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Site General Manager

Req ID:  8070

Working Location: TENNESSEE, BARTLETT 

Workplace Flexibility: Onsite

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

The position holder is responsible for the financial and operational management of the Mfg Site which includes the Mfg operation and can include Repair operation by providing direct and indirect leadership to all site functions.  

Job Duties

  • Create local financial and operational plans in line with regional management direction.
  • Translate regional and site objectives into clear SMART objectives in line with direction from Head of Regional Mfg.
  • Monitor operational and finance results against budget and plan implement countermeasures if needed.
  • Ensure activities meet and integrate with organizational requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal and environmental compliance and demonstrate a duty of care.
  • Continuously encourage high standards driving performance, change initiatives, innovation and behaviors.
  • Drive results through setting clear priorities, expectations, assigning resources and overcoming obstacles.
  • Continuously enhance the operational performance (SQCDE) based on KPI targets.
  • Financial cost management of the site.
  • Deployment of global and regional manufacturing strategy in the site.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders/ customers to meet their expectation.
  • Drive organizational and talent development including leadership capabilities.
  • Champion the company’s core values encouraging good behavior and best practice.
  • Assure successful launches for new products.
  • Perform continuous improvement activities for all site processes..
  • Adherence to laws, rules and regulations. And appoint appropriate managers, etc. based on regional / national laws.
  • Contribute to the development of local communities and improve the value of OLYMPUS existence through the activities of external organizations in the relevant regions.

Job Qualifications


  • Successfully completed studies (e.g. Engineering, Business Administration).
  • Minimum 10+ years' experience in a manufacturing or comparable environment ideally in Medical Device Mfg or other regulated industries.
  • Minimum of 5+ years of management experience with multiple direct reports.
  • Proven track record to manage multidisciplinary functions in complex matrix organizations.
  • LEAN / continuous improvement, operational excellence.
  • Organizational, talent and leadership development.



  • Clear & concise written and spoken communication skills.
  • Fluent English (spoken and written).
  • Ability to present information in a structured way to audiences of varied technical levels.
  • Effective collaborator.
  • Is organized and can plan/schedule efficiently.
  • Logical in thinking & approach.
  • Can motivate for performance..
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen.
  • Proven leadership skills to engage and motivate a team & has managed technical teams..
  • Ability to gain credibility at senior level by driving organizational change.
  • Acts in a professional and considerate demeanor.
  • Uses logic to underpin own decision making.
  • Ability to work as part of a team..
  • Can motivate themselves to organize.

Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at

The anticipated base pay range for this full-time position working at this location is $158,600.00 - $237,899.00 / year, plus potential for annual bonus (subject to plan eligibility and other requirements). Olympus considers a variety of factors when determining actual compensation for this position including: level of experience, working location, and relevant education and certifications. 

About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Applicants with Disabilities: As a Federal Contractor, Olympus is committed to ensuring our hiring process is accessible to everyone. If you need an accommodation in order to complete the application or hiring process, please contact Olympus via email at If your disability impairs your ability to email, you may call our HR Compliance Manager at 1-888-Olympus (1-888-659-6787).


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Tennessee (US-TN) || Bartlett || Manufacturing & Repair 

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