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Manufacturing Engineer
Title:Manufacturing Engineer

Job Summary:

Apply engineering theory and principles to ensure that the Value Stream for specific products is optimized using Lean Sigma tools.

Essential Job Functions / Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze product specifications and translate these into manufacturing processes to establish production rates, achieve expected quality levels and establish reliability of finished product.
  • Develop manufacturing methods for new and existing products, establish labor standards and develop product cost information.
  • Meticulously document all manufacturing process information and sequences within the Sil-Pro document control system.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement to existing processes and methods using data or observation, develop the improvements and implement them as quickly as practical.
  • Make improvements to production rates and reduce scrap by identifying and implementing new and better equipment, processes or human factor methods.
  • Assist production in troubleshooting production problems with individual components, individual processes and help improve the situation to assure customer delivery dates and superior quality.
  • Review production schedules and engineering specifications to resolve production problems.
  • CAPA- Member of the CAPA team and strive to implement permanent corrective actions.
  • DMR- Participate in determination of product DMR disposition plan and approval with the VS team.
  • Follow ISO 13485 and 21 CFR part 11 and part 820 and Sil-Pro Quality System protocols.
  • Execution of DOE's, problem solving, FMEA's, validations, control plans, continuation engineering for products.
  • Actively Support Production, Engineering and Quality departments.
  • Work safely and act in accordance with all safely policies and procedures.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Follow ISO 13485 and 21 CFR part 11 and part 820 and Sil-Pro Quality System protocols.
  • Participate in mold and part performance reviews for customer driven surveys.
  • Work with Estimating and Sales in part cost drivers and adjustments as needed.
  • Collaborate with Automation, Tool Room, and Training departments as well.


  • Required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering or related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Senior Level (including above):

  • Lean Sigma Green or Black Belt certification
  • Polymer Science, Lean Kaizen or other specialized background.


  • Required
  • 0-5 years of experience in molded products with secondary operations

Other Expectations, Skills and Abilities:

  • Required
  • Ability to challenge oneself to display consistent output by meeting all goals and deadlines
  • Willingness to strive for excellence by producing work that is free of errors and mistakes
  • Ability to demonstrate adequate job knowledge to deliver a world class performance
  • Commitment to making improvements company-wide
  • Ability to communicate clearly by conveying and receiving ideas, information and direction effectively
  • Desire to delight both customers and coworkers by offering encouragement, fostering teamwork and addressing conflict appropriately
  • Commitment to be present for all assigned shifts
  • Use of statistical analysis software
  • Organized and methodical
  • Interpersonal skills and good communication technique

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, employees are regularly required to sit, walk and stand; talk and hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipment; reach with hands and arms; and lift up to 50 pounds. 50% mixture of sitting and standing, occasionally lift up to 50 pounds without assistance. Stand for periods of time up to 4 hours in a production cleanroom environment.

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