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Manufacturing Engineering Lead at CIVCO Radiotherapy

Posted in Architecture 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Orange City, Iowa





Job Description:

CIVCO Radiotherapy develops products that aid in motion-management for patients receiving radiation oncology treatments.  Our products are used around the globe, and we are the leader in the niche’ market we serve.  Our mission is to improve outcomes for patients and healthcare providers worldwide by providing high quality, innovative, patient-centric radiotherapy solutions.  CIVCO Radiotherapy’s team is passionate about our people and our purpose, and this drives a culture of collaboration, respect, creativity, and energy. 


Key Duties and Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)



  1. Improve and simplify existing manufacturing processes by working with cross-functional teams focusing on Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing Improvements.

  2. Provide supervision to departmental staff, including development plans, performance reviews, accurate approval of time records, and other appropriate tasks.

  3. Work directly with manufacturing departments and plant management and develop business justifications and specifications for capital equipment expenditures as required.

  4. Designs and develops products, and generates documentation as needed.

  5. Investigate new materials as well as new manufacturing techniques.

  6. Makes decisions on technical matters related to product design.

  7. Plans, schedules, and manages small product development projects.

  8. Provides inter/intradepartmental communication and information relating to new product, process improvement and manufacturing projects.

  9. Develops cost estimates for projects and products.

  10. Generates quality systems and project related documentation as needed. (i.e. DHF documents, work orders, charters).

  11. Understands and follows engineering related and overall company processes.

  12. Work with strategic sourcing and quality engineering to identify and qualify cost-effective and reliable suppliers. These suppliers will support product and process requirements including raw materials, components, finished product, tooling, fixtures, equipment, and manufacturing systems.

  13. Provides assistance for material selection and required processing including: injection molding, cutting, sealing, bonding, punching, die-cutting, configuring, sterile packaging, biocompatibility, mechanical integrity, shelf life and chemical resistance.

  14. Works with quality engineering as required to ensure regulatory compliance.

  15. Provides manufacturing leadership and direction regarding manufacturing processes and product development.

  16. Maintains intellectual command of current materials, manufacturing equipment and processes.

  17. Supports a company-wide commitment for achieving and maintaining the highest level of quality, customer responsiveness, and on time delivery as measured by our clients.

  18. Serves as a member of the Engineering Team charged with responsibility for process and product improvements.

  19. Attends all relevant training and keeps abreast of relevant developments in technology.

  20. Participates in clinical evaluations.

Job Specifications


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Incumbent must be able to travel, including international travel, up to 30%.


Required Education and Experience


Minimum of a Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) in mechanical engineering or industrial technology. Five or more years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Useful Knowledge, Skills and Abilities



  • Attention to Detail — Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.

  • The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • The ability to see details at close range and color vision (within a few feet of the observer).

  • The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.

  • Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job.

  • The ability to provide training and information about the safety and proper operation of equipment and systems.

  • The ability to read and understands written instructions.

  • Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.

  • Computer skills to include proficiency in Microsoft Office software and Computer Aided Design (CAD) tools.