Sample Manufacturing Engineer Job Description

Job Description

[CompanyX] is a global developer of high-performing pharmaceutical solutions and technologies. Our innovative design systems, streamline operations to help deliver products and services to the healthcare industry on budget and on time. We’re looking for an experienced manufacturing engineer to monitor the use of equipment and identify opportunities for improvement, in order to increase productivity while maintaining product quality. Our ideal candidate will have a natural desire to improve processes, and a drive to lead dynamic projects that improve the way healthcare is delivered to patients around the world.

Objectives of this Role

  • Analyze and evaluate existing systems and processes, identifying value-added and non-value-added activities to solve design challenges
  • Conceive, design, test, and develop innovative solutions based on analysis and organizational objectives
  • Evaluate and explore new and existing processes, equipment, and materials as an input to scheduling methods, performance metrics and financial standards
  • Foster [CompanyX]’s reputation by delivering innovative solutions while upholding company, federal, and state regulations
  • Manage and conduct employee training for productivity improvement projects, and mentor fellow engineers and technicians

Daily and Monthly Responsibilities

  • Utilize principles of mathematics, science, and engineering to streamline processes
  • Identify opportunities to prevent waste and inefficiency in production
  • Research and test design ideas to determine feasibility, utilizing Lean Manufacturing, Kaizen, Six Sigma, and root cause analysis to formulate and support innovation, corrective actions, and continuous improvement activities
  • Develop and design robust manufacturing concepts to simplify and improve processes and ensure best practice
  • Perform structural and thermal analyses of components and assemblies, building prototypes, evaluating performance, identifying issues, and making improvements
  • Create and maintain required manufacturing process documentation, including process flow charts, capacity and utilization studies, time and motion studies, standard work, cycle time analysis and line balancing
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gain insight and direction

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (IE or ME)
  • 7+ years related engineering experience
  • In-depth understanding of lean manufacturing principles
  • Hands-on experience building small prototypes
  • Proficiency with analytical tools, workflow time study, and process balancing
  • Ability to interface with program management, manufacturing leads, customer, and functional leads; provide daily direction and guidance to junior associates and management
  • Advanced experience using MS suite, including Access, Excel, and PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Pro-E and AutoCAD
  • Knowledge of advanced product quality planning (APQP) and production part approval process (PPAP)