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Manufacturing Engineer I

Posted on 6/30/2024

Penumbra Inc

Penumbra Inc

1,001-5,000 employees

Develops healthcare technology for vascular conditions


Compensation Overview

$80.3k - $104.8kAnnually


Alameda, CA, USA

Manufacturing Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
  • A passion for tackling and solving technical problems
  • Proven work history of growing within an organization
  • Proven track record of solving problems creatively
  • Medical device experience strongly preferred
  • Proven knowledge of FDA regulations, lean manufacturing, and/or materials and manufacturing processes
  • BS degree in Mechanical, Biomedical, Chemical, or Materials Engineering, or a related discipline
  • Solve complex problems and implement innovative solutions
  • Execute detailed root cause analysis and recommend vetted solutions
  • Communicate and explain problems and solutions cross-functionally and inter-departmentally
  • Approach problems from a detail-oriented perspective
  • Suggest independent recommendations for project approach, scope, and tactics
  • Support production needs
  • Create and maintain product and process documentation
  • Monitor process and equipment performance and identify and implement process improvement activities to increase/optimize yield
  • Design fixtures, acquire off-the-shelf tooling and equipment, and implement new fixturing on the production line
  • Test processes, equipment, raw materials, and product
  • Perform process validations
  • Author protocols to execute tests and 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 process improvement plans
  • Participate in project planning and scheduling
  • Train assemblers, quality control and technicians on processes, equipment, and documentation
  • Comply with quality system regulations, standards and procedures
  • Ensure other members of the department follow the QMS, regulations, standards and procedures
  • Perform other activities requiring knowledge of principles and techniques commonly employed in the specific area of projects

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