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Manufacturing Engineer

Grey Search + Strategy
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Start date
Apr 26, 2024
Closing date
Dec 31, 2024

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Employment Status
Full Time

About the job


Our client is a key player in the medical device consulting and manufacturing industry at a time of great innovation and progress in their field. Partnering with some of the world’s most respected names in medical technology, they help develop and manufacture devices that save, sustain, and transform lives. It’s important work, and not just anyone can do it. Every single person who works there plays an essential part. And we’re delighted you’re interested in joining their team.



Manufacturing Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Primary responsibility is production floor support. Assist injection molding, precision machining and cleanroom operations in troubleshooting manufacturing process, equipment and automation issues to maintain production continuity
  • Evaluate, monitor and improve manufacturing processes, work cell layout and flow, working instructions, manufacturing aids and related fixturing/tooling to minimize manufacturing disruptions and achieve lowest defect levels, product costs and labor
  • Effectively lead and/or participate as part of cross functional teams focused on the development and implementation of continuous improvement projects aimed at improving quality, reducing cost, and/or reducing lead times
  • Perform cost feasibility and ROI studies as required, for improvement projects
  • Demonstrate the proficient use of statistical based engineering principles in problem solving and CI activities
  • Effectively manage project budgets and timelines, meeting all quality requirements
  • Effectively maintain and communicate project status, action items and timing for key initiatives assigned
  • Assist Quality Engineering group in performing Root Cause Analysis and generation of written responses to customers requests for corrective action
  • Review, recommend solutions, and actively manage engineering-related product quality concerns
  • Maintain expertise in minimum of 3 to 4 of the following processes: injection molding, precision machining, automation assembly, tooling and/or secondary operations
  • Be a key resource in assignment activities requiring knowledge of standard principles and techniques


Project Management Responsibilities:

  • Manage product revisions based on customer print revisions or changes
  • Manage and coordinate PFMEA activities to ensure the supply chain is not interrupted
  • Facilitate and ensure on-time delivery of first article parts and validation reports
  • Review and approve all major manufacturing processes used on a project
  • Assist estimating staff during the re-quoting process on legacy parts
  • Suggest new technologies or processes to assure that Company retains its ability to provide innovative engineering solutions


Customer Relations Responsibilities:

  • Notify and/or work with customer on repairs, refurbishments, and/or tool replacements
  • Support Sales staff during customer meetings by defining and clarifying technical aspects of project
  • Coordinate the collection and dissemination of technical information between/within Company and customer



  • Minimum requirement is BS in engineering or equivalent
  • 5 plus years experience in precision manufacturing


Preferred Qualifications and Desired Skills:

  • Understanding of secondary manufacturing processes such as ultrasonic welding, plastic bonding, pad printing, laser marking, etc.
  • Knowledge and application of statistics and SPC
  • Comprehensive knowledge of blue print reading and GD and T
  • Ability to multitask and effectively manage multiple projects/task simultaneously
  • Six Sigma Green Belt training

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