Opelika, AL

Job Description

Major company that is expanding at their large site in a good location in east / central Alabama has 2 new opportunities for Manufacturing Engineers to design manufacturing processes for optimum efficiency as well as lead root cause investigations.  Will be responsible for ongoing life-cycle process performance.  This is a high volume medical device manufacturer.  Metrics that are key include process efficiency, first pass yield, and scrap.   Benefits begin on the first day and relocation assistance is available. 
  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Statistics
  • At least 5 years of experience in a manufacturing envirionment
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical or automotive industry
  • Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite as well as Windows applications
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must have good prioritization and organization skills
  • Troubleshooting and problem solving skills that are good
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to convey conclusions and recommendations concisely in properly formatted and well-written reports
  • Would like working knowledge of statistics
  • Able to construct engineering studies and design of experiments
  • Prefer knowledge of manufacturing validation process associated with healthcare products
  • Prefer plastic injection mold or coatings process experience
  • Able to design and manage value stream maps
  • Ability to adapt to frequent changes
  • Able to lead continuous improvement activities such as Kaizen events and Six Sigma projects
  • Ability to lead project teams for root cause investigation, validation strategies, and process design
  • Must be able to identify and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Needs objectivity and openness to views and opinions of coworkers
  • Wanting someone who places success of team above own
  • Listed here are some of what is needed for this role
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