Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Senior Manufacturing Engineer 
(Direct Hire)

RosevilleCA

Job Requisition:  6377

Description for Senior Manufacturing Engineer:
As a senior member of the Manufacturing Engineering team, you will be called upon to solve complex problems and implement innovative solutions. You will be a leader in providing manufacturing technology and robust solutions aimed at commercializing new products and continuously improving production processes. As the manufacturing engineering owner of a product line, you will work cross-functionally with engineering groups across the company, as well as with Production, Quality Control and Quality Assurance, you will resolve problems encountered on the production floor and throughout the business, and will apply your engineering knowledge and creativity to implement adaptations and modifications to the production line and to quality systems. 

Responsibilities for Senior Manufacturing Engineer: 
  • Identify strategies for improvement
  • Solve complex problems and implement innovative solutions
  • Execute detailed root cause analysis and recommend vetted solutions
  • Communicate and explain problems and solutions cross-functionally and inter-departmentally
  • Approach problems from a detail-oriented perspective
  • With a high level of customer service, provide engineering support to operations and own the process of line expansion
  • Uncover opportunities to initiate projects that directly impact yield and throughput
  • Create and maintain product and process documentation
  • Test processes, equipment, raw materials, and product and perform process validations
  • Author protocols to execute tests and write reports and make conclusions and/or recommendations based on test results
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work as part of a project or as a total project
  • Develop specifications of a product, process, or piece of equipment
  • Develop, characterize, and optimize processes using statistical techniques and engineering knowledge and experience
  • Coordinate with the appropriate suppliers and other external resources needed in developing and implementing process improvement plans
  • Train assemblers, quality control and technicians, as necessary, on processes, equipment, and documentation
Requirements for Senior Manufacturing Engineer:
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, or Materials Engineering, or a related discipline required
  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Prior experience working in the medical devices industry and knowledge of FDA regulations highly desired
  • Strong manufacturing process improvement/process development background, Lean Manufacturing experience is a plus
  • Strong problem-solving capability and experience with Root-Cause Analysis (RCA)
  • Experience with PFMEA and Risk Analysis
  • Experience with production line support
  • Strong leadership characteristics with a knack for mentoring junior engineers
  • The ability to communicate complex issues in a clear, compelling manner, both orally and in writing
  • Proven ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment where navigating grey areas is a welcomed challenge preferred
  • Highly motivated with a strong sense of self-drive
 
Desired for Senior Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Experience transferring manufacturing lines
  • Experience in manufacturing automation machinery and automating various manufacturing processes
*Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. Will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening
 

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