Massachusetts: Manufacturing Engineer (231528)

Engineering Services

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer for a 1 year contract. The candidate is expected to perform specific and general assignments / projects that provide innovative, functional, and cost-effective solutions to support product development and commercialization in a team-based environment. The Sr. ME is responsible for supporting external contract manufacturing line optimization activities and mitigating respective risks for a new product launch. The Sr. ME will ensure that robust processes are in place through adherence to established quality, design control processes and good engineering / manufacturing practices.


  • This role may require intermittent travel to and from the primary CMO based in New Hampshire.
  •  This is a hybrid role where the candidate may work from home a portion of the week as needed.
  • Must have a working knowledge of design control for medical devices and guidelines for drug development
  • Able to design and develop assembly and process related fixtures via CAD (Solidworks preferred) to improve throughput and reduce process risks
  • Able to collaborate with external suppliers and CMOs to define and document processes as well as their failure modes and related risks.
  • Experience with creating master process validation plans and qualification activities (i.e., IQ/OQ/PQ)/
  • Experience in executing validation and qualification activities including: creating protocols and methods, managing progress, interpreting data, and making informed recommendations.
  • Able to design and develop assembly and process related fixtures via CAD (Solidworks preferred).
  • Work with upstream R&D, Marketing, Quality and Manufacturing team members to identify manufacturing, material and/or product improvement opportunities and provide innovative product, system and component solutions.
  • Perform detailed design and process analysis and provide feedback or approval for detailed component and equipment specifications.
  • Ability to create/modify site procedures and train associates as required to commercialize manufacturing changes.
  • Solid working knowledge of SAP workflows (BOM, router creation, documents, inspection plans)
  • Change Management for product, labeling and packaging.
  • Apply knowledge of general engineering principles, materials, DFMEA, PFMEA and reliability to achieve product requirements.
  • Proficient in analytical problem-solving techniques.
  • Provide hands-on technical support for product development team with validation and implementation of engineering changes.
  • Actively participates in project / design reviews. Presents updates at project reviews.


Required Experience:

  • Education: BS or MS engineering degree (preferably Mechanical, Industrial, Chemical Engineering).
    3-4 years of product engineering and design transfer-related experience required in medical device or pharmaceutical industry working in a team-based environment
  • Proficient in Solidworks
  • Ability to communicate effectively through multiple modes in order to address project needs
  • Experience in implementing cost reduction initiatives
  • Excellent Technical writing skills and proficient use of statistical techniques (e.g. Minitab software)
  • Process Excellence training or certification (ex. Six Sigma, Lean Green or Black Belt) is a plus.
  • Knowledge and understanding of ISO and GMP.
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to make progress in the face of uncertainty. Able to discern the most important questions to be addressed and identify a path to answer them fully in a compliant manner
  • Solid verbal and written communication skills, strong decision making and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to apply production related statistics is desirable
  • Able to adapt to shifting priorities and work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to take initiative and be self-managed.
  • Practical, hands-on approach to problem solving. Able to take initiative and be self-managed
  • Demonstrate knowledge of product design and development
  • Product / Process Validation knowledge (FAT MVP, IQ, process development, OQ, & PQ)
  • Solidworks (CAD) skills



Massachusetts: Manufacturing Engineer (231528)


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