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  • August 27, 2020 2:12 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    Title:  Plant Manufacturing Engineer
    Department:  Manufacturing
    Reports To: Manufacturing Engineering Manager
    Classification:   Exempt, Full Time
    Date Opened: 8/17/20

    Position Summary

    Support automation equipment runoff and ensure successful transfer of plant automation from engineering commissioning to operational ownership.  Deploys strong technical systems processes and programs to ensure ongoing excellence without deterioration.  Design, develops, recommends, implements production tooling and fixtures, equipment upgrades and replacements for automated equipment and systems.  Analyzes current manufacturing processes to identify continuous improvement opportunities.  Works with manufacturing on facility layouts to accommodate new and upgraded equipment and production lines to ensure the most efficient systems in throughput, material flow, etc.  Assists in assembly, testing, debugging, and commissioning of models, prototypes, and production units.

    Essential Job Functions and Accountabilities

    • Investigates improvement potential in design, manufacturing and assembly of components or products
    • Recommends and implements changes to improve performance (i.e. machine throughput, quality levels, delivery lead times, line takt time, etc.) and reduce overall plant costs
    • Specifies and coordinates the development and fabrication of tooling, equipment, etc. to support continuous improvement initiatives
    • Expedites design, system, and component delivery to meet project requirements
    • Identifies and reports deviations from specifications, timing issues, and difficulties with meeting performance objectives
    • Produces accurate documentation, operating procedures, and provides operator training for production tooling and equipment
    • Conducts pre-installation site assessments and manages equipment utility installations
    • Engages and provides constructive input during all design phases of automation and manufacturing equipment
    • Heavily involved in commissioning of automation and manufacturing equipment, including debug, root cause analysis, problem solving and implementing sound solutions
    • Reviews and understands detailed specifications and plans
    • Prepares detailed designs according to specifications
    • Produces project supportive documentation, i.e. drawings, schematics, layouts, etc. which comply with drawing procedures and other engineering controls
    • Works closely with manufacturing staff and product engineering
    • Generates project justification documentation
    • Produces and manages project timelines, schedules, etc.
    • Supports maintenance with information regarding installation, troubleshooting, and adjustments
    • Calculates performance, outputs, limits, energy usage, etc.
    • Always conscious of safety in all activities
    • Estimated 5-10% travel to other facilities

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • A minimum of 5 years experience successfully implementing automated equipment and continuous improvement projects within a hands-on manufacturing environment
    • Demonstrated ability and “hands-on” experience with troubleshooting automated assembly systems
    • Knowledge of implementing pneumatic, hydraulic, motorized, and/or robotic systems for the use of in-house automated manufacturing and assembly systems
    • Effective communication skills including technical writing
    • Sound mechanical/manufacturing design capability (GD&T, CTF, CTP, DFM, etc.)
    • Strong problem-solving capabilities using root cause analysis, etc.
    • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing and SPC ideologies
    • Knowledge of metal working, forming, stamping, etc. a plus
    • Understanding the implementation of control systems, i.e. PLC’s, Servos, etc., in automation systems a plus

    Educational & Certification Requirements

    • Bachelor of Science in Manufacturing Engineering or related technical discipline
    • Green and/or Black Belt certified in Six Sigma/Lean Manufacturing a plus

    Software Skills

    • 3D CAD Skills, preferably SolidWorks
    • 2D CAD Skills, preferably DraftSight and/or AutoCAD
    • Proficient in use of MS Office Suite
    • Project Management Tools, Smartsheets, MS Project or equivalent

    Submission Process:
    Qualified applicants are asked to submit cover letter and resume, including salary requirements to:

    Beth Taylor, SPHR
    Human Resource Manager/Safety Coordinator

    Caldwell Manufacturing Company
    Website: www.caldwellmfgco.com
    9850 Prosperity Lane
    Williamsport, MD 21795

    Caldwell Manufacturing Company NA, LLC is committed to the policy of Equal Employment Opportunity. This policy expressly prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex, race, color, religion, creed, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, veteran status or status as a member of any other protected group or activity.

  • August 17, 2020 11:00 AM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    At Terumo Cardiovascular, we develop, manufacture and distribute medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and vascular grafting. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical stabilization products.

    Our mission is to work as a team to save one more life, today and every day. We do this by providing lifesaving technology to cardiac surgery teams around the world.

    This position will have responsibility for Operational Excellence work streams and will help lead the organizationÕs capability in knowledge and understanding of metrics and measurements which impact the total performance of the organization. This position is responsible for leading the investigation, planning, and implementation of the more complex improvements in and/or additions to current products and manufacturing processes that directly affects safety, quality and productivity. As the scope of this initiative is plant-wide, you will collaborate with all functions and departments, at all levels, as well as other sites.

    1. In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.

    2. Ensure that the Operational Excellence methodology is utilized to drive sustainable manufacturing and business process improvements that optimize capacity, reduce lead-time, minimize inventories, maximize fill-rates, process flow, and productivity.

    3. Monitor and control programs, identify issues and ensure they are resolved.

    4. Initiate lead and champion lean projects, i.e., Lean Production, Lean Support, with the Production, Process Development, Manufacturing Engineering and support functions, and work with local management to help create the Lean Vision for the plant.

    5. Lead facility layout and design projects with the Process development, Engineering and the Production, Facilities and Manufacturing Teams. This includes creating designs, updating drawings, process flows, & Value Stream Maps that clarify and/or resolve relevant operational issues.

    6. Provide engineering expertise to identify and lead value improvement and waste elimination projects for the manufacturing and overhead areas that drive plant and company performance improvements while championing the development and advancement of the lean culture within the organization.

    7. In conjunction with the Site/functional staff and change management teams, translate these strategic imperatives into specific projects, measures, and timelines that will drive execution.

    8. Develops an implementation plan, conducts risk assessments and develops contingency plans to accommodate unforeseen events. Recognizes and removes barriers to project completion. Recognizes the broader implications of actions and proposals on the overall business. Support production in the creation of visual staffing plans, lean deployment, and standard work sequencing and production task time adherence.

    9. Assign, delegate and assist in the completion of engineering tasks or projects to engineers.

    10. Responsible for leading projects of varied scope, which include overseeing the department Associates in the implementation of new or modified equipment, products, or processes.

    11. Participates in project performance team meetings in order to provide ideas, methods, or processes for performance improvement.

    12. Utilizes the systems and processes in place to attract, develop, engage, train and retain talented Associates; creating a work environment where Associates can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet business needs.

    13. Performs other duties as assigned.


    Requires a four-year college degree in Industrial or Process Engineering or related field and eight years of experience in medical device Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering and/or Sustaining Engineering with a minimum of three years supervisory experience. Advanced degree (MS) is preferred with a minimum of six years of experience in medical device Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering and/or Sustaining Engineering with a minimum of three years supervisory experience.


  • August 07, 2020 4:16 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    At Terumo Cardiovascular, we develop, manufacture and distribute medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and vascular grafting. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical stabilization products.

    Our mission is to work as a team to save one more life, today and every day. We do this by providing lifesaving technology to cardiac surgery teams around the world.

    1. In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.

    2. Serves as the process owner for Document & Record Control, Internal Audits, & CAPA which includes responsibility for ongoing management, maintenance and continuous improvement of each system, including processes and procedures.

    3. Establish and implement strategic direction for the CAPA, Document Control, Change Control and Internal Audit programs that are aligned with business and quality initiatives and in compliance with all regulatory requirements.

    4. Provide oversight for daily operation of the CAPA department, Document Control, Change Control and Internal Audit Departments. This includes providing guidance and direction of the CAPA functions by means of staff performance feedback, evaluation and development to ensure staff understand and are competent to perform their roles and responsibilities and are in compliance with required procedures

    5. Develop, implement, maintain and continuously improve Ann Arbor site external inspection processes (processes for hosting external inspection)

    6. Support and monitor the annual Site Quality Plan improvement efforts.

    7. Support the Management Representative as Quality Systems expert and support for regulatory/notified body inspections, customer audits and other third party Quality System evaluations.

    8. Author, change, and update site Quality Manual and QA procedures as applicable.

    9. Support preparation, coordination and delivery of the site management review.

    10. Develop and maintain expertise in current industry CAPA, Documentation and Change Control, and Internal Auditing, including understanding of current technologies and trends, through actions such as professional memberships, attendance at conferences and/or seminars, subscription to trade magazines, etc.

    11. Prepare and analyze CAPA and Quality System data as required. Provide input data, including trending, for site, and Corporate Management Review.

    12. Perform other duties as assigned.

    13. Utilizes the systems and processes in place to attract, develop, engage, train and retain talented Associates; creating a work environment where Associates can realize their full potential, thus allowing the organization to meet business needs.


    Requires a four-year college degree and a minimum of eight years of experience working in a combination of quality systems and CAPA in a regulated medical device, manufacturing, biotech, or pharmaceutical environment, of which a minimum of two years must be supervisory experience. Master’s degree preferred. Experience with Six Sigma Process Excellence tools, training, and/or certification preferred. Intermediate computer software skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.

  • August 07, 2020 4:13 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    Those who join Emergent BioSolutions feel a sense of ownership about their future. You will excel in an environment characterized by respect, innovation and growth opportunities. Here, you will join passionate professionals who advance their scientific, technical and professional skills to develop products designed-to protect life.


    The Industrial Engineer Program Manager, Operational Excellence supports the development and deployment of the site OE strategy. This individual works with a broad range of Emergent leadership, management, staff and stakeholders to drive process improvement, the development of Emergent OE capabilities, and support efforts dedicated to Emergent’s OE/Lean business and cultural transformation.


    Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Leads and drives OE-related practices and interventions, in particular those associated with Tier 1-3 meeting effectiveness, problem-solving, waste reduction and first-time-right execution.

    Introduces, facilitates, trains and assures sustainability of 6S practices across all physical work spaces.

    Act as a coach mentor on Lean Continuous Improvement culture, techniques and best practices.

    Provides advice and support to leadership in the selection and prioritization of site OE deliverables and projects.

    Facilitates the development, training and implementation of Lean Transformation Roadmap activities.

    Execute communication strategy in support of the site’s Operational Excellence culture.

    Acts as Project Manager for planning and execution of Operational Excellence projects leading cross-functional teams of site leaders, management and subject matter experts.

    Facilitates Operational Excellence activities and Kaizen events.

    Facilitates the Hoshin planning process and incorporates Lean Transformation roadmap capabilities into Hoshin plans.

    Provide advice and guidance to site management on the effectiveness and efficiency of site Operational Excellence activities.

    Act as a change agent promoting excellence and innovative thinking with employees at all levels of the organization.

    Facilitates and manages cross functional projects and kaizen events.

    Design and deploy sustainable systems for tracking and reporting of results from Operational Excellence activities, including progress to plan and financial impacts.

    Participates as a member of the Operational Excellence Core team with representatives from all sites.

    Support peers at other sites in Operational Excellence deployment.

    Support the harmonization of Operational Excellence systems across sites.

    Leads and supports cross-functional Operational Excellence training and development.

    Develop, maintain and analyze Operational Excellence reporting metrics.

    The above statements are intended to describe the nature of work performed by those in this job and are not an exhaustive list of all duties. Nothing in this job description restricts managements right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time which reflects management’s assignment of essential functions.


    Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business, or science with demonstrated practical experience with Lean fundamentals and Lean Strategy deployment. Equivalent combination of skills, training, and experience considered

    Has served 3-5 years in a full-time dedicated OE role

    3 to 5 years’ experience in deploying or managing projects in a regulated environment such as cGMP

    Strong facilitation and presentation skills

    Strong written and oral communication skills

    Demonstrated skill and experience in problem solving and analysis

    Solid knowledge of lean concepts and tools

    Ability to produce results through influential authority

    Ability to read and understand a P&L statement

    Strong interpersonal coaching skills

    Strong skills in adapting lean tools to suit operational requirements


    The physical/mental demands are representative of those that must be met by an individual to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an individual would encounter while performing the essential functions of the job.


  • August 07, 2020 3:37 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    At Terumo Cardiovascular, we develop, manufacture and distribute medical devices for cardiac and vascular surgery with an emphasis on cardiopulmonary bypass, intra-operative monitoring and vascular grafting. This includes a full-line of perfusion products, endoscopic vessel harvesting products and surgical stabilization products.

    Our mission is to work as a team to save one more life, today and every day. We do this by providing lifesaving technology to cardiac surgery teams around the world.

    This position is responsible for developing, administering, evaluating and managing various human resources programs and activities. May assist with activities that could affect the Quality System, such as administration of quality documents.

    1. In all actions, demonstrates a primary commitment to patient safety and product quality by maintaining compliance to the Quality Policy and all other documented quality processes and procedures.

    2. Administer AAP/EEO requirements/record keeping compliance.

    3. Exercise discretion, judgment, confidentiality, professionalism, and tact in dealing with all issues.

    4. Assist in conflict resolution for work-related issues.

    5. Monitor and manage FMLA and other leaves of absence in accordance with company policy.

    6. Partner with Associates and management to communicate various Human Resources policies, procedures, laws, standards and government regulations and ensure compliance.

    7. Manage hiring process fill open positions in a timely manner. Qualify candidates through face to face interviews, applicant testing, and background checks necessary to comply with regulated industry standards. Use web-based recruiting technology (including applicant tracking systems). Coordinate and process HR-related forms such as new hire paperwork, drug and pre-employment background screening and status changes.

    8. Administer and conduct Associate new hire orientation, benefit introduction, Associate policy introduction and education, and general procedures utilized at the plant.

    9. Assist with Associate training as needed.

    10. Perform other duties as assigned.


      • Requires a four-year college degree and a minimum of three years of human resource experience, Intermediate computer software skills, i.e. Microsoft Office.


  • July 27, 2020 7:35 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)


    The Technical Support & Training Manager is accountable for the development of relationships with the customer and dealer base with regard to the RMA (Return Material Authorization) program as well as Training appropriate for that population.   They are accountable for managing, assisting, motivating and supporting those on the Repair team, in order to get results for our customers, and ultimately increase sales. 

    Essential Functions

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    • Develops and implements industry specific training plans to accommodate corporate goals.
    • Provides time critical technical support to the field organization of Dealer Service Technicians and Regional Sales Managers in the Americas together with the Repair/Service Technician & Returns Coordinator
    • Conducts needs analysis and confers with managers and supervisors to determine training needs for the North American Training and Resource Center (NATRC).
    • While collaborating with overseas colleagues, formulates training policies, programs, and schedules, based on knowledge of identified training needs, changes in products, procedures, or services.
    • Selects appropriate instructional procedures or methods such as individual training, group instruction, self-study, lectures or demonstrations.
    • Manages, oversees and delivers the training of all Dealer Service Technicians for all PMCs in the Americas.
    • Manages, oversees and delivers the basic service training of End Users for all PMCs in the Americas.
    • Develops and maintains curricula for all courses offered by the NATRC.  Conducts off-site training and technical support from time to time as required. 
    • Organizes and develops training manuals, reference library, testing and evaluation procedures, multimedia visual aids, and other educational materials in concert with Engineering and Product Management.
    • Provides feedback to company’s product design team so that products can be tailored to end user needs.
    • Keeps in contact with customers and other relevant parties within the market (relationship management)
    • Maintains knowledge of the industry and reports all relevant market and product technical developments to appropriate parties
    • Represents company at trade association meetings to promote product.
    • Participates in marketing events such as trade shows.
    • Physically demonstrates and explains the operation and use of products.
    • Emphasizes product features based on analyses of customers’ needs, and on technical knowledge of product capabilities and limitations.
    • Provides direct support to internal and external customers in need such as training on product use and company approved demonstration.
    • Provide customers and dealers with ongoing product and technical support. 


    • Strong communication skills – Communicates with all levels of organizations appropriately.  Knows when written or verbal dialog is most efficient and effective.
    • Technical skills – Mechanically inclined; adept with all manner of hand tools, able to troubleshoot technical problems.
    • Customer Service skills - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
    • Organizational skills - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans
    • Active listening skills – Gives full attention to what other people are saying, takes time to understand the points being made, asks questions as appropriate, and does not interrupt at inappropriate times.
    • Relationship building – Develops constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, and maintains them over time
    • Social & Cultural Perceptiveness – Is aware of others' reactions and has empathy towards why people may react in certain ways.
    • Critical Thinking – Uses logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
    • Teamwork – Knows that things can turn out better when you work as a team.  Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
    • Attention to Detail – Demonstrates accuracy in all matters.  Is timely, precise, and efficient with commercial communication and documentation.  

    Supervisory Responsibility

    This position has supervisory responsibilities for a small team. 

    Work Environment

    This job largely operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.  This position will also be occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. 

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. 

    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee will be required to demonstrate or repair tools which can involve lifting and/or moving items over 40 pounds. During trainings, this individual will be required to stand for long periods of time.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. 

    Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Some flexibility in hours is allowed, but the employee must be available during the “core” work hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 


    This position may require up to 5% travel.  Some of the travel may be on the weekends, and involve international travel. 

    Required Education and Experience

    • B.A or B.S. degree (In lieu of a Bachelor’s degree, a high school diploma/GED and a minimum of 5 years of applicable experience will be considered.)
    • Experience in planning and executing training events
    • Experience developing training curricula and developing relationships with customers
    • Technical affinity with and a knowledge of hydraulics and mechanics
    • Hands-on technical rescue knowledge a plus
    • Excellent presentation skills
    • Excellent communication skills.  Bilingual speakers are a plus.
    • Knowledge of MS Office, including but not limited to; Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook.
    • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience
    Job posting / the place to apply is here:  https://www.ziprecruiter.com/job/4758b0ff
  • July 22, 2020 12:13 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    The Business Systems Analyst will apply proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices related to the manufacturing execution processes to directly collaborate with groups such as finance, sales, manufacturing and warehouse to understand their procedures, process flows and implement standard processes and/or new features in ERP, MES, MRP, process yield analysis, etc. systems for greater efficiency, control, productivity and speed. This particular BSA role is to focus on the engineering, assembly, and manufacturing areas, especially with MES, interfaces and customization to ERP (job status, MRP, parts, BOMs), and ancillary systems (yield management, job control, process optimization, maintenance, machine interfaces, data collection and IoT). Provide guidance and training as necessary to other team members with the goal of process improvement and overall solution quality. This individual will apply proven communication skills, problem-solving skills, and knowledge of best practices related to the manufacturing execution processes.

    Responsibilities Include:

    • Lead business process improvement initiatives

    • Work with stakeholders to capture, define, and document business integration requirements.

    • Educate customers on standard business processes and technical solutions and provide them real world scenarios of usage.

    • Conduct research on processes and tool sets that will improve the productivity and quality of the business.

    • Build and maintain technical trusted advisor relationships for the successful adoption and deployment of products and technologies.

    • Learn and understand business plans and objectives, aligning project goals and plans appropriately. Ensure the client receives expected project deliverable's as identified in the scope of the project and meet and/or exceed quality assurance standards.

    • Deliver completed projects within estimated hours, by established completion dates, and within the approved budget. Regularly communicate project status to all stakeholders.

    • Manage user, management and project team expectations. Promote project stakeholder satisfaction by addressing issues in a timely manner.

    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with users, project team members, and IT.

    • Works with developers, support and service providers to install and support software, interfaces, customization's, and reports.

    • Participates actively with users in software selection, design, and implementation efforts

    • Manages software implementation and upgrade efforts, and IT-related user training

    • Support data analysis to understand and improve process flows.

    • Provides team support, working with project managers and project teams.

    • Assist others in achieving project plan deliverable's as needed.

    Requirements and Qualifications:

    • Excellent working knowledge of discrete capital equipment manufacturing order to cash processes.

    • Extensive experience and understanding of manufacturing execution system in a manufacturing and product engineering environment, including implementation, upgrades, and support functions

    • Ability to develop and maintain strong working relationships both internally and externally

    • Ability to communicate business benefit of technical solutions/decisions.

    • Ability to collaborate with cross functional teams, integrate solutions, and handle data conversions and migrations.

    • Ability to multi-task and prioritize activities

    • Leadership courage and conflict resolution skills

    • Analytical and problem-solving expertise

    • Ability to collaborate and function in a team environment

    • Customer and quality focused

    • Interpersonal, communication and organizational skills

    • Ability to foster teamwork

    • Experience in Agile/Scrum concepts.

    • Familiar with organizational change management including end user training.

    • Have strong presentation and requirements elicitation skills.

    • Support key strategic initiatives.

    • Perform other duties as assigned.

    • Able to manage and complete multiple concurrent projects with aggressive deadlines

    • Experience with Infor XA, preferred, but not required.

    Work Environment

    Work is typically performed in a standard office setting working at a desk or table on a level surface. 25% travel may be expected.

    Working Location: BWP-Hunt Valley, MD


  • July 17, 2020 12:30 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    Conagra Brands has the most energized, highest-impact culture in food. Our people persistently challenge and disrupt marketplace/business conventions and we are respected for our great brands, great food, great margins and consistent results. Conagra Brands, be part of building something BIG.

    Position Responsibilities:

    • This role will work to engrain a learning culture in the plant aligned with High Performance Work System concepts.
    • Support plant CI progression with focus on key metrics: safety, quality, reliability
    • Work closely with all site departments to develop, communicate, and implement training systems across the plant
    • Provide and coordinate material to allow for employee self-directed learning and effective knowledge transfer
    • Engage all associates through hands-on mentoring, audits, etc.
    • Support, catalog, and maintain documented standard work practices (OPLs, SOPs, SSOPs, etc.)
    • Create employee area validation materials and curriculum plans
    • Coordinate employee training & validation process (including new hire orientation)
    • Develop and publish key metrics and reports (weekly, monthly, annual)
    • Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with others, maintaining them over time
    • Lead cross-functional workstream teams to improve processes and/or eliminate losses
    • Builds processes and systems to solve daily and long-term losses
    • Coach, coordinate, and support plant pillar teams (5S, CSD, FI, AMD, etc.)
    • Participate and/or lead pillar activities (ex. UPS, Kaizen events, baseline data collection, AMD drumbeats, etc.)
    • Instill a “hands-on,” systematic approach to problem solving
    • Spend time on production floor as needed to support initiatives
    • May perform other duties as assigned

    Position Qualifications:

    • High school diploma or GED equivalent Required. Bachelor’s degree preferred
    • Previous experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred
    • Understanding of manufacturing processes and loss
    • Knowledge of GMPs
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, problem solving, and organizational skills
    • Excellent Microsoft Office Skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Outlook, SharePoint)
    • Ability to work weekends and/or off-shift hours as required per job tasks
    • A self-motivated individual that is able to multi-task and lead others through influence
    • Willingness to accept and provide feedback in a positive format
    • Previous experience with TPM preferred

    Conagra Brands is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law. ​


  • July 15, 2020 3:06 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)

    Requisition ID: 20019314
    Location: United States-Maryland-Baltimore
    US Citizenship Required for this Position: Yes
    Relocation Assistance: Relocation assistance may be available
    Clearance Type: Secret
    Shift: 2nd Shift
    Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time


    At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We’re looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we’ll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you’ll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career. 

    The Advanced Concepts and Technologies group of Northrop Grumman Mission Systems is seeking an Engineering Manager 1 - Semiconductor Fab Operations for our Advanced Technology Lab (ATL) - located outside of Baltimore, Maryland - where we design, manufacture, and test semiconductor products for internal and commercial production customers as well as emerging technology programs.

    Northrop Grumman’s ATL semiconductor foundry is a unique capability supporting a range of production microelectronic devices (Silicon, Gallium Arsenide, Gallium Nitride, Silicon Carbide, Carbon Nanotubes) and providing leading edge technology development in superconducting electronics. Our devices enable a number of Northrop Grumman’s ground based radars, avionic radars, and space systems. Join us for the chance to work with an amazing, experienced, and talented team while helping serve your country.

    The chosen candidate will be the Manager for 2nd Shift manufacturing operations and will be responsible for directing, planning, and managing the compound semiconductor fabrication lab.

    The Engineering Manager for Semiconductor Fab Operations is responsible for the direct supervision of represented employees working in a semiconductor manufacturing environment. Other responsibilities include:

    • Provide direction and guidance to employees utilizing management guidelines and general policies

    • Responsible for meeting Fab throughput, product delivery, Fab yields, and overall fab quality and continuous improvement efforts

    • Involved in staffing decisions, training, and driving engagement efforts to achieve the employee's highest potential

    • Provide management with progress reports and presentations

    • Work independently across the organization to meet Fab needs and goals

    • Maintain a safe work environment 


     Basic Qualifications:  

    •Associate's Degree or higher with 2 years of experience in people management/supervision manufacturing operations including planning and scheduling workflow
    *In lieu of an Associate’s Degree, additional work experience may be considered
    •Experience with basic manufacturing and production concepts
    •Excellent written and oral communication skills
    •Experience in the semiconductor industry
    *Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance
    *Must be able to work 2nd shift

    Preferred Qualifications:  

    •Experience in the semiconductor industry
    •Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, business, or other technical area with 2 years of experience supervising/people management including planning and scheduling workflow
    •Technical knowledge and understanding of semiconductor processes and tool sets
    •Working knowledge of industry and management methodologies focused on continuous improvement in manufacturing, such as SPC, 5S, Total Quality Management or Six Sigma
    •Experienced in ISO 9001 or AS9100 Audits and Requirements
    Knowledgeable of Industrial Hazardous Waste Management procedures
    Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit www.northropgrumman.com/EEO. U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.


  • June 25, 2020 3:28 PM | Joyce La Padula (Administrator)


    At the heart of QIAGEN’s business is a vision to make improvements in life possible.

    We are on an exciting mission to make a real difference in science and healthcare. We are still the entrepreneurial company we started out as and have today achieved a size where we can bring our full power to many initiatives and to our presence across the globe.

    Our most valuable asset are our employees – more than 5000 in over 35 locations around the world. Our ambition is to ensure we have outstanding and passionate people working in the best teams and we are constantly looking for new talent to join us.

    There are few players who have shaped the world of modern science and healthcare as much as QIAGEN, and we have only just started.
    If you are looking to advance your career, are seeking new challenges and opportunities, enjoy working in dynamic and international, diverse teams and want to make a real impact on people’s lives, then QIAGEN is where you need to be.

    Join us. At QIAGEN, you make a difference every day.

    Position Description


    Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of Molecular Biology and Vialing and Assembly personnel.  Ensures that relevant regulations (including QSR, ISO, OSHA, IVDD, MDD) are met and the production schedule is satisfactorily attained.  Analyzes work processes to ensure that staff capacity and equipment utilization are maximized.  Responsible for managing documentation, departmental validation, process improvement, development and product-transfer activities.  Able to effectively collaborate with peers to obtain favorable results.

    ***This position is on 2nd shift. The hours will be 3:00pm-11:00pm.***


    Manager Manufacturing Responsibilities:

    Include the following but other duties may be assigned:

    • Manage, mentor and foster the technical progression and professional development of the Supervisors, Scientists and Technicians of the area of responsibility
    • Ensure that laboratories are maintained in accordance with regulations and the production schedule is consistently met in a timely manner with high-quality results
    • Ensure that Manufacturing operational capacity is maintained to meet the production forecast
    • Ensure that personnel are adequately trained and effectively utilized to perform their job functions safely, efficiently and according to documented procedures
    • Responsible for daily oversight of technical batch record review and data analysis and financial shop order variance review, assuring standard product costs are maintained
    • Manage troubleshooting activities as needed by independently designing experiments and analyzing data
    • Review and write production MMRs and SOPs
    • Manage investigations for manufacturing product/process nonconformities
    • Carry out validations and implement cost-reduction, process efficiency and / or product quality improvements.
    • Participate in the product-transfer process
    • Report team metrics and performance measurements

    Supervisory Responsibilities:    

    • Direct supervision of Manufacturing Supervisors, Scientists and Technicians

    Position Requirements

    • Must have a B.S./B.A. degree with at least 8 years of molecular biology or related field , including at least two years prior supervisory experience in a laboratory environment.
    • Masters degree and previous GMP production experience preferred.
    • Technical proficiency in molecular biology or related field and previous experience in a biotechnology manufacturing environment
    • Data analysis competency
    • Strong leadership and organizational skills
    • Knowledge of current QSR, ISO, OSHA, IVDD, MDD regulations desirable
    • Proficiency with basic laboratory equipment operation
    • Proficiency with MS WORD, EXCEL, ACCESS and POWERPOINT

    Personal Requirements

    • Command of spoken and written English is required.
    • Must be articulate and able to communicate effectively with employees at all levels of the organization.
    • Must be able to write and review complex technical documents.
    • Excellent mathematical skills are required
    • Must be able to exercise sound technical and business decision-making responsibilities in a multi-tasking environment

    Work environment (mental demands and other working conditions, such as hot/ cold temperatures, exposure to chemicals and biohazards etc.):

    • The work environment is fast-paced and involves the ability to quickly change priorities and multi-task while maintaining a professional demeanor. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

    What we offer

    At the heart of QIAGEN are our people who drive our success. We act with passion, always challenging the status quo to drive innovation and continuous improvement. We inspire with our leadership and make an impact with our actions. We create a collaborative, safe and engaging workplace which forms the basis for high performing individuals and teams. We drive accountability and entrepreneurial decision-making and want you to excel your growth and shape the future of QIAGEN.

    QIAGEN is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), sex stereotyping (including but not limited to assumptions about a person’s appearance or behavior, gender roles, gender expression, or gender identity), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, ancestry, medical condition, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable law.

    Apply online: https://www.qiagen.com/applyonline?jobId=PJBFK026203F3VBQB6879LOOB-3132&langCode=en_US

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