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Manufacturing Operations Project Manager

Company: Orthofix
Location: The Colony
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Why Orthofix?

We are a leading global spine and orthopedics company with a premier portfolio of biologics, innovative spinal hardware, bone growth therapies, specialized orthopedic solutions and a leading surgical navigation system. Our combined company is over 1,600 strong, with products distributed in 68 countries worldwide and a global R&D, commercial and manufacturing footprint, and this is just the beginning!

Come join our global team of dedicated professionals who through their extraordinary efforts demonstrate every day their commitment to our mission of improving the lives of patients. At SeaSpine and Orthofix our culture is built around Integrity and the core beliefs we live by: Exceed Expectations, Work Together, Be Respectful, Get Lean and Have Fun!

How you'll make a difference?

The Project Manager, Manufacturing Operations will lead multiple simultaneous cross-functional, teams through the execution, and completion of projects that have a budget or potential savings of $250K - $5M. This candidate will proactively employ interpersonal and professional skills as well as project management tools to ensure the timely completion of activities within budget. Additionally, a successful candidate can manage projects across business units in multiple locations and in different facets of the organization to improve the organization's ability to provide exceptional service to our internal and external customers.

What will your duties and responsibilities be?

The following are the essential functions of this position. This position may be responsible for performing additional duties and tasks as needed and assigned.

  • Develops detailed project execution plans for approved projects and manages the execution of the plans to ensure timely completion and achievement of project goals.
  • Collaborates with all company departments to define solutions, as needed, to execute actions in a timely manner, ensuring open communication of project progress, hurdles, and risks with all stakeholders.
  • Interfaces with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors.
  • Ensures adherence to procedures and quality standards.
  • Assigns individual responsibilities and identifies appropriate resources needed.
  • Provides status of specific projects to the Stakeholders frequently to ensure team alignment.
  • Anticipates and identifies critical technical obstacles, works with cross functional team to develop solutions, then escalates solutions to management for approval.
  • Analyzes complex problems, interprets functional needs, and develops integrated, creative solutions.
  • Implements the approved actions and workarounds required to mitigate project risk events to minimize the impact of threats on the project and take advantage of opportunities.
  • Documents high-level risks, assumptions, and constraints using historical data and expert judgment to understand project limitations.
  • Identifies resources needed and assignment of individual team member responsibilities.
  • Develops detailed plans and implements short- and long-range goals.
  • Develops project deliverables and oversight of completion.
  • Escalates issues that affect the project timeline, costs, or risks to management for analysis and move forward decisions.
  • Measures project performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the progress of the project, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.
  • Verifies that project documents are completed, and appropriate procedures are followed.
  • Manages meetings, communication with internal and external team members, and conflict resolution.
  • Addresses inappropriate behaviors or substandard performance professionally and proactively.
  • Manages stakeholder communications at the operational level.
  • Generates reporting on project performance through key performance indicators.
  • Consistent attendance.

    What skills and experience will you need?
    The requirements listed below are representative of the education, knowledge, skill and/or ability required for this position.

    Education/Certifications:
    • Bachelor of Science or higher degree in relevant engineering, business, or technical field or equivalent work experience

      Experience, Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities:
      • More than 10 years Manufacturing or Distribution management of high performing teams, along with experience of leading product and process transfer projects
      • Strong project management skills
      • Must have knowledge of overall business principles and concepts of manufacturing operations, distribution, logistics, and supply chain of medical products.
      • Ability to lead and motivate people and encourage teamwork.
      • Communicate effectively with senior and executive management.
      • Knowledge of the technologies and technical issues involved with the project, take active leadership in timely decision making and effectively manage change.
      • Minimum of two years of project management experience
      • Communicate information and ideas through speaking and writing so that others will understand.
      • Build mutual trust and encourage respect and cooperation among team members, by following core values and beliefs.
      • Listen intently to what other people are saying, take time to understand the points being made, ask questions when appropriate, and allowing others to speak without interrupting them.
      • Recognize the contributions of others and praise people for good performance.
      • Demonstrate skill in organizing resources and establishing priorities.
      • Utilize computer skills using Microsoft Project and Office Suite programs.
      • Provide group facilitation, mediation, and conflict resolution skills.

        What qualifications are preferred?

        The education, knowledge, skills and/or abilities listed below are preferred qualifications in addition to the minimum qualifications stated above.

        Education/Certifications:
        • None

          Additional Experience, Skills, Knowledge and/or Abilities:
          • Experience working with global cross-functional teams composed of a variety of disciplines.

            PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / ADVERSE WORKING CONDITIONS

            The physical requirements listed in this section include but are not limited to the motor/physical abilities, skills, and/or demands required of the position in order to successfully undertake the essential duties and responsibilities of this position. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), reasonable accommodations may be made to allow qualified individuals with a disability to perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position.
            • Must be able to travel up to 30% of the time.

              DISCLAIMER

              The duties listed above are intended only as representation of the essential functions of this position. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position. The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change at the sole discretion of the employer. Nothing in this document alters an employee's at-will employment status.

              We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race (including traits historically associated with race, such as hair texture and protective hairstyles, including braids, locks, and twists), ethnicity, religion, religious creed (including religious dress and grooming practices), color, caste, sex (including childbirth, breast feeding, and related medical conditions), gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, uniform service member and veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, age (40 and over), protected medical condition (including cancer and genetic conditions), genetic information, disability (mental and physical), reproductive health decision-making, medical leave or other types of protected leave (requesting or approved for leave under the Family and Medical Leave Act or the California Family Rights Act), domestic violence victim status, political affiliation, or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

              This policy extends to all aspects of our employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, discipline, termination, promotions, transfers, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, and other terms and conditions of employment.

Keywords: Orthofix, The Colony , Manufacturing Operations Project Manager, Executive , The Colony, Texas

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