Manager, Point of Care (POC) Technical Operations/Business Excellence - 188189

Job Description

Manager, Point of Care (POC) Technical Operations/Business Excellence

Position Overview

This position manages the Business Excellence and Technical Operations responsibilities supporting Point of Care (POC) manufacturing at the East Walpole facility.  The individual in this role will drive the Business Excellence culture change through day to day contact with the Business as well as engagement with other stakeholders both internally and externally. Additionally, as leader of technical operations, the successful candidate must be able to make authoritative decisions and recommendations that have a major impact on current production & improvement activities.  Exercise a high degree of creativity, foresight, and mature judgment in planning, organizing, and guiding extensive customer focused programs.


The primary responsibility is to deploy the business improvement strategy and lead the Technical Operations function into team and individual targets, drive improvement in all activities and encourage, coach and mentor all staff in these methodologies.  This position is based in Walpole, MA and reports to the Director of POC Manufacturing.  

Specific responsibilities include:

             Lead Technical Operations in Walpole planar sensor manufacturing processes including Root Cause investigations, Validations, and other internal processes. Performs other related duties as assigned

             Drive process measurement initiatives, including scorecards and other metrics, used to drive process improvements aimed at preventing field corrections related to manufacturing processes

             Develop and deliver the improvement strategy for the business / sites with a key focusing on Coaching, Leading and facilitating the skills required. The measure of success will be individuals from all functions being able to lead and implement these activities on their own.

             Develop and deliver the site Healthineers Performance System (HPS) program Including the deployment of relevant training / coaching required to support this program

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

Experience:        Master’s degree in chemistry with 2 to 5 years electrochemistry experience during or beyond the degree, or a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with 5 to 7 years’ experience in electrochemistry

             Experience working with Siemens blood gas analyzers and whole blood

             Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to function in a team environment

             Experience with Microsoft PowerPoint, Project, Excel and Word, and good oral and written communication skills

             Willing to work in a bio-hazardous environment and adhere to ISO and safety standards

             Maintain currency of knowledge with respect to relevant state-of-the-art technology, equipment, and/or systems

             Knowledge of management principles and practices

             Travel may be up to 10% for this position

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

             Strong oral and written communication skills and adept at establishing interpersonal relationships.

             Proven ability to work in a team environment, balancing compliance risk with business need.

             Proven ability to identify and implement improvements in manufacturing and quality processes that are efficient, sustainable and compliant.

Job ID: 188189

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Healthcare Diagnostics Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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