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Operations Manager MA Open (J#26762)
Education: Bachelors Degree
Experience: 4 - 9 years

Helix Medical is making a world of difference... all around the world.
As a global leader in medical contract manufacturing we offer the following services for medical device, pharmaceutical and IVD clients worldwide: product design and development, silicone and thermoplastic molding and extrusion, complex catheter systems, assembly, packaging, and engineering services.

For nearly 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies around the world have looked to Helix Medical to make a difference as the custom manufacturer medical industry leaders can trust. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Helix Medical maintains design and manufacturing centers in California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Costa Rica, Germany, Ireland, and China.

We are currently hiring for an Operations Manager who is:
*Hands-on in a dynamic small shop environment where everyone is challenged by rolling up their sleeves to develop and implement solutions for our customer.
*Driven and takes a strong business partner approach and attitude providing creative and innovative solutions that meet our high quality standards.
*Process focused engineer with a background to provide injection molding solutions on the production floor.
*Self-motivated and thrives in a fast paced, cutting-edge, lean systems environment, where priorities can often change on a daily basis.

Basic Responsibilities
*Responsible for driving cost out of the Operation through the use of Lean methodologies including engagement of employees and measuring performance through Operational KPIs.
*Lead MRP/ERP/Real-Time System Implementation
*Champion Lean Program and Employee involvement while coordinating all Kaizen Events
*Support New Product Launches to achieve Flawless Launch Goals
*Oversees all levels of manufacturing to ensure smooth operation of departments, leading to 100% On-Time Delivery, 100% Customer Lot Acceptance while maintaining an acceptable level of inventory.
*Ensures that proper support is provided to production on injection molding, assembly and packaging processes; troubleshoots process issues as required.
*Ensure adequate and comprehensive cross-training and development of all responsible department employees. Develop training programs and procedures to document adequate training in compliance with internal procedures.
*Interfaces with customers on product delivery issues, and assures past dues, and overtime goals are met or exceeded.
*Sets targets to improve productivity, reduce scrap and material waste; for effective training of production personnel using standard work
*Work with Management to assure that effective personnel are hired, retained, and developed, and temporary staffing needs are properly met.
Improve set-up reductions, maximize equipment utilization and provide measurements on performance monthly.
*Assists with maintaining and support of the Quality System to ISO 13485:2003 standards.
*Helps to develop, maintain and improve as necessary the documentation system for all internal processes, inspection criteria, Bill of Materials, Routers, and other documents as required in accordance with GMPs.
*Work with Sales, Quality, and Program Management functions to coordinate launch of new projects, samplings, etc.
*Maintains adherence to company policies, safety/ergonomic standards, and good housekeeping practices

Required Qualifications
*BS degree in Business or Engineering
*A minimum of 3 years responsible for KPIs
*A minimum of 3 years experience running MRP/ERP Systems.
*A minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a production environment, with 3+ years in a supervisory position.
*A minimum of 5 years hands-on experience in injection molding processes, equipment, and automation.
*Strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization, customers and suppliers including presentation skills.
*Demonstrated experience providing leadership, managing multiple projects of medium complexity
*Proficient PC skills including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
*Six Sigma experience
*Facilities management experience
*Lean Green Belt Certified

Preferred Qualifications
*Familiarity with FDA CFR Title 21, FDA CGMP, and ISO standards including ISO-13485.
*Lean Black Belt certified

Its an exciting time to work at Helix Medical. We know our ability to succeed depends upon the people we employ. Leading-edge technology, the highest standards, and outstanding people make Helix Medical the employer of choice in this industry. We offer a competitive salary plus a full range of benefits including medical, dental and vision insurance, as well as 401K Match. Learn more at

To Apply:
Candidates meeting these qualifications should complete the online application:;lang=en;p=homepage_com;job_pub_nr=05D291EF-B9E4-4FF1-BDE2-374EE6160EF3;portal_name=homepage_com

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