Lead Manufacturing Engineer
Department : Engineering
Category : Engineering
Work Schedule : Full time
Work Location : Office
Positions : 1
Location : Buford , Georgia , United States


POSITION TITLE: Lead Manufacturing Engineer


Assume the lead role in coordinating manufacturing engineering projects. Develop, design, fabricate, and validate automated equipment and processes. Develop all electro-mechanical engineering controls for equipment. Provide troubleshooting expertise for manufacturing systems for all operating and proposed manufacturing systems and processes.


  • Lead multi-departmental teams in the design, develop, and fabrication of automated equipment for production.
  • Develop and implement electrical control systems.
  • Create SolidWorks engineering assembly drawings and details for fabrication.
  • Provide hands-on mechanical and electrical expertise.
  • Evaluate current processes and product design to make necessary improvements to minimize customer complaints per ISO procedures.
  • Specify, design, and procure components for capital equipment to ensure technological advantage and competitiveness through process capability and control.
  • Develop and implement effective preventative and predictive maintenance processes to maximize equipment operations.
  • Assume active role in the selection and certification of strategic suppliers.
  • Train manufacturing leads and supervisors in transferring new processes into the production environment.
  • Prepare validation protocols, perform validations, and complete all necessary validation documentation for implementation into production.
  • Maintain clear and constant communications between Engineering and production departments.
  • Oversee the production processes and recommend efficiency and quality improvements.


LOCATION: Theragenics, Buford, GA

DEPARTMENT: Engineering

REPORTS TO: Engineering Manager

SUPERVISES: No Direct Reports



Bachelors Degree in mechanical, manufacturing, or electrical engineering with 8-10 years of proven manufacturing experience. Preferably, in medical device, ISO or FDA regulated industry.


  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong leadership abilities
  • Highly creative and innovative
  • Hands-on mechanical and electrical experience.
  • Expert computer skills in SolidWorks, Excel, MS Word, MS Project


The job is typically performed under comfortable working conditions in production areas in which nuclear materials are present; any disagreeable elements are generally absent during normal performance of job.

CONFIDENTIALITY: This position has access to or may be exposed to confidential and propriety Company information. Therefore, a high level of confidentially must be maintained at all times with any Company information.

LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER: The above position description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; the position description is not a comprehensive or exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities of skills required for the position. Management has the right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to or from this position at any time. To perform this position successfully, the employee must be able to satisfactorily perform each essential position duty and responsibility. All position requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

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