Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Location: Cincinnati, OH
Department: Manufacturing Ops Salaried
Employment Duration: Full Time Regular
FLSA Status: Exempt
Job Code: 2019-172
Office based or Remote: Office Based



Manufacturing Engineering Manager


Manufacturing Operations

Reports To:

Manufacturing Engineering Director


AtriCure, Inc. provides innovative technologies for the treatment of Afib and related conditions. Afib affects more than 33 million people worldwide. Electrophysiologists and cardiothoracic surgeons around the globe use AtriCure technologies for the treatment of Afib and reduction of Afib related complications. AtriCure’s Isolator® Synergy™ Ablation System is the first and only medical device to receive FDA approval for the treatment of persistent Afib. AtriCure’s AtriClip Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion System products are the most widely sold LAA management devices worldwide. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @AtriCure.



The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is accountable for supporting and developing a team to maintain capable and stable manufacturing processes to meet product quality standards/requirements.   The role’s team is responsible for fixture development, process analytics for preemptive defect control, process documentation and process layout & material logistic flow process development.




  • Manages a team responsible for the qualification, implementation and support of manufacturing processes and equipment
  • Responsible for operational excellence via efficient plant design
  • Ensures continuous improvement in process, cost, quality and production
  • Responsible for Management of the Manufacturing/Process Engineering Teams
  • Create and support a DFM focused culture within the PD teams and the operations organization.
  • Create and support a continuous improvement culture within the PD teams and the operations organization.
  • Measurables include:
    • Prevention of Scrap, Rework, and Non-conformances
    • Process Tack Time
    • Line Balancing



  • Regular and predictable worksite attendance 
  • Ability to work under fast-paced conditions
  • Ability to make decisions and use good judgment
  • Ability to prioritize various duties and multitask as required
  • Ability to successfully work with others
  • Additional duties as assigned



  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Eng., Biomedical Engineering or Mechanical Eng. or equivalent is required
  • Demonstrated leadership in attitude and approach to collaboration and personnel development
  • Comfortable driving multiple initiatives at a rapid pace, making thoughtful recommendations with available data
  • Active, high-energy communicator who drives a company vision/mission to align teams, critical resources, management, and stakeholders
  • Proven experience in Lean Process Implementation
  • Proven experience in Design for Manufacturability (DFM)
  • Proven experience with medical device design and manufacture
  • Previous class II or class III Medical Device manufacturing experience
  • Possess a strong knowledge of manufacturing processes and capabilities.  Provide guidance in process and supplier selection when necessary.
  • Excellent verbal, listening and written communication skills, strong management skills and strong presentation and persuasion skills are also required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop business, operational and financial strategies, plans and programs that foster the achievement of organizational objectives
  • Ability to translate broad strategies into specific objectives and action plans
  • Demonstrated possession of in-depth and current knowledge of industry best practices and the ability to implement the same
  • Financial knowledge of budgets, cost accounting and variance analysis
  • Experience in technical report writing and verbal and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to read blueprints and interpret technical specifications and illustrations
  • Creative thinker with exceptional process, analytical, management and relationship skills
  • Problem solving/trouble shooting experience
  • Ability to travel up to 25%



  • N/A



  • Ability to regularly walk, sit, or stand as required
  • Ability to occasionally bend and push/pull
  • Ability to regularly lift up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift up to 25 pounds
  • Ability to pass pre-employment drug screen and background check


AtriCure is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, protected veteran status, status as an individual with disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law(s).


AtriCure participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity of and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here


AtriCure has a variety of benefits available for US based employees and their families.  Examples include Medical & Dental beginning day 1 of employment, 401K plus match, 15 days of paid Parental Leave, in addition to maternity leave, for new moms and dads, Volunteer Time off, Pet Insurance, and more.   Corporate-based employees also have full access to our on-site fitness center and cafeteria.  To see a complete list of our benefits, please visit our careers website:

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:


Agencies that submit a resume to AtriCure must have a current Agreement in place, executed by a member of the Human Resource/Recruiting Department. In addition agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by one of our Recruiters or Recruiting Managers. All unsolicited resumes sent to us will be considered property of AtriCure and AtriCure will not be held liable to pay a placement fee.

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