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Manufacturing Engineer in Santa Clara, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 5/25/2019

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Job Description


Manufacturing Engineer, 2nd Shift

Fremont, California


The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, testing, and implementing processes, tooling, and fixtures for products that are developed by the Research and Development (R&D) group. The Manufacturing Engineer will work closely with development teams and serve as a core member of the team until successful transfer into the company’s manufacturing operations. This position will be supporting 2nd shift manufacturing and the hours will match the 2nd shift manufacturing team.

Essential Job Functions

  • Work collaboratively with R&D and Production departments to design, develop, test, and implement processes, tooling, and fixtures.
  • Collect data and analyze process performance and capabilities for company products, including new products and products already in production.
  • Perform tolerance analyses for components, manufacturing materials, packaging, and supplies used for in-house processing.
  • Lead effort to develop and maintain process Failure Modes and Effects Analyses (pFMEAs) for company processes.
  • Participate in development and maintenance of product design FMEAs.
  • Identify requirements, advise Operations management, prepare proposals & acquisition arrangements, and implement equipment & fixturing needed for development and manufacturing efforts.
  • Develop and maintain documentation for design control, product configurations (e.g., bills-of-materials), and other Quality System requirements.
  • Lead and/or actively participate in product/process engineering problem resolution.
  • Lead and/or actively participate in process/product improvement projects (in cooperation with R&D engineers and technicians).
  • Assist Materials and R&D departments with supplier selection and technical development.
  • Perform productivity and costing analyses (e.g., calculate direct labor & materials costs for new products, identify and implement cost reduction plans for existing products).
  • Other duties as assigned. These job requirements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of and compliance with applicable Quality System requirements (e.g., traceability QSRs, ISO and MDD requirements)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple priorities
  • Operate as a team and/or independently while demonstrating flexibility to changing requirements.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of experience in a medical device environment.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer