Principle Manufacturing Engineer
at Medix

Date Posted: 5/20/2019

Job Description

Job Summary:

The Principal Manufacturing Engineer supports the continued growth and success by developing and refining current and future processes critical to the success of the company. To enhance future growth of the company, corporate business objectives and direction need to be understood and modifications to current processes that will aid in achieving these objectives that need to be implemented. Additionally, the future development of new products will likely involve the understanding and successful implementation of new processes.

The Principal Manufacturing Engineer (Prin. Mfg. Eng) responsibilities include but not limited to support manufacturing for devices and to increase efficiency and boosts profits in the manufacturing sector. This includes leading or guiding project leads in NPD (New Product Development), Cost Savings, Manufacturing Process Improvements, and Product Line Transfers. The Prin. Mfg. Eng will not only need to follow but to develop new company's best practices and standard procedures to continue to be best in class in the global healthcare industry for Operations.

The Prin. Mfg. Eng will need to work closely with Quality Assurance, Sales, Marketing and the final customer to troubleshoot field complaints and to help troubleshoot potential issues, provide, and execute appropriate actions. Duties & Essential Job Functions:

  • Performs standard manufacturing engineering assignments and or works independently, by planning schedules and leading projects of moderate scope. Devises new approaches to problem solving by applying modified or standard manufacturing engineering principles.

  • Expected to identified and resolve simple and complex problems by using Lean Six Sigma techniques, including the development of a new design of experiments without assistance. Make detailed observations, analyze data, interprets results, and draw rational conclusions.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously without supervision. This includes creating detailed and accurate project tasks and schedules, interfacing with project team members and other support personnel and solving project related conflicts and issues.

  • Ability to organize and prepare internal or external data and documentation according to company policies for assigned projects. Also able to review and edit internal documentation for other team members. Able to lead in the preparation and presentation of materials for internal technical reviews.

  • Complete design concepts, prototypes, analytical models, process validations, documentation, and all other aspects of assigned manufacturing engineering projects according to FDA and ISO regulations and OsteoMed SOP's.

  • Provide leadership and technical expertise in the areas of design, development, testing and production scale-up of new packaging components and systems. Define Packaging Cost and roadmap for new devices (New Packaging and Process Technology Development).

  • Lead innovation and development involving package design, packaging equipment, test methods, packaging validations and customer requirements related to package design.

  • Recommend process, equipment, and package design consistent with company objectives.

  • Defines and approves package specifications and associated drawings.

  • Develops package testing plans and interprets results as required for various projects.

  • Coordinates and performs all activities associated with packaging manufacturing line testing

  • Innovates and utilizes technical expertise in the development of packaging materials and processes.

  • Interface with packaging suppliers to identify quality, production and technology capabilities, technology improvement plans and cost reduction goals.

  • Definition and implementation of verification and validation plans and protocols associated with manufacturing engineering projects.

  • Lead preparation of manufacturing engineering documentation including: engineering drawings, test plans, manufacturing instructions, design verification and validations, engineering change notices, artwork and other supporting manufacturing engineering documents.

  • Performs other assigned duties as determined by the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.

  • Accountable for leading teams and delivering projects on time and to budget.

  • Manufacturing and Project Engineering lead for activities in accordance with standard operating procedures. Key participant in PFMEA and DFMEA processes assuring specifications are well defined and documented.

  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

  • Conceptual leader for technology advances associated with tooling and process development.

  • Communicate and coordinate activities with multiple functional groups both within and outside of Operations.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Designs manufacturing processes, procedures and production layouts for assemblies, equipment installation, processing, machining and material handling.

  • Designs arrangement of machines within plant facilities to ensure most efficient and productive layout.

  • Designs sequence of operations and specifies procedures for the fabrication of tools and equipment and other functions that affect product performance.

  • Adapts machine or equipment design to factory and production conditions.

  • Inspects performance of machinery, equipment, and tools to verify their efficiency, and investigates and initiates corrective action of problems and deficiencies to ensure product quality.

  • Develops manufacturing processes that are applicable to statistical process control, and may develop those techniques.

  • Provides guidance to Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques.

  • Ensures processes and procedures are in compliance with regulations.

Reference number: 84011

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Addison, TX
  • Job Type: Science
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 5/20/2019

About Us

Medix provides workforce solutions to clients and creates opportunity for talent representing a variety of industries through our Healthcare, Scientific and Information Technology divisions. We have earned our reputation as an industry leader by providing unsurpassed customer service and top quality professionals to our clients.

At Medix we are extremely dedicated to our candidates, providing them with the best advice, support and direction during their job search. We work with all of our candidates personally to understand their skills and aspirations and best match them with opportunities that fit their goals. As we place contract, contract-to-hire and direct hire employment plans, we offer the flexibility to accommodate your schedule and needs.  We will also provide guidance and support during the interview process.  The benefits at Medix don’t stop there. After being employed for 30 days and averaging 30 hours per week for those 30 days, you become eligible for our benefit program.

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