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.

All potential candidates interested in an International Position are asked to submit a cover letter and C.V. to internationalHR@bvimedical.com for international consideration.

Positions:

  • Manufacturing Manager- Optikon-Italy
  • Sales and Administration Support Associate- France- Toulouse
  • Business Analyst- UK-Bidford/Oxford
  • Global Sourcing Manager- UK- Bidford/Oxford

Manufacturing Manager-Optikon-Italy

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.

Responsibilities

  • To define and implement a consistent set of KPIs for proper production processes monitoring
  • To achieve Company production targets in terms of timing, cost and quality, defining the resources needed
  • To manage manufacturing departments and sub-contractorsTo plan production orders and materials procurement to achieve targets by means of the existing production ERP system
  • To support top management in defining production strategy (make or buy) and implementing it
  • To coordinate with Procurement and QA for suppliers selection/assessment
  • To manage and optimize the Company warehouses
  • To coordinate with project leaders to optimize projects for production implementation
  • To validate production processes in terms of QA and performance targets
  • To respect the Code of Conduct (Ethic Code) of the Company
  • To comply with Art. 7 MDR 2017/745 (claims related to products)
  • To report promptly any information related to potential safety issues of the products commercialized by the company

Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree or equivalent experience and qualification
  • Area: Engineering / Science / Technology / Medical
  • Languages: Fluent English

Skills:

  • Medical Device Manufacturing
  • Knowledge of main controlling tools and KPIs
  • Standards:
    ISO 9001; ISO 13485; MDR (plus)

Hard Skills

  • Corporate Information System

Soft Skills

  • Leadership
  • Team Work, understanding and cooperating with staff and peers
  • Management and delegation of duties
  • Result Oriented
  • Project Planning and Management
  • Operation within the company

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.

Sales and Administration Support Associate- France-Toulouse

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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Review price offers received from sales reps or sales managers, to ensure they are compliant with our internal policies and ensure they are saved and uploaded inside the system as indicated by the coordinator.
  • system (country relevant) apply for appropriate tenders on a daily basis.
  • Co-ordinate with Sales to structure price offer.
  • Review, add to and organize all supporting documents required for completion of tenders (liaising with Sales, Marketing, QA, Regulatory etc.)
  • Timely transfer of sample requirement to Sample coordinator(s) when sending samples required
  • Proactive follow up on contracts ensuring Price updates are effected in a timely manner
  • Ensure Sales team(s) appraised of outcomes, develop and maintain proactive notification for contract renewals
  • Provide local support where directed by Sales Directors and Sales Managers for local congress and meetings.
  • Deal with various local admin tasks based on demand (eg. Send updated CE, ISO etc. certification, as directed by International Business Managers)
  • Support requested analysis (market share, sales results) from Sales Managers or Sales Directors.
  • Any customer mailings – translations, mail merge and issue as directed by Sales Manager(s), Sales Director(s) & Business Managers (product updates, launches, announcements etc).
  • Organize shipments of capital equipment demos and other marketing material.

Requirements:

Team player with excellent communications skills (written and verbal, proof reading skills). Excellent computer skills — MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).  Understanding of and/or exposure to Marketing/Sales concepts. Advanced level of English is a must.

This individual will possess the following characteristics:

  • Able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Manage time effectively, prioritising tasks and able to work to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Dynamic
  • Self-Motivated
  • Customer focused & Takes Initiative

Knowledge of the Ophthalmic Industry or Medical Device Industry is a plus.

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.

Business Analyst- UK-Bidford/Oxford

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.

Responsibilities:

Responsible to take measures to ensure business continuity by providing proper functional and technical support. Provide IFS7.5 and IFS10 support to geographically distributed BVI companies and branches. Work with the IFS 10 Implementation project team and coordinate and manage sub-projects or individual tasks. Understand the business requirements and develop or suggest solutions to implement a seamless business applications suite in areas like ERP, CRM, EDI, Reporting & BI. Work as a part of the IFS 10 implementation project team to roll out IFS10 globally. Depending on the particular strength in certain modules, sub project lead or tasks management. Work closely with Business and IT staff in BVI Regional and Global IT organizations. Support current IFS75 environment. Coordinate and follow-up on ERP and other business-related helpdesk incidents. Support and help troubleshoot 3rd Party Applications connected to the IFS systems, as needed. Monitor and coordinate plant and business activities, implement Regional and Global initiatives for globally deployed Business Systems based on the directives of the team management. Support and collaborate with the MDO team to ensure proper data maintenance and create efficient data migration routines ensuring that all globally deployed Systems are in compliance with BVI corporate directives, FDA regulations, and ISO standards.

Requirements:

  • Demonstrates a specific and advanced set of skills and knowledge in an area of expertise. Involves restricted number of jobs within job family requiring unique and/or specialised skills (not part of natural or expected progression)

Required

  • 3+ years of IFS ERP Experience in a manufacturing environment. Functional expertise in at least one core module of IFS. ERP implementation experience. Basic PL/SQL knowledge
  • BS in CS, Finance or related field

Preferred

  • Experience with Crystal Reports, EDI, Report Designer.
  • Experience in IFS Version 9 or 10

Physical Requirements

  • Sitting for long periods of time; standing; squatting; reaching; computer work; phone usage; lifting to 50 lbs. unassisted.

Global Sourcing Manager- UK- Bidford/Oxford

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.

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. 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
  • Analyse invoices and contract renewal to keep current pricing to identify yearly cost savings for cost decreases and invoicing issues
  • 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, analyse 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.

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of commodity Spend Analysis process.
  • Good understanding of medical device industry sourcing practices, supplier landscape and product validation and qualification practices
  • Extensive knowledge of products and services, including but not limited to materials and procurement principles
  • Knowledge of procurement practices and techniques, Total Supplier Management and LSAS preferred.
  • Experience in medical device or pharma/food industry is a must
  • Project management experience essential
  • 10+ years purchasing, supplier management, and operational experience required.
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office software
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent negotiator
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field (e.g. Supply Chain)

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