UNYQ

Startup Location: Atlanta, GA

UNYQ is an emerging technology company based in San Francisco, Charlotte and Seville. In partnership with clinical and industry thought leaders, we will empower UNYQers with inclusive design, disrupt prosthetics and orthopedic bracing with mass customization, deliver connected, value-based outcomes and achieve our profitable growth objectives.

Reporting to the VP Business Development, the Operations Manager is responsible for managing and providing strategic guidance to the operations team. The Operations Manager ensures that the company’s production, warehouse and supply chain activities run smoothly. The Operations Manager role requires extensive know how and hands on experience running and operating Rapid Prototyping Technologies, such as SLS solid modeling. This position requires a full understanding planning, pricing and building complex parts using the SLS technologies. This position will oversee materials planning, purchasing, inventory, manufacturing, shipping, receiving and facilities services. Targeting specific areas for improvement, the Operations Manager sets and monitors key performance metrics, processes and parameters to judge operational efficiency and effectiveness in accordance with corporate goals.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Establish and maintain 3D Printing production operations
Establish and maintain assembly operations
Handle and direct supply chain processes
Understand customer requirements to properly delivering the product exactly as specified
Ensure that the corporate operational financial objectives and key performance metrics are set and met
Provides benchmarking support, build orientation and build time and material estimates
Track operations key performance indicators including quality, service, safety and cost and share status with department and management team
Establish and manage vendor relationships and contractual obligations
Find new means to reduce cost and legitimately increase profit
Develop and implement long term goals in order to ensure efficiency
Build and maintain good relationships with the entire team, communicate the company, department and employee objectives and provide personal development and work-related performance feedback when needed
Work closely with all departments to support and strengthen their objectives
Manage and mentor subordinates in the department and provide guidance to other team members and staff
Oversee all warehouse and production activities, ensuring on-time delivery to customers
Develop and manage systems, policies and procedures to standardize and enhance quality and operational efficiency throughout the organization and supply chain
Participates in the development and implementation of corporate operational goals, strategic initiatives, objectives, policies and priorities
Develop, manage and monitor department budget
Develops and adheres to the annual production budget in accordance with corporate forecast and inventory objectives
Participates in new product development and planning
Provide leadership for all activities pertaining to supply chain operations, the development, short and long-term improvement and maintenance of facilities, including routine maintenance and operations, construction and renovations, capital planning and improvement projects, utilities, housekeeping services, transportation services, safety, security and sustainability
Oversees purchasing, planning and procurement; seek and maximize cost-improvement opportunities, ensure efficient and streamlined processes and procedures
Ensures compliance with quality and regulatory requirements
Oversees and manages risk and continuous quality improvement in department
Determines needs and oversee performance of a wide range of administrative and technical assignments associated with supply chain operations and facilities.
Effectively supervise, evaluate and direct the work of the Operations team in line with corporate goals
Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures including all appropriate approvals and instructions
Other duties as assigned

Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, materials science, or related field
4 years experience in rapid prototyping or SLS solid model and manufacturing experience
Operations Management, supply chain and/or inventory control management experience
Experience with ERP systems
Experience with ISO 13485 a plus
An acute sense of Business management and administration
Strong strategic skills to be able to make the project cost effective
Excellent organizational, scheduling and planning skills
Proficient computer skills
Strong work ethic and understanding of safety in the workplace
A strong and dedicated understanding towards customer needs and basic requisites