Senior Engineer, Manufacturing
Directs and coordinates fabrication, installation, operation, application, maintenance and repair of mechanical or electromechanical machines, equipment, tools, engines and systems.
Ensures that quality levels and industry standards are maintained or improved in the manufacturing process. Oversees installation, operation, maintenance and repair of equipment such as centralized heat, gas, water and steam systems.
Evaluates mechanical products to determine their cost effectiveness and efficiency. May evaluate field installations and recommend design modifications to eliminate malfunctions.
This is an individual contributor role that requires the use of judgement in applying professional expertise and is expected to work independently with minimal supervision.
Roles typically require a university degree, or an extensive amount of practical knowledge gained through experience. Job requires an understanding and application of procedures and concepts of own discipline.
The job requires attention to detail in making evaluative judgements based on the analysis of factual information. This job typically requires a degree or equivalent and a minimum of 2 or more years’ experience.
Your Key Responsibilities
Application of a prioritised approach in Value Centred Engineering toward achieving key opportunities in quality, service and cost
Works with Engineering leaders to deliver business objectives
Responsible for assisting in the development of a world class-manufacturing group that is proficient in process improvement and problem-
solving manufacturing issues using Six-Sigma tools
Providing technical leadership on all product and process issues
Line performance monitoring, and the compilation and execution of structured event plans to remediate systemic issues that drive sub-optimal performance
Development and implementation of appropriate supporting documentation, SOPs and process work instructions compliant with current Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
Leading technical improvements under the business’s Continuous Improvement Program (CIP)
Transferring and implementing processes, either from development, or from another manufacturing facility
Provision of technical leadership / guidance for the Process / maintenance Technicians and other Manufacturing / Equipment Engineers on the team
Provide engineering support for new Product and new process introduction, ensuring that all activities are completed and documented in accordance with Stryker New Product Development Process
Process validation for products and processes; VP, IQ, OQ, PQ and associated documentation.
Conduct Gauge R&R studies for products and new processes
Carry out structured problem solving
Responsibility for projects (value stream and cross functional) as assigned by the company, including the scoping, approval, budgeting, specification, execution, qualification and operational handover as appropriate
Actively interfacing with cross-functional team members and 3rd party Vendors, and always practicing good team work in support of the day to day operating requirements, and in pursuit of achieving the business targets
Fostering a work environment of continuous improvement that supports SYK’s Quality Policy, Quality System, and the appropriate regulations for the area they support, in particular ensuring that employees are trained to do their work and their training is documented
Observing the Quality Management Systems requirements on site at all times
Continuous monitoring and reporting of variables that feed into the business performance metrics, and pro-active identification and resolution of issues around any deficits in same
Adherence to, and enforcement of all Environment Health and Safety (EHS) requirements on site
Elimination and / or management of material risks on the production floor in co-operation with Supplier Quality engineers
Undertaking, where appropriate, a Subject Matter Expert’s role for Regulatory Audit purposes
Provision of out-of-hours support to the business as required by management or as mandated by shutdowns and / or equipment failures.
All other duties as assigned
What are we looking for?
Level 8 Degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent technical experience is required
Proven Project Management skills through the delivery of business-critical projects
Has 2-4 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
Strong communication and influencing skills with both internal and external agents
Capable of technical leading, influencing and providing technical direction to Engineers, Coop Students, Technicians and operators as required
Capable of working as part of a multi-disciplined team in an aggressive, dynamic and results motivated environment
Demonstrable analytical & problem-solving skills, a process improvement orientation, and the ability to handle multiple tasks in a fast-
paced and results-oriented environment
Excellent presentation and written / verbal communication skills
Demonstrable ability to work autonomously
A team player, with a flexible approach
Technological pioneer, willing to source, investigate and implement technological and automation advances
Confident and effective decision maker, with a proven leadership ability to negotiate and influence others
Work From Home : NoTravel Percentage : None