Manufacturing Engineer

Dublin CA

Step out of your comfort zone, excel and redefine the limits of what is possible. That’s just what our employees are doing every single day – in order to set the pace through our innovations and enable outstanding achievements. After all, behind every successful company are many great fascinating people.

The Manufacturing Engineer will lead the transition of new products from Development into sustained Manufacturing and support products through the lifecycle. Apply Engineering principles to analyze, develop and implement Engineering Change Orders and/or Deviations to document all changes to production process, tools or parts in accordance with GMP and ISO quality requirements.

We are looking for people who are keen to try something new:

(Responsibilities that are central to the job and MUST be performed either unaided, or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation, ref. ADA.)
• Develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequence and processes related to the manufacturing of parts, components, sub-assemblies, and final assemblies
• Work on problems of moderate scope where analysis of product, process, and/or data requires an identification and gathering of relevant factors
• Design and construct or specify and purchase electrical, mechanical and/or software tools and fixtures for performing various tasks in a safe, efficient, repeatable and cost-effective manner. Perform tooling qualification.
• Continuously and proactively seek cost reduction opportunities without compromising quality or on-time delivery
• Responsible for leading troubleshooting efforts/technical teams to perform root cause analysis and subsequent solution development of process, vendor or design related problems associated with supporting a product
• Identify and propose tooling enhancements and/or develop the solution
• Familiar with automated test processes used at PCBA suppliers and be able to specify which types of testing are required for any given PCBA.
• Identify and qualify new components to replace obsolete components
• Analyze the disposition of non-conforming parts
• Track all problem parts for a product and develop and report action plan
• Estimate manufacturing costs and determines time standards
• Work cross functionally to support the development of new products that are manufacturable

Note: Essential functions may not be limited to the tasks and responsibilities listed within this section. Ordering of essential functions does not necessarily reflect importance of item.

(Non-essential duties or marginal job functions that support essential functions)

(From whom work is received and given, internal and external customers, supervisors, subordinates, teams, etc.)
Coordination of project activities with Program Management, Quality, Contract Manufacturer, Purchasing, Service, Marketing, Hardware Engineering, Software Engineering,

Comprehensive analysis prior to decision-making is crucial. Erroneous decisions will have a serious impact on the overall success of company operations and may jeopardize business activities. Decisions made concerning process improvements, tooling requirements and component disposition and the timeliness of new product introductions will be impact the business.

(Physical surroundings)
Light manufacturing consisting of instrument assembly, calibration and testing that complies with the FDA’s Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP).

You are:

(Bona Fide Occupational Requirements, such as education, certification, and/ or skills that are necessary to do the job.)
• BS degree in engineering discipline (EE,ME,SW,CS) or related field
• Two (2) years equivalent experience in design or manufacturing engineering OR MS degree in engineering discipline or related field.
• Experience with medical device manufacturing and optics assembly desirable
• Familiar with DFT, GMP, and ISO 9001
• Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint
• Proficiency with Mentor Graphics a plus
• Proficiency with Solidworks desirable
In a spacious modern setting full of opportunities for further development, ZEISS employees work in a place where expert knowledge and team spirit reign supreme. All of this is supported by a special ownership structure and the long-term goal of the Carl Zeiss Foundation: to bring science and society into the future together.

Join us today. Inspire people tomorrow.

Diversity is a part of ZEISS. We look forward to receiving your application regardless of gender, nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, philosophy of life, disability, age, sexual orientation or identity.

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Jo Anne Mittelman
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