We, at BVI, are always seeking engaged, innovative, and talented professionals who are interested in growing their career within the ophthalmic industry. We seek individuals who are looking to constantly learn, collaborate and advance eye health across the globe.  Valued BVI employees enjoy a complete benefits package plus a competitive salary. Benefits are individually discussed at time of offer of employment.

BVI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (link) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Director, International Regulatory Affairs & Regulatory Operations

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International is currently seeking Director, International Regulatory Affairs & Regulatory Operations. As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

The Director of International Regulatory Affairs & Regulatory Operations will lead operational aspects of international registrations for BVI Class I, II and III medical devices. Collaborating closely with internal stakeholders, the Director will lead and support regulatory strategy and governance activities, ensure that regulatory workflows and processes are adhered to and that regulatory submissions and international registration activities are managed and monitored to meet overall business objectives and applicable regulatory and quality requirements.

Responsibilities

  • This position will be responsible for developing and implementing a global regulatory strategy aimed at expanding registrations of BVI products internationally
  • Develop strategic direction and priorities for International Regulatory Affairs teams focused on expanding registrations of BVI products globally
  • Lead governance activities in collaboration with R&D, Marketing and Sales leadership to define regulatory strategy including prioritization of products/geographies based on cross-functional inputs
  • Oversee and support the planning, implementation and tracking of international registration activities across BVI Innovation Units
  • Harmonize processes and procedures across BVI Innovation Units and consider future improvements to streamline registration activities
  • Actively monitor and support registration activities of BVI distributors
  • Lead the implementation and curate a Global RIM database working closely with BVI Innovation Units, Distributors and internal stakeholders (IT, Supply Chain, Trade Compliance) to ensure data is available in a complete, accurate, and timely manner to support international registration activities
  • Develop a Regulatory Intelligence capability for target geographies based on the team’s collective experience, publicly available regulatory information and participation in industry conferences and professional associations to inform regulatory strategy and drive international registrations forward with greater efficiency

Qualifications

Required: 10+ years Regulatory Affairs experience in a medical device setting. Experience with Class I, II and III medical devices. Demonstrated experience with major regulatory submissions – PMA, 510(k), etc. Demonstrated experience supporting international registration activities in regions outside of the US, UK and EU. Ability to facilitate, lead and manage the establishment of procedures. Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills; able to communicate effectively cross-functionally. Able to adapt to changes in the work environment. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality. Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner. Gathers and analyzes information skillfully. Project Management – Communicates changes and progress; Completes projects on time and budget. BS or higher in a technical or clinical discipline (engineering, biology/life sciences).

Preferred: Experience within ophthalmology preferred. Experience obtaining medical device registrations in Australia, Canada, Eastern Europe, Middle East, Africa, Latin America and Asia Pacific. Master’s degree in technical or clinical discipline.

Sitting for long periods of time; standing; squatting; reaching; computer work (typing), phone usage; filing; lifting up to 20 lbs. unassisted.

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Sr Product Development Engineer

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

BVI is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International is currently seeking Sr Product Development Engineer. As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

The Sr. Product Development Engineer will be responsible for leading and participating in R&D initiatives including new opportunity identification, technology development, product development and line extensions in support of business objectives.

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Responsibilities

  • Develop new products, line extensions, sustaining engineering and research projects.
  • Lead Design Control activity including Design Inputs, Outputs, Verification/Validation and Design Transfer
  • Generate concepts, prototypes and demonstrate proof-of-concept for early stage ideas
  • Manage elements of a larger new technology project and/or a line extension.
  • Work on multifunctional teams and drive to successfully complete assigned projects.
  • Lead observational research and needs identification research
  • Indirectly supervise technicians working on his/her projects
  • Conduct technology landscapes and facilitate ideation sessions

Qualifications

Minimum of 3-5 years of medical industry with experience designing surgical instrumentation. Education and practical application of knowledge related to Biomedical engineering or mechanical engineering. Experience in the medical industry with expertise in surgical and implant technology development, disposable medical devices, or reusable capital equipment

Sitting and standing for long periods of time; bending; squatting; lifting up to 30 lbs; attending trade shows. Travel up to 5-15%, possibly more depending on specific project.

BVI is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Global Demand Manager and Analytics

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International is currently seeking a Global Demand Manager. As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

The Global Manager – Demand and Analytics is a key leader within the S&OP process and a key enabler of supply chain excellence globally. This leader will be responsible for the operations demand forecast process as well as identifying and owning target inventory positions globally. Additionally, leader will be responsible for enabling operations partners with timely and accurate information to support continued process improvement as well as creation and maintenance of supply chain KPI’s. The Global Manager – Demand and Analytics will report into the Global Supply Chain Director.

Responsibilities

Global Manager – Demand and Analytics will be responsible for the oversight of global demand planning process and systems. Responsible for identifying and maintaining global target inventory levels across multiple distribution centers. Supply Chain analytics team leader responsible for identifying and maintaining supply chain KPI’s. Continuous improvement and project related leadership, activity/support. Influence across the organization by building global relationships with Finance, Human Resources, Supply Chain, Sourcing, manufacturing, R&D, Quality leaders. Develop cross functional relationships to define and improve demand planning process globally. Support cross functional teams through analytics support and KPI development.

Qualifications

Experience with demand planning systems and processes in an ERP driven, global, manufacturing environment. Strong proficiency with business intelligence systems such as PowerBI, Tableau, Etc. Experience managing low volume high mix demand. Demonstrated ability with root cause gap identification and process improvements. SQL expertise and medical device experience preferred. Bachelor’s degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, Engineering, Mathematics, Information Technology, or Operations, MBA is preferred. Sitting for long periods of time; computer work (typing), phone usage; filing; lifting up to 20 lbs. unassisted. Up to 20% travel required.

Accounts Payable Specialist

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality
BVI is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

BVI is currently seeking a Accounts Payable Specialist. As a valued employee of BVI , you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

 

This position will perform a variety of tasks within the accounts payable team in our finance department. Primary Duties and Responsibilities: Verify the accuracy of invoices, Enter vendor invoices in accurate and timely manner, Match vendor invoices to purchase order, Process and code vendor invoices with appropriate general ledger coding and ensure proper approval of invoices, Resolve invoice discrepancies with the vendors, purchasing and/or receiving department, Process check request/ check runs, Prepare and process accounts payable checks, wire transfers and ACH payments, Review accounts to ensure that payments are up to date & communicate with vendors and respond to inquiries, Assist with vendor file maintenance, Generate monthly reports & assist in “month end closing”, Process checks for miscellaneous expenses if required, Other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities

Processing invoices – coding, entering, matching to PO’s, obtaining approvals, preparing for payment, and filing. Vendor communication & research – researching statement balances, obtaining invoice copies, communication of payment information to internal & external customers. Follow up & maintenance – review & maintenance of AP aging, uninvoiced PO aging, vendor 1099, W9, and ACH banking information. Misc AP projects including ongoing process improvements.

Qualifications

Knowledge of Microsoft office applications (excel, word, outlook) required. 4 Years of working experience in related field (preferred). Bachelors Degree in Business Accounting/Finance or related field. Sitting for long periods of time; standing; squatting; reaching; computer work (typing), phone usage; faxing; filing; lifting up to 20 lbs. unassisted – such as files.

Principal Quality Systems Engineer

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures.  Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International currently seeks talented professionals to help create and promote innovative, new microsurgical products for ophthalmic surgery.

Reporting directly to the Sr. Director of Quality, the Principal Quality Systems Engineer is an experienced professional with wide-ranging experience and expertise who supports the continuous improvement, oversight and integrity of the BVI Quality Management System.

The Principal Quality Systems Engineer supports the development and maintenance of quality system programs, policies, processes, procedures and controls ensuring that performance and quality of the Quality Management System complies with regulation, standards and agency guidelines. Reviews, analyzes and reports on quality performance and processes and develops corrective actions for recurring discrepancies. Submits appropriate metrics and reports to the site quality management and/or to corporate as part of the Management Review process.

Responsibilities

  • Interface with assigned cross functional global departments, manufacturing, engineering, customer, vendor and subcontractor representatives to facilitate compliance, assists in determining responsibilities and solutions when required.
  • Lead Internal Audits and support External Audits.
  • Reviews and monitors compliance with cGMP practices.
  • Maintains compliance to the BVI Quality Management System; manage and maintain effectiveness of Quality Management System; supports submittal of reports summarizing various trend analyses on their defined and applicable quality system clauses and corresponding quality objectives; facilitates the awareness of quality, regulatory and customer requirements throughout the organization.
  • Lead and/or coordinate QMS Review Boards
  • CAPA Process Owner and Facilitator; Complete Quality Systems Related CAPAs of local and global scope; Lead CAPA Review Board
  • Assists in the development and continuous improvement of SOPs and Work Instructions.
  • Support implementation of Process and/or Compliance Improvement initiatives.
  • Encourages robust problem-solving methodologies
  • Enable sharing of best practices, initiatives/ideas and accomplishments across the business.

Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of Quality Management Systems as defined in 21CFR820 and ISO 13485, MDD/MDR, CMDR.
  • 8+ years of medical device experience preferred
  • Detailed understanding and working knowledge of US and International regulations including 21CFR820, 803, 806, 807 and 11 is required, as well as the Medical Device Directive/ Medical Device Regulation, EN ISO 13485, EN ISO 14971, and other standards applicable to the international medical device industry.
  • Experience with implementation and maintenance of multiple Quality System Elements.
  • Experience in nonconforming material and CAPA methodologies/systems
  • Detailed understanding and working knowledge of US and International regulations including 21CFR820, 803, 806, 807 and 11 is required, as well as the Medical Device Directive/ Medical Device Regulation, EN ISO 13485, EN ISO 14971, and other standards applicable to the international medical device industry.
  • Strong technical writing, communication and presentation skills.
  • Competent with use of Microsoft Office Suite and Minitab Statistical Analysis software (or equivalent).
  • Applies continuous improvement principles in development of the quality system.
  • Experience with all aspects of third-party audit activities (e.g. Front Room / Back Room, Closure of Non-Conformances, etc.)
  • Driven, energetic, self-assured professional with high personal integrity.
  • Ability to develop effective, positive interpersonal relationships.
  • Certified DMAIC or DFSS Green or Black Belt strongly preferred
  • Experience in working in a global, matrixed organization.
  • Experience with the planning, implementation and maintenance of an Electronic QMS Solution preferred.
  • ASQ Certification (e.g. CQA, CQE) strongly preferred;

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Director, Clinical Affairs

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International is currently seeking a Director, Clinical Affairs. As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

PURPOSE

The incumbent will lead the strategic direction and operational aspects of clinical development for  BVI products.  The incumbent functions as the clinical subject matter expert for pre- and post-commercialization clinical trials.  Responsibilities include developing a strategic clinical plan for multiple pivotal investigational device exemption (IDE) trials as well as other studies to support business needs, overseeing execution and ensuring alignment with detailed budget related to clinical study planning.

Responsibilities

New Product Approvals

  • Manages development, review, and approval of core submission documents
  • In accordance with portfolio strategy, develops priorities for clinical development, working with Research & Development, Marketing, and Quality leadership to define clinical development projects including objectives, work plans, milestones and deliverables
  • Supports the design and execution of pivotal clinical trials in line with Good Clinical Practice, company Standard Operating Procedures, Food and Drug Administration guidelines, and International Organization for Standardization standards (as applicable), including prioritizing indications, choosing appropriate populations and endpoints, planning and executing statistical analysis, and identifying Regulatory risks
  • Provides overall clinical site management from qualification/start-up to closeout, including training, site initiation, case report form review, protocol and regulatory compliance, device accountability, and visit reports
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with alliance partners, external companies, investigators and key opinion leaders to optimize performance on clinical trial activities

Global Policy & Governance

  • Ensures clinical activities and documentation are conducted in accordance with procedures and internal guidelines
  • Develops and maintains Standard Operating Procedures and processes for company sponsored clinical research and ensures compliance of activities conducted by Contract Research Organizations
  • Establishes processes for supporting Investigator Initiated Research

Portfolio Management Strategy and Execution

  • Supports Portfolio Planning processes by providing expert clinical perspective, supporting strategy, timeline and budget development
  • Coordinates clinical activities across BVI Innovation Units to ensure compliance while achieving overall business objectives

Planning & Tracking

  • Ensures conduct of clinical studies are in line with project timelines
  • Highlights areas of risk and develops appropriate mitigation strategies
  • Manages budget for line items related to clinical study planning and execution

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of project management best practices
  • Knowledge of principles of statistics
  • Excellent written, verbal communication, and presentation skills in English. Strong medical and technical writing skills with an ability to share information in a standardized format to convey complex concepts to a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent analytical skills, with keen attention to detail
  • Ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to resolve complex issues with a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaborate across the organization
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients
  • Positive, self-motivated, detailed, and hands-on

 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, biology, or related field and 10 years’ relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • 10 years’ clinical research experience in a medical device organization with Class I, II and III medical devices
  • 5 years’ industry experience in medical writing in the healthcare industry, academia, or related area
  • 3 years’ people leadership experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
  • May require travel up to 25%

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Sr. Marketing Manager- US Remote

Overview

COMPANY OVERVIEW

BVI® is a global ophthalmic medical device manufacturer with a mission to deliver high quality solutions and innovation for advancing eye surgery and improving the vision of patients.  With nine decades of developing leading products and solutions, BVI partners with ophthalmic surgeons to improve the vision of millions of patients across the globe.  Our team supports surgical teams, in more than 115 countries worldwide, either directly or through our network of trusted distributors.  Our trusted brands include: Beaver® (Knives and Blades), Visitec® (Cannulas), Malosa® (Single-Use Instruments), Vitreq® (Vitreoretinal Surgical Products) and PhysIOL® (Premium Intraocular Lenses).

Responsibilities

PURPOSE

The Sr. Marketing Manager will be responsible for developing and maintaining marketing strategies to meet organization objectives.  The incumbent is responsible for effective development and management of a strategic marketing plan, advertising, promotional/trade show activities of the organization across sales and marketing channels for key BVI core product categories.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages and coordinates all marketing, advertising and promotional staff and activities
  • Conducts customer research, analyzes current market conditions, and reports competitor information
  • Develops and implements marketing plans for new and existing products
  • Manages the productivity of the marketing plans and projects
  • Monitors, reviews, and reports on all marketing activity and results
  • Determines, delivers, manages, and tracks marketing activity within agreed budget
  • Develops Go to Market pricing strategy and contracts for new product introductions
  • Creates marketing presentations

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Relevant clinical and technical knowledge of ophthalmic surgical procedure, device and/or equipment market
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills across cross functional teams
  • Strategic and critical thinking skills, developing creative solutions for the business and customers
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office suite of applications
  • Ability to develop and manage marketing plans, including budgeting and forecasting
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to resolve complex issues with a high degree of initiative
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers
  • Self-starter with the ability to plan and manage time to achieve desired results
  • Works with a high sense of urgency to meet and exceed company and customer expectations
  • Acts as a change agent within the organization, demonstrating flexibility as business demands change

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and 5 years relevant ophthalmic sales/marketing experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Use a laptop
  • Use a telephone and other mobile devices
  • May require 25% travel.

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Sr. Territory Manager- Seattle

Overview

COMPANY OVERVIEW

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

BVI is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures. Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Responsibilities

PURPOSE

This position is responsible for maintaining and growing a sales territory by promoting the full line of BVI single use consumables to Ophthalmologists and other relevant call points related to Cataract and Lasik surgery. This includes establishing relationships with key decision makers involved in maintaining and growing our portfolio. Target call points will include hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers, and private ophthalmic and optometric clinics.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Builds relationships to understand the unmet needs of our customers and acts as a consultant by offering BVI’s portfolio as a value-based solution. Effectively presents to groups both small and large, employing advanced electronic sales platforms. Prospects, cold calls, and visits clinics as needed to achieve sales plan objectives.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of confidence and competence selling in the surgical suite. Effectively gains surgical evaluations with new and existing customers in the operating room. Provides recommendations on technique and instrument selection to surgeons evaluating our products.
  • Strategically positions multiple products to a given customer. Demonstrates a high degree of sales competency, approaching customers with our portfolio as a comprehensive value-based solution to their surgical and clinical needs.
  • Utilizes customer relationship management software to enter customer data and daily activities. Employs the array of sales reports, data, and analysis provides to make informed targeting decisions. Utilizes local market information and understands the competitive landscape to set short- and long-term territory goals.
  • Works effectively with internal partners to find additional ways to deliver value to customers.

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office’s suite of products, including Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint, and Teams.
  • Skilled in consultative selling
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Can clearly convey sales messages across a variety of key stakeholders, including surgeons, office, and surgical staff.
  • Ability to analyze sales reporting and data to make well informed decisions on territory strategy and customer engagement.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues with a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Self-starter with the ability to plan and manage time to achieve desired results
  • Works with a high sense of urgency to meet and exceed company and customer expectations.

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business and/or related medical field and 3 years’ selling experience in health care; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Ability to drive a car
  • Use a laptop
  • Use a telephone and other mobile devices
  • Stand or walk for a least 2 hours at a time
  • Lift up to 20lbs
  • May require frequent and overnight travel

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification.  It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Global Sourcing Manager

Overview

A Heritage of Precision, Innovation and Quality

Beaver-Visitec International is focused on developing and manufacturing new, innovative and reliable products for a variety of ophthalmic and specialty microsurgical procedures.  Our products are distributed worldwide by sales and marketing professionals recognized throughout the industry for their clinical expertise and outstanding customer service.

Beaver-Visitec International is currently seeking a Global Sourcing Manager.  As a valued employee of Beaver-Visitec, you will enjoy a total benefits package including competitive salary, medical/dental/vision/life insurance, short- and long-term disability, fitness reimbursement, 401k, and more.

Responsibilities

Objectives: 

  • Assist Strategic Sourcing in setting departmental pace, focus, and priority to drive supply-base excellence and continuous performance improvements while generating favorable price variances.
  • Manage and execute procurement decisions in order to ensure uninterrupted product and service flow.
  • Manage global product data externally and internally to ensure that all Delivery and Cost targets are met in order to reach facility service-level and pricing goals.
  • Interface with Waltham and Global R&D Teams to align R&D goals with Sourcing strategies.
  • Direct reports at the Juarez, Mexico site

Responsibilities:

  • Develop strategies for assigned sourcing commodities and to include spend analysis, market and geographic considerations through driving continuous improvement in all aspects of the procurement processes with major focus on quality, delivery and cost
  • Negotiate, manage and review contractual arrangements in compliance at the Corporate and worldwide level for major commodities and suppliers. Consults with legal counsel as required.
  • Facilitate project meetings to set structure to produce successful implementation of new and existing products and services. Benchmark internally with cross-functional teams to ensure timely rollouts as specified
  • Analyze spend and contract renewal to keep current pricing to identify yearly cost savings.
  • Initiate projects that eliminate non-value added activities, increase quality and service, and reduce costs. Closely monitor commodity market trends and take advantage of cost reduction, quality improvement and service improvement opportunities, communicating this information in a matrix organization
  • Develop RFQ’s, analyze quotations to ensure that proposals meet with government regulations and accepted trade practices. Strong negotiation skills are required to communicate requirements to potential suppliers and to establish a win-win relationship for all involved
  • Demonstrate knowledge of SAP system and supplier business portals for purchasing and services. Develop skills and obtain knowledge in project management, negotiations, and contract terms and conditions. Possess technical knowledge within multiple commodities
  • Development and management of Contract Manufacturing/OEM expense budgets
  • Responsible for overall business management of top-spend, tier-1 Medical Device Contract Manufacturing/OEM suppliers

Additional Taks: Coach and Mentor Jr. Buyer

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITY

  • Strong understanding of commodity Spend Analysis process. Excellent ability to work with MS Office software, particularly Excel, to organize data for evaluation
  • Excellent interdepartmental skills, ability to influence others
  • Clear, concise knowledge of medical device industry sourcing practices, supplier landscape and product validation and qualification practices
  • Strong negotiating ability. Must work with supplier and drive cost saving initiatives
  • Ability to communicate to upper management cost savings in clear and concise terms
  • Interpersonal Skills (effectively interacts with diverse cross section of people at all levels of the organization).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Possesses clear and effective leadership and discipline (guides, influences and motivates others toward the accomplishment of a goal)
  • Extensive knowledge of products and services, including but not limited to materials and procurement principles
  • Excellent Analytical Skills (effectively supports decisions on factual data and analysis)
  • Computer Skills including Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Project
  • Has the ability to gain cross functional support to meet objectives
  • Has the ability to assemble internal requirements with external supplier capabilities to develop effective action plans
  • Has the knowledge, skill, and ability to develop effective processes and SOP’s to address organizational requirements
  • Possesses the skill set to effectively Root-Cause and Counter Measure
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field (e.g. Supply Chain)
  • 10+ years sourcing, supplier management, and operational experience required.
  • Experience in medical device or pharma industry is a must
  • Knowledge of sourcing practices and techniques preferred. Comprehension of materials management, sourcing, and supply chain models. Knowledge of Total Supplier Management.
  • Project management experience essential

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
  • International travel a must to interact with existing/new Suppliers. Expected travel is 15 – 25%

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.

Sr. Infrastructure & Network Lead

Overview

COMPANY OVERVIEW 

BVI® is a global ophthalmic medical device manufacturer with a mission to deliver high quality solutions and innovation for advancing eye surgery and improving the vision of patients.  With nine decades of developing leading products and solutions, BVI partners with ophthalmic surgeons to improve the vision of millions of patients across the globe.  Our team supports surgical teams, in more than 115 countries worldwide, either directly or through our network of trusted distributors.   Our trusted brands include: Beaver® (Knives and Blades), Visitec® (Cannulas), Malosa® (Single-Use Instruments), Vitreq® (Vitreoretinal Surgical Products) and PhysIOL® (Premium Intraocular Lenses).  

Responsibilities

PURPOSE

The Sr. Infrastructure & Network Lead will work closely with Information Technology (IT) leadership to support the daily IT needs of a high volume global medical device company.  Works closely with the Director of Information Technology.  The incumbent will support the strategic direction for the business and establishes priorities for the maintenance of the Network and Server infrastructure.  Responsible for identifying and implementing highly effective IT hardware solutions for the purpose of enabling the business to achieve greater efficiencies and lower costs.  Ensures that all IT infrastructure systems are in compliance with BVI corporate directives, FDA regulations, Sarbanes Oxley regulations and ISO standards.  Provides clear leadership to all IT Co-workers with the objective of fulfilling BVI’s vision, mission, policies, and procedures. Lead and assist in the development of direct reports and co-workers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provides input to IT strategy, design, and delivery through modern infrastructure solutions and services. Acts as a change agent within the organization through IT solutions.
  • Designs end-state architectures and transformation roadmaps which align with strategic objectives, requirements, and industry trends
  • Assists the IT team with technology and service design, aligning capabilities with business goals while optimizing costs.
  • Prioritizes projects, direct resources, and manages projects on a day-to-day basis. Works with 3rd party resources to ensure that projects are on-time, on budget, and meet project requirements. Creates and manages project budgets, including capital requests.
  • Works closely with Business and IT staff in BVI Regional and Global IT organizations. Supports the IT team in a 3rd line capacity for technical support. Proactively monitors the global IT infrastructure to ensure continuation of service and correcting problems as they arise
  • Ensures that BVI globally deployed systems are in compliance with BVI standards and applicable regulations.
  • Manages staff in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable regulations. Responsibilities include planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance and guiding professional development; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing employee relations issues and resolving problems.  Approves actions on human resources matters

Qualifications

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Broad technical infrastructure architecture knowledge at scale covering compute, storage, networking, and security disciplines.
  • Design and implementation skills for the following:
    • Active Directory
    • Windows Server 2008-2019
    • Office 365 & Azure Technology Suites
  • Ability to lead a team effectively
  • Strong organizational, planning, and analysis skills with demonstrated ability to work on multiple projects, manage outcome in conformance with organizational goals and objectives that produce positive results and meet project deadlines.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and customers.
  • Ability to resolve complex issues with a high degree of initiative.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Self-starter with the ability to plan and manage time to achieve desired results
  • Works with a high sense of urgency to meet and exceed company and customer expectations 

MINIMUM REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and 15 years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education, training and experience

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

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  • Extensive use of keyboard requiring repetitive motion of fingers.
  • Extensive use of telephone and face-to-face communication requiring accurate perception of speech.
  • Regular sitting for extended periods of time.
  • May require occasional travel.
  • Lifting up to 50 lbs unassisted.

Beaver Visitec International is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status. 

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Marketing Operations Manager

Overview

As we build our comprehensive ophthalmic surgical portfolio, CustomEyes Procedure Packs are increasingly crucial to grow our customer base and reach of our product offering. The Marketing Operations and Custom Procedure Packs Success Manager will work closely with the global product management team to design, implement, manage and improve marketing systems and processes. This role will hold particular responsibility for the successful end-to-end administration of BVI CustomEyes Procedure Packs, in addition to other marketing priorities. This complex product line requires attention to detail and motivation to differentiate the level of service to our internal customers and ultimately to our end users.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishes consistent communication streams and processes to ensure timely internal information flow and decision making as well as close partnership with our customers.
  • Maintains component catalog, processes discontinuations/extensions, acts as product expert to provide recommendations to sales team and customers. Establishes appropriate means of communicating product attributes and differences to internal teams, particularly for newly-approved components.
  • Optimizes component and procedure offerings, making recommendations where appropriate to drive sales and customer behaviour.
  • Manages exceptions, substitutions and quality issues as appropriate, in tandem with supply chain, quality affairs and operations. Acts as the “voice of customer” internally and bridges communication to sales when appropriate.
  • Develops, monitors, and manages product life cycle processes; creation of new custom pack configurations, changes and optimization to the component catalog.
  • Works with supply chain to develop, monitor and maintain relevant customer-focused KPIs for sales and service level, also working closely with the customer contracts team to monitor/drive customer compliance.
  • Implements, monitors and optimizes tools and solutions to streamline processes and improve communication

Requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of marketing operations, as well as supply chain concepts and application
  • Strong understanding of complex customer service processes
  • Experience in driving technical product recommendations
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and demonstrated ability to become adept in other relevant business systems when needed
  • Self-starter with ability to work independently under pressure and react quickly to changing priorities
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills (oral & written) and experience leading without direct supervisory authority
  • Consistent positive interaction with other members of the team and ability to drive collaborative efforts with cross-functional teams
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with coworkers, managers and clients

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