Value Stream Manager in Mahwah, New Jersey at Nobel Biocare

Date Posted: 9/16/2018

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Job Description

Job ID: NOB001613

About Us

Nobel Biocare is a world leader in the field of innovative implant-based dental restorations – from single-tooth to fully edentulous indications.  Nobel Biocare offers you a great place to work by giving you the opportunity to grow and be recognized for your effort and achievements.


Position Description: In this role you will be have clear responsibility for the success of a value stream within the Production Operations facility. As the VSM, you will focus the organization on the consistent, successful on-time delivery of product by coordinating activities with Engineering, Quality and Maintenance while leading a winning team that continuously strives for improvements driving customer satisfaction and improving costs.

  • Create Key Performance Indicators (KPI) targets and consistently achieve targets through planning and execution of Lean tools such as Problem Solving (PSP). methodology, Standard Work (SW) and daily management. Report the results on daily, weekly, and monthly cadence.
  • Coordinate work with cross functional resources to achieve results; specifically. Quality, Process Engineering and Maintenance.
  • Responsible for accurate resource planning.
  • Implement and follow-up on Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities.
  • Optimize the Quality Management system by following, improving and teaching SOPs.
  • Provide direct management and leadership to key Production Supervisors.
  • Hire, oversee and develop talent using internal business tools.
  • Responsible to lead and coach investigation of root cause for Customer complaints and implement countermeasures.
  • Develop and maintain a safe and environmentally friendly work environment.
  • Responsible for budget.

Job Requirements


  • Strong technical knowledge of manufacturing & assembly processes; preferably in medical device or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Strong PC literacy with advanced experience in Excel and word processing needed.
  • Excellent communications skills (written & verbal).

Education and/or Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in related field.
  • 3+ years of prior experience in production/manufacturing: production planning preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in SAP or other similar ERP system, SAP highly preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in Lean, Six Sigma in a cellular manufacturing environment directly responsible  for process improvement and sustainment plans.

Nobel Biocare is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.



Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 67,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $18.3B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,200% over 20 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.