Freudenberg Medical is a leading global manufacturer of components for medical devices, complex catheter systems for minimally invasive surgery and total solutions for the biotech, healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. Come join our GROWING team! 


Ready to make a difference?

Production Manager Consultant
3 to 6 month Contract

Your tasks

  • Provide leadership, goal-setting, communications, and facilitation skills to guide and motivate project personnel and develop strong work ethic for shop-floor team.
  • Working side by side with the frontline on a daily basis to ensure production goals are met.
  • Identifying the root cause of missed production or low gross margins and how to change this.
  • Building and fostering customer communication and relationships.
  • Addressing and confronting issues and providing appropriate feedback.
  • Holding and increasing frontline accountability of actions, roles and responsibilities.
  • Assist in the development of frontline supervisors becoming proactive vs. reactive in management style.
  • Developing and sustaining systems and processes that track and optimize quality standards, on-time delivery, and financial performance through metrics and performance targets.
  • Understanding of what a Best in Class manufacturing site is and how to build a plan to get there.
  • Deep understanding of Lean and Six Sigma and how they can dramatically improve production and site performance.
  • How to effectively balance time across all of the constantly shifting production priorities.
  • How to plan for future manufacturing opportunities and best maximize the floor space available.

Our expectations

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Manufacturing or related field
  • 7+ years of proven direct supervision and leadership experience (Manufacturing industries) in a medium to large organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage conflict, build consensus, and facilitate problem solving and collaboration amongst cross-functional teams.
  • Ability to balance delivery of results, problem solving, and client management.
  • Develop a high level of personal and professional credibility with all levels of the organization and external clients.
  • Strong observation, analytical, numerical reasoning, business acumen, and leadership skills.
  • Ability to adapt to fast-paced, high pressure, and changing environments.
  • Ability to succeed in a team environment and deliver/receive daily constructive feedback.
  • Trustworthy, discrete and a high degree of personal integrity to maintain sensitive and confidential information
  • Accurate and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate ideas and information clearly, effectively, and frequently (oral and written) both to senior management, customers and associates


Freudenberg Medical, part of the Freudenberg Group, is a global partner for the design, development and manufacture of innovative medical devices and components. With 11 manufacturing operations and more than 1,500 associates worldwide, Freudenberg Medical offers a wide range of manufacturing capabilities from high precision molding and extrusion to drug coatings, finished devices, and subassemblies for catheters and minimally invasive devices.

For over 30 years, medical device and healthcare companies have trust Freudenberg Medical to manufacture their custom components and devices. We operate FDA-registered, ISO 13485 certified medical device facilities with Class 7 & 8 cleanrooms. Design and manufacturing operations are located in the United States (California, Indiana, Massachusetts, Minnesota), Germany, Ireland, Costa Rica, and China.

Freudenberg Medical manufactures minimally invasive, handheld and catheter-based devices out of our 93,000 square foot state-of-the-art facility, strategically and centrally located in Jeffersonville, Indiana. Freudenberg Medical’s culture is positive and team oriented. In our environment we like to have fun while helping others with our cutting edge medical devices. Our company is very driven to lead in the medical device industry to improve the quality of life of the patients we serve.

Freudenberg Medical is a local, innovative, high growth company with a collaborative, high performance work environment. We develop and manufacture minimally invasive, single use medical devices in the endoscopy, cardiovascular, neurovascular, and urology markets. The products we develop and manufacture are typically market disruptive and displace higher cost procedures.

Location: Facility in Jeffersonville, IN

Duration: 3 to 6 months


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Freudenberg Medical Minimally Invasive Solutions
Rachel Peterson ∙ Human Resources ∙ 2301 Centennial Blvd. ∙ 47130 Jeffersonville, IN ∙
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