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Production Engineering Manager

Req ID:  2397


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 Production Engineering Manage of ANI will work with Manufacturing, Design Engineering, and Production Engineering teams on the development and testing of new products as well as the support of existing XRF and XRD products.

Job Duties

* Collaborate with New Product Introduction (NPI) cross-functional teams on the design, development and deployment of new products and technologies.


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


* Provide sustaining technical support (software, hardware) for existing products. 


* Address technical problems that arise in current designs with respect to production and general performance issues. This involves systematically determining root causes for complex problems and implementing appropriate technical solutions.


* Prepare & execute test plans, verification & validation plans, DVT and Pilot Build reports, and ECNs.


* Spot failure trends and work with other technicians and engineers to implement corrective actions to lower overall failure rates.


* Evaluate current manufacturing methodology and make recommendations for factory automation including the use of Cobots, machine vision and other digital technologies.

Job Requirements




* Bachelor's degree in Engineering or related field required. 


* Masters in physics, chemistry, engineering, or related fields desired. 


* Minimum 6+ years professional experience in addition to 2-3 years managerial.




* Ability to work in teams and collaborate effectively with people in different functions.


* Strong time management skills that enable on-time project delivery.


* Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and rapidly changing environment.


* Knowledge of x-rays x-ray fluorescence spectrometry and x-ray diffraction or similar techniques preferred.


* The ability to demonstrate a practical approach to problem solving will be preferred.

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 has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, Olympus is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. Olympus’ Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational 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) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

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