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Plant Manager

Date Posted
12th January 2018
Engineering & Architecture, Manufacturing
Job Type
San Juan, PR
Not Disclosed

Job Summary

Responsible for the development and implementation of activities in production area(s) to meet production goals, quality, and cost objectives.

Job Description


  • Prioritizes production schedules based on product introduction, equipment efficiency, and materials supply. Plans and administers procedures and budgets.
  • Makes budgetary recommendations on capital expenditures and direct/indirect labor.
  • Selects and develops personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the production function.
  • Develops schedules and manpower requirements for assigned areas. Responsible for strategic (manager level and above) and tactical manufacturing activities (supervisor level).
  • Ensures proactive engagement and representation of Manufacturing within Development Teams to ensure future products meet the operational efficiency goals.
  • Work in close collaboration and partner with R&D, IT, Quality, HR, and Finance organizations to optimize overall operational efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Delivers process and manufacturing excellence
  • Encourages process and design innovation, supply chain leverage, cost effectiveness and process robustness during development and manufacturing.
  • Interfaces with internal business partners to understand their needs related to technology, product reviews, performance objectives, device features/functions, cost, delivery schedules and quantities.
  • Establishes and maintains accountability for all business team performance metrics, in support of the Annual Operating Plan and Quality objectives.
  • Responsible for setting employee objectives linked to the Annual Operating Plan, Quality initiatives and other key operational metrics.
  • Responsible for on-time performance feedback to all employees tied to previously established objectives. Pursues organizational development strategies for enhanced goal alignment, cohesiveness, professional skills and organization flexibility.
  • Develops and implements Business Team objectives utilizing Six-Sigma/Lean Techniques in support of continuous process improvement activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining a safe work environment free of any harassment, discrimination, and high on ethical/quality standards as established by Company policies & procedures.
  • Complies with all the requirements in the operational procedures at the area of responsibility in order to meet the requirements of all applicable Quality System regulations


  • Educational: Science, Engineering, Business Administration or related field
  • Senior Director Level: 15+ Years with Bachelors or 10+ Years with Masters. 10+ years of progressive leadership experience in functional area or related field
  • Exposure to engineering or manufacturing environment
  • Fluency speaking and writing in English and Spanish
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry

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