Group Leader - Assembly

Syneron Medical   •  

Wayland, MA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


8 - 10 years

Posted 178 days ago

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The Company

Syneron Candela is a global company that develops and manufactures aesthetic products, services and systems with three primary Global Business Units focused on hair removal, body and facial/women’s products that are sold primarily to plastic surgeons, dermatologists and spas. Syneron Candela employs approximately 800 employees with major R&D and manufacturing facilities located in the United States and Israel. APAX, a private equity company, took the company private in July 2017

Essential Job Functions

  • Executes daily production schedules.
  • Assures compliance with OSHA, ISO, FDA and GMP regulations.
  • Monitoring the operations of the assigned area and making recommendations as appropriate.
  • Working with Manufacturing engineer, engineering and or Production supervisor to resolve any design or documentation problems.
  • Developing, evaluating, improving and documenting manufacturing processes for
    repeatability that meet our quality, cost, cycle-time and safety needs.
  • Assures documentation is complete and accurate.
  • Responsible for work order management, overseeing the opening and timely closing of work orders along with assuring material transaction accuracy with minimal variances.
  • Generate reports and charts using Excel and MS Word.
  • Generate and analyze all FPY data, product returns and customer complaints. Develop and manage process improvement projects based on fundamental data collection and pareto analysis.
  • Assures employees are trained and proficient in the Candela MRP and CQMS systems.
  • Developing and maintaining a good working relationship with all manufacturing personnel to assure that departmental and business goals are met.
  • Training and growth of the assigned staff.
  • Provides input and/or writes employee reviews.
  • Performs daily cycle count for all POU inventorylocations and resolves any variances.
  • Where applicable, will adhere to all Lean Manufacturing and Kanban Pull processes.
  • Insures smooth release to pilot of new products.
  • Responsible for initial department training and performing 90day assessments on employees.


  • A minimum of eight years’ experience in manufacturing operations, preferably in an FDA / ISO environment.
  • Experience in the laser or high technology industry preferred.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills along with excellent oral and written communication skills along with the ability to effectively coach and lead a team of employees.
  • Strong background in manufacturing programs, i.e., Total Quality Management
    (TQM), Continuous Process Improvement, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Design for Manufacturability (DFM) Kanban principles, and Root Cause and Countermeasure (RCCM)
  • Knowledgeable with FDA, ISO and GMP regulations.
  • IPC Certification (610 and/or 620) a plus.
  • Bachelor's degree, preferably in engineering
  • Excellent leadership skills and the ability to drive change, mentor and motivate
  • The ability to work independently as well as lead and motivate a diverse workforce
  • Working knowledge of sophisticated MRP operating systems is a plus
  • Computer skills using word and excel.