Industrial Engineer – Avalign Technologies – Portland, OR

Avalign produces innovative, high-performance, and cost-effective medical devices with a particular focus on high growth and ingenuity. Our team is growing quickly and proud of the fact that our custom-made devices continue to make a huge difference in the lives of medical professionals and their patients. Our employees are actively involved in the design, engineering and manufacture of technologically advanced medical devices that ensure that we meet our customer’s quality specifications for each product we produce.

We are looking for a Production Scheduler to join our Team. Reporting to Avalign Thortex Production Planning team, the Production Scheduler is responsible to drive weekly and daily production plans and schedules If you are interested, please apply via email to [email protected]


Job Scope:


What You’ll Do:

  • Collaborate with Production, Engineering, Quality to establish production schedules that ensure on time delivery and production efficiency
  • Collaborate with the Master Scheduler to establish and implement daily/weekly plan/schedule review and execution at each key work center
  • Coordinate with all stakeholders to ensure production plan/schedule are fully reviewed/aligned/committed, and all necessary raw materials, tools, fixtures, etc. are ready in place before executing the production plan/schedule
  • Coordinate with maintenance team to build preventative maintenance plan into the production schedule
  • Collaborate with the Master Scheduler to establish plan attainment and other related metrics, as well as the daily/weekly review mechanism. Collaborate with all stakeholders to conduct root cause analysis on any major plan attainment miss and develop recovery plan
  • Collaborate with Production team real-time to reschedule/re-prioritize any high priority lots upon disruptions (e.g. machine down, etc.)
  • Improve visibility and monitor schedule execution on any overdue jobs, engineering holds, or other quality issues.
  • Assist Master Scheduler to develop/populate daily/weekly dashboard to assess the healthiness of production.
  • Assist on ERP implementation

What You Won’t Do:

  • Feel stuck – we offer great opportunities to advance and learn
  • Get bored – we make custom products, so no day is the same
  • Feel like a number – we’re a close-knit bunch and always have each other’s backs


Job Responsibilities:

Who You Are:

  • A self-starter who thrives in a fast-paced environment
  • A quick learner who is always ready to gain depth of knowledge in manufacturing processes
  • A reliable worker who knows the importance of showing up when it counts
  • Accept assignments with open, cooperative, positive and team-oriented attitudes
  • Plan and execute strategy across teams
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal

What You’ll Need:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferred in related fields
  • 2+ years in production environment preferred
  • Previous experience in Medical device industry or contract manufacturing preferred
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of stakeholders across multi-disciplinary business and functions
  • Great analytical and problem-solving skills

What You’ll Enjoy:

  • Competitive wage and benefits package
  • 401k
  • Vacation and paid holidays
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Life and AD&D insurance, disability insurance

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Source: Indeed.com
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