Hologic Manufacturing Engineer in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Manufacturing Engineer

Post Date Jan 04, 2019

At Hologic, we’re an innovative medical technology company that enables healthier lives everywhere, every day. We are also a company that prospers and grows, which is why we’ve been able to expand our offerings to empower even more people and champion women’s health

What powers our growth across Breast & Skeletal Health, Diagnostics, GYN Surgical and Medical Aesthetics Solutions is also what differentiates us: the exceptional and clinically proven capacity of our products to detect, diagnose and treat illnesses and other health conditions earlier and better. This clinical superiority creates high expectations, which we fulfill by continually challenging ourselves to improve health through better technology, education and market access.

None of this would be possible without the talent and passion of our employees. Together, our expertise and dedication to developing and sharing more robust, science-based certainty drives our global presence and a promising pipeline that responds to the unmet health and wellness needs of women, families and communities.

While we focus on women’s health and well-being, we are committed to having an even broader benefit on the world. Together, we advocate for better health and wellness through solutions that provide ever greater certainty and peace of mind.


Responsible for supporting and developing medical device manufacturing engineering projects, processes, test and activities for Hologic’s product lines. Works with the manufacturing team and supports management goals for manufacturing activity aimed at providing cost efficient operations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The incumbent may be asked to perform other function-related activities in addition to the below mentioned responsibilities as reasonably required by business needs.

  • To maintain responsibility for the manufacture and performance of assigned product line(s).

  • Participate in the transfer of design changes from design engineering to manufacturing.

  • Performs root cause analysis and recommends corrective actions in response to manufacturing issues.

  • Facilitate the transfer of major design changes that affect the product line. Communicate changes to manufacturing personnel. Assure that unique training requirements are met.

  • Continuously work to improve manufacturing methods, efficiency and product quality.

  • Specify and provide all necessary tools, equipment, and fixtures, and facilities required for assigned product line.

  • Assists in maintaining existing mechanical and electrical test fixtures and update work instructions as required.

  • Develop and validate processes for manufacturing.

  • Define and develop assembly and test methods for assigned product line. Assure that work instructions and drawings are created when necessary.

  • Monitor quality reports and field performance of assigned product line, identify trends, investigate problems and implement corrective actions.

  • Serves as supporting role to interface with key subcontractors. Provide training and assistance as necessary.

  • Actively supports and adheres to the Quality Policy and Quality System procedures.

  • Provides support to Purchasing in researching and executing quotations for equipment and supplies.

  • Participates in design reviews, and makes recommendations to insure final manufacturability of the product.

  • Other duties relating to above as may be required.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Manufacturing Engineering, BioMedical Engineering or other Engineering disipline. Experience in Manufacturing may offset the educational requirement.


  • Minimum of 3 years in a Manufacturing Engineering capacity.


  • Working knowledge of manufacturing methods / processes, procedures and cost-reduction techniques (i.e. DFM, Lean, VAVE, Six Sigma, etc.).

  • Ability to troubleshoot Electromechanical, Pneumatic and Software systems.

  • Ability to conduct manufacturing research and implement effective resolutions based on findings.

  • Knowledge of project management techniques.

  • Knowledge of IPC standards (electrical) and ANSI, GDT (mechanical).

  • Ability to use problem-solving tools (SPC, TQM, etc.) to optimize processes.

  • Ability to develop and carry out corrective action plan interfacing with multiple groups when required.

  • Ability to effectively communicate ideas and approaches in the form of proposals, plans and presentations.

  • Ability to handle and manage multiple projects and coordinate the work of others.

Must follow all applicable FDA regulations and ISO requirements.

Agency and Third Party Recruiter Notice:

Agencies that submit a resume to Hologic must have a current executed Hologic Agency Agreement executed by a member of the Human Resource Department. In addition Agencies may only submit candidates to positions for which they have been invited to do so by a Hologic Recruiter. All resumes must be sent to the Hologic Recruiter under these terms or they will not be considered.

Hologic, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer inclusive of disability and veterans.