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Manufacturing Engineer II - CNC

Date: Jun 10, 2021

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 48284 
Title: Engineer - Manufacturing 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

This position will support our CNC machining operations. Ideal candidates will have previous engineering experience in a machining environment, preferably with milling centers and/or Swiss lathes.

 

Main Objective:

Responsible for supporting Engineering Manager with all support for the life cycle development of Class I, II and III medical devices, including new product development and maintenance of released products.

 

This includes design, develop, implement and improve manufacturing processes 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 Packaging Department/and or Production Department to ensure cost effective new product development and introduction into manufacturing.
  • Develop a continuous improvement culture, skills sets 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 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 packaging design/and or production 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 clean room equipment/ and or production equipment associated with packaging or production activities.
  • Investigates and test in time reliability and quality improvements
  • Drives automation to replace the manual process as much as possible
  • Ensure Information and documentation is consistently accurate
  • Analyzes and plans workforce utilization, space requirements, and workflow, and designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Confers with vendors to determine product specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts, and evaluates products according to specifications and quality standards.
  • Estimates production times, staffing requirements, and related costs to provide information for management decisions.
  • Applies 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.

 

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering and Engineering Technology.
  • 3+ years of manufacturing process improvement experience required.
  • Proven experience in leading process improvement projects.
  • Medical device manufacturing environment preferred.        
  • Experience in workflow optimization, work measurement, efficiencies.
  • Recognized process improvement training (Lean, Six Sigma) preferred.

 

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

Ability to work independently and effectively with cross functional teams.

Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes.

Detail oriented with strong analytical skills.

Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.

Experienced user of MS Office Suite and CAD.

Experience with planning and conducting tests to validate equipment and processes.

Experience in completing technical documentation for engineering and manufacturing.

SPC (Statistical Process Control) knowledge.

Familiarity with clean room practices preferred.

Project management knowledge preferred.

 

 

Benefits Arthrex Offers:

  • Arthrex pays 100% of employee's medical and dental coverage with voluntary participation in the wellness program. For regular, full-time and part-time employees Arthrex pays 50% of employee's dependent coverage.
  • The Arthrex Medical Center provides convenient, free care for employees.
  • Arthrex provides a 401k retirement plan option with matching contributions.
  • Arthrex encourages professional development with tuition reimbursement toward an undergraduate or graduate degree.
  • Arthrex Learning & Development department has many opportunities to expand your skills online and in classroom experiences.
  • Arthrex provides free lunches to save our employees time and money. Plus, it's a great opportunity to enjoy time with your coworkers.
  • And there is so much more!

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: Greenville
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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