VP of Ops Filled

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irvine, CA
$180,000 - $200,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Bachelor of Science
Aug 12, 2017
Job ID
Medical Device Company expanding .
 VP of Operations will have overall strategic responsibility for all aspects of Operations, including management of outsourced manufacturing and supply chain logistics, product engineering and development, technical aspects of regulatory affairs, quality assurance, and facilities.  The ideal candidate will be described as more of a strategy- and operations-focused  than an administration- or programs-focused and will be equally comfortable dealing in the day-to-day activities in operations as in developing and implementing broad strategies to support the business.
Manufacturing and Supply Chain Logistics
  Oversight of all manufacturing and production activities, including a contract manufacturing function and all related processes.  Activities include supervision of:  Finished Goods status and period-ending inventory projections, production procedures, soft and hard forecast generation and communication to drive build plan, purchase order management, and performance tracking on key metrics.
 Risk management analysis of alternative manufacturing and supply chain strategies, which may include insourcing certain aspects of the process, and/or initiating search and selection of new and additional manufacturing partners and key suppliers.
 Supervision and improvement of order entry process and all related aspects – partner with Sales to establish customer service excellence.
  Seek continuous improvement of all areas of manufacturing and production.
 Oversight of all business systems involved in manufacturing, production, quality management, complaint handling and product performance, including evaluation of system efficiencies and interface capabilities.
  20+ years of experience in  the medical device industry.
 Significant international management experience.
Track record for performance practices to build a high-performing functional team.
Traditional medical devices – experience in product categories with circuit boards a must.
 Preferably experience in both larger corporate and start-up medical device environments.
 Deep understanding of current FDA regulations, ISO 13485:2003 qualifications, CE Mark standards and Medical Device Directives; familiarity with international equivalent regulating authorities in APAC and EMEA Regions.
 Deep experience in program budgeting and fiscal management.
  Board of Directors-level interaction.

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