Industrialization Manager

    Spineart is a privately held medical device company focused on simplifying the surgical act by designing, developing and promoting safe and efficient solutions to spine surgeons, operating room teams, and patients.

    Spineart is a pioneer in its field, having introduced unique patented and clinically validated technologies in the fields of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Motion Preservation, Fusion, Biologics, and Fractures Treatment.

    For our R&D Department, we are looking for an    INDUSTRIALIZATION MANAGER

     

    Mission

    The Industrialization Manager will be a key actor between R&D and the production plants.

    Your main mission is to:

    • Plan ahead Design Transfer for a smooth and cost-effective transition from product development to production (for both in-house production facility and outside contract manufacturer)
    • Contribute to build and execute continuous improvement action plan along with Manufacturing to achieve Quality, Cost and Delivery targets

     

    You will be responsible for the following activities:

    • Coordinate Design Transfer between R&D and Manufacturing teams and other stakeholders if needed:
      • Organize design and drawing reviews with R&D, Manufacturing and Quality Product representatives aiming to improve Design For Manufacturing (DFM) and to anticipate needs for specific tooling for manufacturing, assembling and inspection
      • Ensure the Design Transfer is all set before manufacturing allowing a quicker and efficient delivery of new products
    • Build and execute the plan for tooling and other specific manufacturing equipment, including but not limited to assembly (ex: assembly press for pedicle screws)
    • Ensure availability of tools on schedule and consistent with Manufacturing and Quality requirements
    • Prepare introduction of new technologies in Manufacturing along with associated process validation engineers
    • Develop or improve specific inspection means – design, drawings, procurement, manufacturing, documentation (ex. Gages for incoming inspection)
    • Check and approve R&D drawings (3rd signature) in order to improve manufacturability, controllability (inspection) & Design to Cost Validation of BOM including semi-finished goods strategy
    • Lead First Article Inspection (FAI) activities to validate product design and process industrialization
    • Define and Document specific Assembly Instructions
    • Tune Special Assembly Processes (ex. press fit of the cam lockers c-plate)
    • Act as a privileged Point of contact with external manufacturers (sub-contractors)

       

      Requirements

      • Strong technical background and strong ability on product design, manufacturing processes, product inspection aiming to incorporate DFM principles
      • Strong technical ability in creating engineering drawings, models, applying GD&T
      • Ability to use CAD software (SolidWorks preferred)
      • Good understanding of the safety requirement of the medical domain or at least a domain with strong regulation
      • Effective interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
      • French and English languages are required