Manufacturing Engineer (PR-34099864)

Location: Eindhoven, North Brabant, Netherlands
Salary: competitive
Sectors: Engineering
Job Type: Contract
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Manufacturing Engineer for Medical Devices Industry

This role will be primarily responsible for implementing Life Cycle Management changes & New Product Introduction (limited), escalation management and process improvements.

You are responsible for

  • Writing work instructions, monitor/maintain devices and tooling, instruct employees, implement and maintain production processes.
  • Defect On Arrival (DEFOA) /Missing On Arrival (MOA) Root cause analysis, creating and implementing structural solutions.
  • Providing structural solutions by initiating amendments like problem reports (PR) and/or 8D forms (Problem Solving methodology)
  • Minimum disturbances (max.Yield) within production in cooperation with team leads, troubleshooters and development.
  • Preparation and introduction of product changes through Life Cycle Management and New Product Introductions within the manufacturing process
  • Participates as an expert in audits
  • Give support and execute New Product Introductions.
  • Support & execute Process Validation
  • Providing input for the Manufacturing Engineer, to create a better way of working. After release for volume production the Sustaining Engineer is accountable for improvements.
  • Analysis of performance data with respect to products and processes (Six-sigma, Statistical Process Control)
  • Give input and maintain the New Product Introductions project planning.
  • Perform preparation activities on trial/prototype production within New Product Introduction-processes
  • Defines and leads improvement projects for the assigned unit, to improve efficiency, product quality and test section (Green Belt).
  • Investigation and escalation of Production issues/complaints, if needed together with development.


  • Typical bachelor in industrial engineering or mechatronics or comparable. Master level is over qualification.
  • Hands-on mentality, proficient in documentation and natural inclination for accuracy.
  • Be independent, pro-active, and not afraid to take ownership, including relevant stakeholder's management.
  • Experience in statistics and process validation or eager to learn this knowledge.
  • A result & quality driven approach.
  • Experience within Manufacturing or Engineering within high tech industry.
  • Experience with OT (Operational Technology) and IT (Information Technology).
  • Comprehension skills and ability to analyze and summarize.
  • Technical knowledge to identify tooling issues and translate R&D requirements towards a manufacturing process, in collaboration with R&D and tooling suppliers.
  • Experience with quality management and quality systems. Preferably experience in the medical industry (ISO 9001, 13485, FDA requirements, audits, FMEA, 8D, SPC etc.
  • Dutch and English
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