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VitalPath is looking for a Sustaining Engineering Manager  #EngineerJobs #EngineeringJobs #ManagerJobs

Join VitalPath in Maplewood as Sustaining Engineering Manager! About VitalPath VitalPath is a trusted partner in the catheter design and manufacturing of custom medical devices that save lives and restore patient health and vital function. Were excited about this important work and bring vital energy to our customer partnerships. In our growing organization its important that we continue to offer a small-company, family-oriented environment with competitive pay and benefits. If you want to make a difference in peoples lives and be a part of a friendly, fun place to work with people that value diversity, come join our team! About the Position The Sustaining Engineering Manager owns the strategic and tactical responsibility for implementing manufacturing strategy and strategic operational goals to exceed customer expectations for product quality, cost and delivery, maximizing efficiency, optimizing production levels and driving operational excellence. This role will work closely with internal and external key stakeholders, regarding technical support for activities, striving for best-in-class products and business practices to deliver to the customers expectations, managing teams and projects across the business. They will provide clear leadership and vision, inspire and motivate staff to achieve excellence and mentor them as they develop new skills. They will drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Manufacturing function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the highest quality standards. They will ensure EHS issues are prioritized and facilitated and drive lean manufacturing strategy. Responsibilities Selects and develops resources, and identifies, owns and tracks projects that directly support the manufacturing, and new product introduction/transfer strategies Demonstrates significant experience in applying best in class continuous improvement tools and producing results for our business Collaborates with suppliers on cross-organizational improvement opportunities Utilizes broad and deep Operational Excellence, Manufacturing, Engineering, and Supply Chain knowledge Independently defines project; establishes budgets; identifies participants and mitigates risk Provides engineering recommendations to management and guide product and system development for manufacturability Focuses on improvements in standard product quality, cost reduction Attends internal design reviews and engineering change control activity conducted by engineering to critique and recommend design solutions and proposed changes Drives the development and application of consistent manufacturing practices, standards, and tools of all relevant types Partners with R&D to transfer new products and processes to manufacturing that are stable and capable of meeting standards for product quality and cost effectiveness. Ensures the factory layout and equipment are optimized for material flow and manufacturing efficiency Oversees that assembly equipment, fixtures and tools are developed to meet quality, safety and performance objectives and are continuously improved through semi-automation, etc Ensures all manufacturing documentation such as drawings, schematics, quality and mfg processes, and BOM’s are repeatable and reproducible. Applies problem solving techniques to resolve proper corrective & preventive actions from NCR’s, CAPA’s and complaints Requirements Bachelors Degree in Engineering or equivalent 10+ years in progressive leadership roles Minimum of 7 years experience as a Manufacturing Engineer in Medical Devices At least 5 years in a catheter manufacturing environment, with exposure to product design, prototypes, processes, and fixture design Vast experiences with functioning in a highly regulated environment with working knowledge of ISO 13485 and FDA requirements Attracts, develops and retains talent “ is an advocate for talent and builds a deep bench of talent for key roles Willing to roll-up their sleeves “ knows when to get involved in the details Focused on getting the right things done “ consistently delivers quality results and can be counted on to get things done Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint Preferred MBA, MsEM or MEM Experience in implementing ERP systems Benefits Comprehensive, Low Cost Health and Dental Insurance Plans Available Vision Insurance Health Savings Account with company contribution Short and Long Term Disability Supplemental insurances (short term disability, AD&D, life insurance, and more) Paid Time Off Paid Holidays 401K with company match Competitive compensation Opportunities for career growth and advancement VitalPath is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, work related mental or physical disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. VitalPath participates in E-Verify. Powered by JazzHR


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