Our client, a Global Leader in the Medical Device Industry has an immediate opening for a Manufacturing Engineer for a 6 month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.
Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)
Manufacturing Engineering identifies areas for continuous improvement, effecting positive change using modern engineering methods to improve product quality and the manufacturability of current products
GENERAL SUMMARY: Works with limited supervision under the direction of Operations Management and/or with Project Leaders and other cross-functional groups (Production, Design Engineering, Quality Assurance, and Purchasing) to identify and lead improvements to the manufacturing and new product development processes.
Resolve manufacturing issues from the most apparent symptoms to root cause using the DMAIC process or similar techniques.
Coordinate on technical-level resolution/corrective action for mechanical design problems and defective materials.
Lead the development and implementation of reliable manufacturing methods, working across functional groups; develop and implement new manufacturing processes and concepts.
Design, conduct, and report on experiments to characterize and validate new or changed manufacturing processes.
Train and mentor lower-level manufacturing engineers.
Initiate capital expansion programs to facilitate cost improvement of products.
Document and ensure configuration control.
Prepare technical reports and feasibility studies.
Review and analyze procedures to ensure cost-effectiveness.
Coordinate new product and sustaining activities.
Evaluate product designs and facilitate DF(X) improvements.
Conduct process audit and method analysis.
Coordinate MRB/scrap/rework activities.
Represent client in dealings with vendors and suppliers.
Determine economic justifications for manufacturability make vs. Buy (product), lease vs. Buy (capital equipment).
Perform other related duties as assigned
Bachelor s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical experience is required.
Proven Project Coordination skills through the delivery of business-critical projects.
4+ years experience in a manufacturing environment preferred
Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents.
Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment
Demonstrable analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment
Demonstrable ability to work autonomously