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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Kelly Services
Cleveland, MS 38733
What's next for you? This great job! Kelly is looking for Sr. Manufacturing Engineer for client Baxter

Pay Rate: $65/Hr. - $70/HR.

Contract Period: 1 +year

Location: Cleveland Mississippi

Senior Project/Controls Engineer

About Baxters Cleveland, MS Facility:

Clevelands technology and automation are cutting edge. It is the U.S. sole source for plastic pour bottles, glass IV, and various reconstitution devices. This facility produces several major product lines with a diverse array of automated manufacturing technologies ranging from bottle solution filling, injection molding, and device assembly.

Our Cleveland plant has been an integral part of Baxter for over 60 years. The work is challenging and rewarding, as Baxter offers competitive compensation and benefits. Baxter encourages and values every employee and believes that all can make contributions toward advancing healthcare for patients; work to be proud of.

About the Position:

This position is a key role in the Injection Molding and Devices. Primary focus will be on implementing equipment refurbishment projects for a Contract Manufacturing Operation. Additional focus will also be on manufacturing equipment reliability and process support work within the Injection Molding and Devices Operations as well as supporting the launch of a product re-design and capacity expansion. Cross-functional project management will be involved in this role as well.

The contract duration should be for 12 months with the option to extend to 24 months depending in final approved project scope, timeline, and funding.

Specific project work for this contract opportunity will include

o Upgrading obsolete hardware on existing automated assembly machines (new pressure decay testers, ultrasonic welders, silicone dispensing equipment).

o Support of procurement and qualification of new injection mold tooling.

o Validation/Qualification activities for new molds, machines, assembly equipment.

o Assist Project Manager with required project planning, project controls, and procurement work

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Utilize engineering principles to design/modify precision assembly and/or manufacturing equipment.

Provide controls expertise to support installation planning on equipment to be retrofitted or refurbished.

Manage projects and coordinate validation to ensure minimal invasion to equipment and downtime of operation during retrofit/refurbishment.

Procure equipment and vendor resources for application support at installation and validation.

Prepare refurbishment schedules and manage tasks and coordinate validation tasks to minimize equipment downtime.

Interface with plant and corporate groups as well as contractors and vendors.

Must be able to interact with all levels of employees and functions such as quality, validation, manufacturing, purchasing, maintenance, etc.

Manage installation, start-up, debug, and commission of existing/refurbished manufacturing processes.

Support validation activities like hardware and software testing.

Support product life cycle management including: product design changes, material changes, Supplier Notice of Change (SNC) assessments, specification changes, etc.

Provide technical support/troubleshooting to all plant departments.

Demonstrate proactive communication and problem solving.

Responsible for adhering to FDA Design Control standards at all times.

Responsible for adhering to and maintaining all department Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), forms, log books.

Perform process reviews and prepare technical reports detailing equipment operation and preventative maintenance.

Develop User Requirement Specifications, Technical Specifications, and Design Specifications for new equipment or upgrades to existing equipment.

Must be able to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports.

Must be able to meet all cleanroom garbing & personnel protective equipment (PPE) requirements for areas of manufacturing where work needs to be done.

Must be able to work flexible hours including some overtime work on nights and weekends as needed to support manufacturing/project activities.


Bachelor degree in Engineering required. (Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Computer degrees are preferred)

7+ years Engineering / Manufacturing experience required. FDA manufacturing experience is preferred.

Programming/troubleshooting experience with automation controls, automated assembly, control systems, PLCs, HMIs, servos, and vision inspection systems is required.

Design software experience (like AutoCAD, Solid Works, etc.) is preferred.

Six Sigma Black Belt Certification or industry standard equivalent is preferred.

Plastic injection molding experience is a plus.

Project Management skills and experience (including Microsoft Project software) are a plus.

Lean Manufacturing skills and experience are a

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, were here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.


Posted: 2021-09-24 Expires: 2021-10-25

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