Senior Director, Manufacturing, Plant Leader in Tijuana at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 10/6/2020

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Job Description

Key Areas of Responsibility
•In Collaboration with other members of the Manufacturing Leadership Team, develop and execute the Manufacturing Global Supply Strategy;
•Responsible for execution of standardized activities as developed and implemented through Manufacturing Excellence organization;
•Drive the implementation of the Stryker Production system across the network;
•Responsible for all aspects of product quality at each plant/manufacturing facility within the defined region;
•Effective communication to execute the Manufacturing Excellence strategy;
•Identify risks (safety, supply) and develop plans to mitigate risks;
•In collaboration with Sourcing, ensure compliance with negotiated contracts and effective communication with suppliers in terms of quality, forecasting, planning and deliveries;
•Ensure all new products are launched as planned in collaboration with AO organization;
•Deliver results with a commitment to excellence and ensure that goals and objectives are met;
•Develop targeted short and long-term programs, for specific sites, to maintain high level of quality and compliance, deliver high level of product availability to meet customer needs, drive cost reduction activities and maximize inventory utilization;
•Ensure that critical information, trends, and results are communicated effectively and timely including performance to objectives and identification of areas of opportunity;
•Ensure all activities and operations are carried out in compliance with local, state, federal, and international regulations and laws governing the business operations;
•Act as legal representative of selected sites within franchise and geographical scope where applicable;
•Provide performance updates, suggest and drive global network improvement opportunities to MFG LT;
•Develop and engage world-class leaders ensuring that the organizational structure, talent and resources are aligned with the key business imperatives to deliver exceptional results;
•Demonstrate commitment to building exceptional teams by seeking "best in class" talent, engaging them to solve challenging business issues, and driving for developmental experiences with the aim of developing the next generation of leaders;
•In collaboration with the Supply Planning Team, develop targeted short and long-term programs to maximize inventory utilization, and improve product availability;
•Support the M&A activities including allocation of resources for DD and manufacturing integration;
•Strengthening key processes across the organization through standardization of best practices to minimizing duplication of activities;
•Support introduction of new technologies and prioritizing of new opportunities to enhance a world-class customer-focused;
•Direct the development and implementation of procedures and controls to promote communication, proper information flow and cooperative problem solving to assist in solidifying management control.

Qualifications (Education, Certifications and/or Experience):
•BS degree in Operation Management, Engineering related field, prefer MS/MBA
•15-20 years of progressive manufacturing and supply chain management experience
•Strong understanding of FDA Quality System Requirements and related global Medical Device Quality Standards
•Fluent in Spanish and English
•Lean Six Sigma Black Belt
•Just-in-Time/Lean manufacturing and quality management expertise
•Demonstrated ability to build high levels of engagement in a manufacturing environment throughout a plant environment
•Demonstrated ability to build a superior leadership team and bench
•Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills
•Demonstrated organizational and interpersonal skills
•Demonstrated strategic and process ability in order to effectively integrate existing and new plants into the regional Operations network
•Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain key internal and external professional relationships
•Ability to generate results, enthusiasm, high levels of trust, commitment, and a sense of urgency
•Ability to quickly gain the respect and support of own staff and fellow leaders
•Ability to build customer relationships with Stryker international affiliates at distribution divisions
•Demonstrated ability in change management

Physical Requirements:
•Communicate with large groups of people.
•Review printed materials.
•Standard job location is a general office/administrative setting
•While performing the duties of this job, it may be required to stand, walk, or sit occasionally for long periods of time. It may also be required to use hands or fingers to handle, or feel objects, reach with hands and arms, balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
•May occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds (seek assistance for greater amounts).
•Long periods of computer work.
•Specific vision abilities required, include close, distance, peripheral, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
•The noise level is usually moderate.
•May be exposed to Hazardous materials. Consult MSDS in work area.
•Protective equipment is required, as indicated by area procedure.

Mental Requirements:
•Generate and explain detailed proposals, guidelines, and procedures.
•Analyse and resolve non-routine issues using independent judgment.
•Routinely make decisions which affect immediate operations and may have a company-wide effect.
•Observe and correct inconsistencies (e.g. in the printed word, a Materials process or system).

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: None

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