Operations Manager

Cardinal Health Riverview , FL 33569

Posted 3 weeks ago

What Operations Management contributes to Cardinal Health

Operations Management is responsible for strategic oversight and leadership direction within the Operations function

Job Description

The Operations Manager, who works under the direction of the Site Director, is responsible for planning and coordination of all plant operations involving production, safety, engineering, planning, continuous improvement and quality in manufacturing medical device products and maintaining the high standards set forth by Cardinal Health and the Federal Drug Administration.


  • Monitor operations for conformance to financial objectives; adjust accordingly when needed.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with plant labor force to prevent or resolve problems and maintain a union-free workplace.

  • Provide clear expectations, training and support to department.

  • Maintain a high level accountability to self and department to achieve on time, on budget, and high quality work.

  • Partner with Engineering to ensure manufacturing efficiency and cost reduction through optimum utilization of resources and ongoing evaluation and improvement of methods and systems.

  • Direct work priorities and timelines and allocate resources to assure overall goals and timelines are met.

  • Develop direct reports, coach, mentor, and handle performance reviews.

  • Ensure compliance with all Cardinal Health and Federal safety requirements for the production area and personnel.

  • Partner with quality leadership to ensure good quality and cGMP practices and their implementation in manufacturing.

  • Ensure that the manufacturing organization fulfills cGMP and procedural requirements.

  • Prepare and review department budgets and lead cost and efficiency improvement efforts with production as well as across the site as appropriate.

  • Drive Continuous Improvement philosophy and practices including but not limited to COS (Cell Operating System), Six Sigma, Lean Manufacturing, TPM, SMED, 6S, and OEE throughout the factory.

  • Keep abreast of industry best practices and market changes.

  • Drive manufacturing strategy and ensure it is aligned with overall plant strategy.

  • Partner with other plant leaders and collaborate to find the best possible solution and best practices. Lead, coach and train employees toward team concepts and foster environment for empowered, high-performance department.

  • Identify and implement career development plans for staff.

  • Review and oversee department expansion and capacity and fill in as plant manager as needed.

  • Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) is a major cornerstone of this company's beliefs.

  • Working safely and protecting the environment are an essential part of an employee's job performance and as such, all employees are responsible for the following position requirements:

  • Understand and abide by the plant EHS Policy

  • Understand and abide by the plant EHS Cardinal Rules

  • Follow all the standards, policies and procedures outlined in the EHS Program

  • Complete/Attend all EHS training sessions

  • Wear and/or use all required personal protective equipment while working

  • Immediately report hazardous conditions or environmental risks to your supervisor in order for the supervisor to ensure appropriate corrective action is implemented

  • Immediately report any job-related injury or illness to your supervisor, plant nurse, EHS department, HR or any member of management.


  • High school diploma required

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business, Engineering or a related field required

  • 3-5 years experience, 3+ supervisory/management skills preferred

  • Knowledge in manufacturing (Lean six sigma)

  • Medical Device experience highly preferred

  • Strong communication skills

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, frontline supervisors and/or business support staff

  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals

  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines

  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes, and customers

  • Interacts with subordinates, peer customers and suppliers at various management levels may interact with senior management

  • Interactions normally involves resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects

  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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Operations Manager

Cardinal Health