Manufacturing Engineer
Thermo Fisher Scientific - Middletown, VA

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Utilizes knowledge of engineering principles in connection with executing responsibilities, which responsibilities include process improvement, problem resolution, project management, and employee training.
  • Provides support to manufacturing departments for the design, fabrication, modification, and evaluation of parts, assemblies, components, sub-assemblies, tooling, and final products.
  • Provides support to manufacturing departments by collecting and processing information related to assigned projects, evaluating all information and alternatives, preparing and presenting plans, and recommending a course of action to management.
  • Prepares cost estimates for labor, tooling, and equipment and prepares appropriation requests.
  • Coordinates manufacturing launch for new or revised products/processes, including the deployment and training of team members.
  • Designs and/or procures equipment/machines/tools.
  • Monitors performance of equipment/machines/tools and manufacturing processes.
  • Evaluates and approves drawings, routings, manufacturing instructions, specs, and other documents.
  • Prepares/manufactures prototypes and participates in design reviews, as required, utilizing the principles of concurrent engineering.
  • Analyzes and solves a range of engineering problems from basic technical problems to complex problems that require: the analysis of situations or data; an in-depth evaluation of various factors; and/or a new, innovative approach or breakthrough in technology.
  • Manages (i.e., plans, organizes, and executes) project assignments of varying complexity; prioritizes projects; determines project goals; maintains project schedule and tracks project milestones; selects methods and techniques to lead a project to completion; and evaluates outcomes.
  • Assists Senior Manufacturing Engineer with manufacturing processes, line layouts, fixture design, equipment validations (IQ/OQ), FAT, capability studies, documentation, LEAN techniques, etc.
  • Assists Packaging Engineering with design, development, improvement, and cost reduction of new and existing products
  • Plans, conducts and supervises the design and development of new and revised packaging for products.
  • Assesses and resolves packaging problems arising in production or in the field.
  • Initiates studies designed to minimize packaging costs while maintaining or enhancing appearance.
  • Meets plant individual performance expectation focusing on Quality, Safety and Delivery.
  • Assures all teams are in the adherence to all Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP).
  • Assures compliance with corporate site and regulatory policies, practices and guidelines.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

  • Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field with Minimum 3 years experience in manufacturing engineering. OR 7-10 years experience in manufacturing engineering.
    Physical Requirements:
    • Business casual office environment
    • Significant time each day spent in GMP manufacturing environment in which designated PPE will be required.
    • Position will require sitting and standing.
    • Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
    Non-Negotiable Hiring Criteria:
    • Must be able to design and modify fixturing and equipment
    • Must have experience with packaging processes, packaging equipment, and high volume automation
    • Good organizational and project management skills
    • Excellent problem solving and written/verbal communication skills
    • Excellent computer skills (MSOffice®) to run data analysis of packaging solutions
    • Working knowledge of mainframe MRP/ERP systems (SAP® is a plus)
    • Working knowledge of engineering graphics (i.e. AutoCAD®)

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    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (NYSE: TMO) is the world leader in serving science, with revenues of $17 billion and approximately 50,000...