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Manufacturing Process Engineer

Medical Microinstruments

Pisa, IT / Onsite/Remote
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Industry: Medtech
  • Post Date: 05/24/2023
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  • Company Address: Via del Paduletto, 10a, 56011 Paduletto PI, Italy

About Medical Microinstruments

A surgical robotic platform with wristed instruments for open microsurgery

Job Description

Want to join a motivated team of 160+ people who are dedicated to improving patient care through surgical robotics? Interested in working in the fast-paced, medical device industry? MMI is looking for people with a passion for innovation and a dedication to excellence.


We are looking for a Platform Process Engineer to join our Operations Department in order to improve Platform Manufacturing flows and processes and scale-up in line with ramp-up volumes, lean manufacturing methodologies and quality standards.


1. Roles & Responsibilities


  • Meeting with production managers to assess existing processes and perform risk assessment
  • Optimize assembly or manufacturing processes through standardization and implementation of tools to reduce production lead time and ensure product quality
  • Analyze and propose product and process changes to facilitate industrialization and manufacturing scale-up
  • Promote Kaizen activities and continuous improvement also through employees’ suggestions
  • Monitor process performance (Quality/Cost/Delivery) throughout production using Visual Management
  • Collaborate with Logistics to improve Assembly Line material replenishment
  • Use Problem Solving processes (A3 DMAIC) to solve manufacturing issues and extend to other Depts.
  • Support 5S activities throughout the plant and contribute to spread culture
  • Work with Operations Quality on Production Change Orders to maintain updated Items and Documents on Arena PLM


2. Requirements


  • Engineering or Scientific Degree
  • Lean Manufacturing Principles knowledge (e.g. 5S, Kaizen, Standard Work, …)
  • Problem Solving Skills
  • Analytical thinker and attention to detail
  • Interpersonal skills in developing positive working relationships with other employees
  • Ability to project management, and related background
  • Basic Medical Quality System knowledge (e.g. GMP) is a plus
  • Experience with mechanical design and CAD SW is a plus


About MMI

MMI is dedicated to improving reconstructive options for surgeons and patients and has developed the first teleoperated robotic platform for open microsurgery. It offers the surgeon motion scaling and tremor elimination and aims to facilitate existing procedures as well as enable new ones in the domain of microsurgery, from post-oncological and trauma reconstructions to ophthalmology, organ transplantation and pediatric surgery.


What We Offer

An exciting and challenging role based in Pisa, Italy. Working in a fun and growing company that is dedicated to improving patient care. The ability to learn new skills under the direction of the Platform Manufacturing and Facility Management Leader with career advancement opportunities.


Economic offer

According to your experience and responsibilities we will give you;

  • Inclusive Welfare Plan;
  • Ticket restaurant
  • Company bonuses;
  • Training plan;
  • Work-life balance encouraged


Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a med-tech company with the aim of improving patient care?

Join us and grow with a team of energy people who will motivate and inspire you!

Interested? We would love to hear from you!


MMI is committed to creating a diverse work environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, disability or other characteristics protected by law.