Sr. Engineering Manager – Automation/ Controls

Published: November 8, 2017
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Years of Experience
To be discussed.
Bachelor’s Degree
Ilia Cordero
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  • May develop, evaluate, implement and maintain technical quality assurance and control systems or reliability systems and standards pertaining to materials, techniques, or company products.
  • Guides the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.
  • Directs the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.
  • Coordinates process development documentation and qualification activities related to new product implementations and current products.
  • Manages feasibility studies of the design to determine if capable of functioning as intended.
  • Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the company’s design and development of new medical device products or software systems.
  • Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.
  • Monitors documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.
  • Organizes the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.
  • Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
  • Leads the Engineering and/or Manufacturing Operations efforts.
  • Monitors and reports department metrics, including capacity analysis, machine utilization, cycle time, yield, scrap, FAPC and resource management.
  • Executes changes accordingly to assure compliance to plant goals and objectives.
  • Leads and coordinates the efforts to enhance the facility infrastructure to assure adequate building and facilities for future production demand.
  • Interfaces with F.D.A. during Plant inspections and their official meetings.
  • Recommends and supports manpower approbation, facilities and budgets for all functions and assures they are used at highest possible return.
  • Provides process and product engineering support to manufacturing in the areas of FRY/CUM yield improvement, failure analysis, yield correlations, streamline of processes, product cycle time, shipping commitments.
  • Provides engineering support to product development activities, participates in new products manufacturing / technology reviews to define process capability and feasibility, establish initial and ongoing relationships with product development in evaluating these needs.
  • Ensures proper supervision and coordination of technical services and company programs.
  • Assists in administrative issues with other facilities and provides technical support for expediting product/process related issues.
  • Works to ensure department personnel complies with company policies and procedures, including, but not limited to, QSR, ISO 9002, EEO, ADA, OSHA, EPA, etc.
  • Monitors product/process performance metrics and provides timely feedback for investigations and corrective plans (i.e. PRB).
  • Manages a cross-functional team of product / process engineers, test engineers, engineering and facility engineers/technicians and industrial engineers.
  • Responsible for addressing product performance and reliability issues related to components and their manufacturing facilities.
  • Leads yield improvement activities for the manufacturing of EMs and Finishing of devices.
  • Creates the annual operating plan (AOP) and capital plan for engineering cost centers. Maintains spending to plan.
  • Evaluates performance of direct reports.
  • Builds relationships with counterparts at the worldwide manufacturing facilities.
  • Establishes systems and processes that are necessary for meeting departmental and company objectives.
  • Performs other position related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree: Engineering or Science of Engineering or related field.
  • Experience: Senior Manager Level: 10+ Years with Bachelors or 7+ Years with Masters.  5+ years of progressive leadership experience in functional area or related field.
  • Exposure to engineering and manufacturing environment
  • Skills: Talent Management & Development, Interpersonal Relations, Quality and Results Oriented, Computer Literate
  • Fluency speaking and writing in English and Spanish
  • Experience in medical device, pharmaceutical, or electronic industry (desired)
  • EIT license and active member of College of Engineers and Land surveyors (desired)
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