Manufacturing Engineer

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific,
  • Madison, WI
Assembly, Development, HTTP, Materials, Mechanical, Scientific
Full Time
Work from home not available Travel not required

Job Description

Job Description

When you join us at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you'll be part of a smart, driven team that shares your passion for exploration and discovery. With revenues of $22 billion and the largest investment in R&D in the industry, we give our people the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

How will you make an impact?

You will: oversee manufacturing processes to assure the sub-assembly, instrument assembly, and test processes are running optimally; assure the manufacturing team has everything they need to produce quality products, on time, and at the lowest possible cost; drive and participate in product and process related Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement activities.

What will you do?

* Drive the development and implementation of the manufacturing assembly and test strategy of components, sub-assemblies, and end products

* Develop manufacturing assembly and test work instructions, guides, and procedures

* Represent manufacturing on NPI teams to develop the most efficient design using DFM, serviceability, and Lean methodologies

* Drive the use of Lean methodologies and tools such as Kaizen, Kanban, 5S, poke-yoke, and value stream mapping

* Drive cell design and continuous improvement of manufacturing processes within the value stream

* Drive improvements in assembly and test processes to reduce scrap and rework

* Ensure tooling, fixtures, and equipment has adequate documentation including verification procedures, functional specifications, system documentation, user-guides, component/assembly drawings, bill of materials, and purchase specifications

* Participate in supplier assessment and corrective actions as applicable to improve quality of incoming material

* Participate in first article approval process for new parts, part revisions, and supplier changes

* Quickly disposition and root cause component and assembly failures

* Execute engineering change orders to accurately manage modifications to drawings, procedures, assemblies, and bills of materials

* Other duties as assigned

How will you get here?


Bachelors in Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical Engineering is desired or equivalent experience and training can be considered


* 2+ years of related experience

* Hands-on experience with good engineering practices including documentation, GD&T, change control, product structure, and bills of materials

* Demonstrated use of process improvement and Lean methodologies such as Kaizen, Kanban, 5S, poke-yoke, and value stream mapping

* Experience with electro-mechanical assembly in a low to med volume facility

* Experience in optics, optical instruments, high vacuum systems, and vacuum coating equipment is highly preferred

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

* Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills

* Statistical knowledge including SPC and DOE

* Ability to manage multiple projects

This position has not been approved for relocation.

At Thermo Fisher Scientific, each one of our 70,000 extraordinary minds has a unique story to tell. Join us and contribute to our singular mission--enabling our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer.

Apply today!

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

Department: Engineering
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Position Id : 3058_86745BR
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