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Staff Engr, Mfg
Ref No.: 18-28286
Location: San Jose, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date / End Date: 05/29/2018 to 05/27/2019
Company: Artech Information Systems
Job Title: Sr. Manufacturing Engineer
Job Code: CFNJP00021057
Location: San Jose,CA
Duration: 12 Months ( Potential Contract to Hire)

Work Shift: 1st Shift 8am-4pm (United States of America)

  • Leads cross functional project teams.
  • Major objectives may include: improving manufacturing operational efficiency, optimizing product design, qualifying replacement components, improving product quality, improving customer satisfaction, and reducing manufacturing costs.
  • Must be an adept and experienced problem solver who is able to determine root cause of difficult technical issues.
  • Must be able to implement effective solutions in a timely manner. Issues are typically multi-disciplinary in nature: mechanical, optical, electrical, and fluidic. Strives to continuously improve processes in order to achieve optimal efficiency for manufacturing operations.
  • Supports the introduction of new products into manufacturing.
  • Reviews engineering designs and documentation for completeness, clarity and manufacturability.
  • Evaluates and qualifies new suppliers.
  • Interfaces with Product Development to define and implement manufacturability criteria, develops procedures/processes for assembly, PCB's, systems and sub-systems test procedures including fixtures, during the development process.
  • Ensures designs, documents, and procedures have been validated in manufacturing prior to production release.
  • Assesses feasibility and soundness of proposed engineering evaluation tests, products, or equipment when necessary data is insufficient or confirmation by testing is advisable.
  • Work is usually independently performed with general instructions as to the objectives expected; Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
  • The M.E. may perform and document field failure investigations, identify root causes, and participate in corrective and preventative action efforts.
  • Keeps abreast of the basic requirements for compliance in own area of work and complies with those requirements.
  • Participates as required in training on regulatory issues affecting own area of work.
  • Brings regulatory compliance questions/issues to the attention of management.
  • Promotes a safe work environment.
  • May provide recommendations on maintaining the safety of the work environment.
  • Participates in Environmental, Health and Safety programs.
  • Addresses corrective actions whenever a hazard is identified.
  • Notifies supervisor of all observed hazardous conditions or unsafe work practices.
  • Performs other related duties and assignments as required,

Minimum Requirements:
  • Typically requires a BS degree: ME, EE, IE, Physics or equivalents
  • 6 + years experience in a high tech manufacturing environment
  • Must be proficient in the use of personal computers: MS Word, Excel, Power Point, MS Project, Visio, Windows or MAC OS
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, must have good interpersonal skills: conflict resolution, negotiation, and time management skills
  • Must be able to understand engineering drawings, Bills of Materials, and operational procedures
  • Must have extensive experience writing and reviewing Engineering Change Orders
  • Must have strong project management experience,
  • Led continuous improvement efforts with cross functional teams
  • Experience developing manufacturing processes, writing procedures, and training assembly personnel
  • The ability to assess and resolve multiple high visibility problems in a timely manner.
  • The ability to successfully interact with executive management
  • Ability to be effective with minimal direction. Recognizes problems and addresses them without waiting to be instructed to do so
  • Familiarity with ISO 9001 and 13485 standards
  • Willingness to travel frequently
Desirable Qualifications:
  • M.S. degree
  • Proficiency with some of the following applications: Pro-E, AutoCAD, Solidworks, MS Project, MS Access, SAP ERP, Visio,
  • Experience resolving technical issues involving lasers and optical components
  • Broad experience supporting many of the following commodities or supplier types: lasers, optical components, fluidic systems, machined parts, sheet metal, cables, PCA's, plastics, power systems, product packaging, turnkey subcontractors, hardware, labeling
  • Strong cGMP familiarity 21 CFR part 820, medical industry experience
  • Experience implementing Demand Flow Technology (DFT) processes
  • Experience implementing LEAN manufacturing processes
  • 6 Sigma green or black belt?

Thanks And Regards,

Sai Paramita
Lead Recruiter

Artech Information Systems LLC
360 Mt. Kemble, Suite 2000 | Morristown, NJ 07960
Office: 973.967.3552 | Fax: 973.998.2599
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