Hill-Rom Manufacturing Engineer in Charleston, South Carolina

Title: Manufacturing Engineer

Location: United States-South Carolina-Charleston

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES : – Other duties may be assigned

  • Provides engineering support for quality initiatives, new product development initiatives, production problem solving, and Value Improvement Projects (VIP)

  • Performs data collection for analyzing VIPs and manufacturing process efficiency

  • Researches the development of equipment performance goals and standards

  • Researches, analyzes and recommends methods and processes to improve safety, cycle time, labor hours, scrap, product quality and output

  • Completes required documents needed in closing Corrective Actions, Engineering Change Orders, and Customer Complaints

  • Troubleshoots and assists in repairing fixtures and equipment used in manufacturing

  • Performs project responsibilities as assigned for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes

  • Researches, plans and recommends new tools, equipment, fixtures and methods including costs and cost estimates for process changes, improvements and implementation of new product manufacturing processes

  • Develops and conducts test protocols and reports for equipment qualification and process validation

  • Prepares proper documentation for processes related to equipment, maintenance, and other relevant procedures

  • Partners with Quality team to address and resolve manufacturing or product quality issues

  • Provides technical support to manufacturing technicians

  • Provide floor support in circumstances when techs are not available and production is waiting to run


  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering or closely related 4 year Technical degree is preferred with 3 or more years of Engineering and Manufacturing experience or has completed a Master of Science degree

  • Regulated industry experience that includes FDA and ISO requirements preferred

  • Able to provide solutions to a variety of technical problems of moderate scope and complexity where analysis of situations or data require a review of a variety of factors

  • Able to work under general direction from Supervisor or other Senior team members

  • Aware of cultural difference that may exists in business and applies them effectively in global interactions

  • Able to build productive internal and external working relationships

  • Ability to lead projects within a multi-functional team with proven verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to properly perform Risk Management using FMEAs

  • Teamwork, communication, positive attitude required to support the manufacturing environment

  • Problem Solving – able to perform root cause analysis and implement effective corrective actions

  • Project Management – able to effectively manage and complete multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience in 3D modeling, “Solidworks” preferred

  • Computer Skills – Excellent computer skills including but not limited to Microsoft Office Suite

  • Mathematical Skills – able to work with concepts such as probability, statistical inference, geometry and trigonometry. Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations