We are searching for a Manufacturing Manager to lead manufacturing at Class II and Class III medical devices manufacturing sites. Production at these sites varies from low volume, high mix, to high speed, high volume. Manufacturing Managers will report directly to either the site's GM or Director of Operations and be second in command of the site. The Manufacturing Manager will lead and coordinate all production activities through direct reports and hourly associates to achieve production goals across multiple production lines. Meet all required safety, quality, and regulatory compliance commitments in the execution of area manufacturing processes. Candidates without medical device experience will not be considered.
Our medical device clients seek manufacturing and production leaders who are career-driven, have strong mentoring skills, and a depth of experience in leading manufacturing production teams. Our companies offer accelerated career growth potential, and excellent benefits. We have many opportunities - all with top medical device companies seeking cutting edge plant leadership talent.
typical roles and responsibilities for Manufacturing Manager
Manage process development engineering teams
Manage manufacturing engineering teams and technicians
Working with R&D, develop project specific manufacturing timelines and budgets
Working with quality team, help develop project specific manufacturing quality standards per ISO13485
Collaborate with production planning and supply chain to receive necessary raw materials according to production schedules
Manage packaging and warehouse process and teams
With site director, develop and manage operations budget
Act as point of contact for contract manufacturing projects
Requirements for Manufacturing Manager
Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering
8+ years of progressive experience in medical device manufacturing
A depth of experience in either low volume high mix, or high speed, high volume medical device manufacturing
Manufacturing experience with Class II or Class III medical devices preferred
Program/project management experience with a strong background in developing production timelines and schedules
A track record of accomplishment in developing subordinates including production supervisors, engineers and technicians
Experience managing skilled trades and contract employees
Strong communications skills
A track record of accomplishment in working with medical device customers
PMP certification preferred
Strong analytical skills
Lean Six Sigma certification preferred
Salary range for Manufacturing Manager
Who Is Surf Search?
We are a life sciences recruiting firm specializing in healthcare, medical devices, pharmaceutical and biotech in roles across the U.S. We have a deep understanding of our industries, as well as industry and location specific recruiting challenges. We embrace those challenges and break through recruiting roadblocks.