Production Supervisor – Medical Device
New employees are eligible for the following benefits effective date of hire!
- Medical, dental, and vision benefits
- Company-paid life insurance and disability benefits
- Self-Managed (unlimited!) PTO and 11 paid Holidays
- 401k Plan with Company Match
- Tuition Reimbursement
Meraqi Medical, now a part of Viant Medical, provides design, development, and manufacturing services to medical device companies in the bioelectronics, interventional and structural heart, and minimally invasive surgical spaces. Meraqi provides solutions from early brainstorming, conceptualizing and prototyping, to full design and development, as well as clinical and commercial manufacturing.
Production Supervisor will lead a group of highly skill technicians, all with many years of experience building medical devices. The supervisor will facilitate the communication and will be responsible to make sure plans are executed, procedures are followed and goals are met.
Meraqi Medical (Viant D&D West) is compromised on moving from static to dynamic manufacturing operations, we continuously look for ways to incorporate smart manufacturing principles into the products and processes that we develop for our customers. In addition we are constantly adding new equipment, processes and technologies to our current capabilities, therefore change and learning are the main constant for our team.
It is an exciting time to be a part of Viant, we just finished our new State of the Art Manufacturing operation here in Fremont California; and there are several other expansion projects ongoing thru many of the 26 Viant sites around the globe. As we continue to grow as a company we continue to create a vast amount of opportunities for our associated to develop their careers within Viant.
Here at Meraqi Medical (Viant D&D West) we really take our company motto "We're In It For Life" to whole new level; here in Silicon Valley our customers really enjoy being onsite and working hand by hand with our team; our value proposition is centered on our people, which is a very skilled workforce supported by the best engineers in the industry. If we don’t find the answers to our daily challenges onsite, options are that we will by reaching to an expert in another Viant site. Our mission is clear, to add value to our customers and at the end to improve people’s life’s!
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
·Hire, train, develop, and motivate production personnel to follow procedures, meet high quality standards, production schedules, and productivity requirements.
·Update and revise Manufacturing Process Instructions to ensure that MPIs are accurate and complete.
·Address line support issues as they arise (including technical-related issues).
·Work closely with Engineering to resolve production issues and actively participant in quality improvement initiatives.
·Document and report any variances, problems, issues, or concerns.
·Provide production personnel with expectations and performance feedback quarterly.
·Write and conduct formal annual performance reviews for production personnel.
·Plan, supervise, drive improvement, and report production performance including output, yields, root cause failures, efficiencies, and trends.
·Understand, train personnel, and enforce strict adherence to the applicable GMPs and SOPs of the Quality System.
·Assist in setting and attaining quarterly and annual production goals.
·Learn and enforce company safety policies and practices.
·Lead or support various Lean Manufacturing initiatives that involve a Mfg. based team.
·Support sub-assembly or process outsourcing initiatives.
·Review/approve DCOs to determine impact on manufacturing.
·Review and disposition discrepant material. Implement corrective actions to prevent recurrences.
·Evaluate designs for manufacturability (with respect to tooling and assembly methods). Provide suggested change proposals, or tooling concepts during early design process phase.
Supervises team of Assemblers and Technicians.
REQUIRED EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
·Excellent communication skills with ability to interface at all levels
·Knowledge of ISO and FDA requirements. Experience in Medical Device industry is a must.
·Ability to provide detail information to assist engineering in determining root cause in order to identify the appropriate corrective action
·Ability to effectively train people outside his/her work group. Able to give effective presentations to critical/high level customers and effectively represent work group during audits and cross-organizational teams
·Ability to motivate large numbers of staff in multiple organizational units to work collaboratively toward common goals
·Ability to make optimal trade-offs in daily goals and resources to advance Viant's mission
·Proactive and anticipates challenges
·Must be able to read, write and speak fluent English
·Proficient in the use of personal computers to perform daily work. Familiar with the Microsoft Office suite of programs and MRP systems.
·Associates Degree or minimum 5 years of experience in medical device assembly or equivalent desired.
·Flexibility, adaptable, persistence, passion, resourcefulness, a drive to succeed, and an entrepreneurial spirit.
We offer market competitive compensation. Potential salary range for this role is $72,800-$105,000. Actual pay will be determined based on experience, qualifications, geographic location, and other job-related factors permitted by law.