Industrial Engineer

Location: Pittsburgh, PA, United States of America

Cardiac Management Solutions

At ZOLL, we're passionate about improving patient outcomes and helping save lives.

We provide innovative technologies that make a meaningful difference in people's lives. Our medical devices, software and related services are used worldwide to diagnose and treat patients suffering from serious cardiopulmonary and respiratory conditions.

The Cardiac Management Solutions division of ZOLL Medical Corporation develops products to protect and manage cardiac patients, including the LifeVest® wearable cardioverter defibrillator (WCD), the ZOLL cardiac monitor, and associated technologies.

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the U.S. At ZOLL, your work will help to ensure cardiac patients get the life-saving therapy they need. To date, the LifeVest WCD has been worn by hundreds of thousands of patients and saved thousands of lives.

ZOLL has been Pittsburgh's Manufacturer of the Year, one of Western PA's Healthiest Employers, and even one of Pittsburgh's Coolest Offices. But it's our unique opportunity to impact people's lives that makes ZOLL the ideal place to build your career.

Job Summary

Facilitate manufacturing activities related to DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) including DFMA, Gage R&R, Value Engineering, Process FMEA and Capability Analysis.

Essential Functions
  • Facilitate manufacturing activities related to DFSS (Design for Six Sigma) including DFMA, Gage R&R, Value Engineering, Process FMEA and Capability Analysis.
  • Evaluation and procurement of fixtures and equipment with emphasis on cost justification and mistake-proofing.
  • Work-cell design using Lean Manufacturing.
  • Cost estimation.
  • Drive major projects, programs, and initiatives from planning through tactical execution.
  • Master advanced methodologies, processes & technologies and align change efforts with business goals & strategies.
  • Establish and conducted Industrial Engineering & Productivity Improvement Projects
  • Improve processes through bottleneck and material flow analysis, optimize plant layout, use time and motion study, problem solving techniques, and innovative producibility studies.
  • Analyze and design the sequence of operations and process flow to improve efficiencies in plant and production facilities and equipment layouts; and establish methods for maximum utilization of production facilities and personnel.
  • Conduct studies pertaining to cost control, cost reduction, inventory control, and production record systems. On the basis of these studies, develop and implement plans and programs for facility modifications and revisions to operating methods.

Required/Preferred Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering. required
  • 4-6 years Experience as an Industrial Engineer required
  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt (experience with DFSS) preferred
  • Demonstrated ability in Value Engineering and Value Analysis required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Lean Sensei
  • Six Sigma Black Belt (Experience with DFSS a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability in Value Engineering and Value Analysis
  • PCB manufacturing experience preferred

Travel Requirements
  • 5%

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Standing - Constantly
  • Walking - Constantly
  • Sitting - Occasionally
  • Lifting - Constantly
  • Carrying - Constantly
  • Pushing - Constantly
  • Pulling - Constantly
  • Talking - Occasionally
  • Hearing - Frequently
  • Repetitive Motions - Constantly
  • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly

Working Conditions
  • Extreme cold - Occasionally
  • Extreme heat - Occasionally
  • Humidity - Occasionally
  • Wet - Occasionally
  • Noise - Frequently

ZOLL is a fast-growing company that operates in more than 140 countries around the world. Our employees are inspired by a commitment to make a difference in patients' lives, and our culture values innovation, self-motivation and an entrepreneurial spirit. Join us in our efforts to improve outcomes for underserved patients suffering from critical cardiopulmonary conditions and help save more lives.