA
Danvers 35 Cherry Hill, Massachusetts, United States
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Manufacturing Operations

190008GH Requisition #

May 23, 2019 Post Date
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This position, reporting to the Sr U.S. Operations Director, is responsible for the development, implementation, and execution of operations strategies in Danvers, MA to meet quality, production and cost objectives. Employ lean concepts and techniques, working closely with production leadership and OpEx to improve productivity and efficiency. Provide leadership within the manufacturing organization and production leadership teams. Prioritize production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plan and administer procedures and budgets. Continue to expand Danvers site as the Extrusion Center of Excellence. Make budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor. Select and develop personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function. Develop schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Develop comprehensive business strategies that assure success of the organization and takes ownership for all
aspects of the associated value streams being managed. Lead a group of Directors and senior managers with a responsibility to drive technical problem resolution, lead effective product introductions, meet quality objectives, customer demand and financial goals. Must set clear priorities and assure performance against goals within those priorities.
A Day in the Life
* Manage Danvers Shared Technology Center facility to ensure highest product quality and assure compliance to internal and/or external specifications and standards such as Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and ISO regulations.
* Develop quality initiatives and quality improvement direction for the site.
* Accountable for ensuring the implementation of GMP that apply to a specific production area.
* Responsible for ensuring all direct reports understand and follow GMP. Execute GMP Manufacturing assessments.
* Provide leadership to owners of Corrective/Preventative actions (CAPAs) to resolve production and customer issues.
* Participate in development projects to ensure products and processes are designed, developed and transferred to meet appropriate compliance/regulation standards.
* Ensure that site objectives have been established with strategies, goals, objectives and assignments. Delegate assignments to subordinate managers as appropriate. Objectives are reviewed by senior management to determine success of operation.
* Act as an independent/empowered decision maker whose decisions have significant impact on the business performance relative to the value stream responsibilities.
* Involve in developing, modifying, and executing company policies, which affect immediate operation(s) and may also have company-wide effect. Erroneous decisions will result in critical delay(s) in schedules and/or unit operations and may jeopardize overall business activities.
* Regularly interacts with senior management or executive levels on matters concerning several functional areas, divisions and/or customers. Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in sensitive situations.
* Manage activities of two or more sections or departments through subordinate managers who exercise full supervision in terms of costs, methods, and employees.
* Provide coaching and mentoring to drive a culture of employee engagement and productivity.
* Create opportunities to reward and recognize success of High Performance Work Teams and individuals.
* Management position to lead Manufacturing Engineering, Extrusion Center of Excellence, Manufacturing, Assembly, Purchasing, Warehouse and EHS.
* Manage plant allocated direct line resource staffing, development and competency and strongly influence indirect resource staffing, development and competency
* Provide services to multiple MDT businesses outside of Danvers and Coronary through the value stream structure
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
* Responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.
* Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply.
* Plans and administers procedures and budgets.
* Makes budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.
* Selects and develops personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function.
* Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas.
Must Have:
* Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a 8+ years of 7+ years of managerial experience.
* 10 years of direct experience in manufacturing/operations
* Experience leading teams of direct reports
* Experience in PDP (product development process) and development activities
* Experience working within a quality system with subsequent knowledge of the appropriate documentation/quality requirements
* Experience with manufacturing systems (e.g. JDE, FACTORYworks, QAD or SAP)
Nice to Have:
* MS or MBA Degree
* Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
* 15+ years of direct experience in manufacturing / operations and have lean sigma background with experience in demand pull systems.
* Candidate has demonstrated the skills to help in a lean transformation within their past work experience.
* Demonstrated Ability to drive change and influence others.
* Demonstrated ability to lead in FDA regulated environment.
* Lean, Six Sigma experience
* ISO 13485/GMP experience
* Experience with preventative/corrective action process
* Understanding of Development protocols - IQ/OQ/PQ
About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be. We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let's work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients' lives. Help us shape the future.
Physical Job Requirements
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role.
Travel up to 20%

* Bachelor's Degree and 10+ years of experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a 8+ years of 7+ years of managerial experience. * 10 years of direct experience in manufacturing/operations * Experience leading teams of direct reports * Experience in PDP (product development process) and development activities * Experience working within a quality system with subsequent knowledge of the appropriate documentation/quality requirements * Experience with manufacturing systems (e.g. JDE, FACTORYworks, QAD or SAP) Nice to Have: * MS or MBA Degree * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills * 15+ years of direct experience in manufacturing / operations and have lean sigma background with experience in demand pull systems. * Candidate has demonstrated the skills to help in a lean transformation within their past work experience. * Demonstrated Ability to drive change and influence others. * Demonstrated ability to lead in FDA regulated environment. * Lean, Six Sigma experience * ISO 13485/GMP experience * Experience with preventative/corrective action process * Understanding of Development protocols - IQ/OQ/PQ



* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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