Lean Manufacturing Engineer II

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 57517 
Title: Lean Manufacturing Engineer II 
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. We are looking for a Lean Manufacturing Engineer II to help the business achieve production goals, cost reduction targets, and growth strategies by managing Safety, Quality, Delivery and Cost.  Drive waste reduction efforts across assigned area. This position is located in our Manufacturing Location in Ave Maria, Florida. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Maintain Managing for Daily Improvement (MDI) boards in assigned area and coordinate resources across the business to drive timely solutions.
  • Create standard work, perform line balancing, write work instructions/training material, and perform training for continuous improvement and new product introductions.
  • Provide Engineering with router data developed during the creation of standard work and line balancing.
  • Work with Quality to identify and implement inspection methods.
  • Work with Quality, Operations, and Planning to create Rework Addendums in response to NCR Rework dispositions.
  • Create requirements and coordinate effective implementation with Engineering and outside vendors of equipment, tooling, and fixtures.
  • Act as liaison between Finance, Engineering, Facilities, and Materials/Supply Chain to develop business case rationale for engineering projects and to coordinate the MOC (Management of Change) process.
  • Act as a liaison between the AMI Engineering teams, INC Supply Chain, and INC product design and packaging design during request for pre-production samples (prototype, EGP-, pre V&V, V&V).
  • Develop an understanding of current manufacturing processes and identify targets for improvement in data collection/trending, work order transaction processes, and operational efficiencies
  • Work with Operations Excellence to schedule kaizen events targeting issues identified on MDI boards and new products/processes.
  • Review product documentation for accuracy and completeness (BOMs, Routers, Assembly Drawings, Packaging Instructions, Component Drawings, Inspection Process Sheets, etc.).
  • Evaluate and approve engineering changes prior to implementation on plant floor.
  • Support the maintenance of equipment and tooling once released to production through troubleshooting, repair tracking, and analysis of impact to the validated state.
  • Evaluate the impact of corrective maintenance (repairs) and perform Verification Studies as needed.
  • Provide data for financial analysis for Make/Buy decisions.


Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering discipline required.
  • Expereince in medical device manufacturing or other health sciences industry preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant professional experience required.
  • SAP, miniTab, SolidWorks experience preferred. 
  • Experience working in a cleanroom or controlled environment preferred. 


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


Mathematical Skills

Ability to comprehend and apply mathematical principles to the degree required to perform the job based upon job requirements. 


Language and Communication Skills:

Ability to comprehend and apply language skills to the degree required to perform the job based upon the job requirements listed above.  Ability to verbally communicate ideas and issues effectively to other team members and management.  Ability to write and record data and information as required by procedures.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 


The employee is frequently required to stand for 8-10 hours per day wearing gowns, hairnets, and gloves; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.  Must possess the dexterity to utilize writing utensils (pen/pencil), calculators, small hand-held tools, manual razors, and other mechanical/electrical equipment without assistance.  Ability to work in close proximity to fellow teammates in cramped conditions.


Vision Requirements:

Visual acuity necessary to do the job safely and effectively. 

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision using a microscope and light source


Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The area that this job is performed in is a general office or open cubicle/workstation environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Arthrex 2023 Benefits

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company-Provided Life Insurance
  • Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Supplemental Insurance Plans (Accident, Cancer, Hospital, Critical Illness)
  • Matching 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Annual Bonus
  • Wellness Incentive Program
  • Free Onsite Medical Clinics
  • Free Onsite Lunch
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program
  • Trip of a Lifetime
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off
  • Volunteer PTO
  • Employee Assistance Provider (EAP)



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.

Nearest Major Market: Naples

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