Canon USA & Affiliates Sr. Manufacturing Engineer - Medical Device in Cambridge, Massachusetts
The Senior New Product Development Manufacturing Engineer (Sr. Engineer, Manufacturing) is responsible for the development of manufacturing processes for new medical device product development projects. The position is well-suited to someone who has experience developing the manufacturing processes for new medical devices and seeks latitude to exercise creativity and judgment in an organization that is at the start of developing its medical device process development infrastructure.
Developing manufacturing processes to support medical device product development projects
Collecting information to prospectively evaluate quality, cost, delivery, and management of contract manufacturing partners
Supervising and collaborating with contract manufacturers in the selection and development of manufacturing processes
Collaborating with partners in legal to develop contracts and conducting engagements with suppliers
Orchestrating DFMA reviews to provide input to design firms and design engineers
Collaborating with cross-functional product development teams including project managers, optical engineers, mechanical engineering, electrical engineers, software engineers, quality engineers, regulatory specialists, clinical specialists, marketers, buyers, and others
Development and maintenance of manufacturing work instructions, equipment instructions, and other documents that require quality management system controls
Designing and documenting manufacturing cells using tools such as value stream maps, balance charts, and line layout diagrams
Complying with medical device manufacturing regulations and quality procedures and providing input into the development of these procedures
Supporting engineers in developing material specifications by providing manufacturability input
Coordinates technical communications between Canon and contract manufacturers including facilitating professional engagements for DFX, process development, and design transfer
Monitors and develops processes to monitor manufacturing performance on an ongoing basis to ensure quality, productivity, and delivery.
Creating manufacturing development infrastructure (e.g. templates for process characterization and labor time estimation, etc.)
Provides technical expertise in conducting PFMEA and developing process validations
Coordinating builds for prototypes, validations, and pilot runs.
Shares expertise in Lean Six Sigma process excellence principles
Embrace Canon’s kyosei philosophy and embody the san-ji spirit
Travel about 20%
Other duties as assigned
Education: Bachelor’s degree in engineering or higher required
At least 7 years of experience in medical device manufacturing engineering
At least 3 years of experience in new product development manufacturing engineering including time working with contract manufacturers
Experience working with optics assembly and manufacturing processes, electronics testing, and catheter manufacturing is highly preferred
Ability to successfully execute responsibilities without operations infrastructure in place (i.e. no ERP system, SOPs are being developed, no pre-existing operations organization), but must have experience with these systems
Proficiency in developing technical drawings and specifications
Proficient in the application of Lean Six Sigma principles
Proficient in the use of CAD, preferably SolidWorks
Strong proficiency with Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Visio, and Word
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Requisition ID 18991
Category Medical Device
Position Type Full-Time