Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description
Company Description

Integra LifeSciences, a world leader in medical devices, is dedicated to limiting uncertainty for surgeons, so they can concentrate on providing the best patient care. Integra offers innovative solutions in orthopedics, neurosurgery, spine, reconstructive and general surgery.

Integra's orthopedic products include devices and implants for spine, foot and ankle, hand and wrist, tendon and peripheral nerve protection and repair, and wound repair. Integra is a leader in neurosurgery, offering a broad portfolio of implants, devices, instruments and systems used in neurosurgery, neuromonitoring, neurotrauma, and related critical care. Integra is also a leading provider of surgical instruments to hospitals, surgery centers and alternate care sites, including physician and dental offices.

Founded in 1989, Integra is headquartered in Plainsboro, New Jersey and has over 3,000 employees worldwide. For the last three years, Integra has been included in NJBIZ's list of ""New Jersey's 50 Fastest Growing Companies."" In 2010, we were also included in Forbes magazine's ""America's 100 Best Small Companies"".

We value innovative thinkers who are open to new opportunities and derive satisfaction from knowing that their efforts are making a difference in someoneís life.

Detailed Description


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

Troubleshoot and analyze effectiveness of processes. Implement actions to improve equipment uptime, yield, efficiencies, and quality of production.

Apply standard manufacturing analysis techniques such as flowcharting, Pareto analysis, cause & effect diagrams, root cause, and statistical process control to reduce variation and improve quality.

Organize and lead process reviews with production and engineering personnel, prepare clear process procedures / instructions to be used and understood by shop personnel.

Champion the process towards rework, scrap, and labor variance reduction / elimination.

Evaluate and implement new technologies aimed at reducing costs and eliminating defects.

Investigate and resolve manufacturing and supplier quality concerns.

Monitor Integra owned tooling at suppliers.

Create, update and maintain routers, rework routers, DMR, and any other Operationís technical documents including DHF.

Provide other technical guidance and/ or business assistance as required by the business.

Job Requirements

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required for his position.


Bachelorís degree in a technical field preferred.

Six Sigma black or green belt certification preferred.

Skills & Abilities:

Strong skills in technical writing.

Strong interpersonal skills and respect for confidentiality

Strong interpersonal & communication skills; Ability to coach, train & lead others.

3+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Working knowledge of manufacturing, basic machine and tool design, and start up & trouble shooting of new equipment and processes.

Experience in implementing TQM, SPC, Continuous Improvement, Cellular Flow, JIT, 5S and Cycle Time Reduction, is desirable.

Six Sigma black or green belt certification preferred.

Previous supervisory experience and/or experience working with production associates.

Experience with statistical software.

Demonstrated cost reduction and quality improvement results.

How To Apply

We are committed to creating an environment where all employees are valued and respected. We offer a competitive benefits package including 401(K) savings plan with match, medical, vision, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and employee stock purchase plan.

To find out more about our company, visit our website at:


Integra is not currently accepting unsolicited assistance or resumes from search firms for this employment opportunity. All resumes submitted by search firms or agencies to Integra or its employees, agents, directors or representatives in any form or method without a valid written agreement covering this position will be deemed the sole property of Integra. No fee shall be paid in the event the candidate is hired by Integra as a result of the referral or through other means.

Search firms are essential to the recruitment and staffing efforts at Integra and we value the partnerships we have built with our preferred vendors. For this reason, Integra has established and regularly maintains a vendor list. Please note that even preferred vendors are required to have a written search agreement signed by an authorized signatory of Integra in order for a fee to be paid for any candidate referrals.



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