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Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.

Boston Scientific transforms lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients around the world. As a global medical technology leader for more than 40 years, we advance science for life by providing a broad range of high performance solutions that address unmet patient needs and reduce the cost of healthcare. Our products and technologies are used to diagnose or treat a wide range of medical conditions, including heart, digestive, pulmonary, vascular, urological, women's health... and chronic pain conditions. We continue to innovate in these areas and are extending our innovations into new geographies and high-growth adjacency markets.

The Galway Campus are currently seeking applications for a Production Unit Operations Manager.

Job Purpose

Provide overall Leadership to the Production Unit Organization ensuring that People, Quality, Customer Service and Cost goals are achieved while working closely with peers in ensuring both alignment on the strategic plan and that goals are achieved in a manner that aligns with both the site behavioural standards and the company values.

Key Responsibilities
• Works with the Engineering Manager and Quality Manager to put in place a strategic plan for the Production Unit and through all of the sites key systems, delivers the plan through a collaborative approach with the resources in the Production Unit.
• Leverages Lean initiatives as programs and procedures are implemented within the Operational areas / Value Stream to improve safety, quality and customer indicators, reduce waste, improve processes and labour efficiencies, and reduce direct operating expenses.
• Partners with Finance, Human Resources, Quality and Production Planning to optimise department performance. Champions effective employee relations and communication within the department.
• Determines appropriate staff levels, schedules, and resources. Establishes cross-functional team relationships. Works cross-functionally in identifying and resolving technical issues.
• Establishes clear accountabilities for direct reports and staffs to motivate and develop through understanding, personal development, and lifelong learning.
• Develops, manages and monitors department budgets.
• Plans and allocates resources to ensure optimisation of customer service targets, inventory levels, procurement delivery and costs.
• Fosters and recognises continuous improvement initiatives within the department.
• Nurtures a risk-taking environment and encourages employees to reach for new milestones.
• Ensures department adherence to regulatory and GMP requirements.
• Promotes quality and customer satisfaction as a way of life in all department activities.
• Intuitively identifies technical risks and acts proactively to reduce negative impact on product and projects. Ensures compliance in all of our practices and procedures.
• Use the tools and resources available to meet customer production needs based upon sales forecast.
• Develops, manages and monitors department budgets.
• Drives functional excellence initiatives, delivers high quality functional deliverables.
• Possess a broad in-depth knowledge of manufacturing processes and systems and has demonstrated the ability to specify appropriately.
• Works with EHS to identify significant environmental impacts of BSIL operations and to establish goals and targets around significant environmental impacts.

• Leadership skills. Communication, Relationship building, coaching and developing people
• Operational excellence and lean thinking, with a systems mindset.
• Change management especially in area of culture.
• Organisational awareness and business acumen.
• Strong manufacturing line layout and flow competencies.
• Project management skills.
• Strategic and Critical Thinker
• Supply chain and Capacity Planning competencies.
• Financial Management

Education And Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing/Engineering field. Master’s preferred.
• Minimum Experience: 8/10+ years in an operations environment. Experience working in a polymer processing environment (extrusions, injection over-moulding, balloon-forming) a distinct advantage.
• 5 years + in leadership capacity.

At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all.

By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.

Boston Scientific is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with a disability.

Should you require a reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process or after if offered, please let us know
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