Bruker Corporation

  • OMC Manufacturing Engineer Supervisor/Manager

    Job Locations MY-Penang
    Posted Date 1 week ago(5/16/2018 8:16 PM)
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    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview


    As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker covers a broad spectrum of advanced solutions in all fields of research and development. All our systems and instruments are designed to improve safety of products, accelerate time-to-market and support industries in successfully enhancing quality of life. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for 50 years now. Today, worldwide more than 6,000 employees are working on this permanent challenge, at over 70 locations on all continents.



    As one of the world’s leading analytical instrumentation companies, Bruker develops and delivers a broad spectrum of high-performance scientific instruments and high-value analytical and diagnostic solutions that enable scientists to explore life and materials at molecular, cellular and microscopic levels. We’ve been driving innovation in analytical instrumentation for over 55 years. Today, Bruker employs more than 6,000 employees worldwide at over 70 locations.


    This role will act as a contributing Manufacturing Engineer as well as supervise 3-4 employees within the assigned Value Stream.  Responsibilities will include working with regional R&D and Manufacturing teams to lead the following activities:


    • Assess and implement DFx (Design for Manufacturability, Quality, and Reliability) opportunities for new products.
    • Support early product builds; create process flows with estimated cycle times, develop QA plans.
    • Develop and implement tooling, fixtures, and documentation to support product assembly and test requirements.
    • Support supplier identification /qualification / resourcing, including first article inspections.
    • Identify and implement value engineering projects to improve product quality, manufacturability, and cost.
    • Lead product transfer from existing manufacturing site to Penang.


    • Responsible for assigning, prioritizing, and progress tracking for above activities in line with Bruker standards for BOM Management, ECO Procedures, CAPA Procedures, Non-Conforming Material Procedures, and Obsolescence Management.
    • Responsible for developing and maintaining Key Performance Metrics related to above listed activities and in line with company objectives. 
    • Responsible for Performance Management of direct reports and fulfilling any staffing requirements for the Manufacturing Engineering department within the assigned Value Stream.



    • NPI (New Product Introduction) (10%)
    • Sustaining Production Support (40%)
    • Product quality control and improvement (20%)
    • Sourcing optimization Support (20%)
    • Process Improvements (10%)



    Assignment will begin with a 1-2 month training session at a Bruker factory in the United States. Details will be determined when a job offer is presented to the successful candidate. Additional U.S.-based travel and training will be required, as needed, to support additional products designated for the initial transfer, and when a new Bruker product is to be transferred to the Penang facility.





    • Prior experience of personnel management or supervisory roles.
    • New Product Introduction experience, preferably in environment where R&D is not located in same region as Manufacturing.
    • Project management experience; ability to lead and manage projects and teams effectively.
    • Good engineering analytic and problem solving skills. Six Sigma training and/or certification a PLUS. 
    • Knowledge of DFx principles and application.
    • Good organization skills and ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously
    • Ability to use CAD programs (preferably SolidWorks).
    • Able to travel domestic or internationally.
    • Other duties as assigned or as necessary.



    • S. in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent.
    • 7-10 years Manufacturing Engineering experience, preferably with the assembly and/or test of electrical/electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, opto-mechanical assemblies used for instruments / capital equipment.
    • Experience supporting new product development and transfer into production


    Bruker Corporation offers a comprehensive and competitive benefits package including medical, dental, 401(k), paid vacation, holidays, and tuition assistance (as applicable).


    Bruker is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.


    Certain positions at Bruker require compliance with export control laws and as a result, all interviewed candidates for all positions will be screened pre-interview to determine their eligibility in light of export control restrictions. 


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