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Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Deerfield, WI


Manufacturing Engineer

Job Locations US-WI-Deerfield
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Cardiac Science, a part of the ZOLL family, is located in Deerfield, WI and designs, manufactures, and markets Powerheart® automated external defibrillators (AEDs) and related services that facilitate successful deployments. Our guiding principle is to develop automated external defibrillators that are at the heart of saving lives™ – a commitment we take very seriously. Are you ready for the opportunity to say that you save lives every day?



The Manufacturing Engineer position assists in developing robust manufacturing processes, procedures, and methods.


  • Participate on new product development teams to optimize design for manufacturability
  • Must possess solid Lean background and be able to participate and contribute to Continuous Improvement using Lean tools
  • Determine parts and tools needed in order to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specification based on lean principles.
  • Evaluate new projects, perform feasibility studies, and monitor existing manufacturing engineering projects or programs to reduce cost while maximizing quality and customer responsiveness.
  • Find root cause for manufacturing defects and implement process improvements internally and through our supply chain.
  • Responsible for change execution through our Agile documentation control system and processes.
  • Create/Update manufacturing process flows and perform Process Failure Mode Effects Analysis (PFMEA)
  • Write and execute process validation (IQ/OQ/PQ) protocols and reports per established SOP.
  • Enhance and develop production process metrics and variables to enable greater understanding and control of variability
  • Knowledge of Class III Medical Device manufacturing regulations and practice is a must
  • Comply with company policies and procedures regarding Employee health, safety and conduct.


  • The candidate must have Medical Device Manufacturing Experience, minimum two years
  • Bachelors Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or similar sciences plus 4-8 years of manufacturing/industrial engineering or project management experience is required 
  • The successful candidate should have a solid lean background and must be a “results” driven individual. 
  • Candidate must also be able to work in a team environment, work well under pressure, adhere to strict deadlines, and possess confidence in their ability


We recognize the importance of taking care of the people who are dedicated to saving lives each and every day they come into work. Our philosophy is based on the belief that every employee is valuable and the development of our people is a key component to the success of Cardiac Science. We work to cultivate leadership, recognize achievement, and provide a rewarding work environment for all of our employees. We are a progressive and evolving organization that is focused on attracting and retaining best-in-class talent. Some of the benefits we offer in our total rewards program are:

  • Medical, Rx, Vision, and Dental Insurance
  • Health Saving Accounts with Company paired money up to $1250 on annualized basis. 
  • Life and Disability Insurance
  • 12 Paid National Holidays
  • Additional PTO for vacation time
  • Company sponsored events such as a holiday party and summer picnic

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job.  Duties, responsibilities, and activities will be reviewed periodically as duties and responsibilities change with business necessity.  Essential and marginal job functions are subject to modification.


ZOLL Medical Corporation appreciates and values diversity.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.