Integra LifeSciences

  • Manufacturing Engineer II

    Vacancy ID
    2018-27792
    Location
    US-OH-Cincinnati
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Operations
  • Overview

    Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical technology, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedic extremity surgery, neurosurgery, reconstructive and general surgery, and regenerative wound care.

     

    Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for foot and ankle, hand and wrist, shoulder and elbow, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra’s Tissue Technologies is an in-patient and outpatient Regenerative product portfolio, which includes products for wound care, burns, abdominal reconstruction, and plastic & reconstructive surgery.  In the United States, Integra is a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.


    Founded in 1989 Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 3,300 employees worldwide. Integra's common stock is listed on The NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol "IART."

    Responsibilities

    • Plans and designs manufacturing processes as well as design methods to improve efficiency in production. Support Operation’s Goals and Objectives especially as related to quality improvements, cost reductions, cycle time reductions, and product delivery. Maximizes efficiency by analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization standards in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification and cost reduction initiatives. Assures compliance with approved methods and quality and standards.
    • Troubleshoot and analyze effectiveness of processes. Implement actions to improve equipment uptime, yield, efficiencies, and quality of production.
    • Apply standard manufacturing analysis techniques such as flowcharting, Pareto analysis, cause & effect diagrams, root cause, and statistical process control to reduce variation and improve quality.
    • Organize and lead process reviews with production and engineering personnel, prepare clear process procedures / instructions to be used and understood by shop personnel.
    • Champion the process towards rework, scrap, and labor variance reduction / elimination.
    • Investigate and resolve manufacturing and supplier quality concerns.
    • Create, update and maintain routers, rework routers, DMR, and any other Operation’s technical documents including DHF.
    • Provide other technical guidance and/ or business assistance as required by the business.

    Qualifications

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s degree required in a related technical field.
    • Six Sigma black or green belt certification preferred.

    Skills & Abilities:

    • Ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems.
    • Strong skills in technical writing.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and respect for confidentiality.
    • Strong communication skills; Ability to coach, train & lead others.

    Experience:

    • Autocad and /or Solidworks experience preferred.
    • 3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Previous experience in a machine shop environment preferred.  
    • Working knowledge of manufacturing, basic machine and tool design, and startup & trouble shooting of new equipment and processes.
    • Experience in implementing TQM, SPC, Continuous Improvement, Cellular Flow, JIT, 5S and Cycle Time Reduction, is desirable.
    • Previous supervisory experience and/or experience working with production associates.
    • Experience with statistical software.
    • Demonstrated cost reduction and quality improvement results.
    • Experience with ISO 13485 or other ISO regulated industry preferred.

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