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Procurement Manager

Medical Device Manufacturing

About the role

Amber Implants, a forward-thinking medical device start-up, is seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join our team as an Industrialization and Supply Chain Manager. This crucial role will be central to managing our small-scale supply chain while spearheading the industrialization efforts necessary for our manufacturing scale-up.

What you will do

  1. Industrialization Project Leadership
    • Lead the planning and execution of industrialization projects, ensuring a smooth transition from low-volume to full-scale manufacturing.
    • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, production, and quality assurance, to streamline processes and enhance production efficiency.
    • Oversee the implementation of new manufacturing technologies and processes to support scale-up objectives.
  2. Supply Chain Optimization:
    • Develop and implement strategies to optimize the supply chain, focusing on scalability, cost-effectiveness, and reliability.
    • Identify and qualify new suppliers as needed, negotiating contracts and terms to meet the demands of a growing manufacturing operation.
    • Continuously assess and improve supply chain processes to enhance overall efficiency.
  3. Project Timeline and Budget Management:
    • Develop and manage project timelines, ensuring milestones are met within established deadlines.
    • Monitor project budgets, identifying and addressing potential cost overruns while maintaining a focus on efficiency and cost-effectiveness.
  4. Quality Assurance and Regulatory Compliance:
    • Work closely with the quality team to ensure that manufacturing processes meet rigorous quality standards and comply with regulatory requirements.
    • Implement and maintain quality management systems to support the production of high-quality medical devices.
  5. Scaling Up Manufacturing Operations:
    • Collaborate with leadership to develop and implement strategies for scaling up manufacturing operations.
    • Assess production capacity, identify bottlenecks, and implement solutions to increase throughput while maintaining product quality.
  6. Performance Monitoring and Continuous Improvement:
    • Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) for both industrialization projects and supply chain processes.
    • Analyse data to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective actions to enhance overall performance.

You have

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain Management, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Proven experience in managing industrialization projects and scaling up manufacturinG operations, preferably in the medical device industry.
  • In-depth knowledge of quality management systems and regulatory requirements in the medical device field.
  • Strong project management skills and the ability to navigate the challenges of scaling production.
  • Excellent negotiation, communication, and problem-solving skills.

If you are a results-driven professional with a passion for industrialization and scaling up manufacturing operations in the medical device sector, we invite you to apply for this exciting opportunity. Join us in revolutionizing healthcare through innovation and operational excellence.

About the company

Amber Implants is a fast-growing clinical-stage medical device start-up operating in the orthopedics and trauma field. We have created a novel spinal implant (VCFix Spinal System) for treating traumatic vertebral fractures in a minimally invasive approach. We have completed all preclinical testing of this product and started in-human clinical trials.  Amber Implants has a flat organizational structure composed of a young, ambitious, and rapidly expanding team, located in WTC, the Hague, with a modern atmosphere and an informal culture.

We are a company that recognizes your efforts, listens to your suggestions, gives you feedback to improve, and congratulates you on your achievements, making it a pleasant work environment. The vacancy is for a full-time position (36-40 hours per week). We are flexible in our work times, but it is preferred to be at the office when working.

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