Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Danaher   •  

Pomona, CA

Industry: Manufacturing & Automotive


5 - 7 years

Posted 31 days ago


The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer plans, directs and coordinates manufacturing processes for medical device products and supports Operations to assure a quality product is produced in a timely manner. Works with multiple departments such as Lean, Leadership, Operations, Quality Assurance, R&D, Procurement, and Regulatory Affairs to improve existing product designs and processes to increase throughput, decrease operational costs, and improve quality.


  • Provide improvement and sustaining engineering support for existing production lines.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve manufacturing and inspection processes and procedures.
  • Support and/or perform equipment, process validations and testing to internal procedures.
  • Provide process development engineering support for new product development.
  • Initiate equipment modifications to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Work with outside vendors to coordinate the development of manufacturing equipment.
  • Work closely with maintenance department to improve machine reliability, reduce downtime, and define equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Assist with procurement
  • Assist with resolving issues with suppliers.
  • Assist with repairing equipment and tooling.
  • Assist with performing process failure mode effects analyses.
  • Work with Operations and outside vendors to create methods/process to improve production capacities.
  • Document Cost Savings
  • Work with management to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts.
  • Act as resource for operational departments for materials, equipment and process upgrades.
  • Must demonstrate responsibility for the quality and financial aspects of the company.
  • Pursue and participate in company LEAN initiatives.



  • Bachelor's degree (B.S.) in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering from a four-year college or university.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with Solid Works.


  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience working in manufacturing for medical devices
  • Exposure to CNC, molding, and grinding equipment
  • CNC programming and troubleshooting
  • PLC programming and troubleshooting
  • Experienced in the design, development and assembly of fixtures, automation workstations for manufacturing
  • Effective interpersonal communication skills and able to interface with cross functional teams
  • Strong technical writing skills; able to explain technical terminology in layman's terms to Product Development groups, peers and senior management
  • Possess critical thinking skills and able to be assertive, & challenge the process in a diplomatic manner
  • Knowledge of statistical techniques like Gage R&R Studies, Design of Experiments, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)