Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID 2024-14483
Posting Date 2 weeks ago(5/8/2024 10:43 AM)
Job Location(s)
Winston-Salem NC United States
Position Type
Full Time
Cook Winston-Salem


The primary function of this position is to serve as a leader responsible for providing technical assistance in solving engineering problems, planning for and executing process improvements, providing feedback to team members on project scope and planning, and/or having extensive historical knowledge of the products manufactured by Cook Winston Salem.


A senior engineer must display advanced competencies in two or more of the following areas:
- Proven ability to independently lead large scale and/or high priority process change projects
- Consistently serves as a technical resource for product modifications involving process improvements.
- Provides constructive input to team members on process changes, prototype tooling, test method development, project timelines, risks, and risk mitigations
- Strong data analysis skills demonstrated by methodically collecting and analyzing data and the ability to make data driven decisions
- Ability to serve as a mentor to other engineers within the department by using demonstrated analytical skills and/or extensive historical knowledge of products to provide input on process improvements.

Within this role, the Senior Engineer is expected to perform the following tasks:
- Use problem solving skills to determine causes and potential effective solutions.
- Work collaboratively on cross functional team to plan and execute projects.
- Rely on past experience to foresee and mitigate risk in project planning and execution
- Communicate feedback to team members in a clear, concise, and positive manner
- Must strictly adhere to safety requirements
- Maintain regular and punctual attendance
- Must work and interact effectively and professionally with and for others
throughout various levels of the global organization
- Review and where appropriate, approve documents


- PhD in Engineering or Engineering Technology; or
- MS in same with 3 years relevant experience; or
- BS degree in same with 5 years relevant experience
- Comprehensive knowledge of medical device quality and regulatory systems

- Self motivated and able to work independently
- Proven problem solving skills and ability to reason through complex problems
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Has some experience in mentoring and training new employees


Physical Requirements/Work Environment

- Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations. 

- Approximately 90% of the time is spent in a normal office environment requiring sitting and moving around the building, or in a "clean" environment Production setting requiring protective clothing and safety glasses. No more than 10% of the time is spent in travel to various suppliers, hospitals, and physicians’ offices.


**Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States.  Cook does not intend to provide sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) of this employment position.**


“We are proud to be an equal employment opportunity employer for minorities, women, protected veterans, disabled individuals, and any other protected class.”

Cook will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state/province and local law.


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