Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Cardinal Health
September 10, 2019
Dublin, OH
Job Type


What Manufacturing Engineering contributes to Cardinal Health

Manufacturing Engineering is responsible for developing manufacturing processes, production floor layouts and associated tools. Reviews new designs for manufacturability. Designs process improvements to reduce product cost, process cycle time and improved product quality.


  • Manage technical aspects of product and process transition to contract manufacturing partners.
  • Ensure manufacturing processes adequately demonstrate specified process control capabilities.
  • Provide technical support and guidance to Contract Manufacturer for engineering issues.
  • Conduct, coordinate and aid in formal Process Validations including protocol development and execution.
  • Manage all technical aspects of the ECO process into the Global Technical Services organization.
  • Manage localization activities with Contract Manufacturing and Sustaining Engineering.
  • Ensure new processes have adequately demonstrated specified process and test control capabilities, through being the Champion for PFMEA, DFM, DFT, DFSS, CAPA and NCR.
  • Specify and procure capital in the support of manufacturing and test processes.
  • Candidate must have the ability to work independently and be able to communicate effectively with team members.
  • Ability to meet at off hours to support of Contract Manufacturers located across the globe with global time zone differences.
  • Work as a liaison with the Contract Manufacturer and Cardinal Health to ensure design for manufacturing elements are incorporated to improve yield and reduce costs.
  • Provide guidance to Contract Manufacturer in designs and evaluates new and existing fixtures and equipment, test methods, specifications, layouts, and standards supporting a Lean manufacturing environment.
  • Ensures adherence to product specifications, industry standards, and quality and regulatory procedures and requirements.
  • Support process verification and validation testing activities.
  • Assist with selection and qualification of new materials and suppliers.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, manufacturing or other technical field preferred
  • 3-4 years of experience working in medical device manufacturing preferred
  • Experience working with FDA Quality Systems Regulations and ISO Quality Systems.
  • Familiarity with SPC, Experimental Design and Statistical Sampling Techniques
  • Experience with Labview or Agile PLM a plus  
  • Process verification and validation knowledge
  • Lean manufacturing/Six Sigma concepts and understanding
  • Ability to travel approximately 25% of time, both domestic and international
  • Ability to meet at off hours in support of Contract Manufactures located across the globe with global time zone differences.

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Applies comprehensive knowledge and a thorough understanding of concepts, principles, and technical capabilities to perform varied tasks and projects
  • May contribute to the development of policies and procedures
  • Works on complex projects of large scope
  • Develops technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems. Solutions are innovative and consistent with organization objectives
  • Completes work independently receives general guidance on new projects
  • Work reviewed for purpose of meeting objectives
  • May act as a mentor to less experienced colleagues

Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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