Engineer, Manufacturing in Westford, MA at Volt

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Westford, MA
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch

Job Description

Job Title: Engineer, Manufacturing / System Manufacturing Engineer
Job Location: Westford, MA
Duration: 12+ Months (possibility of extension)

We are seeking an experienced, high caliber Senior Manufacturing Engineer for a 12 month contract with our client in Westford. MA  . This position will provide engineering support to existing manufacturing processes, tooling, and fixtures to meet daily production schedules while improving productivity and product quality.  Our client is global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Their portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines.


  • Manage projects which include process improvements, new production equipment, and cost reductions while supporting new product introductions
    • Provide guidance to other engineers and technicians
    • Additional responsibilities include:
      • Provide technical mentorship to engineers and technicians
      • Support Process FMEAs and Process Validations
      • Improve product quality, labor efficiency, and throughput through the use of Lean manufacturing concepts
  • Individual should:
    • Be innovative, resourceful, and work with minimal direction
    • Have excellent organization, problem solving, communication, and team leadership skills
    • Work effectively with cross-functional teams    
  • Utilize Root Cause Problem Solving techniques and lead cross-functional team to resolve product quality issues

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial or any engineering or technical degree or equivalent experience required
  • 5+ years manufacturing engineering experience
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and project management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership capability in team settings
  • Ability to work in a highly matrixed and geographically diverse business environment.
  • Ability to work within a team and as an individual contributor in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Ability to leverage and/or engage others to accomplish projects
  • Strong verbal and written communications with ability to effectively communicate at multiple levels in the organization
  • Multitasks, prioritizes and meets deadlines in timely manner
  • Strong organizational and follow-up skills, as well as attention to detail

Your preferred qualifications and education:

  • Medical device experience preferred
  • International manufacturing experience preferred
  • Experience working in a broader enterprise/cross-division business unit model preferred.

Please apply NOW or contact Debbie Linville at (317) 599-4893 for any questions and more details regarding this position.

Candidates must be currently available and authorized to work for any company in the USA.  Please no Corp to Corp, Recruiting Agency or Subcontracting Company responses at this time.

Volt has been serving some of the nation's strongest companies for over 60 years. As a Volt candidate, you can expect the highest level of on-site support. We have a long-standing tradition of developing lasting and mutually beneficial relationships with our partners.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer