Nonin Medical

Senior Engineering Manager

Job Locations US-MN-Plymouth
# of Openings
Regular Full-Time


Leads team responsible for sustaining engineering activities, including resolution of product quality issues, updates to current product line and support to Quality Engineering and Manufacturing Engineering, as necessary.  Manages technical staff and coordinates efforts with the rest of the organization. 



Essential Job Functions:

  • Develop and manage a robust engineering team to complete product updates, resolve product issues and ensure ongoing product availability through product design changes.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional managers to determine priority of projects.
  • Coordinate with Quality to resolve product non-conformities through engineering design changes.
  • Interface with other departments and Nonin management and leadership team to communicate status of sustaining engineering efforts, utilizing multiple communication modes and cadences.
  • Responsible for forming, leading and sponsoring cross-functional teams.
  • Lead and/or participate in key continuous improvement projects.
  • Accountable for the overall management and successful resolution of product updates due to required design changes and quality issue resolution.
  • Manage the department engineering capacity including developing and utilizing contract engineering resources as required to supplement internal staff to meet the needs of assigned projects.
  • Responsible for annual budget planning and regular tracking of department expenditures to budget goals.
  • Apply agreed-upon prioritization metrics to ensure that highest-value, highest-impact engineering work is completed with a sense of urgency.
  • As a member of the Global Operations Management Team, facilitate execution of department plans within the Sustaining Engineering team and across areas of influence.
  • Facilitate ongoing growth and development of team members. Identify high-performers and provide opportunities to grow skill set within current roles.



Required Education & Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field.
  • 8 years of experience with increasing responsibility within engineering product development organizations.
  • 5 years of management experience leading cross-disciplinary engineering teams in a regulated industry.


Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrated expertise in successful project management.
  • Strong computer and presentation skills
  • Highly motivated team player.
  • Self-starter, highly organized, detail-oriented and results-driven.
  • Skilled at multi-tasking and time management.
  • Customer focused, can-do attitude.
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Experience working with medical device compliance to FDA and international standards.
  • Experience with engineering cost reduction projects
  • Design for Manufacturability (DFM) experience 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • New product development engineering experience.
  • Sustaining or Continuation engineering experience.
  • Manufacturing engineering experience.
  • Quality engineering experience
  • Six Sigma certification
  • Green Belt or Black Belt certification.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit, and/or stand for 8 hours per day.
  • Travel occasionally.

  Nonin Medical is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.


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