Manufacturing Engineer

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Searching for a Manufacturing Engineer in Wilmington, MA to join a growing team on a contract basis. The purpose of this position is to apply intensive and diversified knowledge of engineering principles and practices in broad areas of assignments and related fields. 

Responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer:
  • Adheres to Company Core Beliefs and all safety and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Environmental Management Systems (EMS), U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulations, Company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Develops new and unique approaches to complex problems and advance technology beyond previous company involvement.
  • Plans/develops engineering projects concerned with unique or high-profile problems which have important effect on major organization programs.
  • Maintains liaison with individuals and business units within or outside their organization with responsibility for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to their field.
  • Reviews and approves Engineering drawings, layouts, change orders and specifications. Reviews test procedures and plans prior to implementation, conducts failure analysis and inspection on products, processes and materials.
  • Plans, schedules, conducts or coordinates detailed phases of the engineering work in a part of a major project or total project.
  • Drives tooling/equipment project focusing on manufacturability while improving yields.
  • Leads and implements new approaches to problems encountered. Leads the continuous improvement and lean implementation efforts.
  • Participates and may lead cross-functional project teams. Influences others in implementing creative solutions and drives manufacturing and product transfer activities.
  • Executes validation protocols and conducts appropriate inspection/testing products, processes and materials.
  • Supports test function for system hardware, software and test data manipulation projects. Provides accurate estimations and reports of all test processes.
  • Prepares all necessary paperwork, change requests and documentation for all projects undertaken.
  • Independently performs assignments; receiving instructions only regarding general results.
  • Investigates, develops and implements new process technologies of major scope.
  • May mentor and lead work of lower level Engineers.
  • Performs other functions as required.
Job Requirements of the Manufacturing Engineer
  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in related field. Master’s degree preferred. Plastics, Mechanical, Manufacturing or Electrical Engineering degree preferred.
  • Minimum Experience: 7-10 years of engineering experience (plastics preferred).
  • Specialized Knowledge: Excellent analytical trouble shooting and computer skills as required by stated accountabilities. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office and word processing software. Advanced statistical knowledge. Knowledge of Lean Methodology.
  • Special Skills: Excellent written and oral communication skills. Demonstrated ability to lead team activities. Strong ability to act as a mentor and coach. Ability to work in a team environment. Advanced problem solving skills. Ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Other: Experience in medical devices and knowledge about clean room requirements preferred. Experience with Plastics Engineering preferred. Previous exposure to ERP software for generating reports preferred.

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