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Mentor Worldwide, LLC, part of the Johnson & Johnson family of companies, is recruiting for a Plant Manager, located in Irving, TX.
Mentor is a leading supplier of breast implants in the global aesthetic market. The company develops, manufactures, and markets innovative, science-based products for surgical and non-surgical medical procedures that allow breast surgery patients to improve their quality of life. The company is focused on two strategic areas: breast reconstruction and breast augmentation. MENTOR® is the only manufacturer whose silicone breast implants are made in the U.S.A. For over 20 years, more than 5 million women have chosen MENTOR® Breast Implants.
The successful candidate will be responsible for managing plant personnel to maximize quality and output in a manufacturing operation and will be accountable for aligning all operations departments to achieve business goals.
The Plant Manager leads and directs plant operations. Aligns all relevant departments such as warehouse, customer service, materials management and manufacturing to ensure efficient order fulfillment and customer satisfaction. Reviews production priorities and sequence of manufacturing projects. Monitors production output against customer due dates and initiates action to prevent missed commitments. Examines order fulfillment reports and initiates corrective actions for inadequacies in the process implementation. Ensures awareness of plant personnel in the areas of safety and quality. Reviews programs and plant compliance records. Directs staff in the development of training programs to ensure alignment with policy. Reviews and approves standard operational and working practices. Authorizes modifications as appropriate. Approves plants operational budget. Initiates effective cost control practices. Coaches, mentors and provides developmental opportunities to staff. Evaluates performance and initiates corrective action when necessary.
Works diligently to significantly reduce all forms of critical defects and as part of a wider integrated product recall prevention plan strive to completely eliminate “field-issues” on a permanent basis.
Develop and sustain a culture of waste reduction and, in conjunction with the above and first pass rolled throughput yield remediation, effect an ongoing and sustained improvement in product and process quality.
Ensure the Quality System is regularly audited/reviewed, and that appropriate preventive and corrective actions are identified and executed to improve quality results.
Ensure fulfillment of all safety, industrial hygiene, environmental and labor regulatory requirements to ensure workplace safety and security among entire operational site.
Develop and successfully monitor the plant to meet or exceed the agreed business plan.
Drive identification and successfully implement cost-improvement projects.
Fulfill all business plan financial, cash flow and other obligations.
Ensure management controls are in effect to support Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) compliance requirements.
Ability to use Six Sigma and Lean tools effectively and create a culture that ensures all levels of management are effectively using these tools along with robust and simple metrics to significantly improve business results.
Recommend and implement employee development programs to raise the associate’s capabilities.
Develop solid succession plans that have “ready now” associates for all key positions.
Create a compelling work environment in which every associate is valued and recognized for their contribution to our success build.
Develop a strong, solid, cohesive extended operations leadership team, that is aligned, inclusive and confident in openly challenging the leader and each other.
Effectively manage the process engineering function to simplify routings, significantly improve process capability, reliability and consistency to significantly reduce the product standard cost base.
Responsible for ensuring personal and Company compliance with all Federal, State, local and Company regulations, policies, and procedures.
Demonstrate independent understanding and application of core GMP fundamentals, including but not limited to: Data Integrity, Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), and Good Documentation Practices (GDPs)
A minimum of a bachelor’s degree is required, preferably in Engineering or a related technical field.
Experience And Skills:
A minimum of 10 years of experience in the Medical Device or similar regulated industry is required with a minimum of 6 years of direct, hands-on production management experience.
Knowledge of key regulations and standards (i.e. QSR, Canada, EU, TGA, MDD, ISO 13485, 21CFR820, CMDR and/or SOX) required.
Experience or training in Process Excellence/Six Sigma is required.
Practical, first-hand experience in successfully applying Lean tools, such as Just in Time (JIT), 5S, Kaizen, and Value Stream Mapping, to create value-improvement gains is required.
Strong business insight and experience in using U.S. cost accounting methods, variance reporting, and budgeting required.
Balance sheet, cash flow and investment analysis skills (cost/benefit) required.
Demonstrated ability to initiate and manage change as well as build effective teams across manufacturing and support areas.
Master complexity and ambiguity in a multifaceted environment.
Must be results-oriented, decisive, proactive and responsive.
Must have strong analytical and communication skills, with the ability to create, communicate and deploy vision, strategies and goals aligning with business unit and franchise priorities.
Recruit and develop high potential individuals and value diversity.
The ability to collaborate effectively with all levels of management and influence decision-making across a complex organization is required.
Process Excellence/Six Sigma (Green or Black Belt) Certification
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs), ISO, FDA and/or other regulatory requirements preferred.
Experience working in an automated manufacturing environment.
Experience in Engineering, Logistics and/or other related Operations functions.
This position will be located in Irving, TX and may require up to 10% domestic & international travel
Johnson & Johnson is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
Internal Number: 0461200814
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