Lead Manufacturing Engineer

US, US, OH - West Carrollton

Minimum Level of Education Required: Bachelors Degree

Percentage of Travel: Up to 10%

Location: OH - West Carrollton

Ref#: 100160

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Job Description

Our Lead Manufacturing Engineer develops, implements and maintains methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies.  Your responsibilities will also include participation in design reviews, design transfer to production as it relates to development of manufacturing processes, post processing development, equipment and process validations, process definition for machine operation and maintenance requirements, test/inspection methods, fixturing, gauging and applying inspection and process control techniques.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead new advanced materials science capital equipment setup activities, including preparing facilities, supporting machine installations and related commissioning activities including validations.
  • Conduct process development activities, including creation of SOPs, for machine and/or equipment operation for DMLS machine and associated post processing operations.
  • Perform design reviews that incorporate a detail oriented perspective on the impact of specific DMLS processes on surface finish, dimensional accuracy, and overall integrity of produced parts.
  • Support implementation of manufacturing changes that require qualification and/or validation of new equipment or processes.
  • Interface with suppliers on technical issues causing inefficiencies, waste or potential supply chain interruptions.
  • Review designs/prints in both the development and production phases to assure effective use of DFM/DFA/DFI, and collaborate with Development/Design Engineering, Quality Engineering, QC/metrology, Programmers and machinists to create designs and drawings that can be manufactured efficiently with a high confidence of product meeting specifications.
  • Develop business processes and metrics and tracking tools for deliverables the department is responsible for completing.
  • Lead CAPA process for non-conforming material reports, out of tolerance reports and product complaints that result from manufacturing issues.
  • Perform duties in compliance with applicable regulations and standards including FDA Quality System Regulation 21 CFR 820, ISO 13485, and the European Medical Device Directive.

Basic Qualifications
  • 8+ years of related experience
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Strong proficiency with ProE or other CAD software
  • Effective communication skills with strong confidence to present before groups of customers, vendors, peers, and leadership.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office with a strong ability to write procedures and reports.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Lean Six Sigma practitioner

NuVasive is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. The “EEO is the Law” poster options are available here.

About NuVasive
NuVasive, Inc. (NASDAQ: NUVA) is the leader in spine technology innovation, focused on transforming spine surgery and beyond with minimally invasive, procedurally-integrated solutions designed to deliver reproducible and clinically-proven surgical outcomes.The Company’s portfolio includes access instruments, implantable hardware, biologics, software systems for surgical planning, navigation and imaging solutions, magnetically adjustable implant systems for spine and orthopedics, and intraoperative monitoring service offerings. With $962 million in revenues (2016), NuVasive has an approximate 2,300 person workforce in more than 40 countries serving surgeons, hospitals and patients. For more information, please visit www.nuvasive.com.
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