Manufacturing Engineering Manager

 posted over 3 years ago


Premier Group | FullTime | $115,000 | Danbury, CT, United States

Description:

Manufacturing Engineering  Manager


Our client, a top employer in the region, is currently recruiting for an experienced Manufacturing Engineering Manager with experience in the medical device industry.  Our client offers a strong career path, outstanding compensation and benefits and a solid work life balance. 

Role:

  • Responsible for managing manufacturing and test engineers
  • Participate and drive Lean Manufacturing initiatives.
  • Partner with production, purchasing & materials manager to resolve chronic issues on production floor to ensure KPI attainment.
  • Review project priorities with employees and the entire team to ensure all projects are completed on time.
  • Adhere to ISO-9001/13485 guidelines and ensures product compliance to all applicable agency codes.
  • Review process designs, documents, tooling and collateral materials for compliance to requirements.
  • Review process validation reports, product failure investigations
  • Interface with R&D to understand product roadmap, upcoming projects, changes to current product line etc. and be a bridge between Operations and Design Engineering.
  • Involvement with MRB process for component quality issues and partner with QC, purchasing & SQE on a daily basis.
  • Educate & empower the team to develop manufacturing processes for efficiency and quality.
  • Assist with quality assurance (QA) during quality audits.
  • Manage Corrective and Preventative Actions assigned to the team and ensure timely closure of the same.
  • Interface with suppliers on outsourced parts, assemblies and quality/delivery issues on an as needed basis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering: Mechanical, Industrial or Manufacturing Technology. Electrical engineering will also be considered.
  • Master's degree preferred.
  • 7 + years experience in managing manufacturing/Industrial engineers.
  • Must have experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment.
  • Working experience as a Manufacturing/Process Engineer or Continuous Improvement/LEAN Champion
  • Experience in launching new products (NPI), value engineering, quality and process improvement programs.
  • Experience in project management and efficient in prioritizing projects based on resource availability
  • Strong LEAN background & cost savings focus in manufacturing & transactional environments.