Manager - Manufacturing Engineering

Date: Jun 15, 2019

Location: Ave Maria, FL, US, 34142

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 41363
Title: Manager - Manufacturing Engineering 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02)
Location: Ave Maria, FL


Arthrex is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager for the Pilot Production Department will be working to lead the team to develop, implement and improve capable and cost effective manufacturing processes that produce quality products. The Manufacturing Engineering Manager will work with a team of Engineers to support Arthrex Manufacturing, Inc. goals. Excellent communications and analytical skills, manufacturing engineering/manufacturing operations experience with a minimum of 3 years supervisory or management experience, good working knowledge of Lean, Six Sigma and other modern Continuous Improvement tools & techniques and a Bachelors’ degree in Engineering will be essential for this position. This position will be located at our manufacturing site Ave Maria, Southwest Florida.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and utilize systematic and comprehensive methods and tools to accomplish objectives
    1. Voice of the Customer
    2. Requirements Flow
    3. Use Conditions
    4. Engineering Concept Generation and Selection
    5. Process Development Robust Engineering
    6. Design for Manufacturability, Assembly, Inspection, and Control
    7. Process and Measurement Capability
    8. Process Control
  • Deploy techniques to “get it right” the first time
  • Base conclusions on analytical methods, rational logic, and critical thinking skills
  • Leverage Project Management tools to establish a plan and deliver reliable, predictable results
  • Seek, identify, mitigate, and control sources of equipment, process, operator, and measurement variation
  • Identify and control through sound engineering methods and techniques process inputs, characteristics, and parameters that significantly influence process outcomes
  • Acquire awareness and knowledge of new and advanced manufacturing technologies
  • Establish a customer focused approach; external and internal customers


Incidental Duties:

The above statements describe the general nature and level of work being performed in this job.  They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, and indeed additional responsibilities may be assigned, as required, by management.


Education and Experience:

Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or closely-related field.

Minimum 7 years Manufacturing Engineering/Manufacturing Operations experience with a minimum of 3 years supervisory or management experience. 

Medical Device Manufacturing experience is strongly preferred.


Knowledge and Skill Requirements/Specialized Courses and/or Training:

Full working knowledge in Design for Six Sigma, and Lean Six Sigma Manufacturing Techniques.  Demonstrates process improvement skills.  Demonstrates strong computer skills.


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Knowledge of all manufacturing machines.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems, collect 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 mathematic and descriptive statistic 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 sit; use hands and fingers, to handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

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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