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Engineering Director, Supplier Engineering & VAVE

Company: Mammotome
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Mammotome associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you're helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers.
Join our diverse team of hard-working people, and be inspired to grow every day!
We are looking for an Engineering Director, VAVE and Supplier Engineering to lead our team of highly engaged managers and engineering professionals in the planning, oversight, and execution of technical projects that positively impact OMX (Operating Margin Expansion) and proactively improve supplier quality, delivery and reduce overall risk in the supply chain.
All the responsibilities we'll trust you with:

  • Lead multi-functional teams to consistently improve business processes, always with the overarching goal of enhancing customer experience
  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement where data are used to uncover root cause and stimulate new and improved processes to better all aspects of Operations.
  • Deliver on broader organizational projects and timelines and works to ensure the Supplier Engineering & VAVE work is appropriately prioritized and resourced
  • Ensure engineering activities are being consolidated (Quality, Delivery, Cost), wherever possible, to drive efficiencies in organizational resource utilization across the organization
  • Conduct performance management of the Supplier Engineering & VAVE organizations including both performance objectives aligned to business metrics and development objective to build team abilities and develop associates
  • Support the development and monitoring of performance objectives and critical metrics to ensure optimal performance and on-time delivery of business objectives
  • Establish cost, quality, and delivery targets that will enable the company to function and compete effectively in the market
  • Assess suppliers' capabilities and make recommendations for capital investments and process improvements to improve Quality, Delivery, and Cost
  • Oversight and development of budget, resource, and work plans for the current and coming fiscal year
    Your areas of knowledge and expertise that matters most
    • BA/BS degree, or equivalent related experience, required. Master's degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering preferred.
    • Minimum 10 years Manufacturing, Engineering and/or Operations experience required. Experience in the medical device/equipment or life science industries preferred.
    • Experience directing a team at a senior manager or director level.
    • Hands on design and/or development engineering experience strongly preferred.
    • Experience or certification in project management strongly preferred.
    • Experience working with international suppliers.
      Critical success factors
      • Strong leadership skills and the ability to gain followership, direct others, and get results
      • Maintain continuous awareness of vendor performance and participate in scorecard development as well as business reviews for assigned vendors
      • Collaborate with the Procurement team to develop and implement risk reduction strategies and supplier strategies to provide quality supply, world-class technologies, and the best long-term total cost
      • Partner with suppliers to identify needs and opportunities and move to proactively close gaps
      • Proficiency with best-in-class VAVE methods and tools with the ability to consistently drive cost savings initiatives of net 2-3% YOY.
      • Build and lead a robust OMX funnel and driving the development and execution of strategies to recognize yearly cost savings targets.
      • Accountable for hitting the annual VAVE target and supporting the overall OMX target through PPV and T&L projects as requested.
        When you join us, you'll also be joining Danaher's global organization, where 69,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you'll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.
        Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve. Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.
        We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us at applyassistance@danaher.com to request accommodation.
        If you've ever wondered what's within you, there's no better time to find out.

Keywords: Mammotome, Cincinnati , Engineering Director, Supplier Engineering & VAVE, Engineering , Cincinnati, Ohio

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