Bachelors of Science
The Manufacturing Engineer may be responsible for multiple stages of a project relating to creating, maintaining, and improving production processes and/or products in the manufacturing core. He/she is expected to contribute individually or on a team to the success of engineering projects by brainstorming solutions, refining ideas, and using existing or devising new processes to evaluate or improve product or process performance. An applicant should have more than an introductory level of technical expertise and some experience with design and process control and project management.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED: (list required and preferred separately)
- Developing and implementing process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments.
- Analyzing and optimizing manufacturing process flows continually for the enhancements of quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
- Conferring with vendors in determining product specifications and arranging equipment, parts, or material purchase, and evaluating products according to quality standards and specifications.
- Working closely with manufacturing department to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
- Working with the Planning Group in estimating staffing requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.
- Collaborating with Product Development and Process Development engineering regarding product tooling, equipment, and gage design as well as product design to ensure effective production methods.
- Providing engineering support in production departments to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
- Coordinating work with tool room, equipment, and facilities personnel, assigned technicians, and outside vendors.
- Supporting company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA and AATB regulations, local, state, and federal laws, and good manufacturing practices.
- Working with facilities and affected business unit(s) to create and/or refine appropriate preventative maintenance procedures and schedules.
- Working with the calibration department and affected business unit(s) to create and/or refine appropriate calibration procedures and schedules.
- Other duties as assigned.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: (list required and preferred separately)
- BS degree in an engineering or related discipline and relevant working experience (internships considered)
- Project Management experience preferred
- Medical Device or Tissue Bank experience preferred
- Hands on experience with machinery preferred
- Production environment experience preferred
List activity requirements and percentage of time : KEY: Not at all (0%), Occasional (1-33%), Frequent (34-66%), Constant (67-100%)
- Ability to complete assigned tasks with supervision. This could include creating detailed and accurate project task and schedules, interfacing with project team members and other support personnel and solving simple project-related conflicts and issues.
- Ability to create and maintain internal data and documentation according to company policies for assigned projects. Ability to organize and prepare presentation of materials for internal or external technical reviews.
- Provides input to more senior engineers and team members on materials for internal technical reviews.
- Ability to solve simple problems and design simple experiments. Ability to resolve technical issues within the scope of one's core educational expertise with assistance and monitoring from more experienced staff.
- Ability to provide internal communication on technical results and issues, both verbally and in written form.
- Ability to work collaboratively with others
- Ability to communicate openly and honestly.
- Ability to complete standard design and engineering tasks without assistance in the scope of core educational expertise.
- Knowledge of six sigma, kaizen, or similar mechanism for process improvements
- Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Processes or similar
- Knowledge of process control techniques and methods
Climbing: Not at all (0%) Bending: Occasional (1-33%) Kneeling/Crawling with force: Not at all (0%)
Pulling: Occasional (1-33%) Reaching Above Head: Occasional (1-33%) Twisting at waist: Occasional (1-33%)
Lift above shoulders: Occasional (1-33%) Lift from floor level: Occasional (1-33%)
Medium work: Physically handle objects up to 50 lbs. frequently.
Stand for 6 hours/day Sit for 8 hours/day Perform repetitive tasks/motions Have good manual dexterity
Have good eye/hand/foot coordination Hear alarms/telephone/normal voice Have Clarity of Vision
Near Acuity ( Clarity of vision at 20 inches or less) Far Acuity ( Clarity of vision at 20 feet or more) Distinguish colors
WORKING CONDITIONS: Biomedical manufacturing environment. Potential hazards include exposure to:
Hazardous chemicals: Occasional (1-33%) Blood or body fluids: Occasional (1-33%)
Extreme conditions, hot or cold: Occasional (1-33%) Communicable diseases: Occasional (1-33%)
Saw Blades, needles or other sharp objects: Occasional (1-33%) Unprotected heights: Not at all (0%)
Moving mechanical parts: Occasional (1-33%) Latex exposure: Occasional (1-33%)
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