Microwave Production Manager

Viewray Mountain View , CA 94035

Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Title: Microwave Production Manager

Location: Mountain View, CA

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced Microwave Production Manager who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment. ViewRay is growing at a fast pace and is searching for talented and experienced leaders to help drive our ramp-up and expansion within the Radiotherapy Market. Our product is a revolutionary integration of MRI imaging and linac based radiation therapy to provide the ability to accurately target soft tissue tumors within the human body. Our product has the acknowledged potential to significantly disrupt the $4-5bn market space.

Reporting to the VP, Manufacturing, the Microwave Production Manager will oversee operation of Viewray's Linac production. This is a great opportunity for a proven Manager who is looking for the more dynamic set of strategic and operational challenges. The candidate will have a proven track record of successes leading production teams within a high technology environment, possess a working knowledge of high power microwave devices and manufacturing processes, as well has having the dynamic leadership qualities necessary for success.


  • Envision a production model and transform the current start up team into a best in class, scalable medical production line, to meet the long term production vision for the organization.

  • Manage day-to-day operations including internal and outsourced operations for assembly and test of high power microwave devices including medical linear accelerators and related components; lead and direct activities of the production team of technicians and engineers, to ensure achievement of production and quality objectives

  • Establish and maintain operational procedures including work instruction documents, process travellers, and procedures for inspection, assembly, test, pack/ship

  • Implement continuous improvement processes to drive performance and yield to established objectives

  • Collaboratively develop and individually implement long term manufacturing plans and strategies

  • Select, qualify and help maintain suppliers for out-sourced processes

  • Ensure compliance to internal Quality System requirements

  • Ensure compliance to all applicable local, state, federal and national codes

Education, Experience, Skills

  • BA/BS in engineering or relevant discipline, or equivalent experience; advanced degree preferred

  • 7+ years experience leading production operations preferably in area of high power microwave tube production (linacs, magnetrons, klystrons, etc.)

  • Knowledgeable and established competency in operations and processes relating to microwave tube production, related components and related subsystems

  • Experienced in the use of benchmarking, metrics and continuous improvement methods (six sigma, lean, etc.) to drive improvements in cost, quality and delivery

  • Proven experience building and leading teams of technicians and engineers strong leadership and organizational skills

  • Knowledge and experience working in a regulated environment, preferably medical/FDA

Personal Interactions

  • Creative, flexible, and collaborative in approach to technical problem solving

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing

  • Ability to work effectively with physicists, scientists, and engineers in a fast-paced environment

  • Unquestioned commitment to driving product quality and customer satisfaction

  • Embodies a high level of integrity and commitment to excellence

To apply for this position, please log into our website at www.viewray.com.

ViewRay provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, color, age, religion, protected veteran or disability status or genetic information.

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