Product Manager (Flemington, NJ)

  • Company: 3M
  • Location: Flemington, New Jersey
  • Posted: August 11, 2017
  • Reference ID: R00033990
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Job Description:

3M is seeking a Value Stream Leader for the Infection Prevention Division located in Flemington, NJ. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.

Job Summary:
The Value Stream Leader, located in Flemington, NJ, will be responsible for developing and executing manufacturing strategies and operational plans that drive continuous improvement for safety, quality, service, and cost for the Device Reprocessing business.

Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
  • Ensure EHS continuous improvement, compliance and accountability through active and visible leadership, along with effective coaching to drive employee engagement.
  • Ensure compliance to all applicable standards (FDA, ISO, etc.) and regulations.
  • Drive sustainable improvements in factory cost through application of 3M's LMS, Value Stream Improvement Planning, Lean Six Sigma, and Entitlement Thinking.
  • Ensures products are manufactured on schedule, and within quality standards and cost objectives.
  • Determine required exempt, direct and indirect employee staffing levels; initiate and approve requisitions; interview, select candidates for employment.
  • Provide direct supervision to professional and support levels which include objective setting, performance management, training, coaching and developing.
  • Develop annual capital and operating budgets. Maintain compliance to department budget.
  • Member of the plant operating committee.

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited university
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum of three (3) years of combined experience in a leadership and/or supervisory role

Preferred Qualifications:
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Chemical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited university
  • Medical device manufacturing experience in ISO and FDA regulated environments
  • Web handling and automated converting experience
  • Experience leading high performing cross functional teams
  • Strong operator engagement and understanding of Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Strong communication and change management skills

Location: Flemington, NJ
Travel: May include up to 10% domestic
Relocation: Is authorized.

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without a sponsorship for employment visa status (e.e. H1B status).

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