Production line manager

Location: IL Caesarea Production


ZOLL Itamar is an innovative medical device technology company that focuses on the development and manufacturing of Home Sleep Apnea Tests to aid in the diagnosis of respiratory sleep disorders. Our core product is the WatchPAT®️ family, a revolutionary FDA-cleared portable home sleep apnea test device, that is based on propriety signal and analysis. 80% of patients who have sleep apnea are undiagnosed.  We are committed to reach those undiagnosed patients and provide testing to promote wellness and enhance overall quality of life.   WatchPAT®️ is commercially available within major markets including the U.S., Japan, and Europe, and is the leading home sleep apnea test in the US. ZOLL Itamar’s corporate headquarters, research and development and manufacturing are located in Israel with U.S. headquarters based in Atlanta, GA.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Oversees and responsible for the entire production line and products manufactured, its processes, resources, and material flow, to ensure smooth production and meet production plans and required quality.
  • Manage, maintain, and implement production quality policies, production procedures, and employees training and qualification to ensure compliance with medical device and regulatory requirements.
  • Taking active part in quality audits and driving Corrective and Preventive Actions.
  • Lead production line planning processes and works with supply chain teams to ensure smooth flow supply chain to meet customers demand and expectations.
  • Manage and control production orders to ensure proper material and cost management.
  • Evaluating tools and jigs resources and capacity to ensure continued and smooth production and minimal downtime.
  • Developing production workflows and procedures that improve efficiency and productivity without compromising safety or quality.
  • Identify opportunities to streamline production business processes, through information systems automation and integration, to achieve increased productivity.
  • Anticipates bottlenecks, manages priorities, identifies risks, and escalates issues that cannot be internally resolved.
  • Taking an active part in NPI and ECO’s process, ensure all production aspects are well covered, and drive its implementation and training in the production.
  • Ensure proper DHR and production process documentation and traceability.
  • Generate routine management reports and KPI’s to monitor the production activities and its objectives.
  • Ensure proper facility maintenance and HR support procedures and activities.
  • Ensuring all safety and health standards are met to keep an organization accident-free.
  • Motivating, supporting, and providing guidance to production staff.
  • Develop a professional team and drive quality and excellence culture in all production elements.  

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering or similar relevant field.
  • 5 - 10 years progressive experience in production management roles with multi-disciplinary products
  • Experience with medical device production environment.
  • Well familiar with medical device quality and regulatory requirements, and external/internal audit procedures.
  • Experience with high volume production processes.
  • Experience with NPI and ECO’s processes and implementation.
  • Deep understanding and hands on experience with ERP systems, material management, work orders, and production costing.
  • Knowledge of production Root Cause Analysis and CAPA implementation. 
  • Hands on expertise in developing and implementing programs for process and yield improvements and cost reductions.  
  • Exceptional attention to details, ability to multi-task and work under pressure with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Professional work ethic, team player, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Highly organized, motivated, and independent person.
  • Very high proficiency in Hebrew and English.
  • This is an on-site position in our production site in Caesarea.
  • This position includes 5% travel.