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Shift Manager

This position contributes to the success of manufacturing operations by leading the production team to meet customer expectations for on-time delivery and product quality while achieving standards related to on-time, efficiencies, and quality.  In so doing, this person must be a hands-on leader and liaison with other functional areas within the company.  A leader in continuous improvement initiatives.

Specific duties & responsibilities:

  • Oversee the entire production team including direct reports of Shift Supervisors
  • Embrace a cross-functional, collaborative, diverse and a customer committed culture, working closely with leaders of other departments
  • Embraces and promotes supervisors to achieve performance standards, safety, line efficiency, quality
  • Track and monitor direct reports’ performance including performance reviews
  • Responsible for overall cost target and track KPIs to achieve production targets and company goals
  • Lead and promote lean manufacturing and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Work with other functional areas in investigating nonconformance and CAPA
  • Facilitate the preparation and analysis of reports to Operations Manager

Experience & educational requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Manufacturing or Engineering preferred
  • Minimum 4-6 years’ experience in medical device
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience with strategic planning
  • Ability to read blueprint/specifications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Work, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Intermediate math skills with metric conversions
  • Working knowledge of ISO 13485, cGMP, and inventory system
  • Physical requirement: Lifting and moving up to 50lbs.
  • Proficient in reading, writing, and speaking English


  • Annual Bonus
  • Medical
  • Dental
  • Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Holiday Pay
Location: Roseville, MN
Employment Type: Full-time
Minimum Experience: 3 years

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About VitalPath

VitalPath is the new name for the merging of VitalDyne Medical & Catheter and Medical Design. We’re ISO 13485:2016 certified and FDA registered.