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Posted: Tuesday, March 14, 2017 8:32 AM

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Mechanical Engineering
Norwood, MA
Salary 70K:90K
Bachelors required: in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred
Manufacturing Engineer : Mechanical
Advanced Instruments, Inc. is a leading supplier of specialized instrumentation for clinical, pharmaceutical,
biotechnology, microbiology and dairy laboratories around the world. Founded in 1955, and headquartered in
Norwood, Massachusetts, the company has developed a number of innovative technologies for laboratory use.
We are currently looking for a dynamic Manufacturing Engineer to join our team.
Intermediate level technical position. Works in a project team environment as an individual contributor on
sustaining engineering and production support tasks. May be given new product development and/or product
enhancement assignments. Completes moderately complex assignments by working independently under
technical supervision of the project leader and/or Manufacturing Engineering Manager. Assignments are of a
non:routine and non:repetitive nature. Results of work are used to provide on:going support for and enhance
the capabilities of current products and to provide technical support to Production, Sales and Service.
* Provides timely, hands:on engineering support as needed for Production, Quality, and Purchasing on issues
affecting products currently in production.
* Creates, develops and documents manufacturing processes as needed to ensure that products currently in
production are being assembled and tested using the most effective manufacturing methods available. This may
include: written work instructions, fixtures, tooling, and equipment.
* Prepares Engineering Change Orders (ECO) and related engineering documentation (i.e. drawings, work
instructions, Bills of Material, specifications, etc.) for Documentation Control. Reviews preliminary
documentation packages for technical completeness and accuracy and provides technical guidance to
Documentation Control personnel during documentation preparation and release.
* Visit suppliers as needed to understand the suppliers capability, capacity, and challenges. When considering
design changes, consult with the suppliers affected to confirm the planned changes are understood and are
* Participate in the Material Review Board (MRB) for mechanical components.
* Completes detailed mechanical designs, calculations and analyses on products currently in production.
Assignments may include product enhancements, improvements and fixes; cost reductions; component or supplier
substitutions and failure analyses.
* Assists in the fabrication and assembly of models and prototypes incorporating changes to current products.
Assists in the development and implementation of new diagnostic and troubleshooting procedures to support the
introduction of new products into production and to identify root causes for problems encountered on instruments
being assembled in Production.
* Assists in the monitoring of new product pilot runs through Production, then summarizes results for inclusion in
the Design History Record.
* Provides technical support to Sales, Service and Marketing personnel to assist in resolving customer site issues
and/or diagnosing instruments requiring service.
* Provides technical guidance and direction to technicians assigned to troubleshoot production instruments.
* May serve as a team member of various project teams.
* Participates in Design and Drawing Reviews, focusing on Design for Manufacture and Assembly and Product
Testing requirements.
* Coordinates regularly with team members from other organizations. Monitors progress of tasks on established
project schedules and reports status to the Project Manager and/or the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
* Interfaces regularly with external suppliers and customers to facilitate completion of design, cost redu


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