At Owens & Minor, we are a critical part of the healthcare process. As a Fortune 500 company with 50+ facilities across the US and 18,000 teammates in over 90 countries, we provide integrated technologies, products and services across the full continuum of care. Customers—and their patients—are at the heart of what we do.
Our mission is to empower our customers to advance healthcare, and our success starts with our teammates.
Owens & Minor teammate benefits include:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance, available on first working day
401(k), eligibility after 30 days of employment
Employee stock purchase plan
Development opportunities to grow your career with a global company
The Senior Product Owner, Operations develops the pathway to achieve optimized costs of a Product Category to be competitive in multiple global markets. The Product Owner leverages their Product expertise, Manufacturing /Operations insights, and analysis of cost drivers to facilitate cross functional teams to ideate, scope, and execute projects to realize cost savings. The Senior Product Owner is also an integral member of projects, providing support to manufacturing sites to implement changes such as product launches, manufacturing footprint changes, new assets, or other product changes within their Product Category.
Provide subject matter expertise for multiple product categories – for both product and operations knowledge.
Support for strategic activities, working with cross-functional teams and manufacturing plants
Provide leadership for generating the Product Cost Roadmaps for one or more product categories through standards cost analysis, facilitating ideation and scoping with cross-functional teams, prioritizing initiatives, and supporting execution of projects
Develop in-depth understanding of costs drivers in one or more product categories
Lead or support the development of business cases for presentation to leadership
Provide support to manufacturing for qualifications related to new product launches or sourcing qualifications
Coordinate code-creation activities related to new products or line extensions
Lead or support change controls related to strategic projects
Execute projects with excellence utilizing project management and risk assessment tools
Ensure actions are consistent with regulatory standards and corporate policy.
Is flexible on work hours and travel as needed to support global customers. (up to 20% travel, with international travel required at times)
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college/university (or equivalent experience and training)
Minimum of 10 years of experience in technical and operational assignments with FDA regulated products and manufacturing facilities in variety of cross functional positions (i.e. R&D, Quality, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, etc)
Experience with PPE or Surgical Gowns, or similar medical device background is strongly preferred.
Must have a broad appreciation and understanding of implementation of Lean, Six Sigma, project management, and change management within medical device industry.
Must have experience in business case scoping to post-launch activities leading cross functional teams
Ability to manage dynamic workload, work on multiple projects concurrently, organized
Ability to problem solve, analyze and synthesize data for decision making
Ability to work in complex Global organization and at multiple levels to influence stakeholders
Ability to effectively communicate, influence and manage change successfully
Familiarity with SAP
If you feel this opportunity could be the next step in your career, we encourage you to apply.
Owens & Minor is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, religion, disability, age, status as a veteran, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.