Director, Supplier Engineer and VAVE - Cincinnati, Ohio United States - 44387


Job #: 44387
Title: Director, Supplier Engineer and VAVE
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio - United States
Employment Type:
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 20% bonus
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: Yes


Here are a few key things to note:

  • Newly-created position to own & drive the VAVE program

  • Seeking a strong leader to drive & execute strategies (driving world-class VAVE methods & tools, cost savings)

  • Dynamic culture, best-in-class mentality and business consistently drives continuous improvement, improved processes, and optimal performance (KPIs, challenging business objectives/metrics)

  • Flexible (semi-remote) position with interactions at Cincinnati HQ office.


Director, Supplier Engineer and VAVE 

Cincinnati, OH Area (Relocation Assistance Available)

Competitive Base Pay, 20% Target Bonus, Full Benefits


A stable, growing medical device manufacturer in the Cincinnati area has created a new job opening for an experienced, independent, skilled Director, Supplier Engineer and VAVE. This expanding organization has reached over 800+ employees and has recognized their need to have a subject matter expert in the area of VAVE. 



  • Lead Cross-functional teams to consistently improve business processes, always with the overarching goal of enhancing customer experience

  • Drive a culture of continuous improvement where data is used to drive to root cause and stimulate new and improved processes to better all aspects of Operation

  • Deliver on broader organizational projects and timelines and works to ensure the Supplier Engineering & VAVE work is appropriately prioritized and resourced

  • Ensure engineering activities are being consolidated (Quality, Delivery, Cost), wherever possible, to drive efficiencies in organizational resource utilization across the organization

  • Assess suppliers’ capabilities and make recommendations for capital investments and/or process improvements that will improve Quality, Delivery and Cost

  • Oversight and development of budget, resource, and work plans for the current and coming fiscal year.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required, or equivalent experience.

  • Master’s Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Operations Management, Engineering preferred.

  • 10+ years of experience in Manufacturing, Engineering and/or Operations experience in a regulatory environment

  • Hands on design/development engineering experience desired

  • Experience working with international suppliers. 

University - Bachelor's Degree/3-4 Year Degree


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