Principal Manufacturing Engineer
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Element Science

51-200 employees

Develops wearable medical devices for heart disease treatment
Company Overview
Element Science, Inc. is a patient-centric medical device company that combines user-focused design with rigorous medical device development and data science application, focusing on addressing heart disease, a leading cause of death. Their first product, funded by Google Ventures and Third Rock Ventures, is designed to redefine treatment for sudden cardiac death, a disease that claims over 300,000 lives in the US annually. The company's team, with diverse experiences from successful start-ups and top medical device companies, is dedicated to improving patient lives and shaping the future of medical technology.
Data & Analytics
Hardware

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$183.1M

Founded

2013

Headquarters

San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

18%

2 year growth

72%
Locations
San Carlos, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Communications
CategoriesNew
Mechanical Engineering
Manufacturing Engineering
Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical, Biomedical or Industrial Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum 13 years of experience in medical device industry and electro-mechanical device manufacturing preferred.
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma tools and proficiency with statistical methodologies acquired through formal training and/or direct work experience.
  • Excellent interpersonal, writing and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to balance multiple priorities against aggressive deadlines while maintaining a high degree of quality.
  • Strong judgment & decision-making ability.
  • Must have excellent problem-solving skills, ability to diagnose issues, and provide solutions.
  • Experience with disposables and capital equipment a plus.
Responsibilities
  • Lead process development and validation activities.
  • Design, develop, test and implement manufacturing processes systems in manufacturing including production processes, human work factors, quality control, inventory control, logistics and material flow, cost analysis, and production control.
  • Design, develop and propose improvements for manufacturing process, equipment and systems using knowledge of engineering principles, industry standards and working design to meet production requirements, performance, quality, and safety standards.
  • Employ six sigma tools and scientific and statistical expertise to perform root cause and correlation analysis to identify and develop corrective actions for solving product and process failures.
  • Transfer new products into manufacturing, including support of R&D builds.
  • Create, update, and maintain manufacturing documentation that meets compliance requirements.
  • Interface with suppliers and key vendors on technical issues.
  • Leads manufacturing engineering efforts to meet production goals including resolution of non-conformances and line issues.
  • Perform other duties, as needed.