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Associate Manager, Manufacturing - 3rd shift



Dayton, OH, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Job Summary And Primary Responsibilities

Are you ready to be a part of shaping the future of spine surgery right here in the heart of Dayton, Ohio?

At our Dayton-based team of spine technology innovators, we're on a mission to revolutionize surgery, elevate patient care, and make a lasting impact on lives. If you're someone who's eager to challenge conventional wisdom and contribute to enhancing the quality of life for many, then we want you on our team.

If you're passionate about disrupting traditional thinking, driving innovation, and being at the forefront of industry progress, then we encourage you to explore this exciting opportunity with us. Together, we'll continue pushing the boundaries and building a brighter future for spine health and patient well-being.

As an Associate Manager, Manufacturing, you are responsible for the daily activities, supervision and leadership of an assigned manufacturing area. This position reports directly to the Sr. Value Stream Manager and will assist in the achievement of company Goals and Objectives to build out and maintain a World Class Operation. The Associate Manager will drive culture and processes that promote continuous improvement in safety, quality, delivery and cost. This will be accomplished by developing a self-directed, empowered workforce.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Directs the development and implementation of activities in production areas to meet performance, schedule, quality, cost, and budget objectives.
  • Maintains stable workflow processes and oversees production performance metrics/results.
  • Interacts frequently with engineering, group managers, customers, and other company units.
  • Plans for the department’s future needs and operations.
  • Maintains/ensures compliance with all company and regulatory policies and procedures.
  • Determines best approach to managing processes/resources and resolving operational issues.
  • Follows processes and operational policies in selecting methods and techniques for solving problems.
  • Analyzes diverse situational and data-driven issues and drives process improvements in order to meet unit objectives.
  • Provides direct supervision to individual contributors and supports production activities.
  • Manages teamwork and drives end results, guided by both long and short term objectives.
  • Establishes individual performance objectives for all direct reports in accordance with company goals.
  • Provides guidance, constructive input and motivation.
  • Counsels individual contributors on performance, delivers performance evaluations, and contributes to Shareowner pay decisions/changes.
  • Communicates and manages conflict effectively through difficult conversations.
  • Adapts communication techniques for a variety of audiences.
  • Provides support for continued organizational growth by recruiting, selecting and onboarding new individual contributors.
  • Ensures individual contributors receive appropriate training through instruction and professional development.
  • Leads engagement and collaboration efforts across cross-functional teams.

Required Skills / Capabilities

  • Associate degree, or equivalent credits.
  • Three years Manufacturing Experience or equivalent.
  • Proficient and accurate with word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), charting, flow charting, and graphs.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, company policy and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers, shareowner, and management of organization.
  • Ability to calculate figures using basic arithmetic.
  • Ability to solve and interpret problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • The shareowner must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Expectation is the leadership role will spend the majority of their time on the production floor leading and supporting their team. The manufacturing environment is safe and clean.
  • Other duties and tasks may be required.

Education And Experience

  • Associate degree, or equivalent credits.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge preferred in: turning, milling, secondary processing, assembly, and cleaning. Knowledge of ISO 13485

For roles that require access to hospital facilities, must be eligible for and maintain credentials at all required hospitals, including meeting any applicable physical requirements or vaccination requirements (including the COVID-19 vaccine, as applicable).

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here . NuVasive's EEO policy is available here .

About NuVasive

NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, with a mission to transform surgery, advance care, and change lives. The Company's less-invasive, procedurally integrated surgical solutions are designed to deliver reproducible and clinically proven outcomes. The Company's comprehensive procedural portfolio includes surgical access instruments, spinal implants, fixation systems, biologics, software for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative neuromonitoring technology and service offerings. With more than $1 billion in net sales, NuVasive has approximately 2,700 employees and operates in more than 50 countries serving surgeons, hospitals, and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com .