Head of Technical Production (M/F)
Job description

We are looking for a Head of Technical Production to complete our team

Your Tasks

We are looking for a manager who is motivated to bring his/her operational expertise and experience in the production of our IVD devices and kits. For this key position, you will report directly to the Chief Operations Officer and manage a growing team of Production Line Supervisors, Technicians and Operators. Your tasks will be:

  • Managing activities of the IVD device and kit Manufacturing Team to ensure timely delivery of production needs at the highest quality standards.

  • Developing the manufacturing plan and establishing procedures for maintaining high standards of manufacturing operations to ensure that products conform to established customer and company quality requirements.

  • Assisting company Officers and senior Staff Members in the development and formulation of long and short-range planning and objectives.

  • Dealing with suppliers, establishing material forecasts and participating in the establishment and update of quality agreements.

  • Initiating and coordinating major projects (e.g., upscaling of manufacturing capacities, installation of new equipment, major repairs, etc.).

  • Maintaining up-to-date the risk management record and risk analysis documents of the Production Lines.

  • Managing and maintaining the machine park at the highest quality standards and performance level.

  • Planning and allocating resources to ensure that equipment qualification, maintenance and calibration are performed according to schedule.

  • Ensuring that all KPIs in the scope of activities are met.

  • Participating in process validation and new product introduction activities.

  • Working closely with our Biology Production Team, ensuring a strong collaboration and common objectives.

  • Working closely with our Quality Control Team for investigation activities related to product non-conformances and deviations as well as writing of CAPAs and non-conformity documents.

Your Skills

  • M.Sc. in Engineering, or equivalent, with 8+ years of relevant professional experience in high-tech manufacturing including automated assembly lines, ideally in the Medtech field. A minimum of 3 years of experience managing a significant segment of a large manufacturer or the entire operations of a smaller manufacturer is required.

  • Experience in direct supervisory responsibilities is mandatory, with strong skill set for people development.

  • Practical knowledge of ISO 13485 regulations and hands-on experience working with a Quality Management System are required.

  • Leadership with strong ability for teamwork, partnership and excellent communication skills with various stakeholders.

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills, ability to deal with contingencies and agility in prioritization of activities.

  • Data-driven mindset, with a strong focus on continuous improvement.

  • Outstanding rigor, attention to details, dedication and sense of responsibility; able to maintain high level of effectiveness in demanding environment.

  • Basic computer skills (Windows, MS-office) and hands-on experience with ERP.

  • Fluent (oral & written) in English and French is mandatory.

She/he must be motivated to take a pivotal role in managing manufacturing activities of a highly innovative diagnostic platform as part of our young, talented and ambitious team.

 

We Offer

A challenging job within an exciting modern environment within a Medtech company,

Integration in a dynamic and growing team,

A highly innovative environment,

An opportunity to improve healthcare.

 

Key Information

Starting date: Immediately

Activity rate: 100%

You want to work in a modern environment and to integrate a dynamic team?

Please send us your application (CV, cover letter, and work certificates when applicable) to marc.flotron@abionic.com, indicating “Head of Technical Production” in the e-mail subject. Marc is also your contact person for all questions regarding this position.

Type of contract
Permanent
Start
Location
Epalinges