Sr. Operations Engineer

Montgomery, Alabama
Job Type
US$ 75,000 - US$ 90,000 per year, $75k - 90k per year + none
Ref. Number
Hart,Patrick, Spherion
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Job Description

Essential Job Functions:
- Lead and coordinate the efforts of engineers, technicians and other professionals of various disciplines/departments to design, develop, document and continuously improve product, equipment and processes.
- Change, update and document changes required to ensure components are manufactured to current design requirements.
- Interpret engineer drawings/documents for manufacturing, communicate with the other plants as required, to support technology transfer.
- Coordinate with CNC Programmers, Tool & Die, Purchasing and any required subcontractors to produce components to meet project and schedule delivery dates.
- Create/coordinate Bills of Material (BOM), and other documents required to support manufacturing processes.
- Process/implement engineering changes and product documentation per established schedules.
- Lead CAPA and continuous improvement projects, participate in audits, investigations and tests.
- Evaluate internal/external manufacturing processes and technologies.
- Support compliant process, failure investigations and material review boards.
- Validate new processes and products, develop flow charts, validation protocols.
- Perform DOE, DFMA, process capability studies and PFMEA as required.
- Initiate and implement strategies for reducing cost, improving quality and productivity by applying lean and six sigma methodologies.
- Document all processes using AS400 and applicable Standard Work formats.
- Perform root cause analyses for process failures, and implementing countermeasures to eliminate causes.
- Evaluate processes to identify and eliminate wastes and improve quality and productivity.
- Ensure that all processes and equipment comply with all applicable OSHA and FDA standards.

Working hours: Day Shifts

Education/License Requirements:
- Bachelor's Degree in Industrial / Mechanical / or Electrical Engineering and equivalent experience.

Skill Requirements:
- Minimum of 8 -10 years experience in engineering field with 4-5 years in a regulated manufacturing environment.
- Must have proven 3-4 years experience in 3-D design software (Pro-E preferred). Excellent understanding of file management and documentation.
- Experience in component design, manufacturing, materials and testing of equipment is required.
- Experience in Medical Device development, design transfer, design for manufacturability (DFM), reliability and cost is preferred.
- Excellent knowledge machining, machine tools, programming and tool design.
- Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication and welding is preferred.
- OSHA and Safety regulations knowledge is preferred.
- Proficiency in advanced manufacturing processes and automation technologies desirable.
- Excellent leadership skills. Ability to interact with and leading cross-functional teams.
- Must have a strong understanding of statistics, DOE and Six Sigma applications. In depth knowledge of machining equipment, processes and process control.
- Must have validation experience in developing and executing IQ, OQ and PQ and Minitab application.
- Knowledge of Value Stream Mapping, JIT, Lean/Flow Manufacturing.
- Excellent project management skills and experience in handling multiple projects, problem solving and trouble shooting skills in machining processes.
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Visio, MS project and Power point.
- Proficiency in MRP Systems.

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