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Engineer - Industrial Manufacturing

Posted on Aug 28, 2020 by Harvey Nash IT Recruitment Switzerland

Zuchwil, Solothurn, Switzerland
Immediate Start
Annual Salary

For our client in Zuchwil we are looking for Engineer - Industrial Manufacturing to fill 12-months contract.

Job Title: Engineer - Industrial Manufacturing

Duration: 01.10.2020 - 30.09.2021

Location: Zuchwil

Workload: 100%



This manufacturing engineer will support Suppliers Manufacturing Implants & Instruments for DePuy Synthes. He or she will be responsible for external supplier support activities who manufacture, clean, and package DPS products or components including verification/validation activities as well as process optimization. The process engineer will partner and collaborate with Supplier Quality and Procurement to improve supplier reliability, resolve technical issues that affect Quality or Delivery of product, and reduce cost of manufacturing.


* Lead Product Transfers to Suppliers
* Develop supplier project plans including timeline, resources, milestones, action items, risk mitigation, and final project outcomes
* Lead core team members to execute project outcomes to timeline
* Communicate project status to key stakeholders
* Shape Supplier Innovation for Quality, Capacity, and Value Improvement
* Deliver Equipment/Tooling Qualifications
* Shape Supplier Selection for Transfers through technical and capacity assessments
* Support Supplier Process Verification/Validation
* Support Make v. Buy Decision through technical and capacity assessments
* Shape Supplier Capital Budget Process for technology, tooling, and resources
* Support Test Equipment Validation and Gauge R&R
* Support Cost Gap Modeling to Leverage Stronger Negotiations for Optimal Price
* Lead Process Development and Improvement at Suppliers
* Execute Quality System requirements for Supplier Activities including: MPIs, Change Orders, PFMEA, engineering studies, verification/validation protocols and reports
* Support Quality Event Resolution
* Support Supplier Process Verification/Validation
* Support Raw Material/Part Drawing Reviews and Changes
* Provide timely and accurate reporting on project activities
* Evaluate and implement processes and programs to improve product quality, reduce cost at supplier
* Ensure supplier process parameters are capable for qualification, verification, and validation activities
* Route and approve Supplier Non-conformances and Corrective actions as required


* A minimum of Bachelor's Degree
* At least 2 years of manufacturing, quality engineering, or manufacturing or process engineering experience
* Strong project management skills
* Ability to work with Suppliers and their employees (operations, engineers, and managers) to resolve problems and make improvements
* Ability to read and understand drawings/part prints
* Ability to write and suggestion improvements using PFMEA approach
* Ability to support Supplier's process validations/verifications
* Ability to read and understand technical documents
* Ability to be trained and use computer business systems - ie SAP, Agile/ADAPTIV, ETQ, Windchill, etc.
* Ability to travel up to 25% domestic and international

* Degree qualified in a relevant Engineering/Science discipline
* Expierence is CNC 5 Axis Machining
* Experience in Injection molding
* Experience in Investment Casting or Foundry
* Experience with Cleanlines, Sterlization, and/or Packaging.

Reference: 936819731

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