What Manufacturing Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health
Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for developing manufacturing processes, production floor layouts and associated tools. Reviews new designs for manufacturability. Designs process improvements to reduce product cost, process cycle time and improved product quality.
The Principal Manufacturing Engineer position is responsible for the project management, specification, design, installation and start-up of plant processes and support equipment. The incumbent will lead projects to reduce operating cost through cost reduction (VIP's), improved process control and machine reliability as well as projects that introduce new products or processes (Capital projects) to the plant. The incumbent will also provide necessary leadership and mentoring to the Technical Group.
Hands on process improvements with manufacturing instruments to solve technical problems.
Perform studies of existing conditions related to the problem presented and analyze required changes to achieve increased production output and/or reduce product defects and waste.
Ability to redesign existing machine components to improve performance. This may include adding or modifying sensors, brackets or stations.
Project Management of Capital Expenditure Request (CER) projects. Responsibilities include:
Provide project definition, capital and expense estimates, and project timeline.
Ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget.
Review mechanical design for safety, quality, efficiency, and reliability.
Ensure new equipment provided to manufacturing location meets all applicable safety and environmental requirements.
Ensure completion of technical documentation, spending schedules, resource requirements, system mechanical drawings, and as-built assembly drawings.
Perform validations as required.
Adhere to plant policies/procedures and rules, GMP’s, ISO 13485 regulations and good housekeeping procedures.
Plan, construct, and develop operating procedures for devices according to assigned project requirements.
Use and understand Statistical based software and Quality tools (i.e., Process Maps, C&E Matrix, FMEA, and Design of Experiments) for warranting process changes or continuous improvements.
Efficient use of CAD based software for various plant manufacturing engineering applications.
Perform project presentations to the plant staff and other personnel as required.
Contribute as a Team Leader or Champion of CAPA projects as directed.
Work with Corporate Engineering, R&D, and OEM Departments as needed to support new equipment or product lines.
Have the ability to indirectly lead project teams.
Write Engineering Change Requests (ECRs).
Regularly write and execute Validation protocols.
Ability to perceive simple solutions to a broad concept of problems.
Bachelor’s degree (BS) in Engineering, or equivalent, from an accredited four (4) year college or university preferred
3+ years related work experience preferred
Working knowledge of computer aided drafting and CMMS preferred
What is expected of you and others at this level
Applies advanced knowledge and understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to manage a wide variety of projects
Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
Recommends new practices, processes, metrics, or models
Works on or may lead complex projects of large scope
Projects may have significant and long-term impact
Provides solutions which may set precedent
Independently determines method for completion of new projects
Receives guidance on overall project objectives
Acts as a mentor to less experienced colleagues
Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.