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Manufacturing Engineer/ Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
Title: Manufacturing Engineer/ Sr. 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.
  • Lean Sigma Green or Black Belt certification
  • Polymer Science, Lean Kaizen or other specialized background.



  • Required
  • 5+ years of experience in molded products with secondary operations
  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Successful problem solving
  • Medical device manufacturing experience


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
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects and deadlines, manage and identify scope
  • Act as a project leader on major process change projects.
  • Lean Manufacturing- Proficient in use of problem solving tools such as 5 why, Fishbone, 8D, etc.

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.


This job description and related documents are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed.
This is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change the job description as necessary to meet business and organizational needs.


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