Integer Manager, Production in Chaska, Minnesota
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Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
Adheres to Integer's Core Beliefs and all safety and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
Manages cross shift and cross functional areas like Packaging/ Shipping, Material Prep Tech or other production support groups in a manner that fosters continuous improvement, open communication and a self-directed team approach.
Aligns product(s), line(s) and shift(s) with master plant production schedule and material planning to meet production goals.
Manages departmental performance measures, including visual controls and provides regular progress reports to the Senior Production Manager.
Leads Management meetings to evaluate performance results and coach team to ensure proper actions are taken to achieve targets.
Ensures full utilization and accuracy of Oracle, Reliance and other data systems in the Production, Quality Systems and business analysis process.
Accountable for identifying, initiating and potentially executing Lean initiatives, Quality initiatives, Kanbans, and inventory management/reduction initiatives on assigned line(s), product(s) and shift(s) through the application of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing methodologies.
Ensures that Production Supervisors and Associates participate in continuous improvement efforts and are trained to comply with quality system requirements.
Provides ongoing communications and support to Plant Management in the attainment of Plant objectives.
Provides guidance, leadership and direction to Supervisors and production Associates in all areas including:
hiring, performance management, coaching, and corrective actions.
Builds a strong engaged team with a culture of Associate participation and problem solving.
Provides direction in the resolution of technical and production-related problems to assure completion.
Performs analysis of production and related processes and makes recommendations on improvements and organization of continuous improvement activities.
Participates in the new product introduction process (PDP, NPI).
May serve as signing member to the Material Review Board and ECOs.
Ensures interdepartmental coordination and communication to meet customer requirements.
Performs other functions as required.
Minimum Education : Bachelor’s degree in technical or related discipline. Master’s degree preferred.
Minimum Experience : 5-8 years manufacturing experience in a Lean Manufacturing Environment preferred with progressive responsibilities and leadership experience.
Specialized Knowledge : Experience in management of production schedules, reading technical documents and blue prints preferred. Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Quality Systems preferred. Must have strong computer skills, especially Microsoft office. Special Skills: Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to maximize asset utilization. Outstanding organization and communication skills. Strong problem solving abilities.
Integer Holdings Corporation (NYSE:ITGR) is the largest medical device outsource (MDO) manufacturer in the world serving the cardiac, neuromodulation, orthopedics, vascular, advanced surgical and power solution markets. The company provides innovative, high quality medical technologies that enhance the lives of patients worldwide. In addition, it develops batteries for high-end niche applications in energy, military, and environmental markets. The company’s brands include Greatbatch Medical, Lake Region Medical and Electrochem. Additional information is available at https://integer.net .
Integer is committed to equal opportunity for all, without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including pregnancy and gender), age, physical or mental disability, citizenship, veteran or military status past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable legally recognized protected basis under federal, state or local law. Greatbatch Integer complies with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), as amended by the ADA Amendments Act, and all applicable state or local law. Consistent with those legal requirements, Integer will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with a known physical or mental limitations of otherwise qualified employees and applicants with a disability if such accommodation would allow the individual to perform the essential functions of the job, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you are interested in applying for an employment opportunity and feel believe you need a reasonable accommodation pursuant to the ADA, please contact us at
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