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Edwards Lifesciences Senior Engineer, Digital Manufacturing Execution Systems in Salt Lake City, Utah

This Senior Engineer position is a great opportunity to support the continued growth of our digital systems at the Draper manufacturing site. We are on a journey toward building the factory of the future, and we need a talented and experienced engineer to lead the continuous improvement of our Manufacturing Execution System (MES).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and ensure implementation of opportunities to optimize/improve the MES including using engineering methods (e.g., SIX Sigma and LEAN methods)

  • Analyze and resolve complex MES issues (e.g. minimize system downtime, troubleshoot production or change management issues)

  • Support ongoing change management (sustaining) of existing MES models and configurations

  • Develop training and documentation materials (e.g., work instructions) for production to enable strong knowledge of MES

  • Lead and establish project plans related to new MES rollouts and configurations to ensure deliverables are completed to customer’s expectations, using project management tools (e.g., Project Plan, Risk Analysis, etc.)

  • Other incidental duties assigned by Leadership

Basic Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field with 4 years of related experience including either industry or industry/education Required or

Master's Degree or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field with 3 years of experience including either industry or industry/education Required or

Ph.D. or equivalent in Engineering or Scientific field Required

Experience working in a manufacturing environment Required

Experience working with a MES with proven understanding of digital systems Required

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Project management experience

  • Strong documentation, communication (e.g., written and verbal) and interpersonal relationship skills including consultative and relationship management skills

  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of principles, theories, and concepts relevant to digital systems

  • Strong problem-solving, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills

  • Good leadership skills and ability to influence change

  • Knowledge of applicable FDA regulations for medical device industry

  • Strict attention to detail

  • Ability to interact professionally with all organizational levels

  • Ability to manage competing priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Must be able to work in a team environment, including inter-departmental teams and key contact representing the organization on contracts or projects

  • Adhere to all EHS rules and requirements and take adequate control measures in preventing injuries to themselves and others as well as to the protection of environment and prevention of pollution under their span of influence/control

Edwards is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer including protected Veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Edwards Lifesciences is the global leader in patient-focused medical innovations for structural heart disease, as well as critical care and surgical monitoring. Driven by a passion to help patients, the company collaborates with the world's leading clinicians and researchers to address unmet healthcare needs, working to improve patient outcomes and enhance lives. Headquartered in Irvine, California, Edwards Lifesciences has extensive operations in North America, Europe, Japan, Latin America and Asia and currently employs over 15,000 individuals worldwide.

For us, helping patients is not a slogan - it's our life's work. From developing devices that replace or repair a diseased heart valve to creating new technologies that monitor vital signs in the critical care setting, we focus on helping patients regain and improve the quality of their life.