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Durham, NC 27703

Posted: 05/04/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: VMS Job Number: 27255

Job Description

Position Title: Manufacturing Engineer Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting contract opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer with our client in Durham, NC

Job Responsibilities: • Duplicate, qualify and scale surgical robotic systems manufacturing lines in the new facility
• Provides product and process Design for Manufacturability input to enhance manufacturability and servicing.
• Takes ownership of products from production phase through end-of-life.
• Assists in creation and maintenance of efficient “mid-volume” manufacturing assembly line, specifying and/or refining BOMs, work flow processes and detailed work instructions.
• Provides training and support to production technicians.
• Design, qualify, document and introduce production and service assembly/test fixtures and equipment.
• Takes responsibility for maintaining compliance with medical device quality system including corrective action closure, discrepant material dispositions and ECO implementation.
• Provides technical support analyzing and /or performing failure analysis for discrepant production components, assemblies and field returns.
• Leads/participates in initiative focused on yield improvement, material cost reduction, capacity enhancement, and outsourcing of assemblies.
• Must possess strong communication skills to interface with technicians, product development, planning, purchasing, regulatory, inspection, customer support and clinical marketing organizations.
• Manage and allocate team resources over multiple projects. Negotiate for needed resources from other teams to enable project success as needed.
• Creating budget estimates for tooling, test equipment, prototype designs, and first article activities. Assist material procurement and supplier quality teams with development and maintenance of contract manufacturers for mechanical assembly.
• Performs other duties as required.
• Travel: Position may require up to 10% travel initially, primarily within U.S.

Job Qualifications:

• Candidate must be of high character and energy with regard for detail.
• Demonstrated Electro-mechanical and/or Process Engineering ability.
• Demonstrated ability in failure analysis and continuous improvement.
• BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.
• 3-5 years relevant work experience.
• “Self-starter” attitude and comfort in a hands-on environment, where he/she can demonstrate an ability to work with other engineers to influence product design to improve reliability.
• Troubleshooting mind set - an ability to systematically and effectively break down a system or process into subparts to identify failures and troubleshoot to component level.
• Excellent documentation skills and ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing across all levels of the organization.
Move this to preferred.

• MS degree in an Engineering discipline.
• 5-7 years relevant work experience as a design or manufacturing engineer supporting product with significant mechanical content.
• Prior experience with various sensor applications and technologies, including reliability and performance assessment.
• Prior experience working in an FDA/ISO regulated environment.
• Demonstrated ability to effectively design experiments.
• Prior project leadership experience.
• Prior supplier quality responsibility.
• Prior responsibility for process, equipment or product validation/verification.
• Prior experience establishing new manufacturing lines.
• Prior experience applying automated equipment, complex mechanism manufacturing, or robotics.
• Machine tool experience a plus.
• Experience with ASME Y14.5 Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance.
• Experience in Just-In-Time, Demand Flow Technology, and Lean Manufacturing techniques.

Job Details:
• Contract
• Pay Range: $50-$55/hr

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, 2 insurance plans (100% paid for employee only - HDHP plan, and a buy-up POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO) and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to Software, Electronics, Medical Device, Telecom, and Aerospace companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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