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2221 Washington St.
Grafton, WI 53024

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Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing Engineers support manufacturing by developing and optimizing production processes and assembly methods, material flow, equipment layout and workforce utilization to ensure maximum efficiency.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•Researches, develops, and implements new manufacturing processes and/or equipment.
•Improves manufacturing controls and efficiency by analyzing work flow, establishing procedures, and implementing process improvements.
•Coordinates, develops and executes validation protocols for machinery and processes.
•Troubleshoots and resolves manufacturing process issues.
•Provides support to Product Development Engineers to help ensure designs are manufacturable in a cost effective and repeatable manner, including product dimensions and tolerances.
•Interprets engineering drawings, blueprints, specifications, and studies sample parts to determine methods and sequences of operations needed to fabricate products.
•Reviews and approves manufacturing process of components and assemblies prior to release for production.
•Develops fixtures and tooling as needed for prototyping and production in the form of material specifications, 2-D engineering drawings, and 3-D models in Solidworks that are manufacturable, creative, cost effective and robust.
•Monitors, trends, analyzes, and reports data from design, production, inspections, servicing and suppliers to aid in continuous improvement of designs, products and processes.
•Designs and executes Design Of Experiments (DOE) techniques.
•Provides accurate and timely technical support to manufacturing employees, including writing qualification protocols, process documents and work instructions.
•Effectively coordinates efforts between manufacturing, quality and product development.
•Applies continuous improvement methods such as lean manufacturing to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, and/or cost-effectiveness.
•Performs other assignments as necessary.
•Maintains a professional working relationship and effectively communicates with all employees, managers, vendors, customers and regulatory agencies.
•Understands and complies with company policies and procedures, regulatory requirements and safety regulations.
•Regular attendance at work is required.

Education and/or Experience:
•Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering or related Bachelor’s Degree; minimum of three years of experience in manufacturing engineering, and/or in the development of medical devices; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Proficient technical skills; knowledge of manufacturing methods and techniques to maximize efficiencies including work flow, equipment layout, assembly and production; knowledge of production processes including welding, CNC machining, metal finishing, silicone molding, and/or passivation preferred.
•Experience with 3D Computer Aided Design CAD software; Solidworks experience preferred.

 

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Gauthier Biomedical is an equal opportunity employer.