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Manufacturing Engineer II

Company:
Millenniumsoft INC
Location:
San Jose, California, United States
Salary:
$40-$45/hr.
Posted:
November 07, 2016
Description:

Title: Manufacturing Engineer II

Location: San Jose, CA

Contract Term: 12+ Months

Job Timings: 8.00 AM- 5.00 PM

Weekly 40.00[Mon-Fri]

Job Title: Manufacturing Engineer II – Project Manager

Job Summary:

The Manufacturing Engineer II-Project Manager is a key contributor within the Instruments Manufacturing department. The ME 2- Project Manager is expected to work on problems of moderate to large scope that require good judgment, with little management involvement. The ME2-Project Manager will lead change, contribute new ideas, and find innovative methods to accomplish goals. The ME2-Project Manager will be expected to have the ability to get things done through people that do not report to them. The ME2-Project Manager will also need to have the ability to work through adverse situations while building and maintaining good personal relationships.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

• Key member of and sometimes lead, cross functional project teams. Major objectives may include: improve manufacturing operational efficiency, optimize product design, qualify replacement components or suppliers, improve product quality, improve customer satisfaction, or reduce manufacturing costs.

• Support the introduction of new products into manufacturing. Establish processes and procedures, create assembly documentation. Review engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity and manufacturability. Evaluate and qualify new suppliers. Train production personnel, oversee the efforts of more junior associates.

• This key position provides hands on support to the manufacturing assembly and test processes for flow cytometry instruments. Must be an adept and experienced problem solver who is able to determine root cause of difficult technical issues. Must be able to implement effective solutions in a timely manner. Issues are typically multi-disciplinary in nature: mechanical, optical, electrical, and fluidic. The ME2-Project Manager will strive to continuously improve processes in order to achieve optimal efficiency for manufacturing operations.

• The M.E.2-Project Manager will perform and document field failure investigations, identify root cause, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts.

• Work is usually independently performed with general instructions as to the objectives expected; May receive technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

• Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements. Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work. Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.

• Promotes a safe work environment. May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment. Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs. Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified. Notifies supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.

• Provides hands on support to the manufacturing assembly and test processes for instruments.

• Lead cross functional project teams for product transfer/new products. Major objectives may include: designing processes to improve manufacturing operational efficiency, Manufacturing Lean Floor layout, optimize product design, qualify replacement components, improve product quality, improve customer satisfaction, and reduce manufacturing costs.

• Support the introduction of new products into manufacturing. Establish processes and procedures, create assembly documentation. Review engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity and manufacturability. Evaluate and qualify new suppliers.

• The Project Engineer will perform and document field failure investigations, identify root cause, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts.

• Work is usually independently performed with general instructions as to the objectives expected; Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.

• Understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures should be able to create ECO and complete ECOs.

• Integrate successful transfer of New Products into San Jose, Manufacturing and Led continuous improvement efforts with cross functional teams.

Minimum Requirements:

• Typically requires a BS degree: ME, EE, IE, IT or equivalents

• 6 + years’ experience in a high tech manufacturing environment

• Must be proficient in the use of personal computers: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Visio, Windows or Mac OS

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must have good interpersonal skills: conflict resolution, negotiation, and time management skills

• Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures

• Must have experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders

• Must have proven project management experience, Led continuous improvement efforts with cross functional teams

• Experience developing manufacturing processes, writing procedures, and training assembly personnel

• The ability to assess and resolve multiple high visibility problems in a timely manner.

• Ability to be effective with minimal direction. Recognizes problems and addresses them without waiting to be instructed to do so

• Familiarity with ISO 9000 standards

• Willingness to travel infrequently

Desirable Qualifications:

• Proficiency with some of the following applications: Pro-E, AutoCAD, MS Project, MS Access, SAP ERP, PhotoShop.

• Experience resolving technical issues involving lasers, optical components, fluidic systems or digital/analog circuitry.

• Experience supporting some of the following commodities or supplier types: lasers, optical components, fluidic systems, machined parts, sheet metal, cables, PCA’s, plastics, power systems, product packaging, turnkey subcontractors, hardware, labeling

• cGMP familiarity 21 CFR part 820, medical device manufacturing experience

• Experience implementing Demand Flow Technology (DFT) processes

• Experience implementing LEAN manufacturing processes

• 6 Sigma green or black belt