207588 - Senior Manufacturing Engineer
Up to $71.88 DOE
6 months
Chipton Ross is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer for a contract opportunity in Acton, MA.

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer, you will partner with cross-functional operations team members (i.e. Focus Factory Manager, Quality Assurance Engineer, Purchasing and Planning) to effectively identify, investigate and resolve manufacturing process related issues of Patient Positioning Surgical Devices. This position will focus heavily on Continuous Improvement, utilizing Lean principles and 5S methodology to increase efficiency of assembly processes in a Low Volume/High Mix environment, and improve material flow throughout the site.

o Support production and work collaboratively as a member of a Focus Factory Team for assembly of Patient Positioning Surgical Devices.
o Use Lean/Six Sigma methodology to identify and drive Continuous Improvement Projects to enhance Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, and Cost performance measures
o Design/develop new and existing assembly fixtures to ensure all parts produced meet the required design specifications
o Lead process improvement activities (i.e. updating tooling, fixturing, process sheets, etc.)
o Develop and maintain manufacturing process documentation including but not limited to: Manufacturing Process Specifications, Device History Records, Tooling/Equipment Specifications, Preventative Maintenance and Calibration procedures through Engineering Change Management (ECM) process
o Perform and document root cause analysis for Non-Conforming Material Reports
o Summarize and report on departmental Safety, Quality, Delivery, Productivity, and Cost performance measures
o Develop and execute Process and Equipment Validation/Verification Strategies for new or changing manufacturing process elements and equipment
o Perform and document Impact Assessments and Corrective Actions associated with out of tolerance calibration results
o Collaborate with R&D to incorporate Design for Manufacturing methodology for new product development activities
o Lead New Product Introduction (NPI) activities within designated Focus Factory, including Production Line Preparation, Material Availability, Engineering and Production Pilot Builds.
o Assist in training of employees on product specifications and procedures.
o Perform other related duties as required and requested in support of plant goals.

o 5-7 years of experience of Manufacturing Engineering experience
o Ability to use 3D CAD software (Solidworks, Solid Edge, etc.) to create/modify part drawings and production specifications
o Experience with Lean Manufacturing/Continuous Improvement
o SAP or other ERP experience preferred
o Experience in the Medical Device or a similar regulated industry is preferred

o Accredited Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent

Full time, first shift

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Melody Mullins
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.