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Title:  Assoc. Mfg Eng

Requisition ID:  61967
Date:  May 26, 2023

Scottsdale, Arizona, US

Department:  Engineering



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

In this role, you will oversee manufacture and startup of new Plant equipment and equipment upgrades as assigned.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage and provide sound engineering support with hands on expertise and practices in projects from conception through production.  Interact with engineering, management, site and corporate team members and/or vendors to develop engineering specifications for new equipment or required process improvements; produce, modify, and maintain drawings; maintain project timelines; continuously evaluate projects from the tasks, resource and costs perspective, ensure delivery of the projects on time and within budget; and actively install, start-up, and validate equipment or tooling. 
  • Provide engineering guidance to assure plant, machinery, and processes are optimized.   
  • Administrate plant maintenance management software. 
  • Assist in electrical, electronic, mechanical, pneumatic, and hydraulic design modifications. 
  • Coordinate and/or perform all necessary validations and/or process engineering evaluations as needed for manufacturing equipment. 
  • Manage and coordinate plant and capital projects, properly document work, and maintain history of projects in appropriate project files. 
  • Support process improvements, cost reductions/savings, scrap reductions, etc. through the implementation of LEAN concepts 
  • Improve processes and procedures to manufacture a quality product at a minimum cost. 
  • Provide technical expertise to other plant personnel. 
  • Research and analyze data such a vendor design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application. 
  • Assist in installation of new products, tooling, and related processes; investigate tooling and process problems; make new product/process recommendations. 
  • Support Engineering projects and Support Product Development as required. 
  • Provides engineering assistance to ensure plant, machinery, tooling, and processes are at optimum. 
  • Assure OSHA, and Safety Regulations are followed. 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Science or Engineering or commensurate experience.
  • Minimum 1-3 years of experience
  • Moderate knowledge of computer programs


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Must have effective problem solving and interpersonal skills.


Travel Requirements:




Physical and Mental Requirements:

  • Manufacturing environment:  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus. The performance of this position periodically requires exposure to typical manufacturing areas were under certain conditions that require the use of personal protective equipment such as Safety Glasses with Side Shields and hearing protection.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  Industrial lighting provided. The noise level in the production manufacturing work environment is usually moderate to loud; hearing protection is required.










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