Manufacturing Engineer

Posted 03 Feb 2020

The Woodlands, Texas - United States

Req Id 202493


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 56,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.

Your role:

This is an engineering role responsible for maintenance and enhancement of fixed assets at a fine chemical manufacturing site. You will drive change through improvements to meet safety, quality, and efficiency targets. The operation consists of a 37,000 sq ft facility with chillers and air handlers and a wide variety of manufacturing equipment including automated handlers and custom-made chemical dispensers. Performance measures include: adherence to safety and quality policies, on-time execution of PM program, timeliness of equipment repair, ownership and successful handoff of engineering improvements. In this role, you will need to lift up to 50 pounds at times. Your responsibilities are generally divided as:

  • 65% execution and leadership of engineering projects involving programming, technical drawings and writing, data processing
  • 25% maintenance team leadership/supervision
  • 10% administrative duties. 


Who you are:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or any related Engineering or Operations Management discipline
  • 2+ years of experience writing technical documentation such as engineering drawings, fluidic diagrams, P&IDs, assembly and maintenance instructions etc.
  • 3+ years of experience in an Engineering role within a manufacturing organization


  • 2+ semesters of engineering internship at a manufacturing organization


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of experience repairing electromechanical equipment
  • 2+ years of informal leadership experience managing 3-4 technicians
  • Robotics experience (academically or work related)
  • Programming experience – C# preferred
  • Formal supervisory experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma experience
  • Comfortable communicating job expectations and appraising results
  • Can coach, motivate, discipline employees according to performance criteria
  • Effective communicator to all levels of organization
  • Ability to write actionable technical documentation



What we offer: With us, there are always opportunities to break new ground. We empower you to fulfil your ambitions, and our diverse businesses offer various career moves to seek new horizons. We trust you with responsibility early on and support you to draw your own career map that is responsive to your aspirations and priorities in life. Join us and bring your curiosity to life!


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The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. No employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military or veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, transgender status, marital status, or any other classification protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.  This policy of Equal Employment Opportunity applies to all policies and programs relating to recruitment and hiring, promotion, compensation, benefits, discipline, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. Any applicant or employee who believes they have been discriminated against by the Company or anyone acting on behalf of the Company must report any concerns to their Human Resources Business Partner, Legal, or Compliance immediately. The Company will not retaliate against any individual because they made a good faith report of discrimination.





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