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Linde Engineering North America Inc Healthcare Plant Manager II in DAYTON, New Jersey

The Linde Group is known as one of the world leaders in gases, engineering and healthcare. We operate in more than 100 countries across the globe and generated revenue of 17.9 billion euro in 2015. But what makes us great is our people because they make great things happen. Linde employees take pride in what they do because they know it makes a real difference to our customers. They are empowered to turn a challenge into an opportunity to learn and grow. This is how they take the lead, every day.

Linde is currently seeking a Plant Manager II - Healthcare Plant to join the team in the Dayton, NJ area.

Purpose of the Position:

Manages the day-to-day operational and financial operations of a CSCM plant/center ensuring highest level of safety, compliance with safety and quality regulatory requirements, the highest level of customer service and lowest possible cost

---Responsible for Make products beyond just medical O2 (ex. Med N2, N2O, UE)

----Managing of multiple shift operations.

---Oversee high level of SAP transactions (typically a multiplier of 5 compared to small plants (DWD)

---Typically an importer of 3rd party products and re-distribute throughout the regions

---May contain oversight of valve refurbishment operations

— Manages the day-to-day operational and financial operations of a CSCM Plant/Center

— Responsible for Center P/L (shared P&L responsibility between Healthcare and Supply Chain)

— Plans, directs, and coordinates production, filling, maintenance, and distribution activities to meet customer needs at minimum investment required

— Ensures all safety, quality, regulatory, accreditation procedures and policies are implemented and staff appropriately trained

— Ensures all production is performed according to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) as defined by Linde procedures

— Analyzes Center current financial and operational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and constraints in order to develop, prepare, and implement goals, projects, and policies that will enable the Center to achieve a competitive advantage in the market

— Forecasts future trends , needs and develops action plans which will enable the Center to meet the predicted situation

— Coordinates with sales on a regular basis with existing and new business to effectively support the growth strategy of the company, according to an agreed-upon product service offering

— Develops operating strategies and plan to pro-actively prepare for future demands based on analysis of current and past results

— Maintains strong customer service focus for all Center employees; develops and monitors distribution schedules to ensure customers are served in a timely manner

— Stay close to customer by maintaining and developing relationships with customers

— Responsible for representing company by ensuring employees and Center meet standards established by organization and cleanliness

— Develops profit plan for Center using strong P&L knowledge including actions required to meet cost and efficiency targets

— Facilitates communication within the Center by communicating with staff members keeping them informed of initiatives, strategies, and operational change

— Actively listens to staff input concerning daily operations to ensure staff members are aware of situations that may affect their work

— Responsible for building his/her team and developing our bench strength operationally

— Manage distribution personnel to ensure compliance with DOT and CSA program, ensuring all drivers are compliant with Linde, local, state and federal regulations

— Manage and maintain local HQAA policies, procedures and compliance

— Ensures specific federal, state and local employment qualifications are met

— Ensures customer complaints are reported, cause is investigated and corrective actions are implemented

— Ensures all policies and procedures are adhered to

— Ensures local, state and federal regulatory requirements (FDA, DOH, DOT, OSHA etc) are met

— Represents the site during external regulatory inspections including, but not limited to US FDA, OSHA, and State Boards of Pharmacy


  • Bachelors Degree required or equivelent 5 years direct experience

  • Minimum 3 Years Supervisory Experience

  • Minimum 5 Years Related Operations/plant management experience in medical related preferred


  • A working knowledge of US FDA requirements for medical gas manufacturing

  • Operations/production/distribution management experience

  • Ability to prioritize and manage in a crisis

  • Creative problem solving abilities required

  • Ability to coach employees to achieve results

  • Excellent computer skills with experience in MS Office Tools and SAP preferred

ID: 2017-4484

External Company Name: Linde Engineering North America, Inc.

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