Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

5 - 7 years experience  •  Medical Equipment

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/13/17
Dayton, OH
5 - 7 years experience
Medical Equipment
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/13/17

Job Description

As a Senior Manufacturing Process Engineer at NuVasive Manufacturing, each day will offer new challenges as you tackle a variety of responsibilities, including:

  • Take ownership of project success for new and existing families of production.
  • Coordinate cross-functional teams to execute and document the manufacturing launch of new/legacy products.
  • Determine manufacturing processes required to accurately and efficiently make spinal implants, from raw material to final cleaning and shipment.
  • Interface with Quality Engineering to determine critical manufacturing process and control characteristics.
  • Develop and complete manufacturing documentation (pFMEA, control plan, process flow, work instructions, and inspection plans).
  • Perform research, design, and development of manufacturing processes including production flow, assembly methods, and production equipment.
  • Execute the Engineering Change Process for process updates and improvements.
  • Perform product/process analysis and troubleshooting for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.
  • Design, develop, test, source, and cost-justify various tools, machinery, and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.
  • Coordinate and manage the estimating/quoting process.
  • Lead design for manufacturability analysis with CNC Programmers and Quality Engineers, and provide input to Development (Design) Engineers.
  • Support process validation by working with validation engineers to clarify methods, inputs, and outputs of processes or equipment.
  • Implement, maintain, analyze and react to various production data logs.
  • Participate in NCMR Process in containment, root cause analysis, and implementation of permanent corrective actions.



  • Effectively communicate information, both formally and informally, such as data, methods, findings, and remediation recommendations at all levels within the organization and with key contacts.
  • Effectively teach, train, and mentor others across all functions.
  • Ability to effectively influence others, develop consensus, and create support throughout the organization.
  • Apply active listening skills during all interactions.
  • LeanSix Sigma Practitioner
  • Proven ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (BS); ideally in a technical engineering discipline.
  • 5-10 years experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft office

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven ability and fluency in Print Reading and GD&T, Statistical Process Control, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma
  • Experience in 21 CFR 820 and/or ISO 13485 regulated environment
  • Experience in a CNC manufacturing environment is preferred.
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