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Senior Production Manager

Req ID:  548

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 Senior Production Manager maintains responsibility for production resources and activities within the medical products repair at the National Service Center to achieve customer satisfaction. This will be achieved through meeting quality cost and delivery goals. Coordinate with other departments to develop and implement productivity improvements to achieve maximum efficiency and effectiveness of resources.He/ she works with Engineering Operations and Quality Assurance will coordinate all production activities involved in the introduction of new products. The position grasps the larger business perspective and translates it effectively into finite activities.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:

\* Provide guidance leadership and support to personal within Medical Product repair to achieve business objectives.


* Develop staff through education and training to maximize individual and team capabilities to support business requirements.


* Coordinate with other departments regarding the introduction and service of new products development of new repairs and acquisition of equipment applicable to medical products.


* Develops and implements technical training for ES personnel.


* Prepares and executes MBOs.lmplements and promotes LEAN production principles.


* Assure the attainment of customer satisfaction through quality cost and delivery of repairs.


* Ensure compliance of personnel with policies processes and standards.lnteract with internal and external customers in a professional effective and timely manner as to achieve successful resolution of service repair related issues.


* Develop and maintain performance measurements and control systems.


* Report performance to line personnel and to management.Manage repair input and output turnaround times work in process queues daily system transactions inventory usage and throughput times in order to identify productivity improvement opportunities cost reductions and process efficiencies.


* Develop and maintain an enthusiastic motivated and competent workforce.Manage projects to a successful conclusion according to budget schedule and resources.


* Review schedules and make appropriate adjustments.Manage and control costs through the budget process.


* Review budgets regularly.Maintain proficiency on position related duties and responsibilities.


* Perform all other essential duties as directed.

Job Requirements



* Bachelors degree in Business, Engineering or equivalent experience.


* Minimum of 5 years managerial experience in a manufacturing production environment.


* Current on LEAN manufacturing production line and quality management theories.




* Effective statistical analytical decision making and problem solving skills. 


* Ability to plan multitask and prioritize resources to achieve objectives.


* Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.


* Effective interpersonal skills and experience working in a multi cultural workforce environment. 

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

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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