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Sr. Manager, Irvine Manufacturing

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Fortive Corporation Irvine , CA 92602

Posted 2 months ago

Sr. Manager, Irvine Manufacturing

About Us:

We announced in June that we have signed an agreement to acquire Advanced Sterilization Products, a division of Johnson & Johnson. Were currently building our team of leaders for the Fortive Pending Acquisition of Advanced Sterilization Products (Fortive/ASP) organization. Be part of an industry-leading company in healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) prevention technology, dedicated to creating the safest possible environments for patients and their families, healthcare workers, providers, and communities. Add your voice and talents to our extraordinary team and help us in our mission to make healthcare safer for everyone.


At Fortive, we believe in you. We believe in your potential your ability to learn, grow, and contribute in meaningful ways. We believe in the power of great people working together to innovate and solve problems no one could solve alone. We build enduring partnerships with our customers and take on their challenges and opportunities as our own.

Your Impact

Reporting to the Sr. Director of Operations, the Sr. Manager of Irvine Manufacturing will directly manage multiple functions including Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering, Maintenance, Production Planning, Procurement, Kitting, warehouse functions, and Facilities. This represents approximately 80 associates reporting into this role. This position is responsible for daily operations including achieving safety, quality, delivery (on-time delivery), cost targets and ongoing continuous improvement of the operation. As part of the operations leadership team you will develop organizational strategies and implement policies, processes, and procedures to improve performance, efficiency, and the overall organization. You will be responsible for driving the Fortive Business System into the operation as the basis for ongoing continuous improvement.

Heres where youll demonstrate your competencies:

  • Create and monitor Policy Deployment by identifying Operations breakthroughs and ensuring action plans are resourced and achievable.

  • Acquire, align and prioritize resources and budgets to meet production needs, new product introduction requirements, and customer expectations.

  • Champion continuous improvement initiatives for both manufacturing and back-office functions, leveraging the Fortive Business System.

  • Plan and execute, through the management team, improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost.

  • Provide guidance to the Materials and Production Managers to coordinate materials with production, while considering backlog, inventory, forecast, material and capacity, and support of the timely acquisition of materials. Assists in supply escalations as required.

  • Oversee New Product Introduction (NPI) product transition from engineering into manufacturing and ensures operational readiness.

  • Oversee the capital acquisition and planning process.

  • Manages fixed and variable budgets providing end-of-month variance reporting and analysis, absorption accounting analysis and forecasting, and corrective actions as required.

  • Partners with HR for organization and talent development, talent risk management, and succession planning.

Heres where youll demonstrate your Leadership ability:

  • Supports vision and purpose; provides direction needed to operationalize and drive to action.

  • Quickly prioritizes the critical few and assigns work appropriately.

  • Leads, energizes and engages individuals to achieve personal development and business goals; retains talent.

  • Coaches and rewards behaviors and actions that drive a culture of continuous improvement and accountability.

  • Promotes collaboration within and between functions and facilitates resolution of conflicts quickly.

  • Uses data and sound judgment in decision making; has the ability to change course of action as needed.

  • Uses rigorous problem solving and root cause analysis to solve difficult or complex problems.

  • Demonstrates managerial courage and provides constructive feedback.


Our Needs

Heres what well need from you:

  • 8-10 yrs. of progressive management experience required.

  • BS Degree in technical, engineering or management field required. MBA is preferred.

  • Must have at least 5 years of experience managing a medical device manufacturing operation

  • Cross functional management experience strongly desired, including engineering, manufacturing, and materials, including experience managing $10M operating budgets

  • Excellent communication skills along with demonstrated success with change management and crisis resolution

  • Data and Fact-Based problem solving skills,

  • Must have strong experience in continuous improvement activities. Formal training and practical experience with Lean Mfg/Kaisen/Six Sigma is strongly desired

  • Proficient in computer skills (Microsoft Office products: Project, Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint

Here are a few examples of the traits we value:

  • Unquestioned integrity and excellent judgment.

  • Excellent organizational skills, exceptional subject matter expertise, a high degree of adaptability and the ability to anticipate and respond to changing priorities.

  • Solid presentation, communications and influencing skills, demonstrated through all forms of communication.

  • A strong collaborative leadership style with ability to drive change and build followership across multiple business units, locations, organizational levels, and functions.

  • Strong time management and document management skills with attention to detail.

  • Cultural savvy: the ability to work effectively in a global environment and across numerous legal systems.

  • Executive presence with ability to inspire confidence and gain & hold the trust of senior management.

  • Process and results orientation. A history of building sustainable and innovative standard work and systems.

Fortive Corporation


Fortive is a global family of more than 20 industry-leading industrial growth and technology companies, united by a shared purpose: to make the world stronger, safer, and more effective by providing essential technology for the people who accelerate progress. Here, you get the excitement of a startup with the stability and predictability of an organization strongly grounded in its roots and with a proven track record of growth. Theres no limit to what you can learn, or the impact you can make: for you, for us, for growth.

Job: Manufacturing / Operations

Primary Location: North America-United States-CA-Irvine



Schedule: Full-time

EEO Statement: "The company in which you have expressed employment interest is a subsidiary or affiliate of Fortive Corporation. The subsidiary or affiliate is referred to as a ""Fortive Company."" Fortive Corporation and all Fortive Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or other characteristics protected by law. The ""EEO is the Law"" poster is available at: Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call or e-mail to request accommodation."

Req ID: HEA000040

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Sr. Manager, Irvine Manufacturing

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Fortive Corporation