The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for optimizing and supporting the manufacturing process of the company’s products and services. Included in these responsibilities: create, document, develop, and implement processes and procedures required to assemble, test, and manufacture the products of the company while adhering to all safety, quality, regulatory and customer requirements.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Develops, evaluates, improves and eliminates waste in all manufacturing processes, utilizing Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma techniques.
Develops and implements process control techniques and procedures into manufacturing environments.
Analyzes manufacturing process flows and floor layout for the enhancements of safety, quality, cost reduction, and throughput.
Creates and implements manufacturing cells when applicable.
Collaborates with quality control and design engineering regarding product tooling, gaging and design to ensure effectual production methods necessary to achieve zero defect, low product cost and standard work.
Estimates resource requirements, production times, and relative costs to provide data for operational decisions.
Works closely with manufacturing departments to develop, coordinate, and implement technical training for employees.
Creates and maintains tool, fixtures and functional gauges to support manufacturing.
Process ERP system data to support shop floor activity.
Provides engineering support to the production department to troubleshoot and resolve technical problems.
Supports company policies and procedures, goals and objectives, FDA regulations, and good manufacturing practices.
Assist with design reviews, PMFEA, FMEA activities, root cause analysis for non-conformances and corrective actions.
Provide data-driven solutions for process improvement and field investigations, remediation’s for RMA Team as needed.
Involved with IQ/OQ/PQ Validations and DCN Process.
Lead projects for Lean / Six Sigma Initiatives and provides capital equipment justifications.
Education and Experience:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent degree and experience in a related field, preferred.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing, machine shop or tooling manufacturing environment, required.
Secondary process experience (welding, polishing, electropolish, passivation, assembly) preferred.
Ability to develop a 3D model using Solidworks or similar software, preferred.
Write the CNC program using Mastercam or similar software and building prototypes, preferred.
Silicone molding experience preferred.
Lean project experience in cost reduction/process optimization required.
Medical industry background preferred.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Extensive experience in CNC processes.
Strong background in Process Improvement.
Lean / Six Sigma methodology.
CAD CAM for designing and manufacturing.
Knowledge of SPC tools and processes and cellular manfacturing
Blue Print reading including GD&T dimensioning.
Proficient in 3D Modeling (Solidworks, or other), fixture development and tooling optimization.
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