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MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS INC. Manager, Manufacturing Engineering in SOUTH JORDAN, Utah

SUMMARY OF DUTIESProvides management support and leadership for manufacturing engineers and technicians, and provides the technical support for the manufacture of existing products and the growth and development of new products. This position excludes the Packaging Engineering function.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS PERFORMED * Provides the company with recommendations and decisions regarding manufacturing engineering which have a positive financial impact on the company.* Provides Merit with recommendations and decisions which uphold Merit's standards in providing quality product to the customer.* Manages the Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians in performing daily manufacturing engineering line support duties.* Manages new product development projects from the Research and Development Department which are transferred to Manufacturing, as well as major process improvement and automation projects.* Works with various departments and is responsive to their needs.* Develops capital plans and budgets for the Manufacturing Engineering Department.* Performs supervisory assignments for the department such as interviewing, hiring, performance appraisal, training, employee discipline, termination, and work review-scheduling.* Performs other tasks, as required. ESSENTIAL PHYSICAL-ENVIRONMENTAL DEMANDS * Lifting -- Not to exceed 50 lbs. -- local practice may apply* Writing* Sitting* Standing* Bending* Visual acuity* Color perception* Depth perception* Reading* Field of vision-peripheral SUMMARY OF MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS * Education and-or experience equivalent to a Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or any related field.* Work related experience of at least four years in the disposable medical device manufacturing engineering industry and project management.* Must have a minimum of three years of supervisory experience in a manufacturing engineering environment.* Must have a general knowledge of the medical device industry and the applications of Merit's products in the medical field.* Must be able to work under strict time constraints and meet deadlines in a timely manner.* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.* Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to accomplish organizational objectives effectively.* Must be able to work as part of a management team and meet profitability goals efficiently.* Demonstrated computer skills preferably spreadsheets, word processing, database and other applicable software programs. COMPETENCIES * Manufacturing engineering decisions-financial impact* Product quality* New product development project management* Budget-capital planning* Supervisory process-performance evaluation-discipline-training Merit Medical Systems, Inc., an Equal Opportunity Employer M-F-D-V, is a dynamic, progressive and innovative company with a strong global presence. Our culture is highly energetic, family friendly, values its employees, and promotes them as standard business practice. Merit currently has an opening at its corporate headquarters in South Jordan, Utah in our Operational Systems Department. Excellent compensation and benefits packages will be offered to the right candidate.COMPANY HISTORYMerit Medical Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ, MMSI) was founded in 1987 by Fred P. Lampropoulos. Merit develops, manufactures and markets single-use medical devices primarily for diagnosing and treating cardiovascular and vascular disease. Merit has been successful in introducing and marketing innovative, high-quality products through its expertise in new product design and its capabilities in injection and insert molding of... For full info follow application link.EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M-F-D-V. Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities-Women-Protected Veterans-Disabled