Integra LifeSciences

  • Plant Manager (Medical Device Manufacturing)

    Vacancy ID
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.


    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 4,500 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."


    The Boston Site Manager is a leader for all operations of the Boston site.  Develops and implements strategies and tactics for short and long term goals to achieve the highest standards of quality, customer service, safety and financial metrics. Manages Manufacturing, Materials, Engineering, and Facilities departments.  Oversees all other functions in the site including Quality, Finance, Human Resources, Product Development, Distribution, Service, Customer Service, and Marketing.  Works with the Divisional and Corporate heads of these functional areas to ensure site objectives are met.  Develops and implements company policies and ensures compliance with these as with local, state, federal regulations and other agencies i.e. FDA, OSHA, MDD, ISO 13485-2003.


    • Directs and supervises management personnel including Manufacturing, Engineering, Materials Management, and Facilities & EHS. Partners with Human Resources, Quality, Finance, Distribution, Service
    • Manages performance and development of staff including written performance appraisals
    • Ensures adherence and compliance with all company policies, procedures and practices of all site personnel
    • Ensures compliance with QSRs and ISO, safety policies, and good housekeeping
    • Ensures effective staffing, training, and development of organization including succession planning
    • Ensures alignment of all site colleagues on site priorities
    • Manages site colleague recognition awards and morale building activities
    • Responsible for ensuring the safety of everyone on site. Ensures safety program is effective
    • Reviews, approves, and manages all financial budgets within the site, including headcount, expense and capital
    • Works closely with corporate departments such as Distribution and Production Planning to ensure adherence to production schedules and customer requirements
    • Manages cost reduction and continuous improvement programs
    • Develops and implements business goals and objectives in coordination with management staff in order to provide operational direction for each department
    • Ensures the site achieves product and process quality goals and ensures all colleagues are trained and fully understand the importance quality
    • Develops, directs, and implements policies and programs required by senior management in corporate headquarters to meet company goals and objectives
    • Reviews, analyzes, and monitors department and company performance and efficiency towards targets
    • Promotes constant and effective communication channels at all levels to maintain a stable and productive work climate
    • Encourages colleague professional development and accomplishment of career paths


    • Bachelor’s Degree required in Engineering or other technical area
    • Graduate degree or MBA preferred
    • 12 years management experience, previous plant management strongly desirable especially lyophilization experience
    • Strong preference for Lean manufacturing and Six Sigma experience
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills, and demonstrated ability to interface with production and supervisory personnel
    • Ability to work in a Total Quality Management/Continuous Improvement environment
    • Knowledgeable in the following areas:
      • Materials Requirement Planning (MRP)
      • Project management
      • Food and Drug Administration (FDA), International Standards Organization (ISO)



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