Director, Manufacturing Engineering - Ave Maria

Date: Jan 4, 2022

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 46918 
Title: Director, Manufacturing Engineering - Ave Maria 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Ave Maria, FL









Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex Manufacturing is looking for a Director of Manufacturing Engineering to join our team at our facility in Ave Maria, FL. This is an excellent opportunity to lead an engineering department as our company continues to grow. This individual will lead, manage, and provide direction to the Manufacturing Engineering department supporting new product introduction, current product evolution, and ongoing process effectiveness. Excellent communication skills along with ten years or more of manufacturing experience in a highly regulated environment, proven leadership experience and a bachelor’s degree are essential for this position. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise Manufacturing Engineering Managers over multiple product line including but not limited to arthroscopy and arthroplasty.
  • Effectively liaison with Design Engineering, Product management, Quality, Materials, and Operations teams to produce desired results.
  • Align Manufacturing Engineering human capital and financial resources to support business objectives
  • Responsible for annual budget submission.
  • Drive business results improvements, new product speed to market, throughput increase, scrap reduction, overall COG’s reduction, and enhanced safety.
  • Responsible for evaluating and recommending new technologies to support current and new and existing product lines.
  • Ensure new products are supported through internal or external resources.
  • Ensure information and documentation is consistently accurate.
  • Up to 20% travel.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required, preferably in Mechanical or Manufacturing.
  • 10 years manufacturing work experience in highly regulated industry required, preferably in a medical device environment.
  • 5 years supervisory experience required.
  • Well versed in FDA, ISO, and OSHA compliance issues.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Excellent organizational, leadership/decision making, and communication skills.
  • ERP systems, MS Office, and knowledge of manufacturing technologies.



All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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