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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Req ID:  4276



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 will support Operations by leading manufacturing product releases and improvements, including cost, manufacturability, quality, and reliability goals.  Responsible for planning, designing, developing, and maintaining actions and deliverables.   Provide direction and support for products including product launch and/or feature enhancements, as well as resolve issues with electro/mechanical assemblies that may arise on the manufacturing floor throughout the lifecycle of product.

Job Duties

* Develops, maintains and improves procedures, documentation, tools, fixtures, and programs on existing printed circuit boards, electro-mechanical assemblies, and final products.


* Identify the root cause of manufacturing process and product nonconformities. Identify and implement the necessary actions to correct and prevent recurrence though the corrective and preventative action process.


* Works in conjunction with Product Development engineering in the creation of processes and procedures, including test programs to verify the performance to specification of new assemblies, peripherals, and products.  


* Responsible for the maintenance of production test programs upon release to production.  Investigates and introduces new technologies into production (i.e TQM, Automated Test).


* Initiates and/or approves all necessary changes in design, drafting, tooling, methods, processes, and any documentation that affects the manufacturability of an item or process including Process Validation protocols and continuously improves manufacturing practices.


* Reviews supplier change notices and leads cross-functional team to determine proper part and assembly procurement actions and executes ECO’s to process changes and phase into production.


* Trains technicians on production methods, equipment, and procedures for new and existing assemblies and products.


* Develop and improve Operations Quality System Processes to meet local and Corporate Quality initiative goals.


* Implements and maintains safe operating procedures, tools and equipment which comply with safety standards.


* Provide support for cost reduction activities, including outsourcing for cost savings.


* All activities must be performed in compliance with the Quality System.


* Performs duties in compliance with environmental, health and safety related site rules, policies or governmental regulations.


* All other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree in science or engineering discipline.


* 5+ years related experience in manufacturing or quality, preferably medical device.


* Applied experience using LEAN and Six Sigma tools.


* Experience with leading risk management documentation.


* CAD experience.


* Travel approximately 25%.




* Leadership and mentoring capabilities with statistical analysis.


* Ability to work well/Lead multiple cross functional teams.


* Proficient technical writing skills.


* Proficient time management skills.


* Demonstrated fixture and tooling 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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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