Manufacturing Engineer I


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Penumbra Inc

Penumbra Inc

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops healthcare technology for vascular conditions



Alameda, CA, USA

Required Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Electrical, Chemical, Materials, or Industrial Engineering or related field
  • 1+ year relevant engineering experience preferred
  • Engineering experience in a manufacturing environment recommended, medical device industry preferred
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills required
  • Knowledge of FDA regulations, Lean/Flow Manufacturing, and/or materials and manufacturing processes desired
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and other computer applications required
  • Solve problems and implement innovative solutions
  • Execute detailed root cause analysis and recommend vetted solutions
  • Communicate and explain problems and solutions cross-functionally and interdepartmentally
  • Support production; Creating and maintaining product and process documentation; Monitor process and equipment performance and identify and implement equipment-related process improvement activities to increase/optimize yield, efficiency, and/or throughput
  • Assist with the design, development, installation, modification, upgrade, and maintenance of manufacturing equipment
  • Provides technical support to the manufacturing equipment repair and process engineering organizations
  • Design fixtures, acquire off-the-shelf tooling and equipment, and implement new fixturing on the production line
  • Test equipment processes. Perform process validations as appropriate. Author protocols to execute tests, write reports, and make conclusions and/or recommendations based on test results
  • Plan, schedule, conduct, and coordinate detailed phases of engineering work as part of a project or as a total project
  • Develop specifications of a product, process, or piece of equipment
  • Develop, characterize, and optimize processes using statistical techniques and engineering knowledge and experience
  • Coordinate with the appropriate suppliers and other external resources needed in developing and implementing equipment-related process improvement plans
  • Participate in project planning and scheduling
  • Train assemblers, quality control and technicians, as necessary, on processes, equipment, and documentation
  • Perform other activities requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of projects
  • Understand the relevant security, privacy and compliance principles and adhere to the regulations, standards, and procedures that are applicable to the Company
  • Adhere to the Company’s Quality Management System (QMS) as well as domestic and global quality system regulations, standards, and procedures
  • Ensure other members of the department follow the QMS, regulations, standards, and procedures
  • Perform other work-related duties as assigned

Penumbra, Inc. is renowned for its specialized focus on advanced healthcare technologies aimed at improving treatments for neuro and peripheral vascular conditions. Through its comprehensive product range, including breakthrough solutions like the REAL Immersive System and ACE Reperfusion Catheters, the company maintains a crucial role in enhancing patient care. Employees at Penumbra thrive in a culture dedicated to technical excellence and leadership in medical innovation, making it a highly regarded employer in the healthcare industry.

Company Stage


Total Funding



Alameda, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth