Manufacturing Engineering Technician in New Port Richey, Florida at Pall

Date Posted: 4/2/2018

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Job ID: PAL001956

About Us

Pall Corporation is a global leader in high-tech filtration, separation, and purification, serving the diverse needs of customers across the broad spectrum of life sciences and industry.

Pall Life Sciences provides cutting-edge products and services to meet the demanding needs of customers discovering, developing and producing biotech drugs, vaccines, cell therapies and classic pharmaceuticals. Pall offers advanced medical technologies, which are often a patient’s last line of defense from dangerous pathogens. Pall’s food and beverage products provide critical protection from contaminants during various manufacturing steps.

Pall Industrial serves a diverse range of customers in the microelectronics, aerospace, fuels, petrochemical, chemical, automotive, and power generation industries. Pall is a key supplier to the innovative and demanding semiconductor and consumer electronics industries, and provides filtration products used in critical applications on commercial and military aerospace vehicles. Pall products are key to the reliability of industrial equipment. Pall’s engineered solutions help municipal and industrial customers address mounting water quality, scarcity and demand issues, and help energy companies maximize production and develop commercially successful next generation fuels.

Headquartered in Port Washington, New York, Pall has offices and plants throughout the world.

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The Manufacturing Engineering Technician is primarily responsible for: 

  • Timely and accurate development and (system) loading of documentation (Work Instructions, Routers, NCMR write-ups, etc.).

  • Development and maintenance of fixtures / tooling.

  • Ensuring proper training of applicable associates on production/assembly/test procedures in line with Safety, Quality, and Productivity objectives.

  • Daily floor support and problem solving in line with Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity objectives. (~75%)

  • Proactive identification and resolution of safety hazards and ensuring proper root cause and permanent correction actions are in place for all near-misses and accidents (reactive management). 

Success will be achieved through:

  • Data driven, root caused focused, Pareto problem solving

  • Effective and efficient daily floor support / problem solving and the implementation leadership of temporary/immediate and long term/root cause focused countermeasures, with the right level of urgency

  • Kaizen / Continuous Improvement leadership (promoting, teaching, implementing, sustaining)

  • Outstanding employee engagement to identify risks/issues/opportunities for prioritized actioning

  • Outstanding time management skills to ensure the timely and accurate / high-quality completion of documentation tasks, balanced with line support, and KPI improvement activities. 

Essential Job Functions:  

  • Development of work instructions

  • Accurate loading of routers

  • Development of fixtures & tooling

  • Coordinate maintenance and repair of assembly and test tooling / fixtures

  • Help ensure proper training of employees (current & new) in line with Safety, Quality, and Processing (Standard Work) expectations, including the development & sustainment of training processes/plans to ensure consistent performance.

  • Floor Support as required to support safety, quality, on-time delivery, and productivity objectives

  • NCMR disposition data entry / write-ups per established process and per ME lead recommendation/decision

  • Responsible for ensuring all safety provisions are considered, designed, and applied to the production / test processes

  • Leadership of Kaizen events / Continuous Improvement activities (QEK's, etc.) supporting KPI objectives

Job Requirements


Minimum Qualifications: 

  • High School or GED degree, required.  Associates degree in engineering / technology preferred.

  • Demonstrated ability to balance tactical/daily production support with daily/weekly required tasks, required.

  • Strong interpersonal skills to include the ability to efficiently and effectively communicate with all levels of the organization to understand the root cause of problems and to implement the appropriate corrective actions, required.

  • Ability to comprehend and interpret technical blueprints and specifications, required.

  • Working knowledge of BOM, routings, manufacturing procedures, tooling/fixture design (AutoCAD, Key Creator, Catia, or similar) is highly preferred.

  • LEAN skill knowledge and implementation leadership, preferred.

  • US Citizenship or Resident Alien/Green Card status required (due to on-site government programs). 

Position Competencies:

  • Strong verbal and written communications skills, effective with all levels of the organization

  • Strong interpersonal skills.  The ability to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization.

  • Must be able to work with a sense of urgency while maintaining safety & quality standards.

  • Strong project management skills including the ability to manage several projects at one time.

  • Ability to prioritize and “Focus on the Critical Few”

  • Outstanding Daily Management skills

  • Strong technical problem solving skills

  • Passion for LEAN/DBS/Kaizen implementation

  • Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Understanding of unit operations, process equipment, and technology

  • Knowledge of business systems, engineering, manufacturing, and financial systems

  • Strong time management skills

  • Humble and self-aware, constantly seeking feedback to improve

  • High energy and driven to WIN 

Other Requirements:

  • Quality First: Plan & execute accurate, complete, timely and reliable work.  Integrity never compromised.

  • Management by Fact: Gathers, analyzes and summarizes data to draw rational, fact-based conclusions.

  • Blameless:  Seeks root-cause solutions and fixes processes rather than finding someone to blame.  

  • Teamwork: Collaborative with customers, suppliers & associates at all levels towards mutual objectives.  

  • Sense of Urgency: High energy, bias for taking action. Spontaneously recognizes and resolves issues.

  • Customer Focus: Makes customers a primary focus, develops and sustains loyal, productive relationships.   

  • Continuous Improvement: Develops and implements creative solutions to systems and processes.

  • Deliver Results: Driven to deliver short and long-term results.  Maintains focus on what’s most important. 

  • Adapting to Change: Able to effectively adapt an environment of change, uncertainty, and ambiguity.  Can make pragmatic decisions in a timely fashion, especially when there is not a clear “right way.”

  • Innovative: Generates and implement creative solutions.  Challenges current methods and seek alternatives.  

  • Strategic Skills: Gathers, organizes and analyzes data from various perspectives to develop and implement comprehensive action plans that achieve breakthrough results.

  • Tough Minded: Courage and conviction to identify/make difficult decisions swiftly, fairly and with respect for those involved without being directed to do so.  Makes or supports correct/unpopular decisions when needed.

  • Maturity: Insight into strengths and weaknesses of self and others.  Exhibits and commands attention and respect, maintain self-control, conveying confidence and instilling confidence in others

  • High Intellect: Conceptual, strategic, but able to probe into specifics when necessary.  Analytical and fact-based most of the time, but able to draw on intuition.  Able to reduce an overwhelming amount of information into a few salient issues to focus on.  The ability to prioritize the most relevant from all other issues.  Creative and independent thinker. Open minded.

  • Emotional Characteristics: Values consistent with Danaher’s culture.  Places the best interests of the organization ahead of personal gain.  Solid sense of self-confidence.  High expectations of self.  Welcomes challenges and stretch goals.  Resilient under high workload, high stress.  Flexible.  Independent, self-initiating versus looking to upper management for direction.  High level of integrity and ethics.  Empathetic.

  • Motivational Characteristics: High energy level.  High dominance (comfortable with authority and leadership), high competitive achievement (drive to win, results orientation).  High level of autonomy, and low need for structure and boundaries.

  • Interpersonal Characteristics: Open, communicative, give and take dialogue, seeks input from others, but not dependent on getting a consensus.  Good listener – both in being receptive and in asking good, probing questions to illuminate an issue.  Keeps people informed – the “what’s” and “why’s” of issues.  Perceived as trustworthy, honest, non-political.  Tells people where they stand – lots of sincere recognition and clear direct negative feedback when necessary.  Does not shy away from constructive conflict and confrontation.  Able to work in a team/group environment (versus a strictly “hub and spoke” management style. 

US Citizenship or Resident Alien status is required to support government programs and projects 

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 62,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $16.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #133 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 1,300% over 20 years.

At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We’re innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you’ll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.