Director, Manufacturing Management (Plastic Injection Molding)
CareFusion Corporation - Ontario, CA

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Job Title: Director, Manufacturing Management

Job Location: Ontario, CA

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Our Infusion products have helped safeguard patients from harm, vial to vein. The Alaris System, the world’s first “smart IV pump,” is the only modular platform that allows caregivers to standardize every type of infusion on one flexible platform, helping to reduce adverse drug events and potential medication errors.

Job Family Summary

Responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Manufacturing function.

The Ontario manufacturing plant site leader will be responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Global Operations function.
The successful candidate will be high energy and customer-oriented; will have impeccable leadership credentials and will likely be hands-on and with a proven track record of top results. Driven, motivated, responsive, proactive, data oriented, intelligent and articulate he / she will also possess credible, demonstrable team building and change management skills.

What is expected of you and others at this level in Manufacturing for functional success:

Provides leadership to 5-6 Managers; may also manage first-line supervisors and/or professional staff; total indirect staff of approximately 200 in plastic injection molding manufacturing
Develops financial and operational objectives
Ensures operational plans are aligned with business objectives and strategy
Contributes to functional strategy development
Ability to interface with other functions and other manufacturing sites within the CFN network
Leads the daily execution of the manufacturing site to meet all stakeholder expectations for quality, order fulfillment, total cost management, and budget management. Develops all elements of the financial plan for the operations department and effectively meeting the plan.
Drives improvement in operational effectiveness and efficiency and the implementation of lean manufacturing processes, continuous improvement programs, including championing the Continuous Improvement program.
Insures that the Manufacturing facility operates in compliance with all local, state, federal and international regulations and ordinances including FDA, ISO, OSHA, EEO, EPA, etc. and applicable CareFusion policies and procedures.
Applies expertise to achieve financial and operational objectives
Makes decisions, often difficult and/or unpopular, that support the organization strategy; influences others to support the decisions
Role models the CareFusion high ethical standards and code of conduct
Creates challenging roles and responsibilities to build organization capabilities and fill capability gaps
Implements succession plan for managing talent within and from outside the organization
Sets goals for the function/ work area that are aligned with function/organization goals
Inspires others to meet/exceed expectations on a daily basis through own enthusiasm and energy
Identifies and initiates efforts to achieve objectives, teaching others to accept accountability for meeting and stretching to exceed results in a timely and cost effective manner
Manages resources to ensure financial objectives are met, leveraging knowledge of competitive advantage and profit drivers
Anticipates internal/external business issues to align operational priorities, strategies and tactics
Constructs meaningful strategies for addressing future business scenarios
Develops relationships with key internal/external customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges
Develops value-added solutions that meet customer business needs and shares key learnings with others
Resolves complex problems
Recognizes and rewards innovative thinking, responsible risk taking and the achievement of operational excellence
Develops broad influence through a robust set of internal/external relationships across the organization; promotes win-win outcomes within, among and across teams, using the diverse perspectives of others to achieve results
Influences customer and/or organizational leadership through effective listening and communication to accomplish operational objectives

Bachelor's degree in engineering or technical related field required, advanced degree and/or MBA preferred
Demonstrated leadership experience in Class II, III medical device manufacturing
10 years managment experience required, including 5 years of plant management experience within a manufacturing environment
5 years of experience in high volume plastic injection molding and automated assembly experience
Proven track record of success and improvement in a high level manufacturing environment
Fluency in Spanish highly desired
Experience in Ops Excellence (Lean Six Sigma)
Developing business-specific strategies with a track record of successful implementations
Experience with planning, logistics, warehousing and distribution, an advantage

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