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Lake Region is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are always seeking talented, motivated, and innovative people to join our dedication to
delivering precision products to minimize patient suffering.

Sr. Business Systems Analyst
DEPARTMENT: IT
Shift and Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 p.m.

JOB SUMMARY:
Lake Region Medical is seeking a Sr. Business Systems AnalystThis position is responsible for implementing information needs of Lake Region Medical on a global basis and improving our business processes and technology to accomplish the objectives of the business.  Specifically the incumbent is expected to work closely with the business community to improve productivity, reduce costs and improve customer satisfaction by leveraging the ERP system.  The role is also very much one of change agent, and the ability to interact at all levels in order to drive improvement of business processes is essential.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Lake Region Medical, including a variety of job related tasks which may not be specific to this position profile.  This position requires complete confidentiality due to the system information contents.

Accountabilities Include:

  • Develop and implement project plans, which include definition, scope, resources and schedule that will satisfy the global business needs.
  • Define and prioritize projects and tasks in order to achieve company objectives.
  • Communicate effectively to stakeholders regarding all project status and priorities.
  • Lead process work teams in learning and developing new process solutions.
  • Assess the needs and provide creative solutions to our global operations, and also contribute ideas to improve the function, reliability, and quality of services.
  • Create standards and procedures for business automation processes.
  • Maintain a professional awareness of tools and techniques that might be used to improve the quality of service.
  • Implement solutions that must satisfy the business needs for the future, and take into account company growth and customer service objectives.
  • Evaluate existing procedures and implement timesaving methods.
  • Direct departments in identifying methods for improving effectiveness and efficiency through the use of automated resources, i.e. manufacturing software, etc.
  • Create and conform to project guidelines, schedules and deadlines.
  • Propagate detailed processes and procedures, in accordance with MIS policies and practices, for use and implementation of new process tools.
  • Apply continuous improvement/lean concepts to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks and/or activities.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as reasonably assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • B.S.in Computer Science or business field; Masters Degree preferred.
  • Ten years experience in information systems supporting a manufacturing environment with JDE experience.  Subject matter expertise in finance, distribution, manufacturing, or procurement.
  • Strong organizational skills to manage multiple complex projects, analytical skills, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility with all levels of management; knowledge of company long-term objectives.
  • Demonstrated willingness to challenge established practices and draw relevant conclusions.
  • Ability to take initiative and be creative in problem solving.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Standard office environment.
  • Exposure to manufacturing areas (none exceed OSHA guidelines for safety).
  • Regular and timely attendance is required.
  • Will be required to work outside of regular working hours on an as needed basis.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Deb Jarosch at apply@lakeregionmedical.com.

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Production Supervisor
DEPARTMENT: Production
Shift and Hours: Second shift (4:00 p.m. to 2:00 a.m. Monday through Thursday), or a weekend shift.  There will be an initial 2-3 month training period on a 6:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday shift.

JOB SUMMARY:
Lake Region Medical is seeking a Production Supervisor. This position is to direct and supervise production activities and employees in accordance with Lake Region policies, procedures, and standards to achieve established production schedules and desired quality levels.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Lake Region Medical, including a variety of job related tasks which may not be specific to this position profile.

Accountabilities Include:

  • Supervise, assist, and evaluate employees to insure proper performance of work and communication of company expectations, policies, and procedures.
  • Participate in interviews and the selection of qualified personnel to fill vacancies.
  • Conduct fair and impartial performance evaluations in a timely fashion.
  • Guide and monitor Group Leader/Technician and Team Leader in efficient job staging, line flow, product flow, material acquisition, and related production accountabilities.
  • Guide and monitor the planning of daily schedules and work assignments to each team in order to produce products that meet quality standards and production schedules.
  • Work with Team, Team Leader, Group Lead/Technician, ME, and QE to analyze non-conforming product to determine root cause of failure using the 8 Step Problem Solving method, and coordinate appropriate corrective action to prevent reoccurrence.
  • Work with Team, Team Leader, Group Lead/Technician, ME, and QE to reduce scrap to achieve or surpass levels defined by the corporate goals and objectives.
  • Participate in daily meeting held by Teams to review Visual Management Board and Shift Log Book information and ensure that production needs will be met.
  • Support Lean concepts and drive Lean initiatives in your area of responsibility.
  • Help maintain a clean, safe and organized work environment by assisting Group Lead/Technician in conducting daily walk through in their work area to ensure that team is sustaining 5S Program.
  • Monitor area’s productivity numbers along with the area’s labor and production efficiencies.
  • Assist Planning with scheduling and assigning work in order to meet customer requests, maintain workflow, machine integration and productivity.
  • Generate production reports specific to area of operation.
  • Promote injury prevention and keep “finger on pulse” dealing with Safety/Nurse when indeed an injury occurs – in a professional manner.
  • Apply continuous improvement/lean concepts to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks and/or activities.
  • Regular and timely attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School Diploma required.  Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business related field preferred.
  • Minimum of 3 years management experience in a manufacturing environment, or 5 plus years of lead or senior operator production experience in a Lean manufacturing environment.  Exposure to Engineering, Quality Assurance, Production, Materials and Maintenance functions is desirable.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years well-rounded experience in a manufacturing environment working with small, high tolerance parts from a variety of materials in high volume.  Medical device industry experience desirable.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all employees.
  • Displays leadership skills to effectively supervise and train work groups.
  • Demonstrates effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Successfully interacts and cooperates with diverse groups within the company.
  • Has thorough knowledge of procedures, work methods, and set-ups within the department.
  • Exhibits good product knowledge.
  • Demonstrated skills with all equipment related to the department operations.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Standard indoor working conditions in a temperature controlled environment.  May be exposed to an objectionable element, but only occasionally, such as noise and vapors, in a well-ventilated room.
  • Clean working conditions, requiring eye protection and use of appropriate safety and environmental gear as designated by area.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Deb Jarosch at apply@lakeregionmedical.com.

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Machine Maintenance Mechanic II
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
POSITION REPORTS TO: Maintenance Supervisor
HOURS: Friday -Sunday 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general supervision, this position will perform skilled duties in the repair of manufacturing machines and general maintenance of  production equipment..  Job duties may include hazardous waste management responsibilities that involve handling, marking/labeling, storing and preparing for shipments.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Lake Region Manufacturing, Inc., including a variety of job related tasks which may not be specific to this position profile.

Accountabilities Include:

  1. Troubleshoot and repair complex production equipment, suggest improvements to improve reliability.

  2. Assist with the building of new equipment, including both mechanical assembles and electrical circuits.

  3. Diagnose and repair electrical circuits, pneumatic and hydraulic systems for production equipment.

  4. Perform scheduled preventive maintenance on equipment to reduce production downtime.

  5. Must play an active role as a member of the Spill Response Team.

  6. Perform other duties as assigned.

     

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE:

  • High School degree, or equivalent.
  • One year trade school and two years experience required.
  • Industrial Electricity 1 & 2 coursework, or equivalent required.
  • Must read and understand blueprints and wiring diagrams.
  • Must have above average mechanical abilities.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must own or be willing to purchase personal hand tools.
  • Must work well with others.
  • Must have good mechanical problem solving and resolution skills.
  • Will be required to work in confidential areas and with confidential information.
  • Must have good writing skills for documentation of machine information within a maintenance log system.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Lifting 50-100 pounds.
  • Walking between buildings, including times of inclement weather.
  • May require ladder climbing.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Ability to work without supervision.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Standard working conditions.  May be exposed to objectionable elements but only occasionally, such as noise and fumes.
  • Accidents or health hazards negligible. Remote possibility of injury.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND PRESENCE OF SUPERVISION:
This position reports directly to the Maintenance Supervisor.

To apply, send your cover letter and resume to Deb Jarosch at apply@lakeregionmedical.com.

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To apply for a posted position, send your resume and cover letter to:

Debra Jarosch
MAIL:
Attn: Human Resources
Lake Region Medical
340 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318
FAX:
952.448.1751
EMAIL:
apply@lakeregionmedical.com
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