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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Relievant Medsystems

Relievant Medsystems

Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Relievant Medsystems, Inc.

Join our vision to transform the treatment of chronic low back pain. As a 2023 Gallup Exceptional Workplace Award winner, we have an active and engaging culture where your contributions will lead to a meaningful career. Our inclusive and collaborative environment enables employees to thrive by practicing our core values of integrity, passions, respect, collaboration, creativity, and achievement. We offer an excellent compensation and benefits package to our employees.


Relievant’s Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be helping to advance the company’s minimally invasive low back pain technology. This position is responsible for supporting manufacturing vendors and suppliers while enhancing productivity and product quality. This position will also work closely with research and development in the design of new instruments and transfer to manufacturing.


Sunnyvale, CA – hybrid. In office Mon.-Wed., remote Thurs. and Fri.


  • In partnership with Relievant’s supplier network, provide ongoing support to address ongoing supplier manufacturing and quality issues.
  • Development of suppliers to ensure our supply chain is capable of meeting expectations for growth from a quality, service and cost perspective.
  • Serve as liaison between suppliers and company to drive effective continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical leadership and guidance for manufacturing processes associated with medical device design development and production; act as manufacturing engineering subject matter expert for Relievant in injection molding, assembly, and thermoformed packaging.
  • Collaborate with cross functional teams to develop and transfer new products into production by identifying assembly techniques, manufacturing processes, and design recommendations as appropriate.
  • Create, develop and/or approve manufacturing protocols, processes, procedures, work instructions, assembly fixtures, equipment specifications, and all other manufacturing requirements for current and new products.
  • Collaborate with other engineers to troubleshoot and analyze manufacturing issues using root cause analyses, DOE studies, and engineering statistics; identify, test, and implement the most effective solutions in a timely manner.
  • Develop and maintain control documentation including drawings, specifications, procedures, and work instructions.
  • Assess supplier quality performance and compile data as part of supplier scorecard reviews.
  • Travel to vendors, labs, and customers as needed. Approximately 2x/quarter, 1-2 days/time.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science
  • 6+ years of engineering experience in manufacturing environment
  • 3+ years of process development and validation experience
  • Medical device experience preferred
  • 1+ year of 3D modeling/CAD experience (SolidWorks preferred)

Additional Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated expertise and understanding of manufacturing processes, injection molding, adhesives, thermoforming, CNC machining, packaging and labeling.
  • Familiarity with various types of mechanisms, materials, Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance (GD&T), and drawing standards.
  • Demonstrated expertise and understanding of equipment validation (IQ/OQ/PQ).
  • Proficient in SolidWorks.
  • Analytical and problem-solving capabilities with the ability to draw insights from data quickly and to define executable actions
  • Demonstrated understanding and wide application of basic principles, theories, concepts, techniques, and a working knowledge of engineering disciplines and product development processes.
  • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm.
  • Capable of handling multiple projects and tasks simultaneously, as well as working both independently and within a team.

Relievant provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.