Manufacturing Engineer I

Morristown, TN


At Team Technologies, we offer solutions across a variety of industries and for countless product lines. We have several state-of-the-art facilities that meet a range of requirements in toothbrush manufacturing, healthcare, oral care, packaging, bristling, injection molding, assembly, decorating, and product design and development. TEAM is ISO 13485 certified, compliant with 21 CFR 820 for Medical Devices and 21 CFR 210-211 for Pharmaceutical Packaging, as well as ISO 9001 certification for the manufacture of components and non-Medical products.

Our Morristown, Tennessee locations are registered as establishments with the FDA (Food and Drug Administration). We have clean working environments in a light industrial setting that are heated and cooled based on the seasons.


General Duties:

The primary accountabilities of the Manufacturing Engineer I include developing and sustaining manufacturing processes to meet or exceed the technical & operational requirements of our plant while achieving safety, quality, efficiency, and cost objectives.

They improve production rates, efficiencies, quality, yields, costs and changeovers. The role of the manufacturing engineer I is to identify, develop, and deliver innovative and sustainable manufacturing process improvements

This position also characterizes, verifies, and validates the compliance to various regulatory requirements in EHS, GMP/Quality, IQOQPQ, and Lean Factory Performance & Reliability (FP&R) Standards.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Evaluate assigned processes/products for cost position, quality, and capability; implement tooling, fixture, sequence, and training improvements to ensure operational goals are met.
  • Develop, document, and implement, training program/ materials, SOP’s, etc. (following QMS guidelines), to build the sufficient skill sets in manufacturing required to produce quality products at expected rates.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and process problems and implement sustainable corrective actions.
  • Work with plant engineering and manufacturing personnel to identify and implement equipment additions/ modifications that improve efficiency, improve safety, and reduce scrap.
  • Work with quality personnel to investigate and solve quality defects and resolve customer complaints.
  • Work with supply chain and product management personnel in evaluating opportunities to reduce costs and/ or improve quality.
  • Participate on cross functional project teams to improve manufacturing processes, products, and equipment as required or directed.
  • Collaborate with manufacturing to determine production and scrap rates for new and existing products and supply information to accounting/ finance functions as required to keep standard costs current.
  • Participate and/or lead, continuous Improvement activities, external and internal evaluations.
  • Develop and maintain key supplier relationships to ensure the use of appropriate materials/ technologies, reliability, and cost competitiveness in the following areas:
    • Materials & components used in equipment/ tooling development and repair.
    • Machining & fabricating new and replacement parts/ tooling.
    • Rigging, construction, painting, etc.
  • Promote a work environment of continuous improvement that supports the company’s Quality policy and system, GMP rules, and relevant local/ state/ federal regulations.

Qualifications/Skills Required:

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
  • Knowledge of validation IQ/OQ/PQ protocols, ISO quality systems and GMP requirements will be considered a plus.
  • Comfortable presenting information and data to senior management as well as customers and suppliers.
  • Organizational skills are critical to this position.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

Education/Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering* or related discipline. Ability to handle multiple priorities.  Some exposure to a manufacturing environment during school, internship, apprentice program, or similar

The statements in this job description reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. Individuals may perform other duties as assigned, including work in other functional areas to cover absences of relief, to equalize peak work periods or otherwise to balance workload. It is subject to change as the needs and requirements of the position change. 

TEAM is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.