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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: MediSurge
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer Department: Engineering/Operations Reporting Manager: Engineering Manager Position Purpose: The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing technical, hands-on knowledge and support for all aspects of production operations. Under the direction of Engineering Leadership, the Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for the development, implementation, setup, monitoring, and adjustments for the efficient operations of molds, machines, and auxiliary equipment. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing training, guidance, and coaching for operators. The Manufacturing Engineer will analyze operations to identify opportunities and implement changes to maintain and improve process yields as well as providing cross-functional support for process improvement projects, quality, productivity, cost reduction, and other exercises. The manufacturing engineer will have direct contact with customers to present technical information and provide project updates. Manufacturing Support: Follow and ensure that all personnel comply with FDA regulations, ISO standards, customer requirements, and standard operating procedures (SOPs) as defined by MediSurge---s policies and procedures Initiate Change Orders Lead project update communication to customers Use project management fundamentals to ensure projects align to intended timelines and resources Manage all engineer responsibilities for assigned manufacturing changes and/or new product launches Design and develop new manufacturing equipment, processes, process improvements, and cost reductions Develop, run, and document process validations (IQ, OQ, PQ) Monitor, recommend, obtain management approval, and implement improvements to fixtures, tools, methods, and processes to meet productivity and specification standards, including researching and providing cost estimates for design or process changes Evaluate existing machinery and processes; recommend improvements to improve operator safety/work ergonomics Optimize layout and material flow and implement lean concepts in work cells to increase manufacturing efficiencies, takt time, floor space utilization, and overhead Develop or review and revise technical documentation of manufacturing processes, include documentation of equipment qualification(s), setup, and maintenance procedures Respond to/troubleshoot issues and repair machinery; arrange for repair if unable to resolve issue Research, test, validate, and document compliance with quality standards, conformance to engineering designs, and overall safety of all manufacturing processes Use lean manufacturing root cause analysis/problem solving methods to identify opportunities for cost, lead time, inventory, and defect reductions Provide training to new or updated manufacturing processes Perform other duties as needed Requirements Education: Bachelor---s Degree required in Engineering or related field, required Experience: 3 years of engineering work experience Experience in contract manufacturing and/or manufacturing environment preferred but not required Experience working in a regulated environment (ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820, or other) preferred but not required Skills: Strong interpersonal, written, and oral communication skills Well organized and able to multi-task, prioritize, and manage multiple deliverables while working in a fast-pace environment Problem-solving skills and critical thinking Highly motivated, focused, self-starter Quality-driven customer service Able to work individually and as part of a team Working knowledge of machining, tools, fixturing, and assembly practices preferred but not required Knowledge and working experience with mechanical and electronic metrology equipment Physical: Some of the work is performed in a typical office environment and includes long periods of sitting at a desk, computer use, and frequent use of hands This position does require moderate amounts of walking, standing, bending, kneeling, stooping, pushing, pulling, reaching, lifting, and twisting Employee may be required to exert up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 20 pounds frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects Some travel may be required This role requires full-time attendance at our Grand Rapids location.

Keywords: MediSurge, Grand Rapids , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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