Supervisor - Manufacturing Engineering

Date: Aug 25, 2021

Location: Pendleton, SC, US, 29670

Company: Arthrex

Requisition ID: 48841 
Title: Supervisor - Manufacturing Engineer 
Division: Arthrex Manufacturing Inc (US02) 
Location: Pendleton, SC 









Arthrex, Inc. is a medical device company and a leader in new product development and education in orthopedics. With locations globally, we strive to work together to give the best to our patients, and in South Carolina that means manufacturing implantable medical devices that change our patients’ lives.


Arthrex continues to experience unprecedented growth and as the newest location in the organization, our corporate mission is Helping Surgeons Treat Their Patients Better™, which we hope to achieve while maintaining opportunity and stability for our employees. Arthrex proudly maintains a family and community business culture and provides all employees with first-class facilities, exceptional benefits, and most importantly, a secure future that recognizes and rewards hard work and dedication.


This position is in support of our continued growth in South Carolina. Ideal candidates will have experience in machining and/or metal finishing environments. 


Main Objective:

Designs, develops, implement superior medical device manufacturing processes and systems in order to fulfill customer requirements.

Works with the Manufacturing Operations, Design Engineers, Quality Engineers and Product Managers to recommend alterations and enhancements to improve quality of processes, products and procedures.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Supervise Manufacturing Engineering teams
  • Coach individual engineers and engineering teams in the practical application of engineering methods and processes
  • Coach individual engineers and engineering teams in the practical application of project management methods
  • Mentor a “Do it more right the first time” culture, skills and tools to enhance quality and operational excellence
  • Lead the introduction of new products, manufacturing equipment, and manufacturing processes that are superior in quality, capability, and reliability.
  • Develop and disseminate best practices for the creation, validation, and deployment of process work instructions


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:

  • Mechanical Engineering Degree or closely related field required
  • 10 years experience in the medical device manufacturing industry, or closely related field required
  • 3 years of supervisory experience required


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 and critical think skills.
  • Descriptive statistics knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills and ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical staff.
  • Experienced user of MS Office Suite
  • Experience with planning and conducting tests to characterize and validate equipment and processes.
  • Experience in completing technical documentation for engineering and manufacturing.
  • Familiarity with clean room practices preferred.
  • Solidworks experience preferred
  • C.A.M. experience preferred


Machine, Tools, and/or Equipment Skills:

Metal cutting equipment, molding, EDM, grinding equipment, finishing equipment, printing equipment, sealing equipment and custom fixturing.







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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