Omnicell, Inc. Manufacturing Engineer III in Milpitas, California

Manufacturing Engineer III



Omnicell is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer III for our Milpitas, CA location. This position will develop and implement optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards. The incumbent will recommend and implement improvements to production processes, methods and controls and lead cross-functional teams to design and validate new products as well as lead manufacturing launches for new or revised products. The Manufacturing Engineer III will also work closely with suppliers to design and implement effective process controls.


  • Carries out process improvement, problem resolution, project management and employee training.

  • Develops manufacturing processes and packaging solutions by studying product requirements; researching, designing, modifying, and testing manufacturing methods and equipment.

  • Improves manufacturing efficiency by analyzing and planning work flow, space requirements, and equipment layout for cost-reduction, quality improvement and efficiency.

  • Works closely with suppliers and contract manufacturing partners to analyze new product designs to assess manufacturability and to identify opportunities to reduce cost and improve quality (DFM).

  • Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and suppliers and evaluating results.

  • Designs, develops and tests and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.

  • Assures product and process quality by designing testing methods; testing finished- product and process capabilities; establishing standards; confirming manufacturing processes.

  • Provides manufacturing decision-making information by calculating production, labor, and material costs; reviewing production schedules; estimating future requirements.

  • Provides overall leadership and/or participates as manufacturing lead on cross-functional teams.

Required Knowledge and Skills:

  • Possess strongly demonstrated Microsoft Office skills (including Outlook, Word, Excel, Visio and PowerPoint).

  • Effectively demonstrated project management skills.

  • Strong problem solver able to lead teams through root cause analysis techniques, e.g. 8D, DMAIC, etc.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in manufacturing, industrial, mechanical, or related engineering discipline.

  • Seven plus (7+) years of manufacturing engineering experience

  • Experience using CAD tools (e.g. SolidWorks, ProE, AutoCAD, etc.)

  • Experience with PLM systems (e.g. Agile, Windchill, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Black belt or Lean Six Sigma training and certification.

  • Experience in an FDA regulated industry (Class I or II).

Work Environment:

  • Work is performed in both office and manufacturing settings.

  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

  • Travel up to 15% including overseas travel including trips of 1-2 weeks duration.

Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or on the basis of disability.

Omnicell will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.