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Manufacturing & Operations
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The Manufacturing Engineer plans, directs, and coordinates manufacturing processes for medical device products, and supports Operations to assure a quality product is produced utilizing Lean Manufacturing Methodologies.  Works directly with multiple departs representing the manufacturing team, collaborating with Quality Assurance, R&D, Procurement, and Regulatory Affairs. Works to improving existing and develops new product designs and processes to enhance the customer experience, decrease operational costs, or improve quality. Leads manufacturing engineering projects, develops capital equipment purchase justifications. Works collaboratively with the engineering manager mentoring the development of junior engineers.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: including the following and other duties as assigned
  • Provide improvement and sustaining engineering support for existing production lines.
  • Develop, maintain, and improve manufacturing and inspection processes and procedures.
  • Provide process development engineering support for new product development projects.  
  • Initiate equipment modifications to improve productivity and product quality.
  • Work with outside vendors to coordinate the development of manufacturing equipment.
  • Work closely with maintenance department to improve machine reliability/reduce downtime including defining equipment maintenance requirements.
  • Assist with resolving issues with suppliers.
  • Assist with trouble shooting and repairing of equipment and tooling.
  • Assist with performing process failure mode effects analyses FMEA’s. 
  • Work with management to establish project timeliness, project justification, and budget forecasts.
  • Experience with 3D printers, CNC and Lasers


  • Experienced in the design and troubleshooting of complex machine control systems and programs.
  • Experience in the design and support of automation equipment and production lines is desirable.
  • Must be able to work alone and as a team member with good interpersonal and leadership qualities to get assigned tasks completed in a timely manner.
  • Must possess effective written and verbal communications skills.
  • Must possess good organizational and prioritization skills in order to maintain and address multiple assigned projects.  
  • Experienced in the design, development and qualification of manufacturing processes. 
  • Capable of performing in a medicinal device regulated environment, IQ, OQ, PQ validations experience preferred. 
  • Ability to program, troubleshoot CNC Equipment, PLC Equipment and 3D printers preferred.
  • Experience with Solid Works or other solid modeling software.
  • Project management experience preferred.
  • Capable of developing justification for capital expenditures, submittals of CAR’s 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering, or related field or related discipline from an accredited university, preferred.
  • 2+ years experience in a manufacturing work environment.
  • Experience with completing Oracle Manufacturing transactions or similar system
  • Computer Skills: MS office, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Minitab preferred.                 
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Ability to lift 20-30 lbs.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time (8 hours per day)
  • Good manual dexterity.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Loud production environment with exposure to solvents, oils, lubricants, plastic material fumes, hot liquids, metallic debris and coolants.

Envista and all Envista Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available at: http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf.

About Envista

Envista is a global family of three companies and more than 30 trusted dental brands, united by a shared purpose: to partner with professionals to improve lives. Envista helps its customers deliver the best possible patient care through industry-leading dental consumables, solutions, technology, and services. Our comprehensive portfolio, including dental implants and treatment options, orthodontics, and digital imaging technologies, covers an estimated 90% of dentists’ clinical needs for diagnosing, treating, and preventing dental conditions as well as improving the aesthetics of the human smile. Envista companies, including KaVo Kerr, Nobel Biocare Systems, and Ormco, partner with dental professionals to help them deliver the best possible patient care.

Envista separated from Danaher as an independent company in 2019. We brought with us the proven Envista Business System (EBS) methodology, an experienced leadership team, and a strong culture grounded in continuous improvement, commitment to innovation, and deep customer focus to meet the end-to-end needs of dental professionals worldwide. Envista is now one of the largest global dental products companies, with significant market positions in some of the most attractive segments of the dental products industry. For more information, please visit www.envistaco.com.

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