Manufacturing Engineering Manager

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SUMMARY: This position is responsible for insuring manufacturing processes and associated documentation are efficient, effective and meet Microline Surgical and regulatory requirements. This position is also responsible for assisting management in identifying and initiating technical project and programs which lead to improved processes and products, reduced costs or increased output.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: The incumbent may be required to perform all or a combination of the following essential functions as determined by business necessity.

  1. Manage the Manufacturing Engineering department including engineers and technicians in support of,
    1. Process documentation, including drawings, work instructions, SOPs, etc.
    2. Lean and six sigma activities
    3. Developing ERP routers for production builds
    4. New production equipment and tooling, both internal and external
    5. Process validations
    6. QMS activities, including NCEs, CAPA, pFMEAs, Management Reviews, etc.
    7. Supplier quality and processing issues
    8. Increased production yields, decreased waste, increased capacities, lower costs
    9. Lead efforts in adding new production lines
    10. New product designs and introductions
    11. Preventive Maintenance of production equipment
  2. Generate and maintain budgets
  3. Hire, train, mentor and oversee staff members within the Manufacturing Engineering group.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: In addition to the essential functions listed above, the incumbent may be required to perform other non-essential functions. Employees are required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor.


  1. BS in Engineering (mechanical is preferred) or equivalent experience
  2. Minimum of 5 years working as a Manufacturing or Process Engineer
  3. Minimum of 5 years working as a technical manager in a manufacturing environment
  4. Knowledge of production standards as well as design engineering standards
  5. Must be a team player with good communication skills (written and verbal)
  6. Must have prior lean manufacturing experience with a focus in the medical arena
  7. Demonstrated experience in the supervision and management of engineers, technicians and teams with an emphasis on lean, Six Sigma and related efficiency programs
  8. Able to use CAD programs, SolidWorks a plus
  9. MiniTab and solid Excel knowledge

REASONABLE ACCOMMODATION: Microline Surgical is committed to the spirit and letter of the Americans with Disabilities Act and, as required by law, will reasonably accommodate otherwise qualified individuals.

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