MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
Manages production activities required for the timely manufacture of Division products that meet quality standards and cost objectives.
Accomplishes these objectives by establishing production / planning systems, maintaining GMP, enforcing quality standards, and improving processes.
This position manages and delegates authority to Section leaders (if applicable), Production Supervisors, Training, and any other personnel according to the functional area.
Management of staff recruiting, orienting, and training employees and developing personal growth opportunities
for them. Communicates job expectations and plans, monitors, and appraises job results.
Establishes production objectives, develops budgets, controls costs, and maximizes use of assets.
Assists in the integration of new technology and processes.
Coordinates the activities of Production Supervisors to support current and future production systems. Drives
continuous improvement initiatives by identifying efficiency opportunities, participating in plant-wide CI teams,
and conducting and evaluating experiments.
Active participation on site wide strategic and tactical activities to support the organization development.
Bachelor degree on an Engineering related field.
7+ years of experience in manufacturing environment, plus managerial experience.
Experience in leading under an operational excellence environment.
Must have a track record of managing teams that accomplish objectives on schedule, and within budget.
Must be able to demonstrate past continuous improvement accomplishments.
Demonstrated proficiency on manufacturing systems used to collect data and control / monitor processes. For example SFA, SAP, Kronos, or similar.
Demonstrated knowledge of ISO and quality systems as FDA, MDD
Fully Bilingual (English / Spanish
Preferred Qualifications & Education
Knowledge of Costa Rica laws applicable to direct labor operators is a plus.
Certification related or applicable to medical industry. For example CQE,
6Sigma black belt, lean coach, problem solving techniques, etc. is a plus.
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