Manufacturing Engineer - New Product Introduction
Austin, TX
Job Description:
Applies comprehensive knowledge of engineering principles, Company policies and experience and demonstrates good judgment and discretion in order to develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequences and processes related to the manufacturing, production or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.

Responsible for performing activities of moderate to complex scope that may include but not limited to: coordinating with Product Development in implementing production of new products; accurately estimating manufacturing cost; determining time standards; making in-depth recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines; overseeing the installation, modification, upgrade and maintenance of manufacturing, production or fabrication equipment, systems, and technology; maintaining records, technical notices, upgrades, safety issues and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations as needed per Company policies and standards; establishing programs and solutions for increasing up-time and for problem or process related issues; providing technical support as needed; working on large and complex projects.

Capacity is typically 70% resource, 30% leader.

Minimum Qualifications:
7+ Years of Experience as a full time ME or BME – no exceptions
BS in Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Equivalent
Strong knowledge of standard machining and finishing processes for metal and plastic components.
Experience working in a regulated environment pertaining to control, creation and editing of manufacturing related documentation.
Experience working with Product Development, Quality, and Operations to develop product specifications and provide design for manufacturability feedback.
Working knowledge of drafting standards and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
Familiarity with forging, casting, injection molding, and additive technologies would be beneficial.

Preferred Qualifications:
Master Degree in Engineering

Essential Requirements:
Must be able to remain in a stationary position 50% of the time
Needs to occasionally move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
Needs to occasionally twist, stoop, crouch, reach about shoulders and below knees
Needs to occasionally lift 40-50 pounds
Must be able to move around a warehouse environment 30% of the time
DJO Global is a leading global developer, manufacturer and distributor of high-quality medical devices that provide solutions for musculoskeletal health, vascular health and pain management. Our products address the continuum of patient care from injury prevention to rehabilitation after surgery, injury or from degenerative disease, enabling people to regain or maintain their natural motion. Our products are used by orthopedic specialists, spine surgeons, primary care physicians, pain management specialists, physical therapists, podiatrists, chiropractors, athletic trainers and other healthcare professionals. In addition, many of our medical devices and related accessories are used by athletes and patients for injury prevention and at-home physical therapy treatment. Product lines include rigid and soft orthopedic bracing, hot and cold therapy, bone growth stimulators, vascular therapy systems and compression garments, therapeutic shoes and inserts, electrical stimulators used for pain management and physical therapy products. Our surgical division offers a comprehensive suite of reconstructive joint products for the hip, knee and shoulder. Our products are marketed under a portfolio of brands including Aircast®, Chattanooga, CMF™, Compex®, DonJoy®, ProCare®, Exos™, Dr. Comfort®, DonJoy Performance® and DJO® Surgical.

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DJO is a growing subsidiary of diversified technology leader Colfax Corporation

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