Manufacturing Engineer / Automation Engineer – Machine Builder

Position Summary:

This position requires a dynamic, energetic, self-driven, individual with an expertise in machinery and automation. This individual will support the scale up and manufacturing of a high volume disposable medical device through day-to-day maintenance and production support for the automation equipment and will drive continuous improvement projects to increase equipment efficiencies.  This individual will provide team leadership, directing the work of other maintenance personnel and sets a proper example of teamwork and cooperation when dealing with leads, supervisors and operators.

Manufacturing Engineer / Automation Engineer – Machine Builder

Position Summary:

This position requires a dynamic, energetic, self-driven, individual with an expertise in machinery and automation. This individual will support the scale up and manufacturing of a high volume disposable medical device through day-to-day maintenance and production support for the automation equipment and will drive continuous improvement projects to increase equipment efficiencies.  This individual will provide team leadership, directing the work of other maintenance personnel and sets a proper example of teamwork and cooperation when dealing with leads, supervisors and operators.

Position Description and Responsibilities:

  • Provide day-to-day maintenance and production support for the manufacturing equipment and staff.
  • Development of machinery setup procedures and fixtures
  • Drive continuous improvement projects.  Participates in process reviews recommends measures and drives projects to improve production methods, equipment performance and quality of product
  • Detect and solve routine production problems in all aspects of assigned processes.
  • Performs related and incidental work assignments as required.  Maintain a presence on the manufacturing floor while splitting time on project work.
  • Communicates with supervisors leads, operators, maintenance, and engineers maintaining continuity among work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Completes required maintenance and calibration records
  • Observes and follows all safety procedures, Ensures safe operation of equipment and champions safety awareness.  Keeps own and adjacent work areas clean
  • Comply with U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, other regulatory requirements (ISO), Company policies, operating procedures, processes, and task assignments.

Position Qualifications:

  • Extensive experience in machine tools trade, machine building and automation
  • Strong fabrication, machining, and assembly skills
  • Experience installing, assembling, repairing, and maintaining industrial machinery / equipment.
    • Knowledge of machinery fundamentals, including pumps, motors, gearboxes, blowers, compressors etc.
  • Ability to understand schematic diagrams, blueprints, and other specifications.
    • Reads and works to the indicated accuracy of specifications and tolerances as detailed on engineering drawings, machine assembly prints, blueprints, equipment manuals etc.
  • Possesses working knowledge of pneumatics, sensors, servo motors – industrial automation devices
  • Detailed knowledge of general mechanical fundamentals such as fits and tolerances.
  • Experience and proficiency with metrology instruments: calipers, micrometers, dial indicators, gage blocks
  • Strong mechanical experience, precision assembly, experience with difficult / custom intricate parts or have built complex machines
  • Working knowledge of pneumatics, sensors, servo motors – industrial automation devices
  • Good work ethic, positive attitude, and excellent attendance.
  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, demonstrates knowledge and understanding of area specific equipment and processes.  Learns understands and can implement all policies, practices, and procedures
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.  Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
    • Ability to maintain a positive and professional working relationship with peers, management and support resources, with a constant commitment to teamwork
    • Ability to coach and develop employees and develop effective cross functional relationships
  • Proficient in computer programs i.e., Microsoft Office
  • Experience working in a production facility
  • Experience working in regulated product and manufacturing environments (ISO, FDA, cGMP)

 

Minimum Education

  • Associates Degree or equivalent experience

Minimum Experience:

  • 7+ years experience in manufacturing engineering or machine building and automation
  • 2+ years in a senior or supervisory role preferred

Working Conditions:

Must be comfortable working in a Clean Room Environment – gowning required

Must be able to stand for several hours as necessary

Able to bend, stoop and lift 50 lbs.

Travel required 10-25%