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Production Manager

Mountain Lakes, New Jersey

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Location Mountain Lakes, New JerseyUS Job ID JR-026007

Position Summary

EUROIMMUN US is a MDSAP registered, ISO 13485:2016, 21 CFR 820 compliant Medical device company that manufactures, distributes, and performs service and installation activities of in vitro diagnostic test kits and instruments used in the detection of autoimmune status, allergies, infectious diseases and antigen detection.

The incumbent for the position will be a valuable addition to the Manufacturing department to support the needs of the department. The incumbent will play an active role in daily production and packaging activities of the medical device(s) manufactured in the facility. Participate in various day to day activities within manufacturing department including but not limited to inventory management, production planning, production, in-process QC, packing, etc. All work responsibilities to be performed carefully and accurately to meet the high quality standard of the company.

The Production Lead will report to the Associate Director of Operations.

Position Responsibilities

Essential responsibilities include but are not limited to,

  • Lead a team of Production Technicians
  • Supervise and lead the department to ensure that the customers’ demands are met
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures and comply with all safety and regulatory requirements
  • Operate production machines, participate in day-to-day production activities accurately following detailed work instructions, processes, and procedures.
  • Report to management periodically on metrics and KPIs
  • Identify quality and defects within process, product, or equipment
  • Rectify instrument defects, work with internal engineers to address maintenance requirements and scheduling
  • Maintain a clean and safe work environment
  • Maintain appropriate records and complete other production related paperwork
  • Provide training to coworkers as needed
  • Participate in internal audits, contribute to continuous improvement initiatives
  • Assess departmental costs, identify cost-savings and present to Associate Director of Operations
  • Track daily activities, production numbers and manage production goals

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities of this job at any time.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and 3 years experiencing managing Production or Assembly teams


  • Associate degree and 5 years experiencing managing Production or Assembly teams

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Manufacturing experience in a medical device environment is preferred; other relevant regulated manufacturing experience may be considered
  • Understanding and experience with Quality Systems is preferred
  • Proficient in SAP preferred
  • Proficient in Microsoft Programs (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to read and comprehend procedures written in English
  • Good oral or written communication skills
  • Keen attention to details and problem-solving skills; deadline driven work ethic
  • Team players who perform well in a steady or fast paced environment
  • Well-organized, ability to work efficiently and independently with minimum supervision
  • Proactive, planning and exhibits high level of critical thinking abilities
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