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Staff Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Edwards Lifesciences Corp
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

The Staff Manufacturing Engineer will be supporting our GPS&L (Global Planning Sourcing and Logistics) function by providing an expertise in the optimization of manufacturing processes/kits.

Key Responsibilities:

* Lead in the identification and ensure implementation of opportunities to optimize/improve manufacturing processes including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods) employing technical design skills to re-design/design of and ensure equipment, tools, fixtures, etc. are up to standards
* Drive the development and manage the execution of complex experiments and tests (including writing and executing protocols) on a simple product line to qualify and validate manufacturing processes; analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports
* Train, coach, and guide lower-level employees on more complex procedures
* Oversee manufacturing support tasks; give instruction to engineers/ technicians on conducting tests; train engineers/ technicians and provide feedback; and coordinate engineer/ technician work
* Lead and establish complex project plans to ensure deliverables are completed to customer's expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.)
* Analyze and resolve complex Manufacturing and Compliance issues (e.g., CAPA, non-conformances, audit observations)
* Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable the seamless knowledge transfer of project and manufacturing processes
* Other incidental duties

Minimum Qualifications:

* Bachelor's Degree in an Engineering or Scientific field, minimum of 6 years' experience including either industry or industry/education

Additional Skills:

* Master's Degree or equivalent in an Engineering or Scientific field, minimum of 5 years' experience
* Ph.D. or equivalent in an Engineering or Scientific field, minimum of 2 years' experience
* Proven expertise in usage of MS Office Suite; CAD experience preferred
* Excellent documentation and communication skills and interpersonal relationship skills including negotiating and relationship management skills
* Ability to translate technical information to all levels of the organizations
* Extensive knowledge and understanding of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to Engineering
* Advanced problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills
* Extensive understanding of processes and equipment used in assigned work
* Strong leadership skills and ability to influence change
* Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing
* Strict attention to detail
* Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels
* Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
* Must be able to work in a team environment, including frequent inter-organizational and outside customer contacts
* Represents organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects
* Adhere to all company rules and requirements (e.g., pandemic protocols, Environmental Health & Safety rules) and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards is committed to complying with the requirements and guidance from our government authorities and to protecting our vulnerable patients and the healthcare providers who are treating them around the world. As such, all Healthcare Interacting positions require COVID-19 vaccination, which includes anyone who directly interfaces with patients and those who interact with healthcare providers as part of their role. If hired, as a condition of employment, you will be required to submit proof that you have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have a valid religious or medical exemption from being vaccinated.

Keywords: Edwards Lifesciences Corp, Salt Lake City , Staff Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Salt Lake City, Utah

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