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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Medix---
Location: Elgin
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Ideally looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who has previous experiences working within a Regulated environment with strong understanding of engineering and manufacturing processes.*Relocation is not offered at this time.Summary:The Manufacturing Engineer for sustaining ensures that internal technologies meets or exceeds customer expectations through the design, development, and continuous improvement of systems, processes, and technologies. Key Responsibilities:Process Improvement

  • Use Lean Six Sigma tools and techniques to drive process improvements across all Operations
  • Search out and apply new technologies and manufacturing techniques to drive improvements in safety, quality, cost, and delivery of NTI products
  • Coordinate and conduct kaizen events to drive improvements
  • Applies Lean methodology to design/optimize the plant lay-out in a cellular manufacturing settingProcess Engineering
    • Analyze data from manufacturing process performance including efficiency, yield, quality, etc. to identify process improvement opportunities
    • Using data and analysis, provide solutions to challenges related to manufacturing processes
    • Establish protocols, conduct tests under operational conditions, and analyze results of prototypes to investigate proposals for implementing design changes on existing products or equipment
    • Collaborate with manufacturing personnel to troubleshoot problems related to the manufacturing process. This includes, determining root cause(s) and ensuring sustainability of the resolution.
    • Collaborate with purchasing/supply chain on yearly Capacity Analysis and recommend solutions to support business goals, including material flow, warehouse, Kanban, order picking, and production planning
    • Drives/owns visual management and 5s across the operationPolicy Compliance
      • Comply with all procedures and policies concerning quality and medical device regulations
      • Ensures manufacturing equipment and fixtures are maintained to meet regulatory compliances
      • Ensures all manufacturing processes are validated to comply with medical device regulationAdministrative
        • Create and maintain short- and long-term strategic plans for implementation of lean manufacturing techniques
        • Administer training to NTI associates as required for process development and improvement
        • Perform other work-related duties and special projects as requiredHealth and Safety
          • Establishes and/or maintain a safe work environment according to federal, state and internal policies and OSHA if applicable
          • Ensure process changes meet safety standards established by the NTI safety manual and OSHARequirementsMinimum Required Education and Experience
            • Bachelor's degree in a technical field
            • Minimum of five years of experience in a manufacturing environment
            • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English language
            • Solid knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
            • Minimum of one year or equivalent proficiency in any of the following engineering software: Autodesk, Solidworks and FloWorks
            • Ability to interpret mechanical prints and wiring diagrams
            • Ability to prioritize effectively and handle shifting priorities professionallyPreferred Skills and Knowledge
              • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt certification
              • Spanish language fluency
              • Academic/professional knowledge of polymer science, ultrasonic welding, plastic bonding, soldering, and epoxy assemblies
              • Knowledge of, and experience in, FDA and EU design controls requirements and DHF components for medical devices

Keywords: Medix---, Elgin , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Elgin, Illinois

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