Posted 3 months ago

***JOB LOCATION: VitalDyne Medical in Cokato, MN (subsidiary of CMD)

General Summary:

The purpose of this position is to improve manufacturing processes by championing and leading the implementation of process improvement.  This individual will promote a culture of continuous improvement and lead cross-functional process improvement teams.  He/She will lead through example and influence and support a results-oriented, goal driven culture in a fast paced and performance driven environment.


  • Partner with other managers and team members to review critical processes and identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve quality.    
  •  Collaborate with other departments on business efforts in the development and implementation of lean manufacturing concepts.
  • Coordinate activities in scrap reduction, elimination of rework, material variances, labor variances, safety & ergonomic evaluations, and overall continuous improvement in assigned areas.
  • Partner with new product development engineers to develop effective manufacturing processes and transition products to high volume manufacturing. 
  • Ensure products and processes meet requirements of FDA, ISO, and customers.
  • Effectively lead the development implementation of cross-functional project teams.
  • Provide leadership, including training, coaching, and influencing other team members. 

Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering
  • Medical device manufacturing experience
  • Experience in lean manufacturing and continuous improvement environments
  • Track record of driving positive change and performance improvement
  • ISO 13485 experience in a medical device manufacturing field a minimum for 5 years
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in product development life cycle management

Benefits: Medical, dental, retirement plan, disability, life insurance, paid holidays, and PTO

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