Manufacturing Engineer in Boulder, CO at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 9/10/2018

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Job Description


We are looking for mid-level Manufacturing Engineers for a large medical device client located in the Boulder, CO area. For immediate consideration, please email your updated resume and contact information to dsimpson@apexlifesciences.com

Education Required: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering 
Years’ Experience Required. 2+ years 
Top required skills: 
1) Project Management Experience

2) Good Communication Skills

3) They have to work from on-site. 


The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for product-related issues associated with sustaining engineering of current products. Responsibilities include project management, detailed data analysis of manufacturing efficiency, process development, change management leadership, and point of contact in interfacing with various contributing organizations, Contract Manufacturers, Vendors, Supply Chain, Management, R&D, Manufacturing, Quality, and Operations Engineering. 
• Leads or supports initiatives in all product manufacturing aspects: Cost reduction, quality improvement, Service/Repair, Process Improvement, Documentation. 
• Develops sound understanding of product & process designs and focuses on ways to improve manufacturing processes as well as identify and implement cost reductions. 
• Provides Design for Manufacturability guidance to R&D Engineering regarding design concepts and specification requirements to best utilize equipment and manufacturing techniques. 
• Gathers and analyzes manufacturing metrics and works closely with the Quality and Manufacturing organizations to define appropriate process changes. 
• Uses statistical techniques to compile and analyze data and realize appropriate improvement initiatives 
• Works closely with Engineering, Manufacturing, Supply Chain, and Quality to coordinate product changes 
• Participates on cross-functional operations team in implementing RoHS (Restriction of Hazardous Substances) programs within the Company. 
• Define, lead and execute medium to large sized engineering projects 
• Continuously improve safety, quality, delivery and cost on assigned product lines or areas of responsibility 
• Provide a high level of urgency for thorough resolution of issues in manufacturing & service 
• Ability to effectively train others in a variety of technical functions 
Job Qualifications 
• Essential Characteristics: Actions oriented and Self-starter, proactive, forward-thinking, able to see the big picture, technically proficient, skilled in conflict management, customer focus, making timely and quality decisions, problem solver who drives for results & continuously improves 
• Knowledge and understanding of Engineering change management systems (Agile preferred) 
• Excellent oral, presentation, and technical writing skills. 
• Knowledge of operations engineering and manufacturing facilities and systems 
• At ease speaking in front of people, both working level and management. 
• Experience in directing production technicians and operators, developing preventive maintenance programs 
• Instructs manufacturing and technical support staff on engineering changes, processes, and other issues. 
• Provides written reports and engineering documentation as well as cost and time estimates for engineering and project schedules. 
• Assures compliance with company Standard Operating Procedures and policies and demonstrates knowledge and understanding of Good Manufacturing Practices and all other applicable standards. 
• Maintains a clean, safe, and orderly work area, and follows all safety procedures. 
• Working knowledge of 5S, Manufacturing flow (LEAN, DFT, etc), project management techniques, structured root cause analysis techniques (KT, 8D, etc), process validation & product verification 
• Skilled in statistics and data analysis 
• Proficient with MS office programs & tools (Excel, Word, SharePoint, Visio, Project, Access, etc) 
• Performs other duties and responsibilities, as required. 
• Competence in dealing with multiple organizations and disciplines, leading projects, directing meetings, making assignments, documenting and tracking action plans, and MS Project Schedules.

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at 844-463-6178.




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