Engineer II - Manufacturing - Sutures

Date: Nov 23, 2022

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 56100 
Title: Engineer II - Manufacturing - Sutures 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arthrex, Inc. is a global medical device company and a leader in new product development and medical education in orthopedics. Arthrex is actively searching for a Manufacturing Engineer II in our Sutures/Braiding group. Successful candidates are required to have a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology with two or more years of post education working experience. Join our talented team at a global medical device company focused on Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™.

 

Main Objective:

Design, develop, implement and improve manufacturing processes for medical textiles to produce cost effective quality medical device products and systems. Provide manufacturing engineering expertise to create, document and implement required procedures and documents.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with project teams to identify issues and risks. During new product development integrate with Engineers, Design Engineers, Quality Engineers and the Production Department to ensure cost effective new product development and introduction into manufacturing.
  • Develop a continuous improvement culture, skills set and tools to enhance quality and operational excellence.
  • Lead/support process improvement initiative.
  • Introduce new equipment, products, and processes. Present process and equipment recommendations to Leadership Team with equipment reviews and plans for implementation.
  • Initiate new projects and be the Project Leader for key improvement initiatives, identifying best practices.
  • Develop an understanding of the current manufacturing processes and identify targets for improvement in operation efficiencies.
  • Develop manufacturing Work Instructions.
  • Provide process support on manufacturing technical issues.
  • Provide process and equipment expertise and support for daily braid and textile manufacturing, assembly, and clean-room sterile packaging efforts/and or production efforts.
  • Develop action plans to achieve short and long-range efficiency goals, selection of new production methods, designs of production fixtures, and methods to monitor efficiencies.
  • Lead and/or assist with implementation of textile product specifications into manufacturing.
  • Monitor timelines and project deliverables to ensure adherence with approved project plans for manufacturing process development.
  • Develop protocols and coordinate validation of equipment and processes.
  • Stay current with methods used in the medical device industry to advance technologies.
  • Participate in defining Preventive Maintenance programs for production equipment.
  • Investigates and test in time reliability and quality improvements
  • Ensure Information and documentation is consistently accurate
  • Analyze and plan workforce utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confer with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Apply statistical methods to estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Provide process and equipment expertise and support.
  • Identify issues and risks to ensure cost effective new product development and introduction into manufacturing.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology required.
  • 2 years of manufacturing process improvement experience.
  • Proven experience in leading process improvement projects.
  • Medical device manufacturing environment preferred along with experience working within textile production environments and/or manual assembly environments, preferably in suture assembly or other medical device assembly.
  • Experience in workflow optimization, work measurement, efficiencies.
  • Recognized process improvement training (Lean, Six Sigma) preferred.
  • Industrial Engineering experience is a plus, but not essential.
  • Understanding of BOMs and routings.

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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