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Job Title: Sr. Mechanical Engineer - More Sr. Mechanical Engineer Jobs


Location: SC
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Reports to the Engineering Supervisor.  
Responsible for the implementation of project and process support activities toward attainment of 
departmental and plant goals.  Primary focus in areas of capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement 
and cost improvement programs.  Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and 
complexity.  
JOB SUMMARY Reports to the Engineering Supervisor.  Responsible for the implementation of project and 
process support activities toward attainment of departmental and plant goals.  Primary focus in areas of 
capacity expansion, quality/waste improvement and cost improvement programs.  
Required to handle multiple assignments of varying scope and complexity.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS  Develops semi-automated assembly processes through process optimization, 
validation, and pilot production.Applies Six Sigma statistical techniques and lean manufacturing 
methodologies to optimize manufacturing equipment.Develops manufacturing processes by designing 
and/or performing experimental testing, data analysis, process development and validation, preparation of 
reports, and providing recommendations.Develops specifications and acceptance protocols to purchase 
production equipment.Manages vendors in the design, development and implementation of manufacturing 
equipment.Manages projects to develop manufacturing process equipment.   Initiate, plan, execute, 
monitor, control, and close these projects.Works with product design and development teams to ensure 
robust manufacturability of new products and to estimate capital and product costs.Responsible for the 
design and implementation of machine improvements and capital equipment project management activities. 
Proficient in mechanical design and troubleshooting.Directs personnel in the troubleshooting and 
maintenance of cam driven mechanisms, pneumatic, and hydraulic equipment used in the production 
process.Supports the plant manufacturing effort, with proven ability to identify problems and pursue plans 
toward their resolution. Specific focus will be in areas of improving upon chronic levels of quality, waste and 
equipment efficiencies.Clear understanding of the role of Engineering in a manufacturing environment.
Has knowledge of proper Engineering practices and vendor relationships.Responsible for coordinating 
activities between equipment vendors, Division R & D and plant functional departments on his/her 
assignments.Ability to handle projects of a moderate to large scope requiring extensive coordination. Will 
be required to handle several assignments (project & process duties) simultaneously.Prepares and submits 
capital appropriation requests and controls expenditures on these projects as required
.Has knowledge of established safety standards and operator interface with equipment.Completes or 
supervises the completion of necessary designs, drawings, calculations and specifications on associated 
equipment.Recommends vendors for commercial items and materials needed for a project.Establishes 
which elements comprising a job are suitable for in-house fabrication or revision and which items would be 
best contracted.  Secure quotations and select contractors; direct the contractors efforts or the efforts of in-
house forces to a satisfactory scheduled completion of the necessary work. Supervise and inspect all work 
in-process by contractors or plant forces; 
provide guidance where necessary.Responsible for the recommendation of capital equipment or process 
modifications, their physical installation, debugging and associated training of production 
personnel.Required to have awareness of product performance and quality requirements within scope of 
his/her assignments.As required within the scope of his/her duty, be responsible for all associated 
documentation, including;  however not limited to, the following; validations, Operations Procedures, 
Preventive Maintenance schedules, Engineering Change Notifications, spare parts listings, etc.Required to 
develop a firm understanding of all equipment for which he/she is responsible to include set-up, adjustment 
and assessment of possible improvements.Responsible for realization of budgeted cost reductions and 
productivity improvements.Accountable for spending (capital or expense) within approved limits on 
programs.Able to interpret, edit, or create mechanical drawings in AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks.Required 
Qualifications:Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering.Minimum of 3 years of work experience in a 
manufacturing environment.  Preferrably in the  high-speed production of medical devices.Experience in the 
following areas:  synchronous and asynchronous assembly platformscam-operated 
equipmentpneumaticsservo controlled assembly and AutoCad.Understanding of Lean Manufacturing 
initiatives with an emphasis in continuous improvement. Six Sigma certification (greenbelt or blackbelt) 
preferred.For additional details regarding submission eligibility and payment terms, 



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