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Senior Director, Manufacturing IT and Technology

Company: Align Technology
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Join a team that is changing millions of lives. Transforming smiles, changing lives AtAlign Technology, we believe a great smile can transform a person's life, so we create technology that gives people the confidence to take on whatever's next. We revolutionized the orthodontic industry with the introduction of the Invisalign system, and we have never lost sight of that spirit of innovation. Our diverse and collaborative teams are constantly pushing the boundaries of what's possible. Ready to join us? About this opportunity Align Technology is the industry leader in innovative medical devices for digital dentistry and orthodontics. We have the largest customized 3D printing operation in the world. Manufacturing at Align is a 24x7 operation dependent on technology, data science, and engineering. The Software Engineering / Enterprise IT group at Align Technology is seeking an experienced and innovative Senior Director to head up our Manufacturing IT and Technology function in our San Jose, CA location. This role collaborates / partners closely with WW Operations and other functions to build a world class organization passionate about Manufacturing at Align and driving efficiency. The successful Senior Director, Manufacturing IT and Technology will provide strategic vision / direction for "Plant in a box" and manage day to day operations for IT and critical fabrication software at our manufacturing locations. We are looking for people with the following characteristics: Creating environments that spur innovations A desire to improve quality A desire to build fault tolerant environments A willingness to do what it takes to get the job done A stubborn devotion to being the best A deep animosity toward mediocrity Strong consulting, customer management skills or a desire to learn Fanatical ability to deliver customer satisfaction The Senior Director, Manufacturing IT and Technology is responsible for the architecture, solution design, and development of core platforms that will be leveraged across all our manufacturing locations. This candidate will also prepare the workforce for manufacturing of the future. Your daily tasks will allow you to work closely with IT, software developers, SQA, engineering management, project managers, and a diverse group of cross-functional teams. This exciting position will be part of a culture that is helping to improve lives every day through digital dentistry and this role is on the front lines of helping individuals get the smile they want. In this role, you will Provide Functional leadership for Manufacturing IT across Align Technology and lead the global Manufacturing Technology team Lead the development of the Manufacturing IT strategy and roadmap, and ensure its integration with the broader IT and enterprise strategic plans Foster a business-oriented culture and mindset driven by continual service improvement techniques Partner with WW Operations, Site Manufacturing, IT functional leaders and Information Security teams to define and drive solutions and processes to meet quality, cost, and flexibility targets Maintain currency on new technologies and platforms and provides direction on what emerging technologies should be introduced, integrated, and assimilated across solution Identify and implement enhancements to MES and Fabrication systems to ensure site and global commonality, process conformance and continuous improvement data collection Define and execute Manufacturing projects to improve/support security, business continuity, product roadmap and scalability Assume overall responsibility for ensuring all organizational policy, procedures and processes are compliant with organizational and statutory requirements, including FDA, HIPAA, and Sarbanes Oxley In this role, you'll need Thorough understanding of the technology and healthcare / medical device manufacturing landscape (external) and how it shapes and defines strategies to help companies deliver on shareholder expectations (Revenue, Operating Margin, and/or Customer Satisfaction) Masters or Bachelor's in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering or equivalent work experience 10+ years of in-depth, hands-on experience managing engineering teams and global Manufacturing IT organizations Understanding of MES technologies, Rockwell or equivalent Knowledge of robotics and automation best practices, data driven intelligence, inventory tracking and shop floor management Digital transformation skills Outstanding leadership and organizational skills of globally dispersed teams Excellent communication skills Excellent problem-solving ability Sound like a good fit? Great! Click the "Apply" link to let us know you are interested. Not the right fit? Don't worry,Alignis quickly growing so we are creating more opportunities to expand our Align family. Please consider joining our Talent Network to receive notifications about future jobs or sharing this opportunity with others in your network. About Align Align Technology is a publicly traded medical device company that istransforming smiles and changing lives. Our global team of talented employees develop innovative technology, tools and treatment options to help dental professionals worldwide achieve the clinical results they expect. Our digital ecosystem combines the power of technology to create beautiful smiles through the integration of AI and machine learning, digital imaging and visualization, biomechanics and material science to develop the Invisalign system, the most advanced clear aligner system in the world; iTero Intraoral Scanners andOrthoCADdigital services. Did you know? Align is the world's largest manufacturer of custom 3D-printed materials. By joining Align, you will be part of a global, fast-growing company in one of the most dynamic industries. Great people, innovative technologies, and meaningful work - these are just some of thethingsemployees say make Align Technology a great place to work. We respect your privacy. Please reviewour Applicant Privacy Policies for additional information. Global Diversity Statement: At Align, we believe in the power of a smile, and we know that every smile is as unique as our employees. As we grow, we will continue building a workforce of diverse cultural backgrounds and life experiences and fostering a culture of open-mindedness and compassion for all our employees. We live our company values by promoting healthy people and healthy communities. All with the intent of changing millions of lives, one unique smile at a time. Equal Opportunity Statement It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunity in all of our employment practices without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, marital status, protected veteran status, age, individuals with disabilities, sexual orientation or gender identity or expression or any other legally protected category. Applicants for positions with Align must be legally authorized to work in the country which they are applying for and verification of employment eligibility will be required as a condition of hire.

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