Manufacturing Manager

  • Company: Johnson & Johnson
  • Posted: March 09, 2017
  • Reference ID: 6855170228-en-us

Ethicon, Inc. a member of Johnson & Johnson’s Family of Companies is recruiting for a Manufacturing Manager, located in San Angelo, TX.
The Ethicon business offers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies-including sutures, hemostasis products, surgical staplers, trocars, energy devices and synthetic mesh devices-that are used in a wide variety of open and minimally invasive surgical procedures.  Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracic conditions, women's health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity.  The Ethicon business combines products and services of two market leading legacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation.  Ethicon, Inc. based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as a pioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform the safety and effectiveness of surgery.

Drive continuous improvement through entire production process to meet Customer Service objectives (98% line fill rate) without compromising product quality or employee safety
Lead the plant effort to adhere to JJPS  manufacturing principles and rules for the scheduling and material flow process
Facilitate Process Control Meetings to highlight material flow concerns and issues
Investigate and quickly resolve all issues affecting production through put
Analyze the production system / requirements daily to manage capacity constraints and highlight issues
Analyze material flow trends (WIP Exceptions) to determine departmental impact on production flow. Manage facilitators to drive continuous improvements in day-to-day material control operations.
Responsible for the management of department personnel / processes to ensure business unit objectives / metrics are accomplished
Perform short term capacity planning and advises Management of any potential production issues
Understands and adheres to Ethicon environmental and safety policies/guidelines, J&J Pollution Prevention Goals and regulatory requirements
Manages the tactical operation of the business unit maximizing the productivity of the business unit through optimum use of equipment, personnel, and process
Responsible for ensuring that customer fill rates are met with quality material in a cost-efficient manner.  Ensures continuous improvement of the process including cycle time reductions and improved efficiencies
Ensures that the business unit integrates with and supports the Credo values and business results
Primary contact for supply chain input into projects
Responsible for compliance with all corporate regulatory, human resource programs, policies and procedures, and safety/environmental systems
Maintains familiarity with applicable quality system regulations & standards for the medical products manufactured at the site and factors these requirements into business decisions and recommendations
Reviews/provides input to associates’ performance and development; provides guidance and coaching to facilitators 
Acts on behalf of the Business Unit Manager in tactical operation of the business unit and in his/her absence
Manage local events, which affect production capacity, and coordinate major events with key support resources

A minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree is required. An advanced degree (MS, or PhD in Engineering) is preferred
A minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Operations, Manufacturing, and/or Engineering is required
A minimum of four (4) years of people management / supervisory experience is required
A minimum of a Green Belt Certification in LEAN and/or Six Sigma is preferred
Advanced skills in MS Excel is preferred (Ability to create V-lookups and Pivot Tables, etc.)
Ability to influence up and down the organizational ladder is required
Must demonstrate a mastery of the analytical skills and professional judgment required to resolve major technical and people issues
Must be capable of making effective management level presentations, writing formal reports dealing with both technical and business implications, and preparing project plans while identifying and understanding the interrelationships of related disciplines and key activities
Exposure with PLC's, vision systems, CIM, robotics and automation is preferred
Knowledge of assimilation model software like Arena or Pro-Model is preferred 
Hands on exposure with high speed automation assembly equipment is preferred
Must be able to travel up to 10% of the time domestically and internationally 

Primary Location
United States-Texas-San Angelo
Ethicon Inc. (6045)
Job Function
Plant Management
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