Senior Manufacturing Engineer-Operations

SUMMARY

The Manufacturing Engineer-Operations is responsible for the sustainment of manufacturing, product reliability and process repeatability within operations. This role provides support to R&D and is an interictal part of the Product Realization Team in the design for manufacturability. This role is also a major support for manufacturing and is responsible for issue resolution and continuous improvement of released product/process.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

R&D – Supports activities as required.

New Product Realization (NPR) – Provide engineering support to cross functional team by ensuring consistent application of manufacturing processes:

  • Support the design, develop, and implement manufacturing processes, work instructions, and process routers
  • Support implementation of equipment and fixture installation
  • Support in estimate costs, production times, or staffing requirements for new designs
  • Review product designs for manufacturability or completeness
  • Support process and product validations for new products
  • Support NPR team with process characterization, process capability to ensure yield and quality targets are met
  • Provide expertise in Design for Manufacturability, Design for Assembly and Design for Lean Manufacturing
  • Collaborate and support NPR Manufacturing Engineer and Sustaining Quality Engineer to be collectively accountable for effective design transfer to manufacturing

Production Control and Sustaining Engineering – Responsible for the released product/process performance:

  • Determine feasibility of part/process improvements through the review of design intent and controls
  • Develop and implement process control techniques and procedures into the manufacturing process
  • Lead in validation/verification on parts, processes, fixtures, and equipment with the support of Quality Engineering
  • Creation and implementation of engineering documentation including engineering changes orders
  • Revise manufacturing procedures, work instructions and process routers
  • Create and maintain accurate documentation of tool and fixture drawings
  • Regularly monitor manufacturing processes for sustainment
  • Responsible for managing projects and driving for results through building relationships with internal and external personnel
  • Assist Manufacturing Manager with operator training on processes and techniques

Continuous Improvement – Responsible for process innovation with emphasis on improving quality, reducing process variation, reducing cycle time and achieving cost reduction initiatives:

  • Implement and apply continuous process improvements through the use of lean manufacturing, six sigma or other techniques to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, or cost-effectiveness
  • Improve manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout
  • Work closely with the manufacturing department to evaluate and improve manufacturing processes for the enhancement of quality, cost reduction, and throughput to reduce bottlenecks
  • Design and develop manufacturing processes for enhancements, product changes, and related equipment, fixtures and tooling
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; benchmarking state-of-the-art practices; participating in professional societies
  • Other duties may be assigned from time to time

Issue Resolution – Lead support for operations in the identification and resolution in manufacturing process issues:

  • Troubleshoot and resolve new or existing process or product issues in manufacturing
  • Determine root causes of failures using statistical methods and recommend changes in designs, tolerances, or processing methods
  • Resolve quality issues by examining solution options, implementing actions plans, and evaluating effectiveness

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

Bachelor’s Degree (BA or BS) from four-year College or University, or ten years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education.   This candidate should have skills in the following areas:

  • Experience in QSR, ISO, SPC, Project Management, and leading teams
  • Expert knowledge in Lean Manufacturing, CAPA, Process Validation, Root Cause Analysis FMEA/Risk Assessment, and PDCA
  • Mechanical drafting using AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
  • Packaging experience and tray sealer experience
  • Able to follow written procedures correctly using measuring devices and read drawings as required
  • Excellent time management, prioritization skills and ability to meet multiple deadlines in fast passed environment
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

CRITICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Strong problem-solving skills; Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an expensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • High degree of judgment and integrity required to deal with complex factors not easily evaluated, making decisions based on conclusions for which there is little precedent.
  • Attention to Detail, Thoroughness, Dealing with Complexity
  • The ability to perform at high levels in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Proficient in MS Office

EMPLOYMENT WITH APYX MEDICAL

All employment with Apyx Medical is considered employment-at-will. Employment-at-will means that either party can sever the employment at any time for any reason. Additionally, the responsibilities and functions outlined in the description may be changed or modified at any time by Apyx Medical in response to its changing needs and at its sole and absolute discretion.

Join the team where we offer a rewarding work experience, compensation and benefits package. Salary is commensurate with professional experience. For immediate consideration, please forward your resume, along with salary requirements, to: Human Resources, Apyx Medical Corporation, 5115 Ulmerton Road, Clearwater, FL 33760-4004 or e-mail hr@apyxmedical.com.

APPLYING FOR EMPLOYMENT

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Apyx™ Medical team, you may download our Employment Application PDF, fill it out, and send it along with your resume using any of the following methods:

EMAIL OUR HUMAN
RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

hr@apyxmedical.com

MAIL A HARD COPY

Human Resources
c/o Apyx Medical Corporation
5115 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL 33760-4004

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