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Looking for a career that makes a difference? Acumed provides a progressive and exciting workplace. Acumed's position as an innovator in the orthopaedic implant market means that we move quickly to take advantage of areas unaddressed by larger companies. This creates a dynamic environment in which employees are supported in growth and responsibility.

Our people are by far the most valuable resource we have. We believe strongly in empowering each other to make a difference in the future of the company and the lives of the patients who receive our implants.

Pushing the limits in orthopaedics takes us all to new heights, whether that’s in engineering, manufacturing, inspection, marketing, or compliance.

Acumed is currently hiring for a variety of positions. To apply for an open position, please visit our careers portal.

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Communications Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA MarCom

Job Purpose/Scope

Under minimal supervision, the Communications Manager participates in the creation and implementation of integrated communications content that effectively communicates the Company brand, is clinically accurate, and fully complies with regulatory standards and compliance requirements for both US and Global use. This includes collaborating with Product Management, Marketing Communications, Regulatory, Marketing, and Sales to create strategies and tactics designed to increase product awareness and adoption.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Research, write, and edit marketing collateral and communications using design philosophies, engineering specifications, product development research, and market segmentation data to ensure alignment with product, sales, and marketing strategies.
  • Work closely with appropriate teams to ensure content is clinically accurate and compliant with Regulatory standards.
  • Work with other MarCom resources to ensure outside vendors produce collateral that meets clinical accuracy and regulatory standards as required.
  • Build expertise with continued internal and external product education.
  • Provide input on the strategic direction of marketing collateral with Product Management, Marketing Communications, Marketing, Sales, and other project stakeholders.
  • Interface and collaborate with Product Management, Sales, other business units, and industry contacts to build productive relationships and networks.
  • Manage the Press Release calendar, create and execute Press Release content across all PR channels.
  • Collaborate with MarCom resources to ensure content meets brand and corporate strategy.
  • Manage and produce the weekly newsletter for sales representatives that includes product updates, product tips and pearls, issues and how to address them, meetings, new literature announcements, current literature updates, and other information as needed.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Marketing, and Sales to develop content.
  • Other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS in marketing, communications or related field.
  • 3-5 years' experience in a sales or classical marketing function, preferably with product marketing experience
  • Demonstrated experience in technical writing Experience creating content in orthopedics or medical device industry strongly preferred
  • Experience reviewing labeling or advertising/promotional material for FDA-regulated products
  • Solid knowledge and understanding of regulatory and compliance requirements applicable to marketing and sales content as well as familiarity with appropriate Advamed provisions specific to marketing and sales communication and labeling
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, and professional manner, tailored to the appropriate audience; including both verbal and written communications.
  • Ability to lead and work collaboratively within a business unit team and have strong influencing skills.
  • Ability to work on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation and may require collaboration across multiple technical teams.
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deliver results with multiple and complex projects
  • Proficient with computer programs; Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Associate Product Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Management

The Associate Product Manager (APM) provides primarily downstream support of Acumed's product portfolio. The APM is responsible for complex and varied tasks related to the introduction of new products to the global market and support of legacy products over the product lifecycle. Must remain abreast of industry trends and focus heavily on satisfying the customer. The Associate Product Manager is the first line of contact for most product-related inquiries. The APM also drives projects across many departments including Marketing, Sales, Product Management, and Product Development.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Collaborates with other departments to ensure timely and cost effective launch of products.
• Responsible for writing technical and promotional product information for marketing and communications to the field.
• Prepares product information documents, technical guides, and other marketing materials for assigned projects.
• Provides product information in response to customers' questions/requests, including sales data and survey results.
• Responsible for taking and answering technical calls regarding Acumed products, both during and outside of regular business hours.
• Represents Product Management team at Product Development Team meetings and is responsible for communicating and/or completing tasks assigned to Product Management.
• Assists in gathering voice of customer and market data by conducting surveys and recording customer feedback.
• Manages feedback from field regarding Acumed product and enters data into product feedback database and the Acumed complaint system.
• Facilitates use of secondary market research through purchased reports, market research vendor resources and other business development sources.
• Conducts primary market research based on published literature, consulting surgeon surveys and field surveys.
• Collaborates in creation of new product presentation materials. Secures visuals for use in product management presentations, training events and the creation of marketing materials.
• Conducts product training programs for internal and external customers.
• Provides product training to surgeons and sales partners at tradeshows, bioskills courses, cadaver labs and other product training events.
• Responsible for gaining general product knowledge of the entire Acumed product portfolio in order to independently represent Acumed at events.
• Assists in developing surgeon relationships for consulting, product development, case studies, etc.
• Supports and participates in continuous improvement activities.

Qualifications
• BA/BS degree in Marketing or related field of study highly preferred.
• 2+ years of work experience in marketing or related field.
• High level verbal and written communication skills required for interacting with customers and coworkers.
• Must demonstrate strong presentation skills and the ability to create and deliver presentations to large groups of peers and customers.
• Proven positive and professional demeanor.
• Self-starter; ability to take ownership over processes.
• Advanced computer skills working with Excel and PowerPoint, proficient in remaining MS Office Suite.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Business Development & Strategy Professional Hillsboro, OR, USA Business Development

The Business Development and Strategy Professional, works closely with the Vice President, Business Development and the leadership team to build and cultivate a pipeline of potential inorganic sales/growth opportunities including mergers & acquisitions, distribution agreements, and licensing deals. This individual leads Acumed's business development process through the different aspects of a potential transaction including, but not limited to opportunity assessment, valuation, financial modeling and due diligence. Under the guidance of executive leadership, this position compiles research and analytical support to identify, evaluate, and analyze strategic priorities and/or problems. This individual also facilitates the annual strategic planning process and delivery of the Company's strategic plan which drives business development focus and activities.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Leads business development activities including scouting/screening, assessment, and acquisition activities.
• Performs business development related due diligence, assists with integration, and performs post-integration reviews.
• Attends business conferences, trade shows, and technology seminars to understand the market landscape and potential targets.
• Proactively meets with business development target companies and acts as their primary internal contact.
• Assesses the strategic fit of products and technologies with the Company's strategy and makes formal recommendations to leadership and executive teams.
• Performs market research, including customer interviews, to understand the market opportunity and potential risks, communicates risk assessment and recommends mitigation to stakeholders.
• Works closely with Business Analytics to develop various financial models – from market sizing to revenue plans to discounted cash flows – to help value potential targets.
• Leads/facilitates the Company's strategic planning process and activities resulting in the delivery of a short and long term strategic plan.
• Prepares, compiles, summarizes and presents insights on the competitive landscapes and the business implications of market research and analysis and recommends actions to executive leadership and Acumed's functional teams.
• Monitors industry and Company performance; compares against competitor trends to determine if strategies need to be adjusted or new strategies adopted.
• Develops communication tools and infrastructure which will drive strategy understanding and alignment throughout the Company.
• Continually assesses the effectiveness of strategic initiatives to ensure alignment with the Company's objectives.

Qualifications
• BA or BS degree in Business, Marketing, Finance, Economics, or Engineering; MBA degree strongly preferred.
• Minimum 6 years' experience in management, strategic planning, business development opportunity analysis or similar experience in medical device industry; Orthopedics background & business acquisition experience preferred
• Strong background in technology, financial analysis, business performance analysis, business planning, business forecasting concepts, and strategic planning.
• Extensive data analysis/financial modeling experience required including advanced Excel skills & quantitative modeling
• Self-starter, problem solver with analytical mindset, strong attention to detail and ability to prioritize multiple projects
• MS PowerPoint and Project skills required
• Superior organizational, communication, presentation and interpersonal skills (need to converse effectively with entrepreneurs, bankers, investors, scientists, and surgeons)
• Ability to rapidly learn new subject areas (e.g. technologies, disease states)
• Ability to witness surgeries as part of research
• Ability to work with a wide range of sensitive and confidential issues

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Business Services Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Customer Service

The Business Services Specialist interacts with customers to provide information in response to inquiries, receive orders for products, and works to handle and resolve complaints following established procedures to ensure that good customer relations are maintained, and complaints are resolved fairly and effectively, and in accordance with Acumed procedures. He or she will accurately and efficiently process orders, maintain reports, initiate process improvements, and provide effective communication. Assists senior staff on order status, product information, account status, pricing, product or service.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Confer with customers by telephone and email to provide information about products or services, take or enter orders, or obtain details or complaints
• Ensure that issues are resolved both promptly and accurately
• Assist with resolving billing issues and shipping discrepancies
• Gather documentation and complete required forms for resolution
• Efficiently and accurately enter customer orders
• Receive and record customer complaints professionally and accurately, refer unresolved complaints to designated departments for investigation
• Work with Planning, Logistics and other departments to ensure best results for customers

Qualifications
• High School diploma required; Associates or Bachelor's degree preferred plus minimum of 1-2 years customer service experience required
• Excellent people skills and a positive, professional image at all times
• Excellent verbal, written and telephone skills supported by strong interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team structure
• Ability to work under a high stress environment, maintain composure and adhere to daily deadlines
• Effectively resolve problems and answer questions In a clear and concise manner
• Ability to multi-task (i.e. simultaneously answer multiple phone calls and process orders) and manage time effectively
• Strong working knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Buyer/Planner Hillsboro, OR, USA Supply Chain

Job Purpose/Scope

The Buyer/Planner purchases technical materials, supplies and services and coordinates and expedites the flow of work according to production schedule. Responsible for vendor delivery, cost, lead-time, and inventory levels. Negotiates with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, return of materials, overshipments, cancellations and engineering change orders. Develops and maintains records and files.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Maintains part planning variables (safety stock, order quantities, leadtimes, forecasts) to ensure the company is able to meet customer needs.
  • Resolve invoice issue for orders placed.
  • On a timely basis, review Material Requirements Planning and release purchase and work orders accordingly.
  • Request quotations from suppliers and negotiate pricing.
  • Follow up with inventory adjustments and discrepancies to adjust production plans accordingly.
  • Review and assign appropriate due dates for customer orders as needed by Customer Service.
  • Communicate and respond in a timely fashion with internal and external "customers" (e.g. Suppliers and Customer Service, Engineering, and Quality Departments).
  • Develop strong vendor partnerships.

Qualifications

  • Associates degree, or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3 years minimum planning and purchasing experience required.
  • APICS certification a plus.
  • Experience with ERP/MRP system(s) and common office software.
  • Ability to problem solve and follow through to resolution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Chemical Process Technician II Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Chemical Process Technician 2 (CPT2) follows detailed instructions to blending, dilute and mix chemicals.  The CPT executes and monitors established processes and operates equipment associated with the chemical processes for a specific Acumed product line. The CPT also monitors maintenance activities and performs minor maintenance as needed.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Safely mixes chemicals and reagent solutions with repeated and consistent accuracy.
  •          Performs set-up, operation and maintenance of laboratory equipment and media.
  •          Operates lab equipment including a spectrophotometer and performs Fourier Transform Infrared Spectroscopy (FTIR).
  •          Performs tests on in-process and finished products to ensure quality, creates and disseminates reports on results.
  •          Consistently follows established rigorous health and safety practices and precautions.
  •          Follows instructions to safely handle and dispose of harmful chemicals and hazardous waste.
  •          Maintains detailed and precise batch production and quality records and performs record entry into SAP.
  •          Performs all work using GMP and ISO9001 principles.
  •          Collaborates with Process Engineering to develop and execute experiments, interpret and analyze results, draw conclusions and make recommendations for process improvements.
  •          Executes to approved validation protocols (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  •          Recommends and executes developing and updating of Standard Operating Procedures and Work Instructions.
  •          Supports investigation of corrections due to non-conforming product.

Qualifications

  •          B.S. Degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering or 5+ years of work experience as a Chemical Lab Technician.
  •          Demonstrated understanding of basic principles of organic and inorganic chemistry; prior experience with solvents preferred.
  •          Proficiency in safely handling and mixing chemicals.
  •          Experience in process development or R&D of chemical reactions.
  •          Experience operating lab equipment accurately and efficiently.
  •          Experience applying scientific laboratory procedures and techniques used in chemistry laboratory.
  •          Experience identifying and executing designed experiments focused on chemical reactions.
  •          Ability to follow rigorous safety protocols and abide by Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  •          High level attention to detail.
  •          Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. 
  •          Ability to communicate effectively, make presentations and write concise reports for all levels of employees.
  •          Ability to read, understand and follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and other written instructions.
  •          Ability to apply scientific laboratory procedures and techniques used in a chemistry laboratory.
  •          Effective utilize computer hardware and software applications (MS WORD, Excel, PowerPoint).

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Clinical Research Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Clinical Studies

The Clinical Research Specialist (CRS) is responsible for the facilitating assigned research studies in accordance with established procedures and regulations. The CRS executes strategies for pre- and post-market clinical studies and facilitates operational and logistical tasks to ensure efficient clinical trials. Collaborates with VP, Quality, Regulatory, Compliance, and Project Management to ensure study activities occur in compliance with the appropriate regulations, including Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Investigational Device Exemption (IDE), 510 (k) guidelines, etc. The CRS coordinates resources for patient recruitment, trial site selection, and execution of trials with a focus on quality.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Facilitates and tracks compliance of review process to ensure Acumed and Investigator-initiated research projects are ethical, medically relevant, and scientifically valid.
• Serves as internal and external point of contact for daily activities of assigned Acumed or investigator-initiated research.
• Administers site compensation on assigned projects, ensuring compliance and deliverables are met. 
• Monitors and reports metrics on assigned studies to assess research performance, including speed and effectiveness of contracting, start-up, training, recruitment, protocol adherence, data collection and reporting.
• Interfaces with investigators, clinical site personnel, Clinical Research Organizations (CROs), Institutional Review Boards (IRBs), and appropriate company personnel as required regarding research projects.
• Collaborates with Regulatory and Compliance team members to ensure research needs are met.
• Performs clinical trial site visits as needed to ensure regulatory and study compliance.
• Collaborates with other team members to coordinate the development and finalization of key study documents.
• Contributes to the development of relevant standard operating procedures.


Qualifications
• BS or BA in Quality Assurance, Regulatory Affairs, Clinical Research or related field required; focus in biological science or research or equivalent preferred. Advanced degree preferred.
• Minimum 1-3 years of experience in Clinical Research.
• Demonstrated awareness and understanding of positive ethical and moral principles consistent with clinical research and the mission and values of the organization.
• Knowledge of FDA and International Conference on Harmonization (ICH) regulatory requirements and general clinical research operations.
• Demonstrated independent judgment and decision-making skills with respect to functional responsibilities. 
• Motivated to optimize clinical operations processes to meet deliverables.
• Ability to effectively work with teams and promote collaboration. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Adaptable to changing environments.
• Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
• Manage multiple projects simultaneously.
• High level of proficiency in MS Office.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

CNC Machinist II (day shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Machinist produces medical devices using manual and CNC equipment while ensuring product is loaded and unloaded correctly per standard operating procedures. This is a great Machinist opportunity that offers a robust benefits package, a 401k plan, and a generous Paid Time Off program!

Shift: Day Shift M-Th 5:00am - 3:30pm

Work Location: Brookwood StableLoc Cell

Machine Assignment: Swiss Automatic Lathe

Duties/Responsibilities
• Efficiently operates production machine tools to maintain Quality, Cost and Delivery.
• Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
• Visually inspects surfaces for flaws and smoothness.
• Empties chip bins.
• Sweeps and cleans work area and equipment.
• Use established practices to ensure Quality during operation including documentation and techniques.
• Monitor machine performance.
• Perform preventative maintenance as required.

Qualifications
• Generally requires 2-4 years related experience.
• General set-up competency on Cell specific Machine Tools.
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills and basic programming understanding.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

CNC Machinist II (swing shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Machinist produces medical devices using manual and CNC equipment while ensuring product is loaded and unloaded correctly per standard operating procedures. This is a great Machinist opportunity that offers a robust benefits package, a 401k plan, and a generous Paid Time Off program!

Shift: Swing Shift M-Th 3:00pm - 1:30am

Work Location: Brookwood Plate Cell

Duties/Responsibilities
• Under close supervision, efficiently operates production machine tools to maintain Quality, Cost and Delivery.
• Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining.
• Visually inspects surfaces for flaws and smoothness.
• Empties chip bins.
• Sweeps and cleans work area and equipment.
• Use established practices to ensure Quality during operation including documentation and techniques.
• Monitor machine performance.
• Perform preventative maintenance as required.

Qualifications
• Generally requires 2-4 years related experience.
• General set-up competency on Cell specific Machine Tools.
• Demonstrated troubleshooting skills and basic programming understanding.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Director, Information Technology Hillsboro, OR, USA Information Technology

Job Purpose/Scope

The Information Technology (IT) Director develops, manages and maintains all internal information systems and enterprise architecture utilized by Acumed employees. He/She creates a long term roadmap to create and maintain systems and infrastructure, alerting the Executive Team to enterprise architecture needs and costs with sufficient lead time to establish budgeting to fund future needs. The IT Director maintains a project tracking process that establishes funding and timelines for IT projects, and monitors performance against those targets. He/She recommends the priority of IT projects to the CFO and Executive Team, and adjusts project priorities and timelines according to the needs of the organization. He/She hires, trains, and directs the daily efforts of a professional workforce.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Leads strategic technological planning to achieve business goals by prioritizing technology initiatives to enhance the enterprise architecture and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future technologies.
  • Develops business case justifications and cost/benefit analyses for technology spending and initiatives.
  • Collaborates with the appropriate departments and outside vendors to develop and maintain a technology plan that supports organizational needs.
  • Directs development and execution of a disaster recovery and business contingency plan.
  • Analyzes complex business needs presented by Acumed's user community and recommends technical solutions to the Executive Team.
  • Ensures adequate IT resources and support are provided for all Acumed buildings, remote users (including international travelers and employees), and subsidiaries.
  • Provides technical support in addressing building and equipment maintenance services, along with other services necessary for buildings and business operations.
  • Defines and communicates corporate procedures, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and operating new network systems, equipment, software, and other technologies.
  • Contributes collaboratively within a fast-paced environment to ensure design and delivery of high quality solutions which adhere to industry standards for architecture, security and privacy, and best practices.
  • Conducts research to remain up-to-date and knowledgeable in regards to industry trends and emerging technologies in anticipation of new business processes and system alterations.
  • Stays abreast of technological trends; ensures that the company is making the best use of available technology.
  • Ensures maximum uptime of all information systems impacting company business including SAP system, desktop computers and associated software, business machines, cell and smart phones, and telephone systems.
  • Analyzes and improves upon technology standards across the organization to maintain a technological and competitive edge within the market.
  • Directs and prioritizes the workload of subordinate personnel and assists with workload prioritization as needed.
  • Ensures continuous delivery of technical services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of systems, programs, and equipment performance.
  • Conducts and coordinates analysis, design and implementation of computer based information systems to meet user requirements.
  • Performs performance and conducts interviews and makes recommendations for new hires, consultants and/or replacement personnel.

 Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field. Master's degree preferred
  • 8 - 10 years of experience managing or directing technological operations with a proven ability to lead a progressive IT team to develop and implement IT program in a business environment
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Strong hands-on knowledge of technology environments, including telecommunications, networks, security, programming, server administration, and Helpdesk operations
  • Ability to work with multiple technologies, aptitude for new technologies and ability to effectively apply technological solutions to business problems
  • Proven experience in planning, organization, implementation and development
  • Experience successfully managing the support of SAP or another tier one ERP system
  • Ability to provide strong leadership and timely/effective performance feedback
  • Excellent written and oral communications, with ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical addressees
  • Exceptional organizational skills; proven ability to multi-task
  • Able to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Engineering Supervisor, Packaging Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development - Packaging

The Engineering Supervisor, Packaging is responsible for supervising, leading, motivating, and mentoring the teams in design and development functions, leading packaging product strategy development in conjunction with product management, and participating in and leading teams.


Duties/Responsibilities
• Works with Engineering Management, Product Management, and Executive Management to establish project priorities for new and existing product lines.
• Works with the Product Management and Sales personnel to conduct market research, identify market opportunities, determine future product strategy, and communicate to Executive Management for approval.
• Develops relationships with surgeons and engages with the sales field, both domestically and internationally.
• Communicates priorities to the team, helps individuals formulate targets and timelines, and manages/drives the product development process, design control process, and related systems.
• Regularly provides mentoring, feedback, training and guidance to engineering team members.
• Designs and implements improvements to the product development process.
• Interfaces with manufacturing, quality, planning, regulatory, and other departments on a regular basis, and participates in/leads multi-functional product development teams.
• Investigates, analyzes, reviews, and evaluates ideas, scientific and mechanical data, and market data to provide recommendations on existing and future projects.
• Assures that the engineering team completes duties described in the Quality Manual.
• Oversees engineering's response to Engineering Change Orders and product complaints.
• Contributes to the development of resource and budget plans for the team and department including leading the hiring process for new personnel.
• Performs supervisory tasks such as performance reviews; time off, travel, and expense approvals; training.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field plus 5 or more years of experience in orthopedic industry design or related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Three or more years of leadership experience.
• Project management experience required
• Proven ability to effectively lead teams and positively interact cross-functionally.
• Experience with developing constructive and cooperative working relationships with internal and external
• customers.
• Experience with FDA and ISO regulations.
• Proficient knowledge of production processes, quality control, costs and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture and distribution of goods, experience with Quality Assurance Systems and concepts.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Environmental Health and Safety Manager Hillsboro, OR, USA Safety

The Environmental Health and Safety Manager (EHSM) creates, implements, and coordinates environmental health and safety programs and policies in accordance with local, state and federal regulations to prevent or correct unsafe and hazardous working conditions. The EHSM ensures proper execution of EHS training programs throughout the organization. The EHSM develops and maintains EHS records and reports as required and in accordance with established guidelines and regulations. The EHSM provides guidance, awareness, proactive leadership and solutions to ensure safe and hazard-free working conditions.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develops, implements, and monitors environmental health and safety systems, policies, and procedures including the Company's Emergency Response Plan.
• Promotes safety policy and program compliance by leading and conducting inspections, establishing and reporting on metrics, and coaching leaders and employees.
• Performs risk assessments in labs, offices, and manufacturing areas, and recommends/implements appropriate safety practices.
• Reviews all incident, injury and illness reports, investigates root cause, and makes appropriate recommendations to management to eliminate future exposure.
• Develops and implements accident investigation techniques, data analysis, trends and proactive preventative programs and procedures.
• Identifies and anticipates environmental health and safety hazards by surveying operational and occupational conditions, providing recommendations on new equipment and procedures, investigating violations and recommending preventive programs.
• In collaboration with the Training & Development team, drafts training content for New Hire Safety Orientation, Lab Safety, Biological Safety, OSHA, Oregon OSHA, Chemical Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Safety Data Sheets, Global Harmonized System for Hazard Communication, Shipping Hazardous Materials, (DOT/IATA), Personal Protective Equipment, Ergonomics, and other trainings for EH&S compliance.
• Oversees and coordinates the activities of the Safety Committee to ensure OSHA requirements are met.
• Oversees and ensures compliance of the Company's Radiation Safety Program.
• Participates in Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) inspections, provides inspectors with appropriate documents and identifies safety measures.
• Manages all operational waste streams including identifying opportunities to reduce costs and minimize waste across all biological, hazardous, and universal waste streams and service providers.
• Develops safety campaigns and communications that are consistent with Company safety objectives. Organizes and executes Company safety reminders.
• Organizes fire drills, security tests, policy reviews, annual safety meetings, etc.
• Maintains proficiency in best practices, standards, guidelines, and regulatory changes established by OSHA, OR-OSHA, EPA and DOT.
• Promotes a safe environment by coordinating and cooperating with local, state and regional safety groups and agencies; acts as liaison with the Hillsboro Police Department, Tualatin Valley Fire and Rescue, OSHA, and other federal, state, and local agencies.
• Assists with the development and auditing of the annual safety budget and properly administers expenditures.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in Industrial Safety, Environmental Safety, Biology, or a related field plus 5 years of experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
• 5 or more years of experience in a health and safety related role in a manufacturing environment required.
• Working knowledge of applicable Environmental, Safety, Health, and Training regulations including health physics.
• Knowledge of safety principles, methods and techniques needed to define, control and eliminate unsafe physical conditions, equipment and machine hazards and risks.
• Ability to recognize potential and active high-risk situations and to formulate and advocate corrective and/or preventative measures. Ability to respond well to emergency situations.
• Professional certifications (OSHA, Certified Safety Professional, Certified Industrial Hygienist, Lean Certification, and HAZWOPER) preferred.
• Knowledge of organic chemistry, especially halogenated hydrocarbons, is preferred.
• Well-organized, detailed and customer (internal and external) oriented self-starter. Ability to manage multiple projects of varying priorities simultaneously.
• Ability to exercise sound judgment, work well independently, prioritize duties and follow through tasks to completion.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, verbal and written communication (ability to interface with personnel, outside contractors and different functional groups within the business). Ability to lead, manage and motivate employees in a safety environment.
• Strong problem solving, organizational and analytical skills. Ability to conduct detailed analytical research into problem areas and special requests.
• Skilled and experienced in using Microsoft Windows, Advanced Excel, Word and database programs.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Financial Analyst Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

The Financial Analyst compiles and analyzes financial data to help business partners and company leadership make strategic, operational, and tactical decisions. Compiling data primarily from SAP, this role analyzes and produces standard and ad-hoc reports used to evaluate options and quantitatively measure progress towards goals. Acting as an internal consultant, the Financial Analyst designs, develops, and maintains standard reporting tools and analysis of key performance indicators for assigned departments.  Responds to requests for ad-hoc and routine reporting in a timely and accurate manner, constantly seeking to improve processes and resource scalability.

Duties/Responsibilities

  •          Utilizes financial systems and other resources to create insightful, timely and accurate reporting tools to facilitate informed decisions by leadership team.
  •          Consults with business partners requesting ad-hoc reporting to understand business need, define business purpose and application of requested data and recommend metrics to fulfill the request.
  •          Completes monthly and quarterly reporting on actual performance to ensure forecast accuracy, timely delivery, and provide insightful variance commentary.
  •          Collaborates with business leaders to develop recommendations for ongoing planning processes including forecast updates, annual budgets, and long term plans.
  •          Provides research and analytical support to cross-functional groups to evaluate and financially model sales performance and opportunities for improvement.
  •          Develops visualization tools to assist business partners in analyzing reports and developing action plans based on data.
  •          Assesses financial viability of potential growth opportunities and provide recommendations and guidance to business partners
  •          Communicates analytical findings in a compelling and concise manner to inform and guide strategic decisions.

Qualifications

  •          Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field
  •          3 - 5 years of experience in a financial analyst or similar role
  •          Ability to challenge current strategies or objectives and propose alternative recommendations, as necessary, based on in depth knowledge of analytical methods and approaches
  •          Ability to distill complex findings and concepts into key data points and visualizations
  •          Communication skills to succinctly and accurately present top line conclusions from analytical projects to all types of audiences
  •          Strong attention to detail, tolerance for time sensitive deadlines and the ability to manage multiple priorities
  •          Highly proficient with Excel, other MS office products and SAP. Ability to quickly learn other software packages as needed
  •          Strong organizational and time management skills, ability to address issues from multiple perspectives, prioritize multiple assignments, and meet all deadlines with minimal supervision and strong attention to detail.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Finisher (Swing Shift) Hillsboro, OR, USA Production

The Finisher finishes products according to approved prints through means of tumbling, deburring, polishing and/or blasting processes. This is a great opportunity to expand your manufacturing skillset. All full-time, regular Acumed employees are eligible for a robust medical benefits package, annual discretionary bonus opportunity, 401(k) plan, and much more!

Shift: Swing shift work schedule (M-Th 3:00pm - 1:30am)

Work Location: Brookwood Plate Cell

General Duties/Responsibilities
• Maintain Acumed's high quality standards. Know, understand, and follow all SOP's and WI's. 
• Continual focus on customer service (Quality, Cost & Delivery), lean manufacturing concepts, and process improvement activities. 
• Accurately and thoroughly complete appropriate paperwork, and computer transactions with minimal supervision. 
• Conduct preventive maintenance on finishing equipment with general supervision.
• Assist with monitoring supply levels – inform appropriate personnel when supplies are low.
• Complete individual finishing projects (tumbling, deburring, polishing and blasting).

Qualifications
• High School Diploma/GED or equivalent. 
• Experience in metal finishing (hand and machine) and media blasting preferred but not required. 
• Experience with machine operation preferred but not required.
• Basic mechanical aptitude, good hand-eye coordination, and detail-oriented.
• Ability to read and understand blueprints. Basic math skills.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Human Resources Assistant Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

Acumed is looking for an HR Assistant to join our team! This position is a key contributor to multiple functions of HR, including recruitment and selection, employee benefits, HRIS administration, and performance management. The HR Assistant also provides routine coverage of the reception desk.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Receive and file personnel related documentation, including staffing, recruitment, training, performance evaluations, and employee leaves of absence; provide information for payroll and other uses as required
• Provide routine reception desk coverage
• Gather personnel records from other departments or employees
• Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions
• Assist with recruiting and on-boarding including scheduling interviews, checking references, processing background checks, arranging drug tests, and making new employee files
• Record, update, and maintain employee information in the HRIS system and employee files per established procedures
• Refer employees to appropriate resource to find Company policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations
• Maintain Company bulletin boards ensuring proper documents are posted and removed as required
• Assist planning of companywide events
• Prepare and create standard reports as assigned
• Maintain strict confidentiality

Qualifications
• Associates degree in Human Resources or business related field preferred; Bachelors degree preferred
• Two years related administrative work experience required, preferably in human resources
• Interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service to internal and external HR customers
• Basic knowledge of principles and procedures for human resources including Human Resource Information
• Systems, recruitment, selection, training, benefits, and compensation
• Ability to identify problems, review related information, develop and evaluation options, and implement solutions

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Marketing Communications Project Coordinator Hillsboro, OR, USA MarCom

Job Purpose/Scope

Under minimal supervision, the Project Coordinator plans, coordinates, and manages projects according to strict deadlines and within budget. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of Brand Team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

 Duties/Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crises, and devise contingency plans.
  • Effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Create and track project schedules, coordinate status meetings, capture meeting minutes and follow up action items and resolving issues where possible.
  • Identify and manage project dependencies and critical path.
  • Build, develop, and manage vendor relationships.
  • Develop and maintain spreadsheets and databases related to various projects and work assignments.
  • Develop and maintain the integrity of marketing document control procedures.
  • Create and manage purchase orders (POs) in SAP

Qualifications

  • BS/BA in Business, Marketing or related field required.
  • Minimum 4+ years of experience in advertising/marketing position, with progressive project responsibilities.
  • Experience in a project management capacity, including all aspects of process development and execution is preferred. SCRUM Master training highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with graphic design, printing and web processes.
  • Exceptional organizational skills, including the ability to multi-task and independently prioritize projects.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to be reliable, accurate, and detail-oriented.
  • Work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including upper management, clients, and other departments.
  • Ability to bring project to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • High level of problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate activities and events across various functions.
  • Experience using applications such as; Microsoft Office, Photoshop, InDesign, or Illustrator, SAP, Lotus Notes.
  • Background in orthopaedic products or medical devices preferred.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Network Engineer Hillsboro, OR, USA IT

The network engineer is responsible for the capacity planning, improvement and maintenance of Acumed's network infrastructure and related components. This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated Network Engineer looking for high-visibility role on a talented IT team!

Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide functional and empirical analysis related to the planning, evaluation, design, installation, and implementation of all network infrastructure components.
• Maintain seamless network operation and provide maximum uptime.
• Support acquisitions of network hardware and software.
• Perform maintenance of network devices. Backup configurations and perform hardware restorations as necessary.
• Ensure network security using IPS/IDS, Network Monitoring, Port Security, Auditing and Firewall Analysis, Access Control Servers (Radius/Tacacs)
• Work with end-users, support team members & contractors to resolve network issues.
• Negotiate and maintain relevant contracts with outside services and suppliers.
• Maintain telecommunications circuits and related hardware.
• Engage IT staff and users in order to be proactive and work collaboratively on IT Projects when needed.
• Backup to PC Support Technicians and Systems Engineer as needed.

Qualifications
• Minimum 4-year degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science or related field.
• Two plus years of related network infrastructure experience.
• Exceptional written and verbal communication.
• Strong time management skills, including the ability to multi-task.
• Work well independently and in a team environment.
• CCNA Routing and Switching/CCNA Security or similar level of knowledge preferred
Specific Applications – experience and knowledge of some or all of the following is preferred:
• Working experience of network protocols (including TCP/IP, UDP, NetBIOS, SNMP, SMTP, DHCP, WINS, DNS, Radius, Tacacs, FTP, SSH) and operating systems such as Cisco IOS, ASA, ACS, WLC, Windows Client Servers environment.
• Working experience in selecting, maintaining and implementing network components such as routers, switches,
• network monitoring appliances, VPN's, Zone Based Firewalls, Packet Filtering, Wireless Controllers and Access Points, DMZ and VOIP.
• Working experience with various Routing protocols in redundant and highly available environment EIGRP required; OSPF and BGP a plus
• Working experience with L2 – L3 Switches in a hierarchical network (including VLAN, stacks, Spanning Tree Protocol, L2 security, Access Lists implementation, basic QoS)
• Working Experience with Windows Networking that includes Exchange, Domain Servers, AD Structure, etc.
• Working Experience with some or all of the following network tools and management software such as, Wireshark, Netflows, Google Postini, Cisco ASDM, Cisco CLI, Cisco Network Assistant, Microsoft Visio (or similar design tool)
• Through understanding of the Network ISO/OSI Model.
• Knowledge of various cables and links
• Knowledge of Hardware Network Load Balancers a plus
• Knowledge and experience with Network Monitoring System such as Solarwinds Orion NPM, NTA, Google Apps for business a plus
• Preferred experience with Enterprise Cisco Equipment (including Catalyst series, Nexus, ASA Firewalls, ACS) and Dell Force 10 switches

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Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Pricing Analyst II Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

Job Purpose/Scope
The Pricing Analyst II manages-part specific data, analyzes trends and margins and suggests new pricing opportunities. Works cross-functionally to set appropriate pricing levels based on regional, market and customer-specific knowledge. Works closely with the analytics, finance, international, and product management teams to factor customer market and competitor knowledge into pricing decisions.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Support product launch process for all new products
  • Create reports (including linear regressions) on key product lines to ensure continued sales and profitability
  • Prepare quarterly sales review reports for Corporate Account Executives
  • Provide numbers based evidence to support pricing suggestions
  • Meet with Cost Accountant periodically to review product cost changes
  • Responsible for ad-hoc requests and projects (e.g. pricing trends, competitive requests, cost/benefit analysis)
  • Measure price performance at the micro and macro levels amongst key customers, sales channels, brands and products
  • Responsible for achieving gross margins and implementing pricing strategies, maximizing revenue results through price optimization.
  • Analyze and coordinate pricing for all new and existing products in order to optimize profit and meet marketing, financial, and corporate growth targets.
  • Develop both product specific and cross-category pricing strategies.
  • Interface with various levels of management providing pricing strategy input.
  • Review pricing analysis and implement adjustments as necessary.
  • Study pricing strategy (academically and in benchmarking) and make recommendations to improve product pricing strategy to ensure market share growth
  • Implements process improvements to meet Company and department goals.
  • Maintains current job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

 
Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Business, or related field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in pricing or financial analysis role
  • Three or more years of experience with monthly reporting metrics, data analysis & data manipulation
  • Ability to accurately process, consolidate, and present large amounts of data
  • Ability to work independently under minimal supervision, including demonstrating problem prevention and solving skills
  • Proven problem solving skills using analytical methods
  • Experience transforming raw data into actionable information
  • Advanced level skills with Microsoft Excel and Access, or other spreadsheet and database software
  • Prior experience with SAP and knowledge of Business Objects preferred
  • Proven capability to communicate professionally in written and verbal format
  • Proven capability to work effectively with all levels of the organization
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with customers (internal and external) required
  • Prior project leadership experience with demonstrated ability to make decisions and propose sound recommendations to management
  •  Medical device experience preferred

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Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Process Engineer III Hillsboro, OR, USA Process Engineering

The Process Engineer (PE) supports production cells and new product development teams to meet operational objectives by developing, integrating, and improving production processes and systems. The Process Engineer also ensures compliance to Acumed, FDA, and ISO regulations.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Develop manufacturing process instructions and documentation
• Develop and implement advanced production fixtures
• Develop new production Routes, Bill of Materials (BOMs), and Inspection Plans via ECOs
• Manage Quality Notification (QN) system and disposition all non-conforming product
• Develop and implement advanced inspection methods and gaging
• Manage and approve corrective/preventative actions (CAR/SCAR)
• Evaluate inspection frequency considering risk management and process capability
• Implement Statistical Process Control (SPC) methods and tools – use to determine root cause of failures and make recommendations in process changes.
• Lead system level Process Improvement (PI) initiatives & implement Lean tools
• Manage all manufacturing details of new product launches
• Review and Approve Process Validation protocols and reports
• Prepare new equipment proposals including ROI justification
• Lead cross-functional groups
• Communicate effectively with management
• Manage multiple projects with limited supervision

Qualifications
• B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Manufacturing, Industrial) or equivalent
• 5+ years process engineering or related experience
• Advanced 3D CAD experience in Autodesk Inventor, Solidworks, PRO-E or equivalent
• Applied understanding of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T)
• Applied experience with of Process Validation (IQ, OQ, & PQ) requirements
• Applied experience with statistical tools such as control charts, trending, and capability

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Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Product Designer I Hillsboro, OR, USA Product Development Engineering

The Product Designer is responsible for designing new products and maintaining existing products, from concept through obsolescence. This includes research, idea creation and realization, product specification generation, and maintenance of product designs. 

Duties/Responsibilities
• Create and design new product concepts under direct supervision.
• Create and update product designs, specifications, working models/prints, and related documents required by Acumed to produce products under direct supervision.
• Maintain existing product designs through ECRs and drawing revisions under direct supervision.
• Assist the Product Development representative(s) on cross-functional Product Development Teams (PDTs) for new product introductions.
• Check prints/drawings for accuracy and completeness.
• Record detailed design notes of product development.
• Create and update documents such as 2D and 3D drawings, design notes, and working drawings required by manufacturing.
• Contribute documents to DHF as requested.
• Assist in testing of new and current products and designs.

Qualifications
• Associates degree in mechanical engineering, related field, or equivalent.
• Less than 2 years of mechanical design or related
• Demonstrated ability to effectively use M.S. Office suite or equivalent.
• Minimum 1 year CAD software experience.
• Must have good written and verbal communication skills to effectively work with supervisor and representatives from various departments.
• General machining knowledge highly preferred.
• Basic organizational skills.
• Ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks.
• Knowledge of GD&T and basic drafting standards and skills.

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Quality Engineer II Hillsboro, OR, USA Quality

The Quality Engineer II serves as a resource to product development and manufacturing to improve product quality, reliability, and process capability and participate on teams in identifying, documenting, assessing, correcting and presenting quality issues using risk analysis and root cause analysis tools. Under general supervision, responsible for quality planning & overall quality of new products being released to the market through participation in product development to ensure product and process conformance to global standards (including FDA and ISO 13485).

Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide quality representation to design control, design verification and validation, design transfer, process validation, risk management, and specification development on assigned product development teams to assure compliance with Acumed policies and global regulations, including FDA Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485.
• Participate on teams to ensure robust application of appropriate design and manufacturing controls. .
• Under supervision, advise project teams on compliance related to regulations, procedures, and requirements. Provide training, guidance and interpretation.
• Work with senior engineers and leadership to ensure quality and completeness of project design history files, risk management files, validation packages, and change orders
• Provide ongoing quality engineering support throughout the product life cycle, including risk management, design and manufacturing changes, and CAPA investigations.
• Under close supervision, enhance and drive product risk management activities. Ensure identified activities and mitigations are executed as agreed.
• Participate in technical discussions and risk-based decision making.
• Under supervision, review verification and validation reports and identify gaps for compliance with Acumed policies and global regulations. Develop and execute strategies to close gaps in an efficient, technical, and compliant manner.
• Identify opportunities and recommend improvements to design and development process; continuous improvement.
• Report status updates on assigned responsibilities and goals; timely escalation of issues

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline
• 3-5 years of experience working in quality assurance role in a regulated environment
• Experience working with implantable devices preferred
• Experience applying quality regulations and standards preferred (e.g. 21CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, Medical Device Directive, etc.)
• Experience with CAPA and failure investigation tools and techniques.
• Practical experience with quality and statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPC, Six Sigma, Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, trend analysis, etc.)
• Ability to identify problems, review related information, develop and evaluate options, and implement solutions
• Skilled oral and written communicator
• Proven track record of success in teamwork
• Ability to be flexible in a dynamic work environment with shifting priorities.
• Knowledge of ERP Systems (SAP preferred) and intermediate Microsoft Office; intermediate/advanced level Microsoft Excel skills.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Quality Engineer III Hillsboro, OR, USA Quality

A Quality Engineer III is responsible for quality planning and the overall quality of new products being released to the market. This role actively participates in product development activities, ensuring product and process conformance to global standards (including FDA and ISO 13485). The purpose of this position is to serve as a resource to product development and manufacturing to improve product quality, reliability, and process capability and facilitate teams in identifying, documenting, assessing, correcting and presenting quality issues using risk analysis and root cause analysis tools.

Duties/Responsibilities
• Provide quality leadership to new product development teams in the areas of design control, design verification and validation, design transfer, process validation, risk management, and specification development
• Provide support to development, engineering and manufacturing functions for validation planning and transfer activities. Assist teams in determining validation needs and requirements.
• Collaborate with project teams to ensure understanding of and compliance with regulations, procedures, and requirements. Provide training, guidance and interpretation as needed.
• Ensure quality and completeness of project design history files, validation packages, and change orders
• Provide ongoing quality engineering support throughout the product life cycle, including CAPA investigations, and design changes.
• Enhance and drive product risk management activities. Ensure identified activities and mitigations are executed as agreed.
• Become familiar with the applicable technology to facilitate participation in technical discussions and risk-based decision making; coordinate issue resolution using a risk-based approach
• Review verification and validation reports and identify gaps for cGMP compliance. Develop and execute strategies to close gaps in an efficient, technical, and compliant manner.
• Provide consultation to end users and process owners with regard to data collection, analysis and creation of validation reports.
• Identify areas and opportunities to improve design and development process.
• Ensure product development and validation programs meet requirements of FDA and ISO
• Trend, analyze, and report on quality data in order to improve product and process; develop recommendations based on data analysis
• Provide management with status updates on assigned responsibilities and goals and escalate issues in a timely fashion.
• Review all product labeling to ensure it is accurate and consistent with the Risk Management system.

Qualifications
• Bachelor's degree in an engineering or science discipline; advanced degree preferred
• 5-10 years of experience in quality assurance in a regulated environment. Direct experience working with implantable devices preferred.
• Three – 5 years of experience applying quality regulations and standards (e.g. 21CFR 820, ISO 13485, ISO 14971, Medical Device Directive, etc.)
• Experience with CAPA and failure investigation tools and techniques.
• Applied experience with quality and statistical analysis tools (e.g. SPC, 6 Sigma, Risk Analysis, FMEA, DOE, trend analysis, etc.)
• Highly effective communicator, able to take action even when a position may be unpopular. Able to facilitate difficult conversations and negotiate solutions among different department representatives.
• Proven track record of strong team work and delivering results. Adaptable to fast-paced, dynamic work environment with shifting demands.
• Working knowledge of ERP Systems (SAP preferred) and Microsoft Office. Expert at Microsoft Excel.
• ASQ Certified Quality Engineer preferred.

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Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Senior Accountant Hillsboro, OR, USA Finance

The Senior Accountant is responsible for performing specialized and complex professional accounting responsibilities requiring thorough knowledge and understanding of generally accepted accounting principles and practices. The Senior Accountant is responsible for preparing balance sheets, profit and loss statements, and other financial reports, as well as analyzing processes, procedures, trends, costs, revenues, financial commitments, and obligations incurred to predict future revenues and expenses. This position relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Prepare, examine, and/or analyze financial statements or financial reports to assess accuracy, completeness and conformance to reporting and procedural standards.
  • Analyzes and interprets financial information.
  • Knowledge of all processes and duties within the accounting department.
  • Creates, prepares, and approves month end journal entries.
  • Ensures accuracy of GL through accurate posting & investigation of discrepancies.
  • Maintains GL account allocations.
  • Maintains and reconciles highly complex ledgers, Income, & Balance Sheet Accounts.
  • Participates in month end processing and financial statements and reports.
  • Develop, maintain, and analyze budgets preparing periodic reports that compare budgeted costs to actual costs.
  • Researches/develops/documents/implements necessary changes to correct process problems and improve efficiency.
  • Mentors/instructs/trains accounting personnel on proper accounting procedures, development of procedures and work instructions.
  • Provides mentoring for employees on utilizing SAP for accounting activities.
  • Mentors employees at all levels on how to interpret and utilize financial information.
  • Prepares audit schedules and support documentation for annual audits.
  • Closes month/year in accounting systems.


Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree in accounting/or related field or equivalent experience required.
  • 5+ years accounting experience required.
  • 1+ year(s) Cost accounting experience preferred.
  • Demonstrated expertise with GAAP.
  • Advanced experience with SAP and MS Office applications.
  • Experience in a product manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Advanced computer skills.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively.
  • Strong problem solving & analytical skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proven ability to effectively mentor others.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Senior Buyer/Planner Hillsboro, OR, USA Supply Chain

Acumed is looking for a Senior Buyer/Planner to join the team!

The Senior Buyer/Planner purchases technical materials, supplies and services and coordinates and expedites the flow of work according to production schedule. Responsible for vendor delivery, cost, lead-time, and inventory levels. Negotiates with suppliers regarding damage claims, rejections, return of materials, overshipments, cancellations and engineering change orders. Develops and maintains records and files. Identifies and qualifies suppliers and negotiates long term agreements.  Leads procurement activities for new product development projects.

Duties/Responsibilities

  • Analyze usage and forecast data to set and maintain part planning variables (safety stock, order quantities, lead-times, forecasts) to ensure the company is able to meet customer needs.
  • Provides reports, input, and feedback to management for sourcing, capacity, and material planning.
  • Maintains supplier score-cards and works with the suppliers and buyer/planners to improve metrics.
  • Works with others in the department to ensure secure sources of supply (second sources and balanced supplier workloads based on metrics performance).
  • Independently works with cell leader(s) to ensure that production schedules are planned in order to achieve customer requirements and operational metrics.
  • On a timely basis, review Materials Requirements Planning output and release purchase and work orders accordingly.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite orders to ensure on time delivery.
  • Track suppliers to ensure lead-time and on-time delivery goals are met or exceeded.
  • Prepare quote packages from suppliers and negotiate pricing agreements and supplier contracts. Recommends and implements cost saving opportunities.
  • Develop strong vendor relations to achieve the best price and delivery. 
  • Identify and qualify new suppliers when necessary.
  • Ensure non-conforming material returns (NCMR) communication and returns are coordinated to support the quality organization.  Work to reduce NCMR's.
  • Analyze inventory levels and adjust planning variables and open orders to meet or exceed inventory turns goals.
  • Develop procurement strategies for new product releases.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply and Logistics or related field plus 5 more years planning and purchasing in a manufacturing environment or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • APICS certification highly preferred.
  • Experience with SAP and Microsoft Office, (proficient with Word, Excel, and Outlook).
  • Ability to manage complex projects, tasks, and small work teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment.
  • Ability to read and speak English sufficiently to read, understand and complete all paperwork.

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Training & Development Assistant/Receptionist Hillsboro, OR, USA Human Resources

The Training and Development Assistant performs administrative tasks related to department functions such as assisting in the coordination and administration of cost-effective employee and organizational training and development programs. The Training and Development Assistant ensures employees have the knowledge and skills related to job duties and are provided the opportunity to improve and develop professional skills and knowledge to meet current and future organizational needs.

We're looking for a motivated self-starter interested in developing a further understanding of corporate training and development programs. This opportunity is a great match for a systems-focused professional who is willing to think outside the box, initiate process improvements, and manage projects independently!

Duties/Responsibilities
• Assist in the implementation, sustainment, scheduling, logistics, and calendaring of employee training and development programs that address company training needs including new employee orientation, job-specific skills training, cross-functional training, file maintenance, apprenticeship programs, required certification programs, employee development plans and other assigned training and development initiatives.
• Assist in the administration of Company's Learning Management System (LMS), update and maintain LMS participants accordingly. Ensures LMS data is accurate and up to date.
• Assist in the administration of the Company's employee promotion policy/procedure.
• Monitors the training and development budget. Uploads training requests and compiles monthly/annual reports.
• Assist in the facilitation of training on a variety of topics as required. Training methods include on-the-job training; apprenticeship training; classroom training; and electronic learning, which may involve interactive internet-based training, multimedia programs, distance learning, satellite training, other computer-aided instructional technologies, videos, simulators, conferences, and workshops.
• Maintains the performance management system and related employee development plans.
• Coordinates training needs and activities for department/division management.
• Receive and file personnel related documentation pertaining to training and performance evaluations.
• Monitor distribution of Company documents and obtain signatures of approval and receipt.
• Examine employee files to answer inquiries and provide information for personnel actions.
• Record, update, and maintain employee information in the HRIS system and employee files per established procedures.
• Provide reception desk coverage.

Qualifications
• Associates degree in Human Resources or business related field; Bachelor's degree preferred.
• Two years related administrative work experience required, preferably in human resources or training and development.
• Interpersonal and communication skills including the ability to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.
• Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer service to internal and external HR customers.
• Basic knowledge/interest of principles and procedures for human resources including training and development, operational management, Human Resource Information Systems, recruitment, selection, training, benefits, and compensation
• Ability to identify problems, review related information, develop and evaluation options, and implement solutions

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

US Shipping Specialist Hillsboro, OR, USA Logistics

The US Shipping Specialist follows established procedures to ensure US shipments and associated priorities are completed daily while supporting International Shipping activities when assigned.

This entry-level logistics opportunity offers a robust benefits package, paid time off, competitive pay, and consistent work hours!


General Duties/Responsibilities
• Generate, pull, package and label deliveries for outbound shipments and perform inventory movements within the warehouse.
• Inventory movements (replenishments, returns, and incoming finished goods).
• Analyze shipping volumes; open customer orders and priorities to ensure on time delivery.
• Interact with Business Services representatives and other customers, couriers and freight forwarders to ensure all shipments are completed in a timely matter. 
• May assist with training.
• Perform inventory audits when necessary; document and reconcile internal and external errors as reported.
• Understand all department metrics to support and participate in process improvements.
• Support International Shipping activities. May assist with picking/assembly of consignment and launch sets.

Qualifications
• High school Diploma or GED.
• Warehouse/shipping experience preferred.
• Ability to produce results, prioritize tasks and manage time effectively, set a good example for others, project a positive, professional demeanor at all times.
• Highly detail-oriented and self-motivated with good organization skills and habits.
• Computer literacy required and experience with MS Office suite preferred (Word, Excel, Outlook).

To apply, please visit our applicant registration page

Acumed is a drug-free environment and an equal-opportunity employer.

Acumed is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employ ment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.

As an equal opportunity employer, Acumed is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you are interested in applying to Acumed and need special assistance or accommodation, please contact us at recruiting@acumed.net.

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