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Manufacturing Engineer 2

Sunnyvale, CA 94086

Posted: 03/02/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 11058 Pay Rate: $48.00 - $52.00

Job Description

Our client manufactures and markets robotic products designed to improve clinical outcomes of patients.

Primary Function of Position:
  • Participate in efforts to improve the efficiency of physical and transactional processes throughout the organization.
  • In this position, the worker will begin to take a leadership role in proposing and supporting change and advocating for continuous improvement, challenging existing processes and leveraging lean thinking to identify better ways.
  • Individuals in this role should have a strong track record of continuous improvement and be interested in developing technical depth and their project and change leadership competencies.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Support Manufacturing in the review and analysis of manufacturing procedures, make recommendations for manufacturing methods, and support projects that will result in improved manufacturing costs and/or enhanced quality.
  • Run routine problem solving investigations including root cause analysis tools such as fishbone diagrams and 5 Why analysis.
  • Perform duties in the areas of time standards, line balancing, and process simulation. Work may also include cost estimation, manpower planning, and productivity improvements.
  • Cross functionally participate and execute on Industrial Engineering and continuous improvement projects for Manufacturing. May lead project of localized scope.
  • Support the execution of improvements in manufacturing, utilizing data analysis and metrics to build a business case and then deliver on execution.
  • Leverages existing dashboards and available data to support analysis and recommendations.
  • May maintain existing reports or dashboards as required.

Job Requirements

Skills, Experience, Education, & Training:
Base Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree required in Industrial Engineering or related discipline, and 2 years minimum applicable work experience.
  • Proficient general software and data analysis skills required (e.g. Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, R, etc.).
  • Exposure to simulation software (e.g. Simul8, Arena, ProModel, etc.).
  • Track record of owning assigned actions supporting changes and suggests changes within Quality Systems.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing Lean Manufacturing principles and techniques.
  • Ability to manage many projects concurrently and in a timely fashion.
  • Minimal travel required (10%).

Preferred Requirements:
  • Working knowledge of the fundamentals of statistics and Six Sigma applications.
  • Advanced analysis skillset (e.g. Tableau, VBA).
  • Simulation modeling experience preferred.
  • Experience working in medical device manufacturing and knowledge of industry regulations preferred.

Meet Your Recruiter

Justin Truskey
Director of Recruiting

As the Director of Recruiting, Justin helps our clients and amazing recruiters find and place great candidates. He has many years of experience in the life science industry and enjoys meeting new candidates and helping them get their foot in the door at large biotech and pharma organizations.

When Justin isn’t working, he enjoys time with his family and playing outside with his daughter.

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