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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  565


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 Senior Manufacturing Engineer maintains responsibility for providing Manufacturing Engineering leadership/mentorship to Sustaining and New Product Development products that are built by 3rd party vendors and/or at one of OSTAs manufacturing sites. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will ensure engineering teams are aligned to the business strategy of the department/company. He/ she represents manufacturing as a leader/team member to support new product development and continuous improvement through the role of core team member and/orcontinuous improvement leader. The incumbent understands and possess a business acumen to prioritize work load to align to business goals. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer may serve as backup to the Management Representative for the location.

Job Duties

In a typical day, you will:


* Drive operations and process development activities.


* Drive system changes (GWIs GSOP forms) and business systems(Line Balance work content tools).


* Drive Design for Manufacturability and Assembly in existing product teams.


* Mentor/Lead the validation of equipment and processes as required(IQ OQ PQ).


* Mentor and implement capacity planning cost improvement and facilities layout for equipment moves and additions.


* Perform training for new and existing processes.


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


* Assess process capabilities prioritize process improvementopportunities.


* Innovate andimplement process improvement activities.


* Leadership of cross functional project teams.


* Review prints for new and existing products.


* Follows Olympus global work instructions and operatingprocedures.


* Owns MPs to ensure controlof product/process design. 


* Perform other duties as assigned .

Job Requirements



* Associates degree in Mechanical or Industrial engineering or equivalent work experience.


* Minimum of 10 years related experience Experience in a Lean manufacturing environment.


* Ability to travel domesticlly and internationally (10%).




* Collaborate with other departments including Olympus Corporate resources.


* Ability to manage multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously.


* Strong verbal communication skills.


* Must be a highly organized self-managed individual who works independently with minimum supervision and the ability to work in fast paced environment.

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 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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Southborough || 



Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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