Operations Director

Are you motivated by establishing a new high-tech medical manufacturing site? Working with continuous improvement and thrive in a very fast paced, international environment? Do you want to have impact on the success of 3Shape China and to work with challenging tasks of building a new company?

In a manufacturing environment you will be growing the infrastructure and drive the short and long-range strategic planning process for operations by overseeing and managing all manufacturing operations, including manufacturing itself, production control, inventory control, materials functions, such as purchasing, and shipping/receiving activities. Defines goals and resolve problems in conjunction manufacturing, quality assurance, engineering, and sales.

You will report directly to the Director, Global Operations and will based in our new start-up factory in Shanghai (Jinshan District).



Develop operations-related plans, budgets, and policies and procedures (ISO13485, Good Manufacturing Practices (Medical Device Manufacturing Requirements). Maintain safety and regulatory compliance relating to the production facility. You will select, develop, and evaluate personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


Perform all required management responsibilities including but not limited to: implementing the company's policies, programs, and guidelines; ensuring employee productivity and growth; managing resources; and maintaining functional, technical, and external market awareness necessary for managing immediate organization.


Job Requirements Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Ability, competence, and confidence to lead people.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with AX or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.
  • Good English skills


Typical Education and Experience:

  • Masters Degree preferred.
  • 15 years of related manufacturing experience. Experience in medical device industry/manufacturing is an advantage.
  • 7 years management experience (preferably in an international company).



A unique opportunity to further develop the 3Shape Manufacturing Shanghai with a focus on operational excellence and growth. You will have a high influence on our business and will be part of setting the strategic focus of the company. You will furthermore get the chance to set your footprint on our future operational infrastructure. You will join a professional and visionary team – characterized by high ambitions and a fun and informal atmosphere. The position offers excellent opportunities for both personal and professional development.

Application deadline



Shanghai, China


Vickie Wang

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About Us

3Shape A/S is a Danish company specializing in the development and marketing of 3D scanners and CAD/CAM software solutions for the use, creation, processing, analysis and management of high quality 3D data.

Working at 3Shape

Become part of an international success, financially as well as product wise. As an employee, you have plenty of room to both make a difference and fulfill personal ambitions in a very knowledge intensive and challenging environment.

3Shape Technology

Through the relentless drive for new digital innovation by 3Shape, we claim to be the most extensive and versatile CAD/CAM system on the market.

3Shape - a Global Company

3Shape is headquartered in Copenhagen, with development teams in Denmark as well as in the Ukraine and with a production site in Poland. 3Shape is a global company with presence in Europe, Asia and the Americas.

Our People

Employing and developing the right people is an important key to 3Shape's success. We want to be the best within our business, an ambition which has created a true fighting spirit throughout the company - with lots of commitment and courage, and a professional attitude towards business.