Position : Manufacturing Engineer II
Location : San Jose, CA
Duration : 12 Months
Total Hours/week : 40.00
Client: Medical Device Company
Job Category: Engineering
Employment Type: Contract on W2 (Need US Citizens Or GC Holders Only)
Work hours: 8 hours 8:00 to 5:00
3 Must haves on the resume:
- Medical device or complex systems manufacturing
- BOM, routings, manufacturing assembly documentation, tooling development
- The Manufacturing Engineer II (ME II) is a key contributor within the Instruments Manufacturing department.
- The ME II has both a manufacturing engineering and a project manager responsibility in working with projects or problems of small to moderate scope that require good judgment, with little management involvement, and will lead change, contribute new ideas, and find innovative methods to accomplish goals, expected to have the ability to get things done through people that do not report to them.
Roles and Responsibilities:
- Key member of, and sometimes lead, cross functional project teams in Manufacturing Operations.
- Major objectives may include: to improve manufacturing operational efficiency, optimize product design, qualify replacement components or suppliers, improve product quality, improve customer satisfaction, or reduce manufacturing and material costs.
- Product changes are typically multi-disciplinary: mechanical, optical, electrical, and fluidic.
- In addition, the role supports the introduction of new products into manufacturing as a member of an NPI program team. Establish processes and procedures, create assembly documentation.
- Review engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity and manufacturability.
- Evaluate and qualify new suppliers. Train production personnel. Utilize and oversee more junior engineers.
- Authors or understands engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, routings, COGS, and operational procedures.
- Authors ECOs and implements into the operational and commercial environment.
- Hands-on support to the manufacturing assembly and test processes for flow cytometry instruments.
- Must be an adept and experienced problem solver who is able to determine root cause of difficult technical issues. Must be able to implement effective solutions in a timely manner.
- Incorporates Design-for-Manufacturability and Lean Manufacturing concepts to product and process design.
- Creates defendable IQ/OQ/PQs to test and qualify new components, tools or process steps, and subsequently updates AMLs and ASLs, while working with internal teams and external suppliers/subcontractors for timely implementation of new materials and processes.
- May also perform and document field failure investigations, identify root cause, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts.
- Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.
- Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work.
- Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.
- Promotes a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.
- Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs.
- Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies health and safety authorities of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.
- Typically requires a BS degree: ME, EE, IE, IT or equivalent
- 4-6 + years’ experience in a high tech manufacturing environment
- Must be proficient in the use of personal computers: Microsoft Windows tools, including MS Project, Visio
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must have good interpersonal skills: conflict resolution, negotiation, and time management skills
- Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures
- Must have experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders
- Must have project management experience, lead continuous improvement efforts with cross functional teams
- Experience developing manufacturing processes, writing procedures, and training assembly personnel
- Work with quality and reliability teams to conduct risk analyses, FMEA reviews and able to define critical-to-quality criteria and present test plans for proposed changes or solutions.
- Ability to be effective with minimal direction. Recognizes problems and addresses them without waiting to be instructed to do so
- Familiarity with ISO 9000 standards
- Proficiency with some of the following applications: Creo/Pro-E, Solidworks, AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Access, SAP ERP
- Experience resolving technical issues involving lasers, optical components, fluidic systems or digital/analog circuitry.
- Experience supporting some of the following commodities or supplier types: lasers, optical components, fluidic systems, machined parts, sheet metal, cables, PCA’s, plastics, power systems, product packaging, turnkey subcontractors, hardware, labeling cGMP familiarity 21 CFR part 820, medical device manufacturing experience
- Experience implementing Demand Flow Technology (DFT) processes
- Experience utilizing Design-for-Manufacturability concepts
- Experience implementing LEAN manufacturing processes
- 6 Sigma green or black belt