Director - Operations

Date: Mar 16, 2023

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57327 
Title: Director - Operations 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC





Arthrex Manufacturing is seeking a dynamic Operations Director for the manufacturing facility in Pendleton, SC. The successful candidate will lead a matrixed team and ensure the site matches the best of Arthrex with the best of the upstate SC region.  Primarily competencies will include: leadership, community networking, operations excellence and ensuring a strong quality and safety culture are implemented.  Reporting to the Vice President of Manufacturing, this position will be responsible for positioning the site for continued growth.  

Main Objective:

To lead, oversee and provide direction to the appropriate manufacturing department (Sutures, Packaging, Operations, Materials or Finishing) that will effectively and profitably meet or exceed the internal and /or external client’s expectations by providing superior quality products and services.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

· Coordinates production in accordance with policies, principles and procedures.

· Develops plans for efficient use of materials, machines and employees involved in department production.

· Manages production workflow and detailed capacity analysis planning.

· Reviews production costs and product quality.

· Develops staffing requirements and sets priorities for production schedules based on new product introduction, equipment efficiency and materials supply.

· Assumes responsibility of the implementation and maintenance of the departments manufacturing methods.

· Leads, or effectively participates in, cross-functional AMI Staff efforts to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the manufacturing division.

· Maintains and/or implements programs, policies, and procedures to support to AMI as a world class medical device and products manufacturer.

· Ensures that production goals are consistently met.

· Leads multiple shifts of Managers, Supervisors and Support Staff; involved in planning/scheduling workflow.

· Up to 20% travel (mostly to the Naples facility as needed).


Education and Experience:

· Bachelor’s degree required.

· 10 years of manufacturing work experience required.

· 10 years of leadership experience required.

· Must be well versed in all FDA, ISO, and OSHA compliance issues.

· SAP experience a plus.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Thorough knowledge of Manufacturing Operations related to the appropriate department.

Excellent organizational, leadership/decision making, and communication skills.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

  • PCs and have a command of Excel, PowerPoint, and Word plus any additional communications equipment as needed.
  • Manufacturing process knowledge required



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Nearest Major Market: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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