Olympus America Inc. Executive Director, Operations in Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Requirements::

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, Manufacturing or similar is required.

  • Minimum of 12 years of experience working in a variety of roles including Supply Chain, Inventory Control, Production, Machine Shop operations and Quality Control.

  • Minimum of 5 years in a management capacity working for an equipment manufacturer.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in a Lean Sigma environment and ability to apply Lean/ Six Sigma techniques.

  • Proven track record of leading organizations through teamwork, collaboration and open communication.

  • Functional knowledge of Commercial Operations, Production Engineering and general business processes.

  • Hands-on skills and experience with Manufacturing processes, systems and tools.

  • Must be a result-oriented ‘change agent’ who is an effective business system thinker.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

  • Exemplary interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate at all levels to maintain relationships and cooperation in pursuing organizational goals.

  • Ability to influence, negotiate, and resolve conflicts to reach consensus around common goals.

  • Knowledge and understanding of MRP and shop floor control systems.

  • Ability to use information to plan workloads and resources.

  • Ability to use and analyze information in order to establish priorities.

  • Project Management skills and experience.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.

Job Duties::

As a Executive Director working on the U.S. Manufacturing Operations team, you will be empowered and inspired to do your best work. You will contribute to our mission by leadership, collaboration and customer focus. In a typical day, you will:

  • Ensure that manufactured products meet customer needs and expectations.

  • Meet company goals in Waltham, Kennewick & State College offices for operational performance, including:

  • Inventory Turns

  • Cost of Non-Quality

  • On-Time Delivery

  • On-Time Receipt of Goods

  • Manufacturing Cost Reduction

  • 5S

  • Develop and motivate a large and diverse contingent of managers and employees.

  • Support supply chain initiatives including vendor evaluation, selection, and quality improvement.

  • Lead efforts to achieve and maintain ISO certifications.

  • Support Corporate and Local policies and processes.

  • Plan/meet schedules.

  • Perform all other essential duties as assigned.

Job Description:

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. We’re currently looking for an Executive Director of Operations to join us in our Waltham, MA office.

Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

The Executive Director of Operations is responsible for managing all issues associated with the following activities in all of Olympus Scientific Solutions of America's US Manufacturing facilities. This includes: Manufacturing Production of instruments, transducers, and machine shop, Quality Control (Supplier and Internal), Continuous Improvement, Supply Chain, Inventory Planning & Control, and Production Engineering. The incumbent also acts as the liaison to Commercial Operations, Finance, Product Management, Service, Sales, and Engineering on issues related to cost, customer satisfaction, and product quality. He/She will serve as the liaison to Tokyo regarding issues of manufacturing.

About Us:

At Olympus, we put a lot of good back into the world, and what we do really matters. We are committed to making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling every day by crafting innovative optical and digital solutions in medical technologies, microscopy, industrial solutions, cameras, and audio recorders.

We view our relationship with and commitment to our employees with the same passion. Everything we do at Olympus is a reflection of our vision, and everyone here helps to make it a reality. We’re invested in our employees, great ideas, and how they impact the communities around us. We see the world through multiple lenses and come together to find the right answers; the best solutions.

THAT’S OLYMPUS.

TRUE TO YOU. TRUE TO SOCIETY. TRUE TO LIFE.

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp

Olympus embraces diversity and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, our policies as well as our values prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification. EOE Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled

Company URL:

Olympus Scientific Solutions Americas Corp at http://www.olympus-lifescience.com/

Posting Title:

Executive Director, Operations

Posting Locations:

Massachusetts, Waltham

Job Family:

Supply Chain Management

Work Location:

Waltham OSST

Auto req ID:

4550BR

4550BR

Olympus is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and our policies prohibit unlawful discrimination based on an employee's or applicant's race, color, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital status, genetic information, ancestry, military or veteran status, or any other federal, state or local protected classification.