Senior Manager Engineering

HillRom   •  

Caledonia, MI

Industry: Healthcare


Less than 5 years

Posted 57 days ago

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  • Provides engineering support for quality initiatives, new product development initiatives, production problem solving, and Value Improvement Projects (VIP)
  • Performs data collection for analyzing VIP’s and manufacturing process efficiency
  • Researches the development of equipment performance goals and standards
  • Researches, analyzes and recommends methods and processes to improve safety, cycle time, labor hours, scrap, product quality and output
  • Completes required documents needed in closing Corrective Actions, Engineering Change Orders, and Customer Complaints
  • Troubleshoots and assists in repairing fixtures and equipment used in manufacturing
  • Performs project responsibilities as assigned for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes
  • Leads or assists Associate Engineers with testing and research decisions
  • Researches, plans and recommends new tools, equipment, fixtures and methods including costs and cost estimates for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes
  • Develops and conducts test protocols and reports for equipment qualification and process validation
  • Prepares proper documentation for processes related to equipment, maintenance, and other relevant procedures
  • Partners with Quality team to address and resolve manufacturing or product quality issues
  • Provides technical support to manufacturing technicians and floor support in circumstances when techs are not available and production is waiting to run

Qualifications .


  • · Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or closely related 4 year Technical degree is required with 8 or more years of Engineering and Manufacturing experience preferred
  • · Regulated industry experience that includes FDA and ISO requirements preferred
  • Or Master of Science degree with 5 or more years of medical device manufacturing development experience
  • Able to develop technical solutions to complex technical problems where analysis of situations or data require an in-depth evaluation of variable factors
  • Able to apply ingenuity and creativity regularly in order to develop the proper solution
  • Aware of cultural difference that may exists in business and technical practices and applies them effectively in global interactions and projects
  • Successfully network with key contacts outside own area of expertise.
  • Ability to lead projects within a multi-functional team with proven verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with the methods of Risk Management and FMEA’s
  • Teamwork, communication, positive attitude required to support the manufacturing environment
  • Problem Solving – able to perform root cause analysis and implement effective corrective actions
  • Project Management – able to effectively manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously
  • Experience in 3D modeling, “Solidworks” preferred
  • Mathematical Skills – able to work with concepts such as probability, statistical inference, geometry and trigonometry. Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations
  • Computer Skills – Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite
  • Has lead a number of large VIP projects that were delivered on time and overall considered successful