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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Kelly Services
Location: Murfreesboro
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

Manufacturing Engineer- Murfreesboro, TNTemp-to-Hire - Full-time

Kelly Engineering is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our client's global contract manufacturer of orthopedic implants, spinal implants, precision instruments, and orthopedic cutting tools. This position is responsible for the design, implementation, workings, and methodology to support production and efficiencies. The Manufacturing Engineer analyzes the value stream and identifies opportunities to eliminate non-value added steps in the process. The Manufacturing Engineer will provide team leadership support for process improvement projects; quality, productivity, and cost reductions.


  • Provide technical troubleshooting/problem solving and training.
  • Develop and implement equipment improvement ideas.
  • Perform project management responsibilities for assigned manufacturing changes or new product launch; including facilitating and participating in project start-up teams.
  • Oversee project launch guides from staff of purchase order to the finish at PPAP.
  • Monitor and improve recommendations of fixtures, tools and methods to meet productivity and specifications quality standards.
  • Utilize proven lean manufacturing based analytical and troubleshooting/problem solving techniques to identify opportunities for cost reduction, lead-time reduction, inventory reduction and quality improvement through defect reduction.
  • Conduct research and development testing and validation to determine effectiveness and compliance to quality standards for the manufacturing processes.
  • Confirm conformance to engineering designs and methodologies and verify overall safety. Prepare reports on these activities.
  • Recommend new tools and methodologies including costing and cost estimates for design or product process changes.
  • Evaluate existing machinery and processes to recommend improvements that enhance both operator performance and ergonomics/safety of overall production.
  • Lead and participate in quality improvement and continuous improvement projects.
  • Optimize floor layout, material flow, along with implementation of lean concepts; document improvements to manufacturing efficiencies, takt time, floor space utilization and overhead.
  • Establish and assist the machinists/operators in setting up new or enhanced job processes.
  • Develop or revise technical documentation to specify manufacturing processes; including documentation of equipment qualification, setup and maintenance procedure.
  • Provide accurate and complete engineering documentation.
  • Provide visual controls.
  • Coordinate and support cross-functional teams, quality, safety, and maintenance.
  • Other duties as assigned.

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Software and SolidWorks.
    • Project Management and Lean Manufacturing experience.
    • Good knowledge of statistical tools, and ability to manage multiple tasks.
    • Must be flexible and adapt to changing environments and priorities.
    • Proven ability to collaborate in a team environment.
    • Demonstrated entrepreneurial skills with the ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and changing environment with multiple priorities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

      • Preferred Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering. Willing to consider alternate Bachelor Degree programs with relevant experience in excess of the requirement below.
      • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in manufacturing capacity.
      • Preferable to have an understanding of GMP for Medical Devices FDA 21 CFR Part 820 Quality System Regulation and ISO 13485 Medical Devices - Quality Management Systems or experience working in a regulated industry.

        Client offerings
        • Vacation days
        • Personal days
        • Paid holidays
        • Health benefits covered at 100% for employees
        • Dental benefits covered at 100% for employees
        • Vision benefits
        • 401k

          All applicants applying for this job opening must be legally authorized to work in the United States and are required to have US residency at the time of application. Client is not able to provide sponsorship.

          #TJP2022_SPEC #P2

Keywords: Kelly Services, Murfreesboro , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Murfreesboro, Tennessee

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