Nonin Medical

Manufacturing Engineer

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


Nonin Overview: You can count on Nonin. Our vision is to improve people’s lives by creating noninvasive medical devices people can count on, even in challenging conditions. Nonin’s culture is grounded in our mission and vision, and our values are reflected in our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion are more than words to us, they are our DNA. We aspire to advance our medical technology for the global diverse patients, customers and communities we serve. We embrace the unique backgrounds, perspectives and mindsets of our employees, and seek to enhance these qualities through our hiring and talent management strategies. Our employees are empowered to bring their full authentic selves to work and collaborate to build a more rewarding environment for all to work and thrive. With a career at Nonin, you can expect to work in an environment where diversity is celebrated and curiosity is rewarded. By joining Nonin, you will improve lives around the world, including your own.


Job Overview: This position will be responsible for providing production floor support in the assembly of multiple product lines, ensuring the production of a quality product that meets customer needs, applying Lean Manufacturing tools to continually improve the quality and efficiency of existing products and working collaboratively with project teams to transfer new products into manufacturing including developing and validating processes and equipment required for the successful release of new products.


What you will do:

  • Identify process improvements, justify, implement, and validate solutions to accomplish cost and quality goals for new and existing products.
  • Develop manufacturing processes for new products, product changes and enhancements, and related tooling and fixtures that support a Lean manufacturing environment.
  • Design and document assembly fixtures and jigs to improve quality and efficiency of processes and products.  
  • Develop and maintain the documentation necessary to ensure the consistent manufacture of products (processes, drawings, routings, and maintenance).
  • Provide engineering support for troubleshooting of process, product, or equipment issues, including root cause failure analysis of discrepant materials and assemblies, including CAPA activities.
  • Write and perform electrical, mechanical, material and equipment tests, gather data, interpret results, and publish supporting reports.
  • Train manufacturing employees on new and revised products, tooling and processes.
  • Specify and procure equipment and oversee outside vendor activity as required.
  • Successfully work with new technologies and methods for new designs and upgrades to existing designs.
  • Promote and lead Lean Manufacturing and Continuous Improvement activities in Manufacturing.
  • Complete process and test system validations to meet applicable FDA and other regulatory requirements.


Required Education, Experience and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Engineering Technology, or equivalent technical degree; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 2-5 years’ work experience in a manufacturing and assembly environment.

Required Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • A willingness to take on new challenges and continue to learn each day.
  • The ability to work with minimum supervision, prioritize and manage workload, and complete tasks on schedule.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills along with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong team player works well with all levels of employees, collaboratively and respectfully in a team environment.
  • Understands engineering principles theories, concepts, practices, and techniques and applies them to daily activities.


Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Manufacturing experience in a medical device environment including understanding of ISO13485 and FDA QSR.
  • Experience with Creo and the ability to design jigs and fixtures of moderate complexity.
  • Lean manufacturing experience.
  • Ability to use statistical tools, such as MiniTab to analyze data and validate processes.
  • Ability to write technical reports, business correspondence, technical and administrative procedures.


Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for up to 8 hours/day.




  • 401(k) & 401(k) matching
  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance, including flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • Profit sharing
  • Disability insurance
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Bereavement leave
  • Employee referral program
  • Tuition reimbursement


Nonin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status, among other factors.


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