Hologic Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Post Date Mar 13, 2018

Job Summary

Responsible for leading medical device manufacturing engineering projects, processes, test and activities for Hologic’s product lines. Works with the manufacturing team and supports management goals for manufacturing activity aimed at providing cost efficient operations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The individual may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs. Daily Engineering support/communication/coordination of instrument production

  • Lead engineering responsibility for the manufacture and performance of assigned product line(s).

  • Manage the transfer of design changes from design engineering to manufacturing.

  • Lead root cause analysis and recommends corrective actions in response to manufacturing issues.

  • Facilitate the transfer of major design changes that affect the product line. Communicate changes to manufacturing personnel. Assure that unique training requirements are met.

  • Continuously support work to improve manufacturing methods, efficiency and product quality.

  • Support the specification to provide the necessary tools, equipment, and fixtures for the assigned product line.

  • Develop and maintains mechanical and electrical test fixtures.

  • Develops and revises Manufacturing work instructions as required.

  • Develop and validate processes for manufacturing.

  • Support the definition of and create assembly and test methods for assigned product line. Assure that work instructions and drawings are created when necessary.

  • Mentors other Mfg engineers and other Manufacturing roles.

  • Serve as interface for key subcontractors. Provide training and assistance as necessary.

  • Actively supports and adheres to the Quality Policy and Quality System procedures.

  • Provides support to Purchasing in researching and executing quotations for equipment and supplies.

  • Participates in design reviews, and makes recommendations to insure final manufacturability of the product.

  • Other duties relating to above as may be required.



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Manufacturing Engineering, BioMedical Engineering or other Engineering discipline.


  • Minimum 5 years of instrument manufacturing engineering experience or equivalent, preferably medical device or other regulated industry.

  • Product related experience within manufacturing operations preferred, including an increasing level of responsibility.

  • Strong Project management experience and Lean/Continuous improvement experience


  • Communication—must be able to effectively communicate in both written and verbal forms, and at all levels in the organization

  • Working knowledge of manufacturing methods / processes, procedures and cost-reduction techniques (i.e. DFM, Lean, VAVE, Six Sigma, etc.).

  • Ability to troubleshoot complex Electromechanical, Pneumatic and Software systems.

  • Certified in Six Sigma training preferred.

  • Ability to conduct manufacturing research and implement effective resolutions based on findings.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques.

  • Knowledge of IPC standards (electrical) and ANSI, GDT (mechanical).

  • Ability to use problem-solving tools (SPC, TQM, etc.) to optimize processes.

  • Ability to develop and carry out corrective action plan interfacing with multiple groups when required.

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and approaches in the form of proposals, plans and presentations.

  • Ability to handle and manage multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

  • Soft skills including – Interpersonal Savvy, Listening, Organizing, Planning, Time management, Learning on the fly , Execution, Focus, Approachability, Independence and good judgment, positive attitude

Must follow all applicable FDA regulations and ISO requirements.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.