As a driving force in the industry the Dental Platform develops, manufactures and sells trend-setting and high quality full product portfolio for dentists, dental labs and universities.
Through our innovative technologies and committed employees, our company has become a successful global player with a leading market position.
Manufacturing of traditional equipment - dental chairs, treatment units, lights, dental simulation units - is located in southern Germany (Warthausen).
This position will be responsible for approximately 165 employees with 7 direct reports at our plant in Warthausen. Operations Treatment Units is divided in two assembly departments, paint shop & upholstery production, material management, industrial engineering and picking & shipping of Treatment Units.
Overall management responsibility for Operations Treatment Units at our plant in Warthausen, Germany. This includes especially a variety of treatment units, dental simulation units, lights.
Process lead to improve delivery, reliability and agility, while effectively leveraging others to support internal business team goals
Establishment and management of manufacturing policies and procedures; driving lean manufacturing and continuous improvements.
Management of supervisors and qualified employees to ensure the monitoring of daily operations to guarantee the implementation of plans, deadlines and KPI’s
Establishment and optimization of Kanban throughout Operations Treatment Units as well as definition of the appropriate strategy and actions to improve OTD and to reduce inventories
Development and optimization of organizational structure
Bachelor’s or Master's degree with 3 years of relevant operations experience at a manager level in an industrial manufacturing company
Demonstrated experience with initiating and execution of optimization measures in existing manufacturing processes
Detailed working knowledge with holistic production processes, Lean Management and Value Stream Analysis
Strong quality awareness and structured as well as targeted working method
Excellent communication skills and process oriented mindset and actions
Brilliant analytical and problem-solving ability and action orientation
Willingness to work in a complex matrix organization
German and English fluently
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher's Dental Platform is a $3B global business focused on all aspects of dental care. With the intention to spin-off the Dental Platform to become its own public company in the second half of 2019, Dental Co will become one of the largest and most innovative dental companies in the world.
We are changing the face of dentistry with our differentiated portfolio of products designed to serve every dental professional’s need.
It is our mission to make our dentist's work simpler and better connected so more patients are cared for in a shorter time.
Our dental brands include traditional consumables and equipment (KaVo Kerr) and specialty products (Ormco and Nobel Biocare).