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Medical Device Associate Production Manager (2nd shift with 10% shift differential)

Req ID:  1887

Working Location: CALIFORNIA, SAN JOSE 

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Associate Manager, Production (2nd Shift +10% shift differential) is responsible for supervising endoscope technicians and their work processes to achieve production/repair plans, quality and delivery targets, and documentation of production activities, while improving safety, ergonomics and processes. This position will manage and train production technicians to meet safety, quality, production and cost goals and will provide guidance   to less experienced Supervisors either informally or as part of their department.  This position will support projects and provide leadership that involves other supervisors as defined by production management.

Job Duties

* Provide leadership to customer product repair lines by directing technicians in prioritizing activities and achieving daily output goals.

 

* Monitor the flow of work through the repair line(s) and take necessary steps to resolve repair problems.

 

* Take the responsibility for work continuity and the results between lines and/or shifts.

 

* Support effective communications throughout teams.  

 

* Function as a project coordinator on projects assigned by production management to improve QCD (Quality, Cost, Delivery).

 

* Review the work environment; consult with Engineering, Environmental Health and Safety and Quality about perceived problems and implement measures to assure safe working conditions.

 

* Assure the attainment of quality, cost and production targets, as measured by time schedules and work outputs.

 

* Ensure repair staff is adequately trained in all areas of the repair process, in order to support business plans. Identify training needs and effect remediation.

 

* Deal swiftly with customer issues/ complaints, by identifying the cause of the problem and resolving outstanding issues.

 

* Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Minimum of five years’ experience in assembly of precision instruments or related field required.

 

* Minimum two years’ previous supervisory experience required.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

 

* Effective written and verbal communication skills.

 

* Knowledge of quality theory and Electro‑mechanical production required.

 

* Strong math skills required.

 

* Compliance experience, QSR (Quality System Regulation) familiarity desired.

 

* Experience in a customer service environment required.

 

* Familiarity with current production and repair processes.

 

* Strong analytical and decision-making skills.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.

Olympus’ 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 overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit www.olympus-global.com.

Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.

 

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.

Posting Notes: || United States (US) || California (US-CA) || San Jose || 

 

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