1st shift-Sr Engineer I Production Suprt
Oversees processes and standards to maintain and improve existing and to implement new innovative manufacturing technologies. Plans, designs, coordinates, validates, and implements high technology equipment and/or processes for the production, finishing and inspection of products. Provides engineering support to manufacturing to maintain high yields and minimize downtime of process equipment.
.Hands on Surgical Manufacturing Engineering Production Support. •Machine and Process Efficiency Improvements • Interfacing with Direct Material Vendors to identify and correct material issues relating to increasing production efficiencies. • Responsible for identifying, initiating and driving machine and process improvements • Interfacing with Manufacturing Managers, Supervisors, Operators, Engineers, Engineering Technicians on a daily basis. • Daily "on the production floor " presence to keep manufacturing processes operating efficiently. •Daily Machine troubleshooting including off hours and weekends support. •Daily support of Surgical Product complaints and identifying root causes. 2.Compliance/Audit Support: •Maintain work in inspection readiness level and provide the necessary support in any internal or external audit in addition to providing input to and review regulatory documentation. •Responsible for ensuring all work adheres to HS&E requirements 3.Financial: •Responsible for ensuring all projects are completed to agreed timelines and within budget 4.Continuous Improvement: •Responsible for initiating and driving cost improvement and LEAN Manufacturing initiatives. •Responsible for supporting and improving existing processes through process analysis and the application of engineering principles •Responsible to perform technical feasibility trials related to process improvement and implementation of new manufacturing technologies 5.Project Management: •Responsible for project management & planning and for liaising with other departments/plants affected on process and equipment related projects. •Responsible for reporting project status to management and highlighting areas of concern early. EEO Statement The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. Minimum requirements H.S Diploma or equivalent and 10 years related experience.
Preferred:Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent years of experience English •Minimum: 3 years' experience in manufacturing environment with experience of process engineering, validation exposure and project management •Preferred: 7-9 years' experience in medical device manufacturing. Project management and team leadership experience. Regulated industry experience. Bachelor's/Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology.
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