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Lean Manufacturing Project Manager - Program Manager, Medical Device

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POST DATE 8/19/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

Confidential Company Lansing, MI

Lansing, MI
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THE CHALLENGE: This highly strategic individual will be responsible for the development, implementation and management of all Lean initiatives in Manufacturing, Engineering and New Product Launches for a dynamic and growing medical device company. Fast track advancement opportunities exist with increasing responsibility. We are seeking a dynamic change agent with proven skills to drive continuous improvements while bringing innovative manufacturing processes and technologies across the entire organization. Out-of-the box thinkers are absolutely required.

THE COMPANY: When was the last time work was fun, rewarding and challenging When have you longed for the weekends to be over to get back to the joy of work When you bring together a positive and team-focused culture, dynamic industry-leading products, creative and brilliant minds, in a family friendly environment within a dynamic community _MAGIC_ happens. Buckle up as this division is about to skyrocket with significant growth expected in the next 2 years as they are making progressive leaps in adding additional products and services to an already successful organization. There is tons of upside here with high levels of executive exposure. This is a company that fully engages their employees, empowers their leadership team, and provides the support necessary to design, develop and distribute world-class Medical Devices.

THE POSITION: You will drive Lean Initiatives to improve existing core manufacturing practices and identifying and developing new practices including expansion of their manufacturing operations. You will also develop best practices, SOP Standard Operating Procedures, and defining Standard Work Content while working with DFM Design for Manufacturing and New Product Development Implementation into Manufacturing. Developing a thorough understanding of ISO 13486 and FDA QSR guidelines is essential. This role must be able to influence, motivate and drive change with an infectious passion. We need a vocal leader here - a voice of reason - to influence a world-class team.

COMPENSATION: Competitive Base salary with Bonus, Sensational Benefits and Relocation for stellar candidates.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND WORK HISTORY: Minimum of 3 years of overall experience working in the Medical Device or Precision Machining industries. Proven ability to drive Lean initiatives is required - green or black belt certification is ideal. Experience working within a CNC Manufacturing environment is required. A BS is required. Having PMP certification and a proven history of successfully managing multiple major project initiatives with budgetary responsibilities will differentiate good from _great _candidates.

KEYWORDS: Orthopedics, Orthopaedics, Medical Device, Lean, Manufacturing, Engineering, Six Sigma, FDA, ISO13485, QSR guidelines, CNC Machining, Precision Machining, Implants, Spine, Shoulders, Foot & Ankle, Extremities, Knees, Hips, Total Joints, Bone, PMP, Project Management, Program Management, Change Agent, Continuous Improvement, Implementation, Strategic