Director Of Operations

DESCRIPTION

The primary purpose of this job is to provide leadership, focus and direction to enhance growth-orientated manufacturing performance of a specific facility or grouping of facilities in support of company strategic objectives. Ensures Viant’s continuation of its position as an industry leader and enhancement for the future. The DOO conducts effective short and long term planning providing adequate flexibility and capacity to support demand and exceed customer expectations. The DOO must be an expert at P&L management in both revenue and cost. She or he must consistently utilize effective organizational planning and leadership to deliver targeted results for Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Continuous Improvement and Culture.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Operations:

  • Provide a safe work environment for our manufacturing associates
  • Ensure compliance and alignment with ISO 13485:2016 and applicable standards in CFR part 820
  • Maintain a minimum of 95% On Time and Complete delivery while maintaining inventory turns.
  • Establish a continuous improvement culture through deployment and active management of Lean and Six Sigma tools.
  • Provide effective and timely communication to all levels of the organization and customers regarding normal operation variances, issues, resolutions and opportunities.
  • Use structured problem solving techniques to drive team to appropriately analyze concerns, develop appropriate plans and execute the plan towards completion.
  • Establish and develop a customer centric culture that consistently produces high levels of customer satisfaction based on quality, delivery and service.
  • Understand the customer’s strategy and align operations to ensure MedPlast growth.
  • Meet and exceed company financial goals
  • Ensures facilities and equipment are designed, built and maintained to reduce lead times, costs and no defects
  • Collaborates with and coordinates other functions activities in order to deliver Plant goals (HR, Finance, Quality, Supply Chain, Sales)
  • Oversees and manages the activities of: production, engineering, warehouse/inventory management
  • Drives performance and accountability; develops a high performance workforce

 Talent:

  • Attract, maintain and develop top talent in all areas of the plant.

Strategy:

  • Manage innovation and new product development projects diligently in line with Business Unit objectives
  • Develop, maintain and update 3 Yr plan to ensure plant is meeting company objectives

 The successful candidate will have

  • Proven experience successfully leading sites certified to ISO 13485: 2003/2016 and preferably subject to the Medical Device Standard; CFR part 820
  • Proven skills in business and financial management.
  • Proven ability and system to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment
  • In depth knowledge of P&L management and cost accounting
  • Effective use of operational excellence tools and techniques
  • Good communication skills at all levels of the organization with the ability to present ideas effectively
  • Able to work in a matrixed environment effectively.
  • In depth knowledge of workplace Safety and applicable OSHA Standards 

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ABOUT VIANT

At Viant, we focus on providing end-to-end solutions for medical device OEMs. Our deep materials expertise—combined with our experience in engineering, manufacturing, assembly, packaging, and sterilization—allows us to bring our customers’ healthcare solutions to market. We have facilities across the U.S. and around the world, including low-cost facilities in Costa Rica, China, Mexico, and Puerto Rico. Viant provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Viant complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.