Orchid Orthopedics Solutions LLC Manufacturing Engineer in Detroit, Michigan
ABOUT US\ Orchid Orthopedic Solutions is a contract manufacturer of orthopedic devices that serve to enable a longer and more active life. Orchid specializes in implants, instruments and innovative technologies for the following markets: joint reconstruction, spine, trauma, sports medicine, extremities and dental. Orchid\'s largest manufacturing facility is located in Bridgeport, MI. This 85,000 sq ft facility specializes primarily in cutting tools for orthopedic, dental and trauma markets. Our core products include burs, pins, screws, drills, reamers, and saw blades for both implants and instruments. A career with Orchid provides training and growth opportunities, a great benefits package, including performance bonuses, insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid time off and employee events. For more information, please visit
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A BRIEF OVERVIEW\ The Manufacturing Engineer I assists in planning and designing manufacturing processes in a production facility under direction from senior engineers and other leaders. He/she maximizes efficiency through improving production methods, including analyzing layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization. They also support the implementation of program commitments, and work with a team to deliver on commitments and program management milestones.
WHAT YOU WILL DO\ Creates and manages Bills of Materials and process routings in support of manufacturing operations and quotations.\ Troubleshoots causes of rejected parts and problems in manufacturing using knowledge of GD&T and use of precision measuring instruments.\ Participates in Design for Manufacturing (DFM) reviews with internal teams. Reviews drawings, 3D models, and specifications to facilitate manufacturability.\ Creates, requests, and/or updates various documentation including customer-specific requirements, non-disclosure agreements, routings, and Bill of Materials.\ Assists in designing and managing the fabrication or acquisition of fixtures used in various processes. Ensures the successful implementation of fixtures on the production floor.\ Participates in and occasionally leads problem solving teams utilizing lean manufacturing methods.\ Assists in creating programs (such as Laser Marking programs),3D models, associates fixtures, drawings, templates, overlays, etc.\ Receives training and development in various phases of engineering work.\ Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by following company standards and procedures.\ Collaborates with Operations Analysts to ensure data is available, monitored, and reported with a consistent approach. Supports implementation of any management system at the site level.\ Participates in ensuring processes are in place to deliver site annual and strategic objectives, including but not limited to OEE and VAPD performance, productivity, capacity planning, and capital investment.\ Supports implementation a robust management operating system which quickly highlights necessary adjustment to the cross-functional team, providing confidence that site strategic and operational goals will be successfully implemented.\ Collaborates with Operations Analysts to ensure data is available, monitored, and reported with a consistent approach. Supports implementation of any management system at the site level.\ Participates in the required training that is delivered to the site team in support of site goals, objectives, and program management milestones.\ Supports definition of One Orchid processes as defined by the Director, Operations Excellence Transformation. Implements best practices as these practices are defined.\ Works with Lead Change Agent - Manager, Operations Excellence Transformation, Orchid to ensure goals and objectives of the site transformation program are simply communicated at their site.\ Provides support to team me