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VP, Operations - Medical Device Production

Company: LifeNet Health
Location: Virginia Beach
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

LifeNet HealthCategory: Production & LogisticsWe are proud to be an EEO/AA employer EOE/M/F/Disability/Vet. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.DescriptionVP, Operations - Medical Device ProductionLocation: Virginia Beach, VADepartment : Production & LogisticsJob Type: Full-TimeShift : 8:15am-5pm, Hours will vary with 24/7 operation. Available after hours for support as needed.LifeNet Health is searching for talented individuals who will embrace our mission of saving lives , restoring health , and giving hope .LifeNet Health, headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, is the largest nonprofit organ procurement organization ("OPO") and tissue processor in the United States, as well as a leading innovator in tissue engineering and regenerative medicine. Our goal is to improve the quality of human life through the provision of organs, tissues and cells for transplantation; to provide innovation in the fields of bio-implants, regenerative medicine and research; and, to serve the community with educational and support services that enhance the donation process. LifeNet Health has over 1200 employees and has a growing global presence.How you will contribute to LifeNet Health's success:As the VP, Operations - Medical Device Production , you serve as a senior member of the Production & Logistics leadership team. This role plans and executes divisional strategies related to the regulated processing of all tissue products across four facilities. Ensure that safety and quality is at the forefront in all processing operations. Effectively leads from the front and ensures all areas are staffed appropriately. Develops leaders for bandwidth throughout the areas and shifts and works with other P&L leaders to ensure engagement of the teams. This leader champions all production activities related to safety, quality, cost and continuous improvement utilizing LEAN. Collaborates with other leadership in operational growth and expansion strategies and activities.What you'll do :

  • Production Management : Ensures that all production plans are executed across all operations to meet the goals of the division. Highest focus on safety and quality in all operations. Identifies issues and challenges quickly and develops plans to address in partnership with other leaders. Ensures all production processes are operating efficiently and effectively to optimize the use of all resources. Builds plans for integration of new products and processes from R&D. Ensures alignment of integration plans, staffing, structure, processes, and procedures to efficiently deliver those products. resources.
  • People Leadership: Ensures the production organization is structured and staffed to manage the processing of tissue effectively and efficiently across multiple locations. Appropriately staffs and budgets for each of the production departments. Oversees recruitment, training, supervision, and evaluations of staff. Provides leadership and mentoring to reporting departments / managers to ensure consistency and skill development. Ensures ongoing learning, growth and development occurs for all staff and that appropriate structure and bandwidth is in place to provide redundancy in leadership.
  • Continuous Improvement Management: Effectively drives continuous improvement with the production areas, utilizing LEAN and other methods while collaborating with leadership to prioritize and execute the most critical projects. Collaborates with stakeholders to identify, define, and execute significant process improvement projects while providing senior leadership support to strategic planning efforts. Develops business improvement planning processes that align and prioritize improvement projects linked to business strategy and business planning at corporate and operational levels.
  • Strategic & Financial Planning : Collaborates in the development and implementation of the company's long-range strategic operational plans ensuring it is consistent with the overall master plan. Develops, plans, and participates in the implementation of divisional goals by actively participating in strategic planning and goals setting activities. Initiates and recommends actions to accomplish these objectives. Evaluates and makes recommendations towards enhancing or improving the divisional strategic plan, performance measures, and initiatives to improve effectiveness. Monitors financial performance indicators on an ongoing basis, investigates budget variances, and adjusts operations or recommends adjustments, as necessary. Develops divisional annual budgets (operational and capital) on a timely basis. Establishes financial reporting systems and controls to ensure compliance with company expenditure requirements while meeting operational demands. Designs and executes programs for the provision of capital required by the division. Coordinates the long-range plans of the division, assesses the financial requirements implicit in these plans, and develops alternative ways in which financial requirements can be satisfied .What you' ll bring (Minimum Requirements) :
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering , Business, or related field ; Master's Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred
    • Lean or Six Sigma Certification preferred
    • Fifteen (15) years Engineering or Operations in regulated industry such as medical device, pharma, LifeScience, etc.
    • Ten ( 10 ) years progressively responsible leadership and management experience with demonstrated success in a highly complex organization
    • Five (5) years' experience supporting and managing mutli-site operations across the US
    • Five (5) years Lean, Six Sigma or Continuous Improvement experience preferredThese would be nice too (Knowledge Skills and Abilities):
      • Strategic thinking: Strategic planning and interfacing especially for complex or critical products. Impact of regulatory changes on internal processes and products Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between department/function and business strategy .
      • People Development: Actively engages in talent management practices (selection, promotion, development, and engagement) to cultivate a workforce that is well aligned with current and emerging talent needs .
      • Relationship Management: Builds and sustains partnerships across organizational boundaries and functions as well as outside the organization to achieve common goals and outcomes.
      • Research/Problem Solving: Leads thorough analysis of situations with appropriate attention to detail and the big picture including consideration of impact at multiple levels of the system .
      • Communication skills: Written, verbal and presentation; ability to engage, inspire and influence people.Why work at LifeNet Health?We have a fierce drive for our mission of Saving Lives, Restoring Health, and Giving Hope. You won't find another company with a culture as strong as ours.
        • 403(b) and Pension Plan
        • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
        • Corporate sponsored events (Chili Cook-Off, 5K, Celebration of Life Gala, and many more!)
        • Work-life balance with generous paid time off
        • Tuition reimbursement
        • Personal career and skill development opportunities
        • Wellness Program
        • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
        • Dedicate d and passionate co-workers# LI-SS1 #IN21PI154330711

Keywords: LifeNet Health, Virginia Beach , VP, Operations - Medical Device Production, Professions , Virginia Beach, Virginia

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