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Manufacturing Engineer I

Req ID:  5550



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Manufacturing Engineer I will assist in supporting the day to day operation of the value stream or perform process development activities. They will strive to optimize processes for manufacture and product flow including down time mitigation, root cause investigations and cost savings initiatives.

Job Duties

* Support operations and new product/process development.


* Support the validation of equipment and processes as required (IQ, OQ, PQ).


* Support capacity planning, cost improvement and facilities layout for equipment moves and additions.


* Support operator training for new and existing processes.


* Partner with resources such as suppliers and Olympus sites to resolve technical issues or improve processes or products.


* Assess process capabilities, recommend process improvement opportunities. Innovate and implement process improvements.


* Participation on cross functional project teams.


* Review prints for new and existing products. Follows GWI’s, GSOP and owns MP's to ensure control of product/process design.


* Assist in the optimization of processes for manufacture and product flow including down time mitigation, root cause investigations and cost savings initiatives. Assist in the development of facilities layout for equipment moves and additions using Lean Manufacturing principles.


* Assist in time studies to capture continuous improvement activities. Initiate and implement change orders through the change order management system.


* Develop and update process and material specifications as required. Coordinate operator training for new and existing processes, products, and equipment.


* Assist in Coordination of external resources such as vendors and sister sites to resolve technical issues or improve processes or products.


* Write capital expenditure requests, gain approval, coordinate the purchase & installation of equipment, and track costs.


* Validate equipment and processes as required when making process improvements.


* May serve as an extended team member on PRP/NPD projects. All other essential related duties as required.

Job Requirements



* A minimum of a Bachelor degree (B.S.) in science/engineering discipline or equivalent industry experience.


* Minimum of 2 years experience.


* Experience using LEAN and Six Sigma tools.


* Experience with statistical data analysis.


* Ability to work well/lead a cross functional team.


* Technical writing skills.


* Experience with risk management documentation.


* Fixtures/tooling knowledge.


* CAD experience

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Minnesota (US-MN) || Brooklyn Park || 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

Job Segment: Lean Six Sigma, Manufacturing Engineer, Six Sigma, Industrial, Engineer, Management, Engineering, Manufacturing

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