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Manufacturing Engineer II

Quidel
San Diego, CA 92101
Quidel Corporation is a leading manufacturer of diagnostic healthcare solutions serving to enhance the health and well being of people around the globe with well known and respected products that provide healthcare professionals with accurate and cost-effective diagnostic information at the point of care (POC). Our core competencies and capabilities focus on immunoassay and molecular testing in the areas of: infectious disease, cardiology, women’s health, and virology. 
 
Quidel is searching for a Manufacutring Engineer II to work at our campus in Mira Mesa. The Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for providing engineering support in the areas of new product development, process development and improvement, equipment and sustaining engineering, manufacturing technologies, and project support to assure the production of World Class products. 
 
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
 
  • Participate in lean activities by developing, implementing, and maintaining methods, operation sequence and processes in the manufacture or fabrication of parts, components, sub-assemblies and final assemblies. 
  • Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines.
  • Maintains records and reporting systems for coordination of manufacturing operations.
  • Maintains, improves, and provides support for current automated manufacturing equipment in a 24/7 production schedule.
  • Demonstrates commitment to the development, implementation and effectiveness of Quidel Quality Management Systems in accordance with regulatory agencies.
  • Understands and is aware of the quality consequences which may occur from the improper performance of their specific job. Has awareness of device defects that may occur in their area of responsibility, including product design, verification and validation, manufacturing and testing activities.
  • May incorporate project management including vendor and interdepartmental interactions.
 
INTERACTIONS:
 
The Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for performing cross-functional tasks that require the individual to interact with design engineering in coordinating the release of new products.  Interaction activity involves providing engineering expertise with deliverables in the form of formal reports and presentations, data analysis, new equipment and process implementation, and improved product and platform configurations.  Responsible for exhibiting professional behavior with both internal/external business associates that reflects positively on the company and is consistent with the company’s policies and practices.


Education/Experience
  • BS degree in an engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience. 
  • 2-4 years related experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or medical device environment.
 
Knowledge/Skills
 
  • Must be able to resolve moderately complex technical problems independently and progressively gain the sills to solve complex problems with minimum supervision.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of machine function, mechanical /electrical or software engineering.
  • Knowledge and ability to use MS Office and other manufacturing systems.  Typical computer applications include Solid Works, AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel and Project.  May include Lab View, PLC and other specialty machine and vision SW.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Contribute to Group’s objectives by carrying out assignments.
  • Detailed knowledge of specific machine function, mechanical /electrical or software engineering
  • Able to work with a variety of people on multiple tasks.
  • Knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSR’s, ISO, ISO 13485, CMDR
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must take a proactive approach to the performance of job assignments with minimal input from supervision.  Required problem-solving skills include equipment troubleshooting, process debugging through data analysis, implementation of alternate manufacturing techniques, and innovation that improves product and process efficiencies.  This position requires decision making to a level that can affect overall manufacturing efficiency, which may impact direct cost margins.
  • Basic knowledge of federal and other regulations governing medical device assembly and design
Before you apply, please make sure you share Quidel’s values. We pride ourselves on keeping these values in mind every day as we execute on goals and plan for the future. We are seeking employees who share the same mindset and commitment to be customer driven, focused on execution, and new product oriented. We succeed by being determined, optimistic team players.
 
Quidel is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Education/Experience
  • BS degree in an engineering discipline, preferably Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering, or equivalent experience. 
  • 2-4 years related experience, preferably in a pharmaceutical or medical device environment.
 
Knowledge/Skills
 
  • Must be able to resolve moderately complex technical problems independently and progressively gain the sills to solve complex problems with minimum supervision.
  • Must have a thorough understanding of machine function, mechanical /electrical or software engineering.
  • Knowledge and ability to use MS Office and other manufacturing systems.  Typical computer applications include Solid Works, AutoCAD, MS Word, Excel and Project.  May include Lab View, PLC and other specialty machine and vision SW.
  • Must be organized, detail oriented, and have strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Contribute to Group’s objectives by carrying out assignments.
  • Detailed knowledge of specific machine function, mechanical /electrical or software engineering
  • Able to work with a variety of people on multiple tasks.
  • Knowledgeable of federal and other regulations, e.g. QSR’s, ISO, ISO 13485, CMDR
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Must take a proactive approach to the performance of job assignments with minimal input from supervision.  Required problem-solving skills include equipment troubleshooting, process debugging through data analysis, implementation of alternate manufacturing techniques, and innovation that improves product and process efficiencies.  This position requires decision making to a level that can affect overall manufacturing efficiency, which may impact direct cost margins.
  • Basic knowledge of federal and other regulations governing medical device assembly and design
Before you apply, please make sure you share Quidel’s values. We pride ourselves on keeping these values in mind every day as we execute on goals and plan for the future. We are seeking employees who share the same mindset and commitment to be customer driven, focused on execution, and new product oriented. We succeed by being determined, optimistic team players.
 
Quidel is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer (Minorities/Women/Disabled/Veterans). We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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