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Director Of Operations

Company: Biomerics
Location: Fairfield
Posted on: November 22, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title: Director of OperationsCompany: BiomericsLocation: Fairfield, CACompany Overview:Founded in 1993, Biomerics is a mid-market medical device contract manufacturer serving the Interventional Cardiovascular, Gastrointestinal, and Advanced Surgical markets. As a vertically integrated partner, Biomerics supplies 20 of the top 30 medical device OEMs. Biomerics provides engineering development services, technical transfer manufacturing services, and contract manufacturing services for finished medical devices through various locations in the United States and Costa Rica. Biomerics is a leader in biomaterials, resin casting, vacuum pressure forming, additive manufacturing, injection molding, extrusion, micro metals processing, medical balloons, catheter assembly, and finished packaging. Biomerics operates under a certified ISO 13485:2016 quality system and is FDA-registered.Job DescriptionWe are looking for an experienced Director of Operations to organize and oversee the daily operations of Biomerics Interventional Medical Plastics. You will be the one to ensure that our business is well-coordinated and productive by managing procedures and coaching the employees. The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various company processes. The ideal candidate must be competent and able to plan diverse operational activities. He/She must be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the business.This position will be responsible for the daily operations (Production Management, Supply Chain, Facilities, and Environmental Health & Safety) at the Fairfield facility. Additionally, the Director of Operations will effectively develop and coach their direct reports to support daily initiatives, align department objectives with the business strategy, engage the workforce with increased expectations and hold the workforce accountable for results.Responsibilities

  • A key member of the Senior Leadership Team
    • Coordinate with support departments in the execution of production to meet 3rd Day goals.
    • Will oversee both Biomerics California and Salt Lake City, Utah Molding
    • Work with human resources to create job descriptions, hire competent personnel and oversee training programs.
    • Provide synergies enabling efficient operations, ensuring customer service requirements are met leading to an optimum return on investment.
    • Production Management
      • Interacts regularly with the executive team and individual department heads to ensure that the company's manufacturing operations priorities are aligned with the overall company strategy.
      • Provide leadership to and ensure that each Value Stream has all the necessary resources to operate efficiently.
      • Track revenue margins and conduct budget reviews to maximize profits
      • Drive continuous improvement of quality, cost, safety, and service.
      • Partner with Quality and Engineering to address customer feedback issues. Support actions initiated to prevent the occurrence or reoccurrence of nonconformities relating to product, processes, and quality system requirements.
      • Partner with Engineering on the successful transfer and qualification of new items into production to support the growth of the business.
      • Drive the lean management of the operations through the shift start-up boards and daily meetings.
      • Oversight of manufacturing expense, capital, and labor budgets
      • Set standards and monitor Value Stream Leader performance, provide performance feedback, write, and conduct appraisals, recommend merit increases and promotions, and hold direct reports accountable to policies and performance throughout the year.
      • Supply Chain
        • Create and maintain a sustainable supply chain
        • Interact directly with customers in the fulfillment of their purchase orders and management of product changes.
        • Improves customer service and satisfaction through policy and procedural changes.
        • Facilities
          • Ensures that all operations and facilities comply with the policies, GMP standards, and SOPs
          • Environmental Health and Safety
            • Ensure full operational compliance with all site procedures and applicable regulations.
            • Ensures safety, health, and environmental compliance are included as part of everyday activities. Works with managers to improve employee engagement in safety, health, and environmental initiatives.
            • Additional Responsibilities May Include
              • Acquisition due diligence support
              • Site EvaluationsRequirements:
                • 10+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment required
                • 5+ years of experience managing direct reports
                • Bachelor's degree or 5+ years equivalent work experience required
                • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt (or higher) preferred
                • Working within a regulated industry
                  • ISO9001 and/or ISO13485 Quality Management System preferred
                  • Developing budgets and writing business plans
                  • A thorough understanding of Lean Manufacturing required
                  • Financial acumen including the ability to understand and respond appropriately to financial data.
                  • Demonstrated success in managing the workforce, conflict management, and working in a team environment.
                  • Advanced proficiency with business software (ERP, MS Office)
                    • NetSuite ERP - preferred
                    • Grand Avenue Quality Software - preferred
                    • Required attributes
                      • Strong business acuity with solid knowledge of finance, supply chain distribution, and employee management
                      • Outstanding communicator
                      • Possess a continuous improvement mindset
                      • Highly collaborative leadership style
                      • Diligent and proactive results-driven personality
                      • Effective decision-making skills
                      • Technical aptitude in understanding complex manufacturing issues and processes.
                      • Financial acumen including the ability to understand and respond appropriately to financial data.
                      • Financial acumen including the ability to understand and respond appropriately to financial data.Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance, Short-Term Disability, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Paid Vacation Days, Paid Holidays, 401k with match. Please, No Recruitment Agency calls or emails (we are not using recruitment services for this, or any other role posted).

Keywords: Biomerics, Fairfield , Director Of Operations, Executive , Fairfield, California

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