Provide technical manufacturing support to Operations, Engineering and Business excellence including Lean Six Sigma initiatives / continuous improvement projects execution with the creation of documentation.
Key Responsibilities :
Support daily assembly operations measuring and verifying productivity. Troubleshoot any misalignment due to productivity metrics not meeting the goal.
Regularly performed time assessments to identify opportunities to improve efficiencies.
Execute experiments and tests (following protocols) to develop findings for the improvement of manufacturing processes / methods based on Lean / Six Sigma principles;
analyze results, make recommendations, and develop reports for review
Actively participate / support Kaizen events, 6S implementations tasks, line balancing exercises, work content definition, etc.
Identify potential improvement opportunities and propose solutions to optimize processes, e.g., re-design / design of basic equipment, tools, fixtures, for Engineering review
May lead small projects related to new equipment validation, equipment investigations, testing, objective evidence of product dispositions and rework
Utilize manufacturing software (e.g., JDE, QMS,PLM) to update documentation in systems
Other incidental duties
Education and Experience :
Other : in Technical certificate or equivalent university studies, 2 years of experience Required
4 years years experience of related experience Preferred
Additional Skills :
Good understanding of the Lean Six Sigma tools and their applications
Good written and verbal communication (English and Spanish), interpersonal, and relationship building skills
Problem solving methodology, root cause analysis, and GDP (Good Documentation Practices)
Good computer skills, including usage of MS Office Suite
Ability to troubleshoot manufacturing processes
Knowledge of and adherence to Edwards Environmental Health and Safety and Quality guidelines as they relate to department clean room medical device manufacturing
Knowledge of Good Manufacturing and Good Documentation Practices supporting a medical device environment
Strict attention to detail
Must be able to work under limited supervision
Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence / control