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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.

Machine Maintenance Mechanic I
DEPARTMENT: Maintenance
Shift and Hours: Third shift (10:00 pm to 6:00 am Sunday through Thursday)

JOB SUMMARY:
Lake Region Medical is seeking a Machine Maintenance Mechanic I. Under direct supervision, this position will assist Maintenance personnel in preventative maintenance, maintenance of buildings, buildings and grounds.

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:

  • Perform scheduled preventative maintenance on equipment.
  • Repair basic mechanical problems with production equipment.
  • Assist maintenance mechanics with equipment.
  • Clean up of disassembled machinery.
  • Shovel snow and other outside duties.
  • Help with the moving of equipment.
  • Must play an active role as a member of the Spill Response Team.
  • 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 or equivalent.
  • Must have physical ability to do lifting, ladder climbing, and moving full barrels of liquid.
  • Will be required to change hours, work overtime, weekends, and some evenings.
  • Previous maintenance experience preferred.
  • Will be required to work in confidential areas with confidential information.

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.

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

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Product Marketing Manager,
Interventional Products

DEPARTMENT: Marketing
Shift and Hours: 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM Monday through Friday

JOB SUMMARY:
Lake Region Medical is seeking a Product Marketing Manager, Interventional Products.  As Product Marketing Manager, Interventional Products, you will create and implement marketing strategies and guide teams charged with multiple product lines and their contribution. This extends from building value in existing product lines to developing new products for the company. You will build products from existing ideas, and assist in developing new ideas based on knowledge and experience. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality. You must enjoy spending time with clinicians to understand problems, and find innovative solutions for the broader market. You will collaborate closely with strategic partners/customers in providing clinical solutions for their customers and become the internal champion of your product area.

You must be able to communicate with all areas of the company. You will work with product development teams to provide marketing inputs including customer requirement specifications, go-to-market strategy, understanding of product positioning, key benefits, and target customers. You will also serve as the internal and external evangelist for the product offering, occasionally working with sales channels, key customers, and clinicians.

A Product Marketing Manager's key role is strategic; however the nature of the position requires the ability to operate with attention to detail.

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:

  • Manage product line life cycle from strategic & tactical activities to achieve company goals.
  • Define market requirements for current and future products through clinical & market research.
  • Drive a solution set across development teams (Development/Engineering, Regulatory, Marketing Sciences & Communications) through market requirements and positioning.
  • Develop and maintain a pricing plan by product line, market segment and volume considerations.
  • Proactively and frequently consult with the sales organization and clinicians to ensure effective two-way communication of product line activities and opportunities/threats.
  • Develop and implement  company-wide business plans, marketing plans and go-to-market plans.
  • Support marketing efforts focused on the development of new products and product improvements.
  • Develop and work within project budgets for assigned product lines, as designated in the annual operating plan.
  • Provide strategic direction for marketing communications and employee training programs, with respect to assigned markets.
  • Apply continuous improvement/lean concepts to identify and eliminate non-value added tasks and/or activities.
  • Timely and regular attendance.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, engineering/science, communications or related.  MBA preferred.  Alternately, two (2) years related experience for each year of formal education may be substituted for academic credentials.
  • Minimum 3-5 years experience.  Experience in medical devices required.  Interventional neurology, oncology and/or urology device experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated analytical and planning skills with emphasis in execution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Well-organized and accurate self-starter who remains calm under pressure.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.

The Product Marketing Manager should posses an in-depth understanding of assigned lines, competitors, and positioning. The Product Marketing Manager also should possess the knowledge of how to market assigned products through market planning activity.  The Product Marketing Manager should have the ability to make decisions and sound business judgments for product lines representing approximately $30+ million in annual revenues.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

  • Standard office environment.

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:

  • Minimum two-year business/management degree; Bachelor’s degree 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: Schedule is Sunday – Thursday 10:00 pm to 6:00 am

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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