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Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  3320


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 Principal Manufacturing Engineer provides Manufacturing Engineering leadership/mentorship to align to the business strategy of the department/company. They represent manufacturing as a leader/team member to support new product development and continuous improvement through the role of core team member and/or continuous improvement technical lead. Understand and possess a business acumen to prioritize workload to align to business goals.

Job Duties

* Lead and implement capacity planning, cost improvement and facilities layout for equipment/product transfers and/or extensions.


* Manage and execute new product/process development operational activities.


* Provide regular project updates (written and verbal) to appropriate management board; depending on type of project.


* Manage technical discussions with Contract Manufacturer and/or component suppliers to resolve technical issues.


* Perform other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


* Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in science/engineering or equivalent discipline.


* Minimum of 10 years  of experience with varying technical experience.


Other Considerations (travel/hours availability, etc.): Up to 25% percent international and domestic travel.



* Strong business acumen.


* Operations metrics understanding with proven process improvement examples.


* Strong project management and mentoring of less experienced engineering teams. 


* Ability to effectively communicate up and down within the OSTA organization.

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) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

Job Segment: Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Business Process, Manufacturing, Engineering, Management

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